Skunk Ape | Boneyard Beer Company

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41 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boneyard Beer Company
Oregon, United States
boneyardbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by barleywinefiend on 11-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
41
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
10.23%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of Jlehsya
4.34/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of flexabull
4.2/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Another excellent growler of Boneyard beer provided by my younger brother.

Pours a deep and clear amber color with a pretty nice off white head.

Aromas are of caramel malts, some sugar, tea, and a really resiny and earthy hoppiness.

Taste is just like the nose. Caramel malty sweet up front, some brewed tea, light spice, and general graininess. Finish has a nice hoppiness, earthy and resiny. Taste reminds me a lot of Red Rocket from Bear Republic.

Mouthfeel is excellent. Very full body, smooth, with spot on crisp carbonation.

Overall a very nice brew. Like I said, this is just another excellent beer from the folks at Boneyard. I need to get myself up there sometime soon so I can try some more of their offerings.

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Photo of Hopmodium
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of John_M
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Parkway Tavern today.

The beer pours a fairly dark, reddish amber color, with good head retention and lacing. The nose is also attrative, showcasing some roasted malt, light pine, a hint of coffee and dry citrus. The flavor profile seemed to replicate the nose pretty closely, though the hoppy bitterness on the finish was impressive. Also, although initially there's some light malt, roasty sweetness, the hops come on strong at the end, and as a result, the finish on this beer is pretty dry. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a fairly long, bitter finish.

A nice enough beer, but for boneyard, something of a disappointment. Not sure this is something I'd want to order again (am not really a big fan of the IRA style, which is what this is listed as on the website).

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of barleywinefiend
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: This India Red Ale poured a murky burnt orangish red color with good carbonation and a tan cap and loads of bubbles/lacing

S: Bready, some caramel, floral hops backed with some pine and citrus

T: Toasted bread, big citrus, hint at caramel, light pine and some flowers. Finish is dry, clean and rather bitter

M: Medium body, well carbonated, tasty

O: Very drinkable, lots of flavor

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of vkv822
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap @ The Growler Run

Coppery red, foamy off white head, thick lacing.

Resiny pine notes, light floral, with a caramel, bready malt backbone.

A very well done India Red Ale, easy drinking and tasty.

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Photo of EdwardAbbey
3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boozecamel
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of allstar255
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Skunk Ape from Boneyard Beer Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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