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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

188 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: acurtis on 10-27-2013)
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.41/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: can

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

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: can

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10%

05-23-2014 23:31:12 | More by dfhhead25
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raulazzer

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-23-2014 18:17:05 | More by raulazzer
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-22-2014 21:54:50 | More by DaveHack
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FrogOut69

California

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-22-2014 03:10:39 | More by FrogOut69
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hpthebull

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-21-2014 01:08:55 | More by hpthebull
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A beer I've hoped to try for a long time. Many thanks to iguenard for including it in my Canbif box!

Pours a very pale yellow colour that become hazy with sediment at the end of the can. Has an impressive large-bubbled white head with better retention than expected. Beautiful hop-forward aroma of juicy tropical fruits disappears quickly and I'm regretting not drinking this from the can, as it has totally disappeared from my glass?

Tons of flavour despite low ABV, a truly ideal Sunday afternoon beer. Although I can't distinguish the specific hop varietals I get mango, pink grapefruit & tangerine with a refreshing & lingering bitterness in the finish. Really nicely done.

Although I understand some of the controversy over the "session" style, this is certainly a beer I could enjoy over multiple pints.

Serving type: can

05-19-2014 21:16:33 | More by hopsolutely
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-18-2014 05:44:58 | More by mhaugo
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-17-2014 17:52:14 | More by craftbeerasian
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-17-2014 03:46:51 | More by 2GOOFY
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.23/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can from trade dated 2/18/14 poured 5/16/14. Thanks Stefan! Pours light yellow, totally clear with a big fluffy white head. Nice aroma of grass, citrus, vegetal hops, and light sweet malt backing. Surprised at the amount of hop aroma despite the 3 months in this one. Flavor is very floral, nice pine bitter bite, sweet citrus fruits, pineapple, and some malt sweetness in the backdrop. Really nice! Mouthfeel is surprisingly full with low to medium carbonation. Serious flavor for a session IPA. Recommended for sure.

Serving type: can

05-17-2014 00:42:57 | More by BMMillsy
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

05-12-2014 02:21:59 | More by AngusOg
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cyrushire

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-09-2014 23:40:43 | More by cyrushire
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Mike

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-09-2014 01:08:54 | More by Mike
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Devi0us

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-07-2014 21:02:59 | More by Devi0us
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-05-2014 03:36:58 | More by DerekMorgan
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Boston_Steve

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

05-04-2014 17:24:02 | More by Boston_Steve
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trubeernick

California

3/5  rDev -22.9%

05-04-2014 02:36:14 | More by trubeernick
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-03-2014 05:04:00 | More by MarkyMOD
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-02-2014 22:06:20 | More by Marco_Gtz
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Bazyx

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-28-2014 21:35:26 | More by Bazyx
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-28-2014 00:40:28 | More by pathman
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terpinsd

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-27-2014 17:39:05 | More by terpinsd
Ponto Session IPA from Pizza Port Solana Beach
87 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.