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400 Pound Monkey | Left Hand Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by garcia2a on 09-03-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer and left some nice lacing on the glass. It is a pale orange color with some clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass. Super nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Caramel and bready malts followed by earthy and grassy hops. Sweetness in there too outside of the caramel malts.

Taste: Same as above with a tea like taste to it.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium bodied, medium carbonation, a little chewy and drinkable.

Overall: Pretty tasty EIPA. I could have a few more.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

A- Rich amber color. Head is white, a couple of fingers, shows great persistence and nice lacing

S- Quite sweet foundation with bready malts and maybe a little hint of honey. Hop notes are herbal, floral and slightly pungent, bringing a delicate refreshing notes. Slight earthy feel but still overall a very much clean aroma

T- Again sweet malts upfront, bready/biscuity, light caramel. Still the beer has a quite refreshing feel: hops are bringing a lively herbal/grassy feel, some light citric notes. Finish is decently dry and refreshing. This is very much a classic english ipa (expect for the slightly higher ABV) so you can't expect loads of hops like some reviews mourned for, hops though are definitely making themselves heard in the bitter, dry aftertaste

M- Average body and carbonation, with that touch of buttery feel that is typical with many english ales. Overall nicely smooth

O- An english ipa with a twist and a bit more character than usual, but still perfectly balanced and drinkable. Very nice

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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Only have had in bottle. I enjoy the smooth feel of the beer the most.

A - nothing's special with the appearance. Just like any other IPA. Label is artistic which is a plus
S - smells like a brown ale surprisingly
T - love how smooth it is, not a lot of bite for a IPA
M - smooth is what separates it form other IPAs

O- would drink this beer again if someone offered it to me. Probably would not buy it again unless on sale

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400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 2,162 ratings
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