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Monumental IPA - Port City Brewing

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Monumental IPAMonumental IPA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

257 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 257
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.23%
Wants: 2
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rhettroactive on 02-19-2011)
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rturn2

Georgia

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-23-2013 02:11:45 | More by rturn2
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SkeeterBoganski

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

02-20-2013 22:19:27 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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ALBuff

Hawaii

2.45/5  rDev -29.6%

The overall appearance of this beer is sadly it's most monumental quality. It pours a hazy golden amber with a thin, lacy head that sticks to the sides of the glass, and slowly slips down the sides with every sip. It's visually quite appealing. Unfortunately, though, that's where my compliments stop. There's really no significant hops fragrance here, and quite frankly, the malts-which are the stand outs-are hard to pick up too. The taste and mouthfeel are the least enjoyable qualities here: one dimensional with a sweet malty backbone quickly replaced with a bitter, dry finish reminiscent of the first time I tried an acorn. The sweetness dissipates almost immediately, and is rapidly replaced with bitterness and a strong desire to comb my tongue.

02-14-2013 23:01:57 | More by ALBuff
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JTex

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-05-2013 00:52:46 | More by JTex
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ckollias

Maryland

4.11/5  rDev +18.1%

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle at Osteria 177 on Main street in Annapolis, MD

A: Pours an orange-amber hue with a thick, two-finger, white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace leaving a nice trail down the side of the glass.

S: Hoppy aroma with a citrus and pine background.

T: Nice and bitter IPA with an excellent hop and malt mix. Finishes in the bitter side.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: This was an excellent IPA – So good I ordered another.

01-29-2013 02:50:29 | More by ckollias
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Antonius08

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

01-10-2013 18:57:26 | More by Antonius08
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akap

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14.9%

12-28-2012 23:05:15 | More by akap
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TubaManJack

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

12-28-2012 02:03:38 | More by TubaManJack
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Yesdog

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

12-13-2012 02:13:24 | More by Yesdog
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +14.9%

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours light to medium amber with 1/4 inch white foam. Some lacing. Light grassy pine notes. Taste is a soft malt with a nice bitter that pokes through. Modest bitterness thorughout. Some sweetness before the bitter kicks in. Very nice.

12-09-2012 00:18:17 | More by KTCamm
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

12-03-2012 01:23:06 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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bubseymour

Maryland

4/5  rDev +14.9%

12-02-2012 00:58:27 | More by bubseymour
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e30todamax

Virginia

3/5  rDev -13.8%

11-30-2012 20:04:59 | More by e30todamax
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BeerNDoggerel

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

11-11-2012 02:26:14 | More by BeerNDoggerel
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

11-09-2012 21:24:29 | More by AndrewMichael
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HopsandPots

Pennsylvania

2.93/5  rDev -15.8%

12 oz bottle brought from the brewery with 2342 A1 1333 on the bottom

A-Amber with a slight head.

S- Smells of toasty sweet malt, but nothing else really stands out. Maybe some blood orange.

T- Toasty and sweet, followed by a bitter finish leaving the palate dry

M- A tangy cloying mix of bitterness and sweetness coats the mouth

Overall- Meh. I've had better, I've had worse. It leaves much to be desired, but I can drink some of these over time.

10-30-2012 04:25:47 | More by HopsandPots
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Yoopermk

Virginia

4/5  rDev +14.9%

10-25-2012 13:03:37 | More by Yoopermk
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

10-17-2012 19:08:34 | More by ncaudle
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baklo

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -21%

10-13-2012 11:31:58 | More by baklo
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

10-07-2012 17:04:58 | More by BigTrubble
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13.8%

10-07-2012 03:20:42 | More by redfox405
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.9%

09-19-2012 14:07:54 | More by comfortablynirm
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PGVG

Virginia

4/5  rDev +14.9%

09-17-2012 23:48:25 | More by PGVG
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bigred89

Maryland

3/5  rDev -13.8%

09-13-2012 10:59:22 | More by bigred89
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BeerForHokie

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

09-05-2012 03:43:07 | More by BeerForHokie
Monumental IPA from Port City Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 257 ratings.