Hop 15 | Port Brewing

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1,862 Ratings
Hop 15Hop 15
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
First brewed in 2002 to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Pizza Port in Solana Beach, Hop 15 was imagined and designed by Tomme Arthur and Jeff Bagby. It was to be a celebration of 15 years of "Good Beer Brings Good Cheer." So there are 15 different hop varieties that are added to the beer every 15 minutes.

Added by comat0se on 02-09-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,862
Reviews:
808
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.07%
 
 
Wants:
187
Gots:
208
For Trade:
3
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of deniserat
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Simply_Babs
2.35/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This was far more bitter than expected, and not in a way we enjoyed. We found it canned. Maybe bottled it is better.

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4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 22oz into Snifter. No date.

L: Hop cloudy tawny with a nice finger and a half of off-white head that sticks around for a while. Stellar delicate lacing.

S: Lots of hops here, citrus and pine with leafy backnotes.

T: Again lots of hops in bitterness and flavor with the same notes as the aroma. Hint of alcohol on the backside.

F: Smooth and creamy, medium body, low carbonation, dry finish.

O: A very good beer and a solid DIPA.

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4.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of monkist
4.99/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.61/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billbeers
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.66/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blackop555
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy orange with a long lasting large of white head. Lots of lacing.

Smells of pine and citrus with some sweet breadiness. Not a very strong aroma considering its an ipa.

Malty citrus with slight alcohol warmth fading to a more pine flavor with slight sweetness. Finishes slightly dry and piney. Medium heavy body with moderate carbonation

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4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 98green
3.65/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap. 15 hops are fun for sure, but the malt bomb that gets this one to 10% is my issue. Not bad at all just a malt forward double. I like the hop forward angle a bit more

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.98/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jsalz21
4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Hop 15 from Port Brewing
4.17 out of 5 based on 1,862 ratings.
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