Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 481   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
"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.

thegreat78's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thegreat78 (42) - San Marcos, California, USA - JAN 9, 2008
A nice copper coloured ale with a small white head. Very grapefruit citrus aroma and some pine notes. Very bitter initially but expected in an IPA nice crisp finish Great brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarioAdictipa (41) - SPAIN - NOV 19, 2015
Una ipa americana en llaune brutal, nomes veure el seu format dibuixos a la llaune entren unes ganes bestial de tastar-la. Perfecte per l’estiuet, suau , amb bons aromes a llupol fresc I afruitadet, passa que dona gust, sort el que seu format son 0,5 litres I dona temps a degustar-la bé. No se si el seu format, el seu estil american amb ganes o el que pero una cervesa que em vaa deixar bocabat I espero tornar a veure una llauna o ampolla seva per tornar a deleitarme...jjeje...aquets americans...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ekstedt (6162) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2015
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. Clear golden, medium white head. Intense tropical fruit hop aroma, some piney and perfumy notes. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyit (3671) - Vadum, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2015
Clear amber of color with an off white head. An aroma of citrus, caramel, pineapple and appels. A flavor of hops, citrus, caramel and fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (2635) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
Draught @ Man in th moon. Über fruity IPA with notes of pineapple and passion fruit. A bit too sweet for my liking.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savage_Night (244) - California, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Pours clear yellow with a orange hue and a medium White head. Head retention is good. AROMA: pineapple, coriander, crisp malt, citrus, lime zest, dank fruit, floral hops, herbs, spices, tropical fruit, grass bitterness and pine bitterness. TASTE: crisp malt, hop spice, coriander, pineapple, citrus, lime zest, tropical fruit, spices, grass bitterness, pine bitterness and spruce. AFTER TASTE: lime zest, hop spice, coriander and malty with an oily spiced finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (1139) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2015
Shared 30cl on tap at Beertemple, Amsterdam. Body is hazy yellow orange, head is big, off-white, rocky, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is citric, flavor is grapefruit, honey, spices, grass. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Finish is long lasting hoppy medium to heavy bitter. Medium body, slick texture, soft carbonation. Easy, refreshing, simple, great IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5971) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2015
Tap @ van Moll during Pizza Port tap take over, medium sample. Clear golden color, short head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, bit pine, some cookie malt. Medium bitterness, lots of tropical fruit which makes it a bit sweet almost. Lovely fruity bitterness. Good balance. Lovely beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MacBoost (1605) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Hazed light gold pour. White head. Aroma of lemons and citrus fruit. Taste is bitter and semi dry. Flavor of tropical fruit and resinous hops. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosbouw (2230) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
Geel oranje kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt fruitig, bitter, citrus, orange. Smaakt smaakt fruitig, citrus, orange. Mooie volle smaak. Goede bitterheid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (2197) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
Oranje goud bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt fruitig, tropisch. Smaakt fruitig, tropisch. Meer double ipa. Dikkig.

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