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Monumental IPA - Port City Brewing

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Monumental IPAMonumental IPA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

265 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.23%
Wants: 2
Gots: 22 | 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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3.24/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

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Monumental IPA from Port City Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.