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RATINGS: 136   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ABeerVixen (17) - - MAY 15, 2013
On tap at brewery. Coppery, yellow color with hazy appearance. Pillowy head that quickly dissipates. Classic piney/grapefruit hop aroma. Hits you at the front.top of mouth and the bottom half of the tongue. Larger carbonation. Pretty average IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mile (3313) - 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 (589) - 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 (37673) - 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 (535) - 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 (268) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
OlyIPA (13) - - DEC 28, 2014
Too malty. There is some bitterness but the hops are dominated by the malt flavor. I believe the hop should dominate in an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jayb0 (1077) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Draft. Nice IPA, more earthy and bready than many. Maybe a bit more sweet than I like but still decent balance and very drinkable. I like that it’s got several things in play, floral notes, citrus notes, and pine resin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (696) - - NOV 18, 2014
amber color; citrusy, piney hop aroma; citrusy,piney hop flavor on a medium bodied, bready malt base with mild caramel notes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crajun (1046) - , Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2014
bottle to glass; rec’d from bigda83 to help me get a VA tick.Not a fan of ipa’s and not good at rating them - this was like most of them to me. aroma was actually nic - hops, citrus. taste was bitter, grapefruit?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10672) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of bread, citrus, earthiness and a hint of pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, citrus and a hint of earthiness with a crisp dry finish.

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