2-1 & Lewis
Monkish Brewing Co.

2-1 & Lewis2-1 & Lewis
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Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #635
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
93
Ranked #4,662
Avg:
4.31 | pDev: 5.57%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
32
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Monkish Brewing Co.
 
California, United States
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Rotating
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
93
Outstanding
2-1 & Lewis2-1 & Lewis
Notes: Brewed with Motueka and Galaxy
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 32 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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BucannonXC5 from California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Type: 32-oz. growler
Glass: Firestone 14-oz. Teku glass
From: Monkish Brewing Company in Torrance, Calif.
Price: $13
Purchased: April 19, 2019
Consumed: April 20, 2019
Reviewed as: New England Style
Misc.: Growled on April 20, 2019

Picked this up along with Really Real on my way home from vacation. Was looking forward to having another awesome Monkish beer. Gave Really Real a 4.34, but remember thinking beforehand that this one would not be as good.
Their website called it a “Double IPA with Motueka and Galaxy.”

Poured a medium yellow hazy color with three fingers of off-white frothy head. Some slow moving bubbles creeping up along the sides of the glass. Almost perfect spiderweb foamy lacing. Excellent foamy retention. (Sight - 4.75)

Smelled Galaxy, melon, passion fruit, pineapple, peach, grass, herbal, leafy vegetables, papaya and hints of caramel. (Smell - 4.00)

Tasted a little better than the nose overall. Got Galaxy, passion fruit, papaya, pineapple, peach sherbet, melon, hints of Motueka, leafy grass, herbal, peppery spice and light caramel. (Taste - 4.25)

Medium body. Creamy texture. Lively carbonation. Dry finish. (Feel - 4.50)

Not quite as good as Really Real, but still excellent. (Overall - 4.25)

4.25 | 95 | A

May 02, 2019
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WickedBeer from Alabama

4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned 11/21/17. ‘Hooks a Left.’

Pours a hazy golden yellow.. thin white foam and hardly any lace.

Full of pineapple and tropical notes, finishing with a subtle hoppy bitterness. Really nice aromas.

The flavors here are surprisingly subtle, with the hops pairing with a light tropica fruitiness that’s nice, but also begs for a little more.

Nice medium body, smooth and creamy. No complaints here.

Jan 12, 2018
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ovaltine from Indiana

4.34/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Turbid grapefruit color under an off-white head, yielding a nose chock full of grapefruit and oranges.

The taste is ripe, juicy grapefruit and oranges, a smidge sweet which works well with this beer. Feel isn’t pillowy at all, which I also appreciate. My first beer from Monkish, I will be back for more.

Dec 02, 2017
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GuyFawkes from Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canned 11/21/17; drank 11/25/17 @ the Yarchives.

Opaque dull orange/yellow appearance.

A rough pour yielded a nice bright white head; frothy lace.

Grapefruit, cane sugar & mild dry wheat notes in the nose.

Sticky medium mouthfeel.

Sweet grapefruit & sugar flavors up front; dry grass & faint caramel notes on the finish. No booze heat.

Sweet and not overly balanced; flavor forward but not among Monkish's best.

Nov 26, 2017
2-1 & Lewis from Monkish Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 32 ratings