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Carlsbad Raceway | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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4.05/5
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58 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by HopHead84 on 11-10-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,314
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
58
pDev:
6.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Half pint in pint glass at Pizza Port Carlsbad.

Almost glassy yellow beer with a tight white head. The lacing is impressive as it leaves more a coat than patches.

Re-dankulous hops emanate from the glass in shades of weed, tangerine, Meyer lemon, red grapefruit, pineapple, and cucumber.

I’m going in! I find dank hops that drip with orange oil, grapefruit, pine, and maybe some other resin. There’s an inner sweetness and saltine pale malt flavor, but in the end it’s as dry and rough as your skin on a windy frigid day.

It races across the palate, it’s bubbles as hooves, kicking at your tastebuds. Medium bodied beer that’s rough with carbonation, bitterness, and dryness.

Port has another winning West Coast IPA that packs a vibrant punch. The San Diego area truly is a Mecca of craft beer because places like Port have experience putting beers like this together from top to bottom.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Type: Draft
Glass: 16-oz. pint glass
From: Alpine Beer Company Pub in Alpine, Calif.
Price: $6
Purchased: July 26, 2015
Consumed: July 26, 2015
Misc.: N/A

Poured a honey, pale, clear color with two fingers of off white, frothy head. Very good layered foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Very good retention. (Sight - 4.25)

Good smelling of nectarine, tangerine, Citra, tropical blossom, peach juice, caramel and Mosaic. (Smell - 4.25)

Taste wasn’t as good as the nose, but good. Got nectarine, bitter orange rind, caramel, gritty mango, tropical pulp, peach, Citra and I think Amarillo. (Taste - 3.75)

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter finish. (Feel - 3.75)

This was a very good IPA. I changed a few of my ratings around a bit, but I’m happy with this final version. (Overall - 4.00)

3.95 | 89 | B+

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Carlsbad Raceway from Pizza Port Solana Beach
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 58 ratings
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