Monumental IPA | Port City Brewing

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3.53/5
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420 Ratings
Monumental IPAMonumental IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port City Brewing
Virginia, United States
portcitybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
DC is known as the City of Monuments, and our Monumental IPA is a fitting tribute. Monumental IPA is distinctive for its complex aromas and flavors, and it strikes a perfect balance between hoppy bitterness and malty sweetness.

Added by Rhettroactive on 02-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,023
Reviews:
93
Ratings:
420
pDev:
13.88%
Bros Score:
3.63
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
84
Trade:
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Photo of ejane
4.23/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brpendergast85
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DuaneL
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtk21351
3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Seanecy
3.03/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BMMillsy
2.94/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Wer34truh
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of daliandragon
3.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a sixer at a Liquor Store on Muddy Branch Road here in Gaithersburg. Pours a translucent cider brown color with little head. Nose has some citrus and minty hops but it isn't terribly inspiring.

The hops are more assertive in the flavor, although there is still reasonable balance. The carbonation could probably be lowered a touch. This is fine, but pretty nondescript. Nothing to write home about.

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Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.15/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RBorsato
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grinky
3.93/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PSU_Mike
3.62/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shanty76
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of belgianvan
3.92/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CreightonSM
2.66/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of robebo44
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ShepardCommander
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of theDuck
4.71/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Beer21
3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of harsley
3.11/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.74/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: orangish-copper body; small head, dissipates quickly; little lacing

Smell: sweet, biscuity malts; citrusy hops

Taste: sweet malts with quick hop bite right up front; finishes fairly sweet, but enough hops to balance it out

Mouthfeel: slightly creamy with good effervescence

Remarks: excellent IPA for me

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Photo of hdf561
1.65/5  rDev -53.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Had in a bottle from local Kroger make your own 6 pack...initial smell is harsh it makes my skin crawl and shudder, can get small hints of caramel but it's mostly hoppy.

Taste is very bitter Carmel notes but bitter. Finish is actually smoother than the initial taste but still a hard bitter drink. This is just not for me.

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3.01/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of cambabeer
3.7/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Monumental IPA from Port City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 420 ratings