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Swami's IPA - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Swami's IPASwami's IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

408 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 408
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 18
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-22-2002)
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Ratings: 408 | Reviews: 87 | Display Reviews Only:
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-02-2014 01:31:52 | More by thebigredone
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

5/5  rDev +22.9%

04-02-2014 00:59:23 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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HopTopher2014

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-01-2014 22:40:37 | More by HopTopher2014
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Joecaddie

Delaware

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-30-2014 01:11:04 | More by Joecaddie
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-30-2014 00:18:36 | More by ystazi
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pkalix

California

4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

ugly yellow piss beer color, like a miller lite or something. very little carbonation. canned 5 days ago....
smell is much better than a miller lite, though. juicy grapefruit and large hops.
taste is nice juicy hops too! mildly sweet, mild bitterness. easy to drink. kind of lemon-y, but definite grapefruit. easy to session too, I think.

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 23:27:37 | More by pkalix
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-29-2014 05:47:53 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-29-2014 02:12:44 | More by KCBeerNerd
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured can dated 3/4/14 into New Belgium globe

A-Golden and pale, slight haze. Huge foamy and frothy head that lingers for a long time. Very good lacing.

S-Minor citrus, almost like bitter orange peel. Slight pine, grapefruit and caramel sweetness.

T-Grapefruit seems to be most prevalent with some pine. Balance beer, crisp and easy to drink.

M-Medium body and chewy, crisp and has a nice dryness of it. Nice carbonation!

O-Very nice IPA have been waiting to try well worth the wait! Got to get my hands on some more.

Serving type: can

03-28-2014 02:51:11 | More by reebtaerG
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jvillefan

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-28-2014 02:12:55 | More by jvillefan
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Nightrain87

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-26-2014 18:23:59 | More by Nightrain87
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Gobzilla

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-25-2014 01:07:07 | More by Gobzilla
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

03-24-2014 12:34:17 | More by ldhughes3
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-23-2014 19:44:38 | More by dbrelsfo
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DRBiser

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-21-2014 19:10:04 | More by DRBiser
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heystevec

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-21-2014 19:09:32 | More by heystevec
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pmoney

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

03-21-2014 16:30:09 | More by pmoney
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

03-21-2014 03:54:59 | More by bumchilly25
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SpartyJoe

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-20-2014 23:51:49 | More by SpartyJoe
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Skunkdrool

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-20-2014 23:06:04 | More by Skunkdrool
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pdmoore714

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-19-2014 03:00:31 | More by pdmoore714
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16oz can from j47paco (thanks!). Canned 1/27/14. Served in my Phish snifter.

Pours bright golden amber with almost three full fingers of pillowy white head. Slightly turbid but appealing nonetheless. Retains a fairly thick cap of froth and laces quite well.

Bright, citrusy hop nose full of orange peel, grapefruit, lemon zest, mild pine and vague cracker.

Taste follows the nose with sharp bittersweet grapefruit, mandarin, lemon zest, pine, cracker, peppery spice and just a slight hint of alcohol. A nice hoppy treat that goes down easy.

Light-to-medium feel with sparkling carbonation. Lingering finish with bitter citrus zest and pine sap.

An all around solid IPA that hits well above average in all aspects. It was awesome to get a couple of these. This is certainly worth a shot if you come across it.

Serving type: can

03-18-2014 22:12:22 | More by ThickNStout
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cornejo

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-18-2014 01:31:09 | More by cornejo
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vonnegut21

New York

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

03-18-2014 00:58:23 | More by vonnegut21
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NCalement

North Carolina

4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Can shared in some Brewvival tasters.

A- Yellow pour with a fast white head that fades quickly. Lacing is thin.

S- citrus, pine and lemon. Some grapefruit and honey.

T- Follows the nose. Very fresh and crisp.

M- Perfect. Crisp and finishes very clean. Not much sign of ABV could drink all day.

O- What a great extra to receive. Very clean and the hops shine nicely.

Serving type: can

03-17-2014 15:55:13 | More by NCalement
Swami's IPA from Pizza Port Solana Beach
91 out of 100 based on 408 ratings.