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El Toronado - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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El Toronado
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 6.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Nugganooch on 05-29-2013)
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Photo of ehammond1
3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

On Tap

Pizza Port Bressi Ranch
Carlsbad, CA

A great, hoppy, somewhat bitter IPA from Pizza Port. Lots of pine and candied grapefruit aromas and flavors. Crisp mouthfeel. Moderate bitterness. Delicious, as to be expected from the brewers at Pizza Port.

ehammond1, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of Nugganooch
3.79/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad – 05/18/13
Standard pint glass

This is listed as an El Dorado Hopped IPA at 7.5% ABV brewed for the Toronado 5th Anniversary Party

A: Light golden straw body with dull copper tones. Appears to have some faint chill haze. Nice frothy paper white finger of stubborn foam head. Fragmented lace leaves behind a modest trellis after each sip.

S: Aromas comprise of candied citrus fruits and evergreens with a touch of spice. Very little malt character presents itself in the nose. Perhaps a faint caramel malt sweetness to it but mostly hops here. Not incredibly potent. Enjoyable none the less.

T: Flavors are laced with a combo of sappy pines and spiced grapefruit. There are some lesser degrees of herbal spice coming through as well. All of which are layered over a very dry and light crackery malt base. Maybe just a whisper of caramels are revealed. There is a nice upper level of puckering bitterness across the palate and alcohol is incredibly well masked. A little one-note if you will but still a nice crisp and hoppy IPA with a resinous finish.

M: Moderately light in body with ample carbonation to provide a nice spritzy texture. Peppering bitterness with an incredibly dry finish and a long lasting resinous linger.

D: Another fine drinking IPA brewed up by Port Carlsbad. Not entirely stand out compared to some of Port’s regular line-up but still refreshingly tasty and nice to experience the fresh El Dorado hops.
Wish I could have made the Toronado Anny party but still glad to have caught this one on tap right at the source.

Nugganooch, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

drewone, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jun 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

tbeq00, Jun 13, 2013
El Toronado from Pizza Port Solana Beach
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.