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5th Anniversary Double IPA - Port Brewing

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5th Anniversary Double IPA5th Anniversary Double IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

149 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 05-14-2011)
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Koufax21

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3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Picked this one up across the border... CO that is. Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a tulip glass. It pours a hazy tangerine orange color with a whole bunch of off white head. This one smells massive. Big citrus, pine, yadda, yadda, yadda... It's a big west coast double IPA. The taste confirms my questionable purchase of this one. Hops have faded, I hope. It tastes really similar to a barleywine. Kinda weird I guess. Lots of alcohol on this one. Very carbonated and medium body. I hope I can get my hands on this years fresh batch.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2012 23:56:34 | More by Koufax21
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5th Anniversary Double IPA from Port Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.