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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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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured from a bottle into a pint glass. I noticed that it poured a light copper color and had a head that disappears quickly.
Odor is light. not very floral and cannot really detect the hops upfront.
Mouthfeel is light and carbonated. Clean finish for a IPA of any kind. Taste is of hops, big and upfront. It seems to smooth toward the end.
Overall a pretty good beer. I liked many other LH beers more, but this does not hurt the name.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Had this beer a few times now and each time I just don't care for it. The look of the beer is nice. The color is a nice clear copper color with a thick foamy white head on top. The smell isn't really that pleasing to me, It's hoppy but it kinda smells weird to me. The taste is even worse, I don't know what they use in this brew but I really don't care for it. The mouthfeel was pretty good, and it's drinkable for sure. Overall if the taste was better this brew would be awesome but I'm just not sure of it.

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400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 2,161 ratings
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