400 Pound Monkey | Left Hand Brewing Company

BA SCORE
81
good
2,161 Ratings
400 Pound Monkey400 Pound Monkey
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by garcia2a on 09-03-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,161
Reviews:
552
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
15.32%
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
443
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,161 |  Reviews: 552
Photo of PeterOrlando92
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of jhmlex
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of ssjkyle
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of soju6
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a small head and bits of lacing.

S: Mild citrus aroma with some grain, malt sweetness and bit of spice.

T: Mild taste citrus with some malt sweetness and bit of spice. Muted bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Medium body, smooth with a nice balance.

O: Easy drinker, that is good for a few. A more laid back, English style IPA.

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Photo of getbehindthemule
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Hubes
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of Polasiuss
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Kunstman
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of pisomojado8
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of jonphilipp
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Dizzy242
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of hellraisinT1000
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of wceaton
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of ms11781
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Reed
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of elizaanne
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of BeerNutz324
3.33/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into an oversized wine glass

Ap- pours slightly hazy with a light amber color. Has about a 1/4 inch of white head that has OK retention.

Ar- very bready with a little bit of hops. Thats really all I can make out.

T- biscuity malts reign supreme, the hop prescence is small and really only comes through at the end.

M- medium bodied and pretty well carbonated.

O- A decent EIPA, but nothing special. It is just lacking something in the way of the hop department IMO

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Photo of jeffreymstein
3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A very sessionable and not-all-that-hoppy IPA.

It pours a nice gold, with no haze and little head.

The taste is a bit sweet before the bitter back end hits. Still, not all that bitter, and the sweetness doesn't have the sort of citrus found in a Dogfigh 60min.

Definitely recommended for a hot day.

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Photo of meltroha
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Bigben0328
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.33/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. The "bottled on" part of the label has not date with it. Clear yellow-orange color without much head (one finger at most that disappeared quickly) or carbonation. Not a powerful aroma. Typical amount of bitterness up front without much after taste, light and somewhat refreshing finish.

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of Suds
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is a beautiful, clear deep golden color. The head is white and long lasting. Nice aroma...herbal, floral and hoppy. It's not a traditional goldings or fuggle smell, but it is clean and hoppy. There is a little malt sitting behind the hop smell as well. Biscuity and bready. The aroma, however, is a little restrained. Nice flavor...great balance. The foretaste is sweet, quickly balanced by a firm bitterness that lasts long into the finish. Medium in body. Nice beer.

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400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 2,161 ratings.
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