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Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale) - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

279 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 6
Gots: 31 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: acurtis on 10-27-2013

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Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jae61
4.16/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerbarian
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beermazter310
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of millerbuffoon
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlecWalks
4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jzeilinger
4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DefenCorps
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Can from Whole Foods.

A crystal clear light yellow with a dense, white head with nice retention and lacing, this looks solid. The nose is great. Bright citrus with some pine, this is what you'd expect for the style. The citrus is a clean, mildly lemony and moderately orange peel like blend of hop aromas, and the pine is, well, pine-like. Crisp and cracker-like, malt character is minimal here. The palate opens with a blend of hop flavors, delicate but forward with the aforementioned blend, the mildly lemony like hop bitterness edging out the more orange-like flavors. Crisp and clean on the palate, this beer is light in body, crisply carbonated, and drying and mildly bitter with a wonderful, long-lasting fruitiness on the finish. Excellent stuff.

Photo of jooler
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

nice crisp hoppy flavor that goes down smooth

Photo of mschantz
3.14/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Sampled on tap at PP Carsbad. Very clear light straw in color with minimal head. Subtle grass and floral nose. Bitter hop flavor through out with pine and a bit of sweet citrus backing. Clean but uneventful finish. Solid for a session able IPA but struggling to make my top 5 sessionable IPAs.

Photo of SuperHop18
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaximus
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SteveB24
3.51/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of linnymtu
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billab914
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of macher0
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured light straw color with a highly effervescent head that retreats extremely fast. Very translucent. The smell is mostly hops, in the form of citrus, and a little cat piss. The taste is a mix of resin and citrus hops. No malts or yeast. The feel is the best aspect: crisp, clean, ans duper light body.

This is an excellent session IPA. Very similar taste to Alpha King but much different in other areas.

Photo of PassMeAZima
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of double2chin
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of wulfie85
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of devilfluff
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of BierGiek
5/5  rDev +28.2%

As perfect a session IPA as you're likely to find. And for $10 for six pints, you really can't beat the price

Photo of Celtics17
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Good session IPA . It brings the typical taste. Little malt flavor, and big bitterness.

Photo of HopHead84
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%

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Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale) from Pizza Port Solana Beach
87 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.