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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

397 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 397
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 16
Gots: 37 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into my Spiegelau IPA glass. Forms a thick foamy white head that recedes quite slowly and leaves a lot of lacing on the glass. Golden yellow in color. Smells citrusy, a little sweet, and a little bready from the malts. A lot of orange up front with a little mango and a nice malt backbone to balance it out. I get just a tiny bit of earthiness as well. Not overly bitter. Very easy to drink. Mouthfeel is right where it needs to be. Light and crisp and great to session with. Overall, this is a solid IPA. Nothing outstanding, but considering this is one of the oldest American IPAs out there it still holds its own.

Serving type: can

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16oz can dated 6/2/14 consumed on 6/22/14 while watching World Cup soccer.

A- Can to snifter glass pours a nice clear golden color with great carbonation and a quickly dissipating 2 finger head that leaves beautiful lacing down the glass.

S- Citrus dominant. Unripe grapefruit zest, pine and bitter hops.

T- Bitter hops up front followed by grapefruit pith. Not a sweet citrus but more of an unripe, bitter, drying citrus flavor. Pine resin and orange zest follow.

M- Medium/light mouthfeel with the perfect amount of carbonation. Great drying finish that leaves you wanting another sip.

O- I have a soft spot for this beer as it's the 1st IPA I had about 18 years ago. It blew my mind then and I still enjoy it now. It is not the most complex IPA out there but it still continues to impress and will always have a place in my fridge and at $12/6 pack it's a great bang-for-your-buck IPA.

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Swami's IPA from Pizza Port Solana Beach
91 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.