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Space Monkey | Allentown Brew Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allentown Brew Works
Pennsylvania, United States
thebrewworks.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by yourefragile on 06-27-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,901
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
173
pDev:
15.79%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
31
Trade:
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Ratings: 173 |  Reviews: 57
Photo of rjd722
4.08/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jotora
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shade1951
3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very slightly red tinted amber, with almost no head or lacing. Fragrance is subdued. A hint of fruit and little else. Pleasant enough.

The taste, though, is pretty good! It is slightly tart, not quite sour. Blindfolded, I don't know that I would guess raspberry, but the fruit taste is definitely there. It's well carbonated, which helps the overall experience of drinking this brew.

I can kind of see this beer as a decent introduction to the world of sour ales for those who are afraid of trying sour ales, even though it is not categorized as one.

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Photo of ThisWangsChung
2.92/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

2.92/5: Fails as a saison, but it works well as a general raspberry beer that's not disgustingly sugary

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Photo of oriolesfan4
2.77/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Vetbidder
3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice darker red/orange look with a nice white head from tap. Scent has some sweet raspberry and mostly Saison funk. The flavor is somewhat sweet and raspberry but I didn't know what was in it and I thought grape at first. It's soft for a 7% and a bit thin with decent carbonation.

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Photo of Zaktcc
3.08/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Timtac
3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigMike
3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ogman
3.84/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikr
2/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TTripp725
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 57md
3.78/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a reddish copper color with very little head. The nose has raspberries and a touch of funk. The flavor is mildly sour with a hint of fruitiness.

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Photo of MDDMD
3.39/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stakem
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rudiecantfail
3.81/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass.

L---Golden with a reddish tinge. White head that fades and leaves little lacing.

S---Sweet with a lot of raspberries.

T---Strong raspberry flavor. Some hops are there as well.

F---Nice. Well carbonated and almost fizzy, like a fruit beer should be.

O---An excellent fruit beer. Perfect for a warm day.

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Photo of geodonnokepyo
3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.89/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crisis1290
3.62/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Love this beer ! The pour is a nice reddish color . The smell is no doubt raspberry and some citrus.
The taste is tart with a wheat and another type of citrus flavor ! This is not big sweet , but just enough to be very refreshing. In fact , I am not sure this shouldn't be classified as a fruit beer, but I could be wrong
Fruit beer or Saison, its a treat ! I am becoming a big fan of this brewery. That have been putting out some very solid products .

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Photo of SeymourDunn
3.81/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours reddish golden color. There is a big sweet raspberry aroma hints of yeast. Flavors have big sweet raspberry flavors, some notes of Belgian candy. Nice body, but a little too sweet.

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Photo of Merticois
3.59/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a gorgeous Strawberry Amber that looks fantastic in the sunlight. It has a very foamy 4-5 inch head from gentle-moderate pour. It takes a while for this to dissipate.

Scent - Raspberry, citrus, hops and some sort of malty scent that is hard to describe.

Taste - Somewhat similar to Bearded Lady by 3 Beards Beer Company. It's more tart and the wheat distinguishes it from the rye that Bearded Lady had. The yeast is not as notable as I was hoping for for this. It's not overly sweet but it still has a bit of a punch to the taste buds.

Mouthfeel - Pretty high carbonation that leaves the tongue tingling. There is also a bit of smoothness of from the wheat malts. Not as multilayered as some beers but not unpleasant.

Overall - Not sure how I feel. It's not bad but I don't know if I would get it again. Still, if you like Raspberry, this may be your kind of beer.

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Photo of Budinetz
3.72/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Space Monkey from Allentown Brew Works
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 173 ratings
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