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Monumental IPA - Port City Brewing

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Monumental IPAMonumental IPA

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BA SCORE
80
good

309 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 309
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 4
Gots: 36 | 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:
Beer added by: Rhettroactive on 02-19-2011

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This IPA is a hazed brown-orange with a creamy off-white head with good strength. Lacing is in a thick and heavy layer on the glass before dissipating to a lighter but still plentiful patching.
This beer has an interesting profile for sure, hops easily detectable enough but certainly resting beneath the malts. The bitterness is akin to rind, a bit of citrus to it, and some of the earthy nature could be hops. Otherwise it's extremely doughy with lots of toffee and a little spiciness to it. What makes it most interesting is the strong tobacco-like note that comes off all the way from beginning to end and incorporates itself into every other aspect. The finish is sort of minty in the back off a tangier mint more forward.
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Monumental IPA from Port City Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 309 ratings.