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

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397 Ratings
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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 Didier
3.06/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of tjmiller718
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rodosman
3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bjlynch83
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tomb_ride
3.58/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rudzud
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shared with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear golden hue with a thin white head that fades to leave light wisps.

S - Aromas of malts, nice grapefruit citrus, light dank hops. Pleasant.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, nice citrus levels, good grapefruit peel. Good light bitterness, really refreshing.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, bright, clean.

O - Overall this was a solid ipa, really nice light bitterness with good light malt. Quite pleasant.

Serving Type: can

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Photo of jlindros
4.17/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to rudzud

Big foamy fizzy head fades at a med pace, decent lacing, semi hazy lemonade yellow color.

Nose musty hops, little tropical fruit citrus, musty earthy dank, floral grassy, citrusy rind.

Taste brings tropical dank hops, little passion fruit papaya, touch of pineapple pine sap like spicy hop, nice musty grassy almost herbal, touch malt background. Dry fair bitter finish, lingering mild musty dank citrus fruit hops.

Mouth is med bod, decent but lighter carb.

Overall pretty nice, not great but a nice big hop flavor for light sessionable beer.

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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 Yermomsfavorite
3.73/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mendvicdog
3.73/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Redo

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Photo of Dizzy242
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
3.73/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First of all, love the 16 oz x 6 pack format. ALL session beers should be as such! Nice clear, clean yellow beer, smooth feel with great tropical aromas and flavors. An outstanding session. Cheers!

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tried the Ponto at Old Town Pizza in Roseville, CA. It poured a slightly hazy yellow with white head and left a lace. The scent and taste were bolstered by a grapefruit citrus base. The finish was clean. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with nice carbonation. Overall it was a solid session ipa.

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Photo of GatorCoop
3.44/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of elNopalero
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This pours a clear golden straw. There's a light mango and melon aroma. It's mildly hoppy with the mango notes and a clean finish. Not much malt to distract from the hops. As a pale ale it fails but as a session IPA it works just fine.

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Photo of RyanK252
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours slightly hazy golden straw with a frothy off white head that settles to a light layer and leaves some nice lacing.

S: Pine, bright citrus, subtle dank herbal notes, and a little light malt.

T: Resinous pine, citrus, lemon, lime, grapefruit zest, faint tropical notes, light earthy herbal notes, and a little light malt.

M: Light to medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Would make a great beach beer. The packed a ton of hop flavor into a session IPA.

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Photo of Brown120
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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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