Monkey Knife Fight | Rubicon Brewing Company

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146 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rubicon Brewing Company
California, United States
rubiconbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Floydster on 11-19-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
146
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
13.01%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 146 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of HobbNobber
2.95/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Catchy name. Look is good. Dank taste. Piney, bitter, residual. Not much nose. Average pale ale. Would have again.

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Photo of IrishCowboyBend
3.92/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.02/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark yellow, half an inch of white head. Aroma was very mild, grain, hops, nothing you can get without searching for it.

Taste is run of the mill pale ale, 45 ibu I'd guess, toasted malt, no off flavors. Like a Cascade hopped pale ale. I can dig it, but not a repeat purchase.

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Photo of Vlaminck
3.81/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GFD400
3.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkeefe1800
3.88/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tomb_ride
3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gjtapia
4.32/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Exceptionally smooth. Mildly hoppy. Well balanced. Smooth finish. Easy on the carbonation, too.

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Photo of GatorCoop
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of warpig372
3.85/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skyjmpr
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of the_benskii
3.92/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.08/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SierraFlight
3.12/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Beachwood BBQ, Seal Beach. Roasted malt, grass, citrus rind, and floral aromas. Flavors are similar with a light early malt sweetness then moderate grassy hop bitterness. Not fascinating. Lively carbonation, light-plus bodied, thin texture.

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Photo of Lard_City
3.74/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice Amber/gold color. Mild hop nose. Immediate hop bitterness at first but taste faded quickly leaving a slight metallic aftertaste. More citrus and hoppy bitterness as it warms. A bit pricy. Not bad.

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Photo of jwenzel019
3.46/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lelampp
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KMani
3.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Marvicsin
3.6/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tstiltner
2.38/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Surprisingly bland with any overly sharp and bitter finish

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Photo of ronniebruner
3.41/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Monkey Knife Fight from Rubicon Brewing Company
3.46 out of 5 based on 146 ratings.
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