DBN wrote: Blasphomet wrote:
SMASHBOMB ATOMIC IPA CAN
Canada | Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
LCBO 461798 | 473 mL | $ 2.95
I feel the same way about GLB.
Really? It just shows you how different people can be. Years ago when I tasted Smashbomb I was very enthusiastic about Flying Monkeys and even made a few trips to their brewery. A fresh SB is still a very fine and distinct enough IPA. But I feel that for a few years now they have been slipping focusing way too much on original packaging rather than the execution of their beers, especially their special and pricey, big bottle series. While I haven't had all their beers throughout the years, I feel that aside from Smashbomb and Netherworld, everything I had from FM was a hot, sweet overpriced mess verging on the edge of drain pours(Super Collider, Chocolate Manifesto, Matador all fall into this category). IMO GLB has been killing FM lately, especially with the Tank Ten and Project X series, which I return to again and again. I'm also loving Nickel Brook, like some of Amsterdam and looking forward to more Refined Fool.