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Mongo - Port Brewing

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MongoMongo

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,628 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,628
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 115
Gots: 154 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OlieIPA on 01-11-2010)
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Cobrito

Georgia

4.9/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottling date July 2, 2012.

Very nice head even on gentle pour; aggressive pour produces several inches. Cloudy orange-gold that I find appetizing. Aroma is very nice, if typically West Coast IPA, doesn't quite prepare you for how special this brew is. Mouthfeel is perfect balance between crisp and creamy. Taste is very tropical-plus-piney hoppy with a bitter yet smooth aftertaste that makes the back of my tongue sing Hallelujah. It's a bit like Ruination, only brighter, and the hops sail along on top of the background malt like the surfing cat on the label. So glad this is not like one of those DIPA's that's way too malty/syrupy/sweet for my taste (talkin' bout chu Maharaja, Hop Stoopid, etc. etc.). I live in GA, so we lack many highly rated products, but this is one of the two or three best beers I've ever had, and deserves even more love than it has received. Perhaps would receive more if fewer people expected a malty DIPA and just tasted this as an entirely superior IPA. Would give it extra points for being named after a late, beloved brewery cat, but it doesn't need them.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2012 22:15:44 | More by Cobrito
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Mongo from Port Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 1,628 ratings.