Monkeynaut IPA | Straight To Ale

Monkeynaut IPAMonkeynaut IPA
BA SCORE
72.3%
Liked This Beer
3.84 w/ 560 Ratings
Monkeynaut IPAMonkeynaut IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Straight To Ale
Alabama, United States
straighttoale.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Albert. Able. Gordo. Miss Baker. Bonny. Goliath. Between 1948 and 1961 these primate pioneers and others bravely went where no man had ever gone before, paving the way for manned U.S. spaceflight. This hoppy little monkey of a beer is a tribute to those Simian heroes of yesteryear. It has a citrusy, floral hop aroma, a strong malt body and a crisp finish.

Added by Todd on 04-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,580
Reviews:
99
Ratings:
560
Liked:
405
Avg:
3.84/5
pDev:
12.24%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
139
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 560 |  Reviews: 99
Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of digitalflood
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of T-34-85
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leefx
3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davidstan
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a classic American IPA. Lots of fruit/mango up,front and nice smooth finish. Great AL beer!

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Photo of Kbret
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very well balanced with hops and malt. This is the third time I have had this brew now. Smells and taste of citrus and malt. For 10 dollars a six pack a very solid brew. I could see myself buying a sixer of this every year on my way to my dad's in mobile. Easy to pick up st the walmart down the road without going out of the way to my favorite liquor store the Crown Package Liquors in Mobile Alabama. Will visit the craft beer store tomorrow to dig alittle deeper....

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Photo of Dieseltech1982
3.63/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Dang fine IPA. Malt and hops blend together smooth. Bitter but not overly so. Tastes like an IPA should. I've had better, but had much worse beer!

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of coombski
4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JintheHam
3.52/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sansho
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SaCkErZ9
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid IPA. Served on draft at Pretentious Beer Company in Knoxville TN. A beautiful day outside so I am enjoying this on the outdoor patio.

Served in an 18oz customer glass that is mother ducking sweet as hell. Kind of a snifter shape with some blown rings around the bottom, resembling one of those wooden sticks used to serve honey. If I weren't so principled, I would put this in my pocket and take off.

Arrives clear and golden hued with a solid white head of food girth and substance. I am enjoying the look of the lacing in the custome glass.

Aroma is the only thing lacking in this one. It's slightly hoppy but it definitely needs more. I can tell it's an IPA but it has hints of Pilsner (maybe Saaz) hop aromas that are subtle.

Great flavor too. Very well balanced with the bitterness, not sweet, quite enjoyable. Very nicely done.

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Photo of jlshields
5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 ounce can dated 2/17/17.

The pour is a very nice amber color with tons of floaties. There is a thick, fluffy white head that left a ton of lacing.

The smell is very malty up front with some orange and pine on the background.

The taste follows the nose, although the citrus balances the malt better than on the nose. There is a nice bitter pine finish

The mouthfeel is very thick and smooth with low to medium carbonation.

Overall this is a very nice beer, although a little more piney and malt forward than I usually like.

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Photo of ManWithNoName
4.6/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MAJ85
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bigedal60
4.17/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.51/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dpgoblejr
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Broseph1617
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ealanjones
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaleAleWalt
3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prost76
3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Monkeynaut IPA from Straight To Ale
Beer rating: 72.3% out of 100 with 560 ratings
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