Flying Monkeys Super Collider Double IPA | Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery

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Flying Monkeys Super Collider Double IPAFlying Monkeys Super Collider Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Ontario, Canada
theflyingmonkeys.ca

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Viggo on 08-17-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
64
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
14.94%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
1
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0
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Ratings: 64 |  Reviews: 35
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4.66/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.26/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.39/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.9/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.12/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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2/5  rDev -42.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.47/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

this was cellared for just under a year.

look ~ a bit darker that other D/IIPAs; it pours a reddish copper colour. clarity is very good. the head was average: it rose up about a finger or two and was off-white, fell fairly quickly to a film with no lacing.

smell ~ I get a lot more malt on the nose than I would have expected from the style. malt was fairly rich with mostly caramel and kettle-caramel flavours
. This is balanced by a hop aroma that seemed to be mostly piney. while I really like piney hops, there was a little less complexity here .

taste ~ the flavor was definitely strong and complex, but again leaned a little more to the caramel-malty than I would have expected. The prominent caramel flavour was a bit unwelcome and took too much balance. there is a bit of fruit with the aftertaste that brings out both piney and grapefruit. Bitterness was much higher than the flavour of hops. There is a long aftertaste, but it was a bit too harsh.

feel ~ good body and carbonation, but the stronger malt still sweetened up the ending more than I would have liked. There was a good helping of bitterness, but not as much hop flavor as I'd like into the ending.

Decent. It has a much richer malt character than I'd usually expect. Most of my problems came from it's deviance from the D/IIPA guidelines. Taste-wise, it worked. I'd really classify it as more barley wine territory, though.

(the one I had was 10.5% abv)

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

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3.26/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle thanks to korguy123
Clear nice copper nice white head decent lacing
Smell is very malty a bit of toffee slight Orange peel
Taste malty with a not so great hop astringency that feels like eating orange pith. May have left this too long in the cellar.
Mouthfeel is real nice, thick chewy with a nice carbonation
Overall I think this beer would have been much nice fresher bulbs is life.

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3.92/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottled Aug 16, 2011. 10.5% abv.

I actually quite like this brew, but I'd probably call it a barley wine.

Amber-copper with a light than head, very thin ring of retention leaves a little leg.

Aroma is very dank and pine, with some dark sponge toffee and citrus rind.

The bitterness is pretty assertive, but there's some toffee-like sweetness to back it up. With 5 months of age on it, it's definitely more of an American barley-wine. Nice resiny pine, marmalade, Curacao orange rind, biscuit, caramel and nut.

Light residual sweetness with plenty of hop acidity and a slightly drying alcohol finish

This is an awesome winter sipper. Personally I'd rather sit down with this than a Big Foot Barley wine. Unfortunately, as a DIPA, I think they may have missed the mark.

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3.2/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The body is a dark amber, bordering on ruby. Lots of visible sediment. A decent cover of cream white head fades to a thin mist, leaving no lacing.

Lots of sweet caramel malt on the nose. Juicy citrus and tropical fruit (pineapple, guava, grapefruit) with candy sugar. This could be a hoppy barley wine with all this malty sweetness.

IBUs are fairly high but most of the hop character has faded. There isn't a bottle date so it's hard to know how long this sat on the shelf. Malty but still with not enough sweetness to back up the biting bitterness. The bitterness seems to coat the tongue with a dusty chemical taste; not pleasant. Alcohol is decently hidden for 12.4%, possibly hiding among the chemical-like aftertaste. No real complexity, just earthy toasted malt with high IBUs and some warming alcohol.

Decent medium body with a slight viscosity and light carbonation.

I'd try this again if it was guaranteed to be fresh but wouldn't call it one to age or purchase when the bottling date is questionable. I can't say I enjoyed this much.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Flying Monkeys Super Collider Double IPA from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
3.48 out of 5 based on 64 ratings.
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