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RATINGS: 1386   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   IBU: 182   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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First brewed in 2002 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the original Pizza Port location in Solana Beach, we searched high and low and combined 15 of our favorite hops which were added every 15 minutes to the boil. Somewhat darker than other Double IPA style beers, our beer oozes the hop goodness of pine needles, freshly squeezed citrus and ground spices which are only moderately tempered by a sweet malt finish. Thankfully, for all of us hopheads, we have decided to brew this beer more than once a year. Look for Hop 15 to make appearances from time to time when space permits us to brew this, one of our favorite ales.
Alcohol content varies. Spring 2012 batch is 11% ABV. Spring 2013 is 10%.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
melush (1030) - SPAIN - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl. @ XXXII The Great Power of Beer & Wine. A: Amber / Ambar. T/S: Hops, fruity, citrusy, slightly sweet / Lupulo, afrutado, citrico, ligeramente dulce. Amazing DIPA / Una DIPA extraordinaria

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vjohans (110) - SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
grass, citrus, herbs, golden, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, full body, sticky, soft carbonation, bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Sarapeaches1990 (19) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Sucking this down with Mel4vegas...awesome great hop aroma grassy pine and floral...hits it all. Flavor slight malty and big hops...great use of bettering hops,,,,perfect.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mel4vegas (21) - Nevada, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Three great brews today with Sarapeaches..this is perfection. Killer hop aroma of fruity flora hop essence, flavor slight malt but all bout hops. One of the greatest!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (2865) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2015
Bottle, thnx to bytemesis. Pours a cloudy dark amber beer with a big white head on top with great lacing. Aroma is typical West Coast, loads of resinous hops, grapefruit, pines, sweet malty notes and even a touch of oak wood, even though I don’t think it’s been used in this beer. Flavor is very nice, well balanced bitter citric notes, some sweet orange and a nice alcoholic oomph in there that gives it a nice afterburner. Nice carbonated, great bittersweet aftertaste and a great example of a West Coast IIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buczer (287) - Pabianice, POLAND - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle, pours hazy golden with stable white head. Aroma fruity, citrus, mango. Light sweetness followed by quite high bitterness. rather dry as for IIPA, average carbonation, bit thick feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
empedokles (6) - SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2015 does not count
65cl bottle from SystemBolaget. Pours dark golden with small white head. Aroma citrus and pine. Taste heavy sweet, medium bitter. Finishes with fruity hoppy lingering bitterness. A great DIPA.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (41) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Greatest of the greatest! Such a huge hoppy aroma covering entire hop spectrum from grass to mango! Flavor is just as great, bitter hoppy great malt backend. Awesome.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nicke80 (227) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
65 cl bottle from systembolaget bs. Pours golden with nice white head. Fruity aroma with hoppy sweet taste. Great balance. Great ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcogrind (69) - Milano, ITALY - JAN 9, 2015
Golden to orangy ipa. Lot of fruits, stone and ripe fruits, yellow fruits, some spiciness, citrusy notes.

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