Nightstalker IPA | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Pizza Port Solana Beach
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Deuane on 09-01-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Photo of magictrokini
3.72/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours clear gold with a short white head. Herbal, grassy hops with a bit of metal. Spicy, peppery and resin hop flavors with some biscuit maltiness. More earthy, bitter, and resiny than the sweeter citrus variety. Nice change of pace for a Pizza Port IPA.

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Photo of HopHead84
4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark gold with a medium head, decent retention, and decent lacing. grapefruit aroma is dominant. I could just have well cut open a fresh grapefruit and stuck my nose in it. Smells earthy and piny with a minimal sugary malt aroma. The flavor is commanded by hop bitterness. It tastes of grapefruit and has the smallest malt backbone with some yeastiness. The beer is a very bitter and at the highest end of the alcohol spectrum the alcohol is present. There's a nice long bitter finish that leaves me licking my lips in anticipation of the next sip. The carbonation is great.

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Photo of Deuane
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Slighty hazy golden hued amber with a thin off-white head that left spotty lacing.

S-Sweet caramel malt in the forefront with a kick of citrus and pine hops in the back.

T-Foward on the malt with this one. Sweet caramel followed with a backing citrus/pine hop kick. This is much like Cat's Away but in reverse...malt first then hops here, as opposed to HOPS then malt.

M-Medium body and slightly sticky. Nice smoothness though.

D-A good brew for sure....most places would kill to have an IPA this good....but not for me here in SO CAL. I am all for the hops first so this one will have to take a back seat to the hop monsters of the world!

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Nightstalker IPA from Pizza Port Solana Beach
3.92 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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