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Ponto Session IPA - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Ponto Session IPAPonto Session IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

209 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: acurtis on 10-27-2013)
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Ratings: 209 | Reviews: 29 | Display Reviews Only:
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-23-2014 11:36:53 | More by tectactoe
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g_jenkins

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-22-2014 05:53:14 | More by g_jenkins
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-21-2014 20:38:50 | More by beernads
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The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-20-2014 16:31:41 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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Gobzilla

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-20-2014 01:08:40 | More by Gobzilla
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CCStix

California

4.74/5  rDev +22.5%

This beer pours an extremely light blonde color, slight chill haze. The head is 4 fingers thick with decent lacing. The smell is of tropical fruit and hops, a very good nose. The taste is perfect for the style. It's a nice balance between resinous pineapple and mango hops and a very delicate and crisp malt back bone. the mouth feel is reminiscent of a typical light beer but the hop factor is of a West Coast IPA. I grew up surfing Ponto and bought this beer as a party favor for my groomsman's gift bags (I am getting married at Ponto beach next Year). Little did I know this beer would be amazing! For the style it's the best I've tried. Overall great hop profile, crisp clean malt and a low ABV. I highly recommend this brew.

06-17-2014 04:07:12 | More by CCStix
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JerseyHopHead

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-16-2014 04:08:31 | More by JerseyHopHead
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david131

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-13-2014 23:30:53 | More by david131
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IpeeA

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

06-13-2014 02:39:05 | More by IpeeA
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vidisad

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-11-2014 19:08:04 | More by vidisad
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sunshinethewolf

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-10-2014 23:04:05 | More by sunshinethewolf
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-10-2014 21:20:32 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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HopAttack3

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-10-2014 00:20:59 | More by HopAttack3
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Quinnspub1

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-09-2014 18:17:24 | More by Quinnspub1
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anteater

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-09-2014 17:06:34 | More by anteater
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LegalBrew87

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-08-2014 21:06:02 | More by LegalBrew87
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Evan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-08-2014 20:50:44 | More by Evan
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tclipse

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-08-2014 15:51:29 | More by tclipse
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-07-2014 23:57:09 | More by Phil_H
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ronn

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-06-2014 04:32:55 | More by ronn
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ZAP

Minnesota

4.39/5  rDev +13.4%

A-Bright yellow almost glowing in color....frothy white head..

S-Aroma bursts from the can as you open it and pour it...a lot going on here...bright citrus (pink grapefruit), and pine are prevalent on the aroma....very aromatic

T-Loaded with hop flavor as well...bright citrus again with the pink grapefruit while also adding in some peach, as well as some tropical fruit sweetness...light grainy malt backing.

M-There's no way around it. The body seems too thin for this much flavor. I guess that is how it turns out with the lower ABV but in comparison to Founders All Day IPA this is much thinner feeling.

O-I'm very impressed with the aromatics and flavors this beer consists of. Really bursting with hop goodness and finishes with a clean, dry touch. An excellent session IPA.

06-03-2014 04:38:37 | More by ZAP
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.41/5  rDev -11.9%

A- Very pale and clean hay straw color. 2-3 Finger white head that has decent staying power.

S- Nice hoppy punch to if for the size. Grapefruit. Clean and enticing.

T- Big hop character again with a touch of spice undertones.

M- Light, dry, and extremely quaffable. Spot on for the style.

O- A good effort. Not my favorite style, but this one fits the bill well and has solid hop notes.

06-02-2014 02:21:12 | More by Bosoxfan20
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured into imperial pint glass. Pale straw color with a tinge of cloudiness. White head forms and leaves heavy lacing. The nose is similar to Swami... notes of bread, grass, fruity hops, and lemon rind. Taste is mild in terms of bitterness, plenty of pale malt character comes through, lemony fruit qualities coming through with a clean finish. Very refreshing. Mouthfeel is light and well carbonated. Overall, this certainly fits the bill for a "Session IPA". I still don't quite get the obsession with this style as it seems that every brewery has recently released one, but this is definitely tasty.

05-26-2014 21:34:39 | More by homebrew311
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Rick778

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-25-2014 04:10:57 | More by Rick778
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-23-2014 23:31:12 | More by dfhhead25
Ponto Session IPA from Pizza Port Solana Beach
87 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.