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Tarantulas 2.1 - Pizza Port Solana Beach

Tarantulas 2.1
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.24%

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Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 03-22-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5


On tap at Pizza Port Ocean Beach. This is a slightly stronger version of Tarantulas 2.0. Tulip.

A: Dark brown bordering on black with a finger of beige foam.

S: Dank pine resin and aromatic earth accompany pronounced floral notes. Perfumy citrus is redolent of orange, tangerine, and grapefruit, with a matching level of rind. Malt reminds me of cracker and biscuit. Smells great.

T: Bitter grapefruit rind with light orange and grapefruit flesh notes. There's a firm pine resin presence. The beer is very dry with a moderate bitterness. Malt imparts light bready notes with some cracker. There's an alcohol bite in the finish with an increased level of dry bitterness.

M: Medium body with matching carbonation. Mouthfeel is dry and sticky.

Overall: A pretty good IPA. Very nice aroma but the alcohol flavor in the late palate is pretty strong for 7.5%, and combined with a little astringency it makes for a strange finish. I prefer Tarantulas 2.0.

Serving type: on-tap

03-22-2012 21:08:47 | More by HopHead84
Tarantulas 2.1 from Pizza Port Solana Beach
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.