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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

730 Ratings
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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 51
Gots: 116 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: xlperro on 08-22-2002

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 730 | Reviews: 117 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Mrchato
3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Docrock
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMScowcroft
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of boudeysbigbrew
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChaseTheAce
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hootie159
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1Sundown2C
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jooler
5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Initial taste is very hoppy and great. You can actually taste all the hops. Not too malty and very hoppy. Not as hoppy as lagunitas Maximus ipa but it's alittle better but still not as good as lagunitas hop stoopid. It's like a better sculpin.

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mschantz
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HopChef44
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DefenCorps
4.32/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Can from Whole Foods. Canned 04 Dec.

A clear light orange with a thin, off white head with decent retention and lacing, this looks decent. The nose is solid. Bright lemon peel and pine, clean, snappy, oily and hoppy, wonderfully piney and nicely floral. The palate opens bright and pungent with orange peel, pine and a moderate bitterness. Resiny on the mid palate with pleasing stickiness, this beer is light in body, has minimal malt character and is great on the palate. Drying and bitter on the finish with lingering hop oils, point resin and pungent citrus, this beer is excellent. Highly recommended. Exceptionally clean.

Photo of humuloner22
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice beer. I received this one from a trade.

Appearance: Hazy light golden color. Decent head retention.

Aroma: Resinous hop forward aroma. Some malts but not overly hop driven.

Taste: Resinous, balanced beer really though. Kind of earthy but not overly so. Its not a very fruity IPA more piney earthy dankness. Hits the front of the tongue smooth but as it crosses the back palate it leaves an assertive hop resinous bitter component.

Overall: Not a bad beer, I have had better, but this is a solid West Coast IPA. I do like how they put these in 16 oz cans. Respect the tall boy!

Photo of chefbigjon
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moheban
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaximus
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HumanParaquat
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of paulytasker
4.47/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stillyman11
3.54/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SteveB24
3.79/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebrood1987
5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Huge tropical pungent hops so pungent I'm getting hints of that garlic/onion smell but in the best way possible. Very crisp and huge fruity notes from the hops and ending with that intense pine and pungent taste that I was getting on the smell. There is some sweetness in there but its all about the hops in this one. Honestly this is my favorite IPA.

Photo of Jewefc2
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of apf
4.74/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Swami's IPA from Pizza Port Solana Beach
91 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.