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Pizza Port Swami’s India Pale Ale

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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 526   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"It’s hard to believe we’ve been slingin’ pizzas for 20 years since March of 1987! That’s about 7300 days or 175,200 happy hours of fun! We’re excited to celebreate by brewing and bottling up a beer to share a special toast! Swami’s IPA is one of our best selling beers. Many have called it the original San Diego IPA. As such, it’s been a big part of Pizza Port Solana Beach since we installed the brewing system in 1992. A bold IPA hopped to the extreme with galena, Centennial and Cascade hops. We also add a healthy dose of dry hops in the serving tank and always serve it unfiltered. Thank you so much to everyone who has been sharing the memories along the unbelievable way...Cheers!"

Formerly 7.4% when brewed at Solana Beach location.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oaklandbeerguy (4) - California, USA - JUL 20, 2016 does not count
Super fruity IPA! Clean,hop bombs, lemon,mango, deliciuos. Bright malt backbone, overall a great west/east coast hybrid IPA

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tselloufc88 (330) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Can from Willibees, Petaluma. Aromas of lemon rind, grapefruit, pine. Taste is very citrusy, strong grapefruit, lemon, pine bitter finish. Tasty and enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
darbeer75 (389) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2016
Aroma: somewhat fruity and hoppy; Appearance: golden straw, clear, with thin white head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: fresh, smooth IPA without overwhelming bitterness; very drinkable; Palate: medium body with long, bitter finish; Overall: pleasant IPA but nothing too special given the explosion of IPAs over the past few years.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (16417) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 27, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2016 Spritzig hopfiger, nass grasig herber Antrunk. Die Hefigkeit steigt, bleibt insgesamt aber trocken. Kurzer Nachhall. 10/9/10/10//10

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
knasputte78 (512) - SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2016
Halvljus och grumlig. Bra drag i beskan och humlen står i topp. Tyvärr lite gammal så humlet är aningen trött vilket påverkar helheten, annars en bra ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RNDave (12) - Fillmore, California, USA - JUN 21, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2016 Decent golden color, fruity notes, typical California IPA. Easy drinking and generally tasty IPA. I’d buy it again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rarbring (2213) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2016
Overall: Sweet, honey, bread, pine, grapefruit.
Note: Can 355 ml at a De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2016-06-18.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
chadski (52) - California, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Beautiful pour with everlasting head retention. Tropical fruit aromas with hoppy bitterness in the flavor and into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adasko (1766) - Poznan, POLAND - JUN 5, 2016
Hoppy, citrusy aroma. A lot of dank, green notes. In taste more citrusy, fresh, crisp and green. Still awesome. Very drinkable, very crisp. Dry and hopy. Awesome west coast IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (3228) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2016
On tap @ Brewdog Gbg. Pale yellow with a small white head. Fruity and flowery tones. Fruit, malt,hops and bitterness. Medium body with a long bitter finish.


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