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Pillbox Pale Ale - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Pillbox Pale Ale
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
Avg: 3.38
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Pizza Port Solana Beach
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: drewbage on 06-10-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 2
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3.42/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Light gold color. VERY large creamy head. The pour looked like a blond Guinness. Aroma is a touch citrusy and fruity. My nose made a huge dent in the foam while testing for aroma. A very creamy, medium bodied IPA. Fruity and a touch sour. Malts are fruity with a touch of banana. Hops are spicy and floral. Sort of understated for an IPA. Very creamy. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter with a touch of banana about halfway through.

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Photo of drewbage
3.33/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Judged at the 2003 Lucky Baldwin's IPA Festival (Blind Sample)

One of the few nitro poured IPA's at the Festival.

Beer pours dark yellow with a tight dense white head due to the nitro pour. Aroma takes a long time to punch through the effects of the nitro, but the primary character is of pine resin and a raspy hop oil.

Body is dense and rich with a slight corny malt and a soft finish with a light hoppy note with a final touch of peppermint.

While the body would be more lacking without the Nitro, the aroma would be more pronounced than the nitro allows it to be.

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Pillbox Pale Ale from Pizza Port Solana Beach
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