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

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Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach
California, United States
pizzaport.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by acurtis on 10-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
397
Reviews:
59
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
9.6%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
65
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 397 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of BierGiek
5/5  rDev +26.3%

As perfect a session IPA as you're likely to find. And for $10 for six pints, you really can't beat the price

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Photo of josanguapo
5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

From 32GP. In Teku glass. Pkaying The Cave. 8 months after canning and amazing aroma and taste full of citrics. All packaged in a low abv brew. Must be astonishing fresh.

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Photo of jaramilr
4.84/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Sasquatch_B_Foot
4.78/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a great easy drinking brew

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Photo of jscheuf
4.77/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Best session IPA hands down!

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Photo of FrogOut69
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of jooler
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

nice crisp hoppy flavor that goes down smooth

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Photo of CCStix
4.7/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer pours an extremely light blonde color, slight chill haze. The head is 4 fingers thick with decent lacing. The smell is of tropical fruit and hops, a very good nose. The taste is perfect for the style. It's a nice balance between resinous pineapple and mango hops and a very delicate and crisp malt back bone. the mouth feel is reminiscent of a typical light beer but the hop factor is of a West Coast IPA. I grew up surfing Ponto and bought this beer as a party favor for my groomsman's gift bags (I am getting married at Ponto beach next Year). Little did I know this beer would be amazing! For the style it's the best I've tried. Overall great hop profile, crisp clean malt and a low ABV. I highly recommend this brew.

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Photo of timjg14
4.68/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jeysun23
4.68/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of saeh
4.6/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoshuaMason
4.56/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Vintage:2014
Appearance: Transparent gold/straw; Fluffy, white, fast-dissipating head; good lace.
Smell: Lemon; Tangerine; Grassy herbal; Grapefruit; Pine
Taste: Fresh; Grapefruit; Pine; Herbal finish
Mouth-feel: Med/Low Carb; Light body; almost watery thin;
Overall: Great SIPA. True to style. The body is lacking, but that’s to be expected given the style. Wonderful hop character and complexity.

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Photo of brentk56
4.55/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a clear goldenstraw with a very impressive three-fingers of soap bubble foam with nice clingy lacing

Smell: Mango, passion fruit and ruby red grapefruit

Taste: It is pretty hard to find any malt flavor here as the mango, passion fruit and grapefruit flavors take over from the outset; subtle hints of strawberry and a smidge of onion on the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: This is the session IPA I have been looking for - just wish it were available here in North Carolina

Thanks, mabermud, for the chance to revisit

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Photo of rob99er
4.55/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of the best session IPAs I've had. Citrus,piney, and very refreshing.

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Photo of jdaddy
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Having had quite a few session ipas, this is by far the best.

A) its in 16 oz Tallboys.IMO every session beer should be in cans.
B) its just simply delicious, blowing away easy jack, all day, go to, etc. This is sincerely a solid beer

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Photo of double2chin
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of BeerBodisafa
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of wulfie85
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of AngusOg
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of GeoChase90
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Rjhami
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of mroberts1204
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of eulerthegrape
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Ponto S.I.P.A. (Sessionable India Pale Ale) from Pizza Port Solana Beach
3.96 out of 5 based on 397 ratings.
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