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Monumental IPA - Port City Brewing

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Monumental IPAMonumental IPA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

252 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
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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humuloner22

North Carolina

3.24/5  rDev -6.6%

I have had some really good beers lately and maybe this has tainted my perspective a bit. This is not a horrible beer, its just not up to others standards. I saw it frequently in a local grocery store and then all of a sudden they were gone, they had this one stored in the mixed six pack area and I needed one more to try so I figured what the hell. It has not date that I could tell so this one may have been older and thus the hop presence that was there had dissipated with the passage of time.

Appearance: Standard, reddish golden color, nothing outstanding.

Smell: Not a lot going on, you could tell that it was an ale, but more of a pale ale than an IPA in smell, a little on the malty side.

Taste: Same thing, more Pale Ale, I think the hops had died really, it wasn't a bad beer and if it were not 6.2%, I would categorize it as a session "tasting" beer. Not that I would want to, but it is not in the league of others, not really boozy but nothing to brag about.

Overall: Fair, maybe better than that, especially if it were fresh, and it may have been but I will never know that for certain, but by the absence of the beer in the store in six packs I assume it wasn't a big seller so this is just unloading the rest of the stock one by one. I am not unhappy about trying it, especially since I scored some really expensive beers in singles for way less than the going price. I guess the store wasn't paying attention to what was going on, or broke one out of a $12 four pack, so I lucked up and got the other three, so I needed three more to fill out the pack. I feel like I got a very good deal overall, so this mediocre beer was the only let down and it was not THAT bad really.

05-01-2014 03:45:11 | More by humuloner22
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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

04-29-2014 19:35:55 | More by atrocity
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DOCRW

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

04-25-2014 23:04:16 | More by DOCRW
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

04-23-2014 10:09:08 | More by Sanchezrox23
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zp6167a

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-20-2014 03:54:51 | More by zp6167a
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-18-2014 02:41:14 | More by FLBeerGuy
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DubCo21

Virginia

2/5  rDev -42.4%

04-15-2014 18:04:46 | More by DubCo21
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tclipse

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-15-2014 12:28:37 | More by tclipse
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krampert11

New York

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

04-10-2014 06:24:47 | More by krampert11
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KatyC

Maryland

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-10-2014 01:35:28 | More by KatyC
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-09-2014 22:31:05 | More by Griffith
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-31-2014 04:30:15 | More by DavidHume
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T12oy

Virginia

4/5  rDev +15.3%

03-26-2014 22:18:33 | More by T12oy
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-13-2014 02:17:09 | More by JohnnyMc
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Bob_Rhoades

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

03-01-2014 02:43:41 | More by Bob_Rhoades
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SLOTerp

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

02-23-2014 01:20:55 | More by SLOTerp
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-22-2014 03:03:27 | More by jaymo18
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Wattie

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-10-2014 14:32:39 | More by Wattie
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-29-2014 00:33:06 | More by tdm168
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Rmbr2

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

01-21-2014 15:58:56 | More by Rmbr2
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tgatort

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-20-2014 21:51:52 | More by tgatort
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AGB

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-20-2014 16:01:43 | More by AGB
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-09-2014 13:30:31 | More by UltimateLivewire
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

12-29-2013 06:14:50 | More by jaydoc
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

12-28-2013 18:17:18 | More by Boone757
Monumental IPA from Port City Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.