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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 57   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Monumental IPA is a rich copper color, and is intensely hoppy. We add a special blend of American hops throughout the brewing and fermentation process to create a complex combination of aroma and flavor. This ale exhibits floral notes, flavors of citrus and resin, combined with delicious caramel background notes. The balanced style will keep the palate fresh and invite the drinker back into the glass.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niftyplace (23) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Solid IPA for those who like a less bitter, hoppy IPA. Has a nice floral/herby thing going on that makes it quite different from the very hoppy IPA’s like Victory’s Hop Wallop and Hop Devil. I think this is perhaps Port City’s best to date.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1186) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Pours cloudy copper color with a white head. Aroma is Citrus, pine, and earthy yeast. Flavor is big bitter citrus up front with grapefruit rind and pine bitter finish. Lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (4601) - Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Poured a golden color with aromas of light spicy rye, hay, hops and some malt. Flavors match the aromas light hops and not overly bitter decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bkurtz (996) - PERU - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle - Pours a clear golden with a frothy head and big bubbles. Dissipates quickly. Citrus and floral notes. Pretty big malt backbone and finishes with some bitterness. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyobon (1093) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2015
(On Tap) Cloudy yellow brown with good tan head. Hoppy spicy aroma. Medium body with light carbonation. Dominant hop taste over subtle toffee malt, with reasonable bitterness in finish. Pleasant IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fooj (35) - Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2015
A cloudy, translucent dark honey color with an aroma that has a hit of spices. The flavor also carries the spices with an aftertaste that is slightly hoppy, bitter bite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mile (3404) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Dark golden, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate to full, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish aroma, some caramel and tropical fruitiness, grapefruit - some citrus hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, some caramel and tropical fruitiness, grapefruit - some piney hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel and tropical fruitiness, piney - some grapefruit hoppyness. Well hopped fruity IPA. Could be drier and with less caramel. Nice one though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (681) - Maryland, USA - APR 16, 2015
Clear dark caramel/golden color with dense off-white head. Aroma is flowery sweet hop, the hop aroma is closer to a Hallertau or Saaz than to an American hop. Taste is more like an American IPA; Bitterness up front- pine, grapefruit, hints of tropical fruits and grasses. Maltyness is noticeable but generic in its flavor and character. Finish is piney bitter and lingers a while. Food pairing is probably critical with this beer- completely different experience depending on what you are eating.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38685) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 6, 2015

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Port City Monumental IPA ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, hoppy, fruity, pineapple. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, orange, hoppy, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130815]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonshawn (633) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Tap in dc. Dark gold with small head. Hoppy and crisp throughout. One note taste but good. Refreshing and hit the spot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BierMeHoos (328) - Maryland, USA - JAN 23, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2015 On tap at Osteria Morini, Navy Yard in DC. Appearance is a hazed brown-orange. Aroma of hops and bitterness. Similar flavor but add toffee and a little spiciness to it. Strong tobacco-like notes. Smooth and crisp and doughy. Good beer.

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