Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)
Pizza Port Solana Beach

Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #2,762
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
87
Ranked #16,118
Avg:
3.9 | pDev: 9.23%
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
454
From:
Pizza Port Solana Beach
 
California, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  14
Gots
  73
SCORE
87
Very Good
Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)
Notes: Named after the southernmost beach and surf break in Carlsbad, Ponto truly embodies the spirit of the southern California lifestyle. Refreshingly light in body and low in ABV, there is certainly no sacrifice in hop character with this sessionable IPA. With a hefty dose of American and New Zealand hops, this beer is bright and filled with hints of citrus, pine, and tropical fruit. Rumored to be a favorite among the disc-golf community, this beer is the perfect accompaniment to any outdoor activity.
Hops: Crystal, Citra, Rakau, Motueka, Waimea, Southern Cross.
Reviews: 80 | Ratings: 454 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by mhksuccess:
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mhksuccess from California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

Jan 16, 2014
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Dave_Treat from Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Redo

Apr 26, 2016
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Axnjxn from North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Feb 09, 2014
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Didier from New Hampshire

3.06/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Aug 02, 2016
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Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Apr 23, 2016
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jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Mar 14, 2020
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lupercmda from North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Oct 03, 2014
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tclipse from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Jun 08, 2014
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ThePaleRider from California

4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Very light in color. Looks like a pilsner. Nice two finger white head with very large bubbles. Very nice lacing left from the held. Bright yellow beer that doesn't look at all like a IPA.

S - BIG hops right up front. Very piney. Smells bitter with a little bit of mango thrown in. This smells like a huge DIPA.

T - Very resinous pine and sweet malts. Lots of sweetness in the back. Very clean IPA flavor that you would never believe is 4.5%.

M - Very light and a decent amount of carbonation. Leaves a hoppy flavor on the palette.

O - I'm really loving the wave of session IPAs hitting the market. Another great beer from Port Brewing!

Jan 25, 2014
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hbchrisg from California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

Aug 04, 2014
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2GOOFY from California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

May 17, 2014
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CaptainFleeker from Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

Jul 28, 2014
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Ciocanelu from Romania

4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy straw color with white head. Aroma has nice floral and citrusy hop notes with some nice green tea. Taste follows, fresh, citrusy, green ice tea, medium bitterness on the finish. Light body with medium effervescence. Really fresh and easy to drink, a true session IPA.

Sep 24, 2016
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anteater from Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.6%

Jun 09, 2014
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Rizzy17 from Pennsylvania

3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Feb 27, 2017
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cp45 from New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

May 15, 2020
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BGsWo22 from Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

Feb 23, 2014
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JavierGC from Spain

3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mar 29, 2015
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mrn1ceguy from Illinois

3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 09, 2017
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terpinsd from California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Apr 27, 2014
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ilikebeer03 from Texas

4.46/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

excellent for what it is - a session IPA. a ton of mosaic hops. you wouldnt know the difference between this and a 'regular' ipa! really, really good...just wish it was available in houston.

Aug 08, 2015
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saeh from France

4.6/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 02, 2016
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AleManDan from California

3.48/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Had it a while back. I recall the aroma and flavor being good but the mouthfeel just too thin and the hop bill just eh...love this brewery and I’d happily try again for free but this isn’t one I’ve gone for again since that time.

May 05, 2019
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timjg14 from California

4.68/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Mar 04, 2017
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jklecko2 from California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Apr 20, 2014
Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale) from Pizza Port Solana Beach
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 454 ratings