Monumentous - Coachella Valley Brewing Co

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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coachella Valley Brewing Co visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: gatornation on 02-07-2014

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Ratings: 39 | Reviews: 6
Reviews by Aaron_Ramson:
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4.31/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: pours a dark copper with a slight haze, thick, sticky, long lasting head.
S: earthy and dank hemp; tropical fruit; pineapple, goji berry.
T: lots of bitterness up front with that earthy and juicy dankness permeating. A toasty, bready malt backbone emerges at the aftertaste. Definitely more bitterness in the front end than in the back. Finishes mouth drying and astringent.
M: medium full bodied without heavy carbonation.
O: a lot of breweries are making "girly" ipa's that are hoppy without being astringent and bitter. This ain't one of em!

More User Reviews:
Photo of Auraan
3.82/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a semi-clear amber body with one finger of thick, fluffy white head. A very nice looking IPA, very true to form. Scents of tangerine flesh, medium-light lemon zest and lemon, medium-light grassy hop aromas, light pine resin and medium-light levels of biscuit-like and sweet pale malt. Overall impression of aroma is of a nice, bright IPA. Not the most unique aroma profile, but solid and pleasant. Flavor begins with medium bitterness with notes of pine resin, citrus peel, light earthy, herbal and floral hop flavors and a light sweetness of tangerine flesh and pale malt with its hints of caramel. Middle is slightly more bitter with notes of pine resin, orange peel, grapefruit peel, a sweet malt backbone. Finish is bitter with notes of pine resin, cedar, grapefruit peel, floral and grassy hops and a lightly sweet malt backbone. Aftertaste is pine resin, grapefruit peel and light malt. Overall impression of flavor is of a nicely balanced West Coast IPA, made true to form. Pleasant but not anything new. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium-light carbonation and a prickly middle that finished slick and oily. Overall impression of mouthfeel is of a nice standard IPA, easily drinkable and pleasant. Overall this is a good IPA. It has a nice aroma and flavor, balanced quite well between hop and malt for the style, with a pleasant mouthfeel. Not bad.

Photo of ocelot2500
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Pours a hazy orange tinged golden color with a soapy, white head that leaves a ring of lacing.

Smells of bright hops.

Tastes of the bright hops with a solid malt base. Hops lead off with citrus, herbs, and a bit of earthiness. A moderate amount of bitterness. Malts come in and some caramel and toasted bread. Sweetness is somewhat light, but helps to balance things out. Finishes with a lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium with a slightly crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a nice IPA, but nothing special.

Photo of gatornation
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A--clear light golden color with a soft white thin but fresh head delicate thin lacing
S-fruity hops with a strong malt smell
T- follows the nose with light floral hops with notes of mango and pineapple
M-smooth not so bitter nice fresh finish in the hops
O- nicely done WC style that could have used a touch more hop punch

Photo of travolta
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Bright orange with an egg whipped head. Nice spotted lacing. Head retention was minimal, but it had nice volume.

Nose: Honey, with a little bit of cloves and mint.

Taste: Crisp up front. Some lemon meringue and sweet orange.

Notes: For a simple IPA, this was fantastic! I'm pleased that they didn't bill it as an imperial or a double. This is their IPA...and they rocked it.

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.57/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle I brought to share at AndrewK's tasting.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and slight herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is solid but fairly simple for the style.

Monumentous from Coachella Valley Brewing Co
84 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.