SPA (Summer Pale Ale) | Port Brewing

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SPA (Summer Pale Ale)SPA (Summer Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port Brewing
California, United States
portbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by SuperbikeShaun on 06-09-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
131
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
7.32%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
16
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 131
Reviews by RonfromJersey:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

This is a solid drinkable beer. Cleaningo ut the shelves of the summer beers to make room for the big boys of winter. Certainly worth the try.

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4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of hoppyhour
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first review here;
Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass, creamy head, dissipates quickly.
Golden orange color with very subtle nose of fruit and strangely enough, a slight hint of ammonia.
Not what I was expecting in terms of hoppiness, this has plenty of hops for even the most discerning hop head and is far from your typical pale ale.
Piney front taste with a slight popcorny finish. Very easy to drink and does exactly what its designed for, a simple easy to drink summertime ale. At 6.0 abv this is very sessionable for me and is very inexpensive at my local bodega at $3.99
Another fine brew from Port.

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of KTCamm
3.89/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

6/13...modestly bright orange with a light white foam lid. Summary citrus malt nose. Sharp pine bitter to open, lemon rind flavors. Heavy bitter close. Light citrus bite followed by a firm bitter close. Tasty. Another win for PB.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.53/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours slightly golden amber with a big frothy off white head that hangs around and leaves plenty of thick lacing.

S: Dank herbal notes, citrus, orange & a little grapefruit, tropical fruit, pineapple, maybe a little passion fruit, and light caramel malt sweetness.

T: Bright citrus, lemon, tangerine, and a hint of grapefruit, some herbal notes, pine, a little tropical fruit, maybe a little spice, backed with a little light crackery malt with just a touch of sweetness.

M: A bit towards the lighter end of medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Pretty darn nice pale ale. Just what the doctor ordered today.

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

Photo of ShanePB
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle. Clear orange body with a frothy white head. Nice lacing and retention. Aromas of fresh hops, pine, grapefruit, a bit dank. Flavor is crisp and hoppy, biscuit, lightly bitter. Refreshing and very easy drinking.

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3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.65/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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SPA (Summer Pale Ale) from Port Brewing
3.96 out of 5 based on 131 ratings.
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