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RATINGS: 1399   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (972) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Golden orange pour some white head. Aroma of orange, pine. Tastes soft wheat, orange, brassy grassy hops, mint. Resinous palate

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zakoon (125) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2014
650ml bottle @ home. Pours cloudy Golden with a thick white head that leaves nice laces. Aroma is citrus, pine and a little sweet. Flavour is sweet and medium bitter. Full bodied, average carbonation. Finish is grapefruit, pine and resinous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
maddmatt639 (311) - Pacifica, California, USA - OCT 26, 2014
No retention and medium lacing. Smells of pine, grapefruit and citrus. Tastes of pine, spicy citrus and fruit peel. Bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bomber into a glass. Nice gold pour with a thick, creamy white head. Aroma of pine, mango, tropical fruits, and pineapple. Taste is assertively bitter, but balanced with a nice sweetness.Cereal, tropic fruits, more pineapple. Long lasting pine bitterness. Way too easy drinking for the ABV.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1752) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Aroma: sweet caramel, citrus and tropical fruits, mango. Appearance: hazy gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters intensify, grass, flowers, sweets coming up. Overall: very nice IIPA, well-balanced, very intense. Pint at Lost Abbey/Port Brewing, San Marcos.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2588) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2014
10/14/2014. On tap. Light booziness, lots of floral hop aromas, caramel, tropical fruit. A bit oily, yet complex being very hop forward with a long bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2014
"NICE...big, thick, resiny pine and grapefruity citrus...more malt balance in the flavor than i though there’d be based on the wonderful juicy hop bomb of a smell. started out a little cold, still had a ton of hop aroma, great flavor, and ok balance...no caronation problems here. Wanted to chew it after smelling. Great hop lovers beer!"

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hipsterchick (21) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Hipster hop perfection. I can’t do a rumble more than the hops do along the palate. Killer hoppy brew, grass, light oily lupine aroma and flavor. Unreal finish. Off the shelf. Impress anyone bringing thus to the party.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonnyguns (1096) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle from City Beer San Fran. Pours a clear bright orange with small white head. Nose is bursting with tropical fruit, mango and pine. Taste follows along the exact same line. Slightly sweet and managed to hide the high ABV pretty well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncosnbeer101 (11) - Denver, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Poured at GABF on of the most impressive IPAs ever. Perfect grass citrus and pine. Smell and equivalent flavors persist throughout beer. Such a great example of an IPA at its finest.

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