Swami's IPA | Pizza Port Solana Beach

Swami's IPASwami's IPA
BA SCORE
91.2%
Liked This Beer
4.1 w/ 1,211 ratings
Swami's IPASwami's IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Zombie Swami's IPA

Added by xlperro on 08-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,048
Reviews:
205
Ratings:
1,211
Liked:
1,104
Avg:
4.1/5
pDev:
8.54%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
265
Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,211 |  Reviews: 205
Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of khilt360
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.34/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours slightly hazy gold with good head and lacing. Smells of hops, citrus, floral. Tastes like the nose, full hops, crisp citrus, nice sweet floral tones, and light dryness on the backside. This is a fantastic IPA, very smooth and refreshing and oh so good in the hot AZ sun, a great one for sure.

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Photo of RyanTheLion13
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of sebert3030
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mattknueven
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of andrewh995
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy gold with a nice white head. Smells of hops, alcohol, malt, and some light citrus. Taste is of slightly bitter hops, alcohol, orange zest, and sweetish malt. Medium in body and carbonation. Overall a pretty good IPA.

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Photo of G_Shoe
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IDABEERGUY
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ADTaber
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Houser
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StArnoldFan
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbauer
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MFMB
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a semi hazy light copper to golden straw yellow. Huge bright white fluffy head. Nose is earthy. Grasses, malt and floral. Taste follows nose but you do pick up a bit of light citrus on top of the earthy flavors. Sizable malt presence but it works perfectly as a backdrop with the earthy, grassy, floral hoppyness. Very dry to finish. A great IPA

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Photo of CMC73
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnyboy76
3.19/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dipso123
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of John_M
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Belmont Station the other day. This is actually an IPA I've been wanting to same for some time.

The beer pours a light, coppery amber color with good head retention and considerable lacing. On the nose, this is all West Coast IPA, as I pick up consider dry citrus, light onion, a hint of graham cracker and a hint of tropical fruit. The flavor profile replicates the nose pretty closely in this well balanced, easy to appreciate IPA. The finish is quite dry with good bitterness, and alcohol is very well integrated into the flavor profile. This is a very easy to enjoy and appreciate IPA from Port Brewing.

Very nice IPA.

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Photo of TwoBrosBrew
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dsa7783
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Pub 365 in Las Vegas. Pours a golden effervescent hue with moderate frothing. Pungent aroma replete with hints of citrus and grapefruit. Similar overall flavor profile.

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Photo of JohnnyHopps
3.67/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - The beer was golden with a white head on top.

Smell - The nose was loght and grassy, almost like a session IPA.

Taste - The initial impression is straight bitterness. The assetive hop profile is resiny with some grass in the aftertaste. It seems as though this were aged on onions. Characteristics I might use to descibe it include crisp and bitter. That bitterness lingers.

Mouthfeel - The carbonation hits the style spot-on.

Overall - I don't get much beyond bitterness here.

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Photo of Jubes07
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OnePuttBlunder
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SawDog505
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 13 oz Weyerbacher tulip glass canned on 4/10/17. Pours a very clear and bright yellow, with a massive 2 finger sticky white head that leaves a thick wall of lace.

Smell is lemon, apricot, honey dew, biscuit, and grapefruit rind.

Taste follows nicely apricot, lemon, mellon, biscuit, and grapefruit.

Mouthfeel is medium, lots of prickly carbonation, maybe a little dry, and excellent drinkability.

Overall this is a very tasty and easy drinking IPA, that on a hot day wouldn't last long. Thanks @Lingenbrau for this can.

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Photo of sunsjammer
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

canned 3-8-17

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Swami's IPA from Pizza Port Solana Beach
Beer rating: 91.2% out of 100 with 1,211 ratings
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