CB's Caged Alpha Monkey IPA | CB Craft Brewers

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82
good
209 Ratings
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CB's Caged Alpha Monkey IPACB's Caged Alpha Monkey IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
CB Craft Brewers
New York, United States
cbsbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-29-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
209
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
12.29%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
54
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 209 |  Reviews: 60
Photo of bdaggett
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heerboth
4.08/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stignacious
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Sample poured during a tasting. Very piney on the nose, a flavor that dominates some of the subtler citrus notes and beats them into submission (which is actually something I like as a change of pace from the newer wave of dank and fruity IPA's these days). Very bitter overall. The hops overpower the malt a bit more and take away from the overall balance

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Photo of rbastone
4.18/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Elimav
3.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice hoppy finish. Has a great mouth feel and overall taste

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Photo of BeerBeast
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craftaholic
3.61/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
2.77/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ralphs66
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of turntwobrew
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

good ipa. first beer from CB that i've had. definitely looking to try others from them. very floral smell, and taste. a definite east coast ipa.

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Photo of Bm1
3.7/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

CAGED ALPHA MONKEY IS A SICK BEER NAME!! Beer itself was good

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Photo of TheBeerMaster1
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A very nice hop bite with pale flavor. Sweet name too.

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Photo of smithj4
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of j0hnc2468
4.06/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zach_Hale
2.9/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Lackluster flavor, slightly malty, standard hop. Sub-par IPA .

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Photo of Wit
3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeffrey-Pulver
3.16/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ctruskey
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mbratt93
3.59/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kishvier
3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bcsteve89
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Miket13
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yettie911
3.36/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not balanced at all and just a lot of bitter with no identifiable hop profile.

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CB's Caged Alpha Monkey IPA from CB Craft Brewers
3.58 out of 5 based on 209 ratings.
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