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RATINGS: 1394   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%.


ACHops' rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 24, 2012
On tap @ Beer Junction. Pours dark golden with a medium creamy head that lingers. Aroma is floral piney sweet hops. Taste is rich smooth caramel malts with huge hop overtones. Pine, floral, and bright citrus in the hops. Bitter, lasting finish. Sticky and big, though the 11% abv is a bit hidden. Really good, and big, but lacking the balance of Double Jack or Ruination 10th.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LapinMalin (11) - Nancy, FRANCE - FEB 27, 2015
Nez puissant, agrumé et résineux. Superbes notes florales. En bouche, attaque sur les agrumes, puis le caramel du malt vient soutenir le tout. Les arômes floraux sont également bien présents. Finale sèche et amère, sur la résine. Belle longueur.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sandygoonie (48) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Port never disappoints. Rich big hop oil aroma. Taste of fresh grass and peach, with slight pepper flavor on a great crisp palate. A+++++

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
estoniancraft (31) - ESTONIA - FEB 13, 2015
Absolutely super. Reminds me of my young adult years on the beach in Del Mar. Aroma is fresh citrus hops. Slightly hazy deep yellow color. Intense bitterness with clean follow through. Great mouth feel. This is a world class brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (1361) - ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2015
Slightly hazy orange beer, big white head. Nose is solidly malty with citric-tinged hoppy overtones, some caramel sweetness. Flavor is hoppy and sweet with a tender but firm citric hop presence. Balance feels delicate yet substantial. Lovely stuff. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (1132) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle (from Koht, Tallinn). Pours hazy golden with beige head. The head stays. Aroma is fruits, citrus, orange, tropical fruits. Flavor is sweet and bitter, citrus, orange, mandarins, caramel. Finish is grapefruit bitter. Overall: great brew. I guess (like with all the American brews) fresher bottle would get even higher rating.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (479) - GREECE - FEB 3, 2015
650ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Light unclear golden orange color white head. Hoppy citrusy, piney and malty caramel aroma. Sweet and bitter taste, fruity - orange, pine. Medium oily body soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bygers (896) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle 0,65l. Pours a hazy amber color with off-white head. Aroma of grapefruit, peach, apple, caramel malt and sugar. Sweet fruity taste, citrus, resin, bitter finish. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VamboladeTolly (382) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours hazy golden/pale orange with nice firm white head. When i opened the bottle, all room was full of nice citric- grassy- hoppy aroma- nice. Taste is medium to heavy bitter, citrus, grassy, fruity, some light sweetness.Thats a good beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
melush (1068) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vjohans (128) - 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,


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