The Pupil
Societe Brewing Co.

The PupilThe Pupil
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Societe Brewing Co.
California, United States
American IPA
Ranked #10
Ranked #557
4.39 | pDev: 7.29%
Nov 19, 2023
May 31, 2012
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Rated: 4.31 by timmy2b from New York

Nov 19, 2023
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
on draft, served in mason jar

clear, bright yellow golden in color, white head. aroma is classic American C hops - citrus, grapefruit, pine, a little dank. clean bitterness. thin to medium bodied. overall a classic "west coast style" IPA
Nov 13, 2023
Rated: 4.28 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Oct 29, 2023
Rated: 4.44 by TheWaySheGoes from Illinois

Oct 28, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by RomanIPAFreak from California

Sep 30, 2023
Rated: 4.22 by tyjohnson55 from California

Sep 20, 2023
Rated: 4.75 by BeerVeer from California

Aug 25, 2023
Rated: 4.31 by peachy-tay from California

Aug 14, 2023
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Reviewed by SDSoch

4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I have been a regular at Societe since it first opened it's doors. The Pupil has been a steady go to beer for most of that time but Societe has had many good beers over that period. This is a year round favorite, not too light, not too heavy. The fact that I can get it at Costco doesn't hurt either! Sitting by the pool enjoying one right now.
Aug 13, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by iftcoach from Germany

Jul 29, 2023
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Reviewed by BigMac59 from Texas

4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A big fluffy white head sinking to just a little foam around the edges of the glass with little lacing. Light gold or straw in color with some haziness. The scent is grass, mango, and citrus. Also, some dankness. The taste is dry with the hops and alcohol there, but very subtle. The taste also subtly follow the nose. The finish goes toward a drying bitterness. The mouthfeel is average with good carbonation.
Overall, a very good IPA that’s on the light side - less resinous than a lot of other West Coast IPAs.
May 28, 2023
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Reviewed by snaotheus from Washington

4.01/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
19.2oz can served in a hotel glass. Can is dated 4/26/23. I think I bought it at one of their locations a couple days ago.

Pours a hazy golden amber with a small, tight head. Smell is resinous pine and hop flowers. Maybe some honeysuckle and/or vaguely floral sweetness.

Taste is also piney and floral, strong resin, well balanced.

Mouthfeel is medium with a little bit of a filminess. Overall, very nice IPA.
May 22, 2023
Rated: 4.38 by shelby415 from Oregon

May 10, 2023
Rated: 4.53 by sweetbrew82 from California

May 08, 2023
Rated: 4.17 by JakerLou from New Hampshire

Apr 24, 2023
Rated: 5 by cravenmoorehead from California

Mar 10, 2023
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Reviewed by ivanbrew

5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I have tried the beer out of the can and it’s definitely world-class clear mild carbonation white head stays for a while flavor of fruit and a nice bitter finish definitely perfect for Ivanbrew1 beer garden!
Jan 29, 2023
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Reviewed by barnzy78 from Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
On tap at JRDN - San Diego, CA
L: crystal clear golden body with a frothy off- white head
S: floral citrus, tropical fruit, faint pine
T: smooth & flavrful: pineapple, lemon-lime, grapefruit, melon, mild pine
F: medium body, ample carbonation, very balanced finish
O: super happy to try this one; one of the most drinkable IPAs I’ve ever had. Even my wife, who very much dislikes IPAs, liked her sip
Dec 13, 2022
Rated: 4.71 by hester7 from Texas

Nov 02, 2022
Rated: 3.98 by wisegreensoul from Idaho

Sep 26, 2022
The Pupil from Societe Brewing Co.
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