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Surf Check Alley - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Surf Check Alley
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 7.37%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 02-22-2013)
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Photo of terpinsd


4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-27-2014 17:39:54 | More by terpinsd
Photo of evanforbeer


4.11/5  rDev +1%

On tap in OB

Smell: hops citrus and tangerine
Taste: big lush hops- sweet and bitey tangerine/manderins, pineapple, grapefruit, malt in there and a touch of honey. Tangerine bitterness lingers
Feel: pretty standard for a double IPA. Very drinkable
Really enjoyed this, solid DIPA

03-11-2013 22:24:18 | More by evanforbeer
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

02-22-2014 06:48:02 | More by SocalKicks
Photo of HopHead84


3.48/5  rDev -14.5%


On tap at Pizza Port Ocean Beach. Tulip.

A: Burnished yellow gold with an inch of white froth filling out the top of the glass. Clarity is good, as is head retention. Sheets of lacing cling to the glass as the head slowly recedes.

S: Mellon, tangerine, orange, and a little pine. Malt provides balance in the aroma, redolent of bread and caramel. Kind of muted.

T: Expressive orange and grapefruit with a firm malt base that lends a little sweet caramel and bread. The citrus is juicy and resinous pine is pervasive. Bitterness is at a moderate level. It's very smooth with no harshness. Alcohol becomes more pronounced in the finish as the beer warms. Citrus rind bitterness and alcohol linger.

M: Medium body with upper medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth and sticky.

Overall: Not as expressive as I'd hoped. Also a bit heavy and boozy. Leans more toward the American Barleywine end of the spectrum. This wasn't what I was looking for but it's pretty good.

02-22-2013 22:25:16 | More by HopHead84
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-19-2013 01:25:09 | More by cletusdog
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-27-2013 19:34:33 | More by MickeyMonk
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-08-2013 21:24:21 | More by smithj4
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

02-27-2013 05:40:49 | More by LegalBrew87
Surf Check Alley from Pizza Port Solana Beach
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