Pizza Port Pants Optional Strong Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Centennial, Citra, and Chinook

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (20000) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2012
Draft @ Pizza Port Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity hoppy peachy piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter peachy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter peachy piney finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7972) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 29, 2012
Draught at Carlsbad. Dark blond with a fine, low, head. Big hop nose, grassy, herbal, grapefruit. Nice grapefruit and fruit salad flavor, lightish honey malts. A bit too spritzy. Nice enough finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8697) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2012
draft at PP Carlsbad. lightly hazed gold body with a fine bubbled white head. direct c-note American hops dominate the nose: grassy, dank, wet, bright, citrus-heavy with touches of melon. moderately creamy carbonation with high bitterness and high hop acids wash and prick the tongue. medium body, lightly chewy. zesty and bright acids abound. well-made and served fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is crisp hoppy, peachy and light grapefruity. Smooth fruity and lingering hoppy into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Tap @ PP Carlsbad. Bright golden pour with a frothy white head. Aroma is clean, balanced hops with pine and perhaps some citrus followed by a bready malt backbone. Taste is bright hops with tropical notes, pine, and a really nice doughy malt backbone. Alpine-esque in some ways. Mouthfeel is a bit heavy but it’s a great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12363) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, and herbs. Flavor of grapefruit, pineapple, dough, pine, florals, and grain.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (9410) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Tap at PPC. Clear yellow. Massive webby lacing. Nose is rich mango, cantaloupe. Taste is mega rich mango pith. Finish is oily and clean. Delicious. A great showcase probably of NZ hop varietals. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2965) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2012
Draught at Pizza Port Carlsbad. Almost clear golden liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of mango, passionfruit, grass, citrus, honey, perfume and blackberries. Taste is dry and medium bitter with notes of grass, weed and tropical fruit. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel. Really nice and drinkable. Great with their pizza.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (13757) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Pours a clear golden color with a white head and good lacing. Citrus peel, grass, and pine hops with a light floral character. Some bready malt, but note much in the way of sweetness. The pine is quite strong on the palate and gives the beer a pronounced bitterness. Bready malt, but again, not much sweetness. A bit of floral and citrus peel hop flavor to it as well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jredmond (6515) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Draft with Linh at pizza port Carlsbad. Pours a clear amber body with sure lacing. Aroma is fresh citrus hope, grapefruit, and pine. Mouthfeel is aggressive pine hop, which tends to dominate with subtle notes of citrus, bitter grapefruit skin and hop resin.

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