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RATINGS: 1452   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   IBU: 182   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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%.

jaymtee's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaymtee (32) - Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2012
Poured from a 22oz bottle. Nice deep yellow / reddish hue. Leeds aroma than expected. Good hoppy taste. Small head and lacing. Tastey but could have been better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zoucrew102 (1012) - - NOV 28, 2015
Bomber. Orange citrus hop aroma with some lemony citrus, floral and pine resiny hop notes as well. Pours dark golden colored with a huge, soapy off-white head with excellent retention and lacing. Starts with orange, lemon and grapefruity citrus hops with a bit of floral hops. Finishes extremely dry with a lot of pine resiny and floral hop bitterness. Starts well, but finishes quite harsh.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5989) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2015
A crazy amount of hops going on in this beer. Tons of mandarin, lemon, zest, some grapefruit and even kiwi. Pours orange with big puffy white head. Very bitter finish with some tang and zesty astringency. A hint of booze on finish. Bottle from Julio’s Liquors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomekk1978 (1069) - Ząbki, POLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Aromat: wyraźny karmel, alkohol, zioła, owoce, anyż. Niestety spore oznaki utlenienia.

Wygląd: barwa pomarańczowa, zamglona. Piana w kolorze cru, drobno pęcherzykowa, dość obfita, ale umiarkowanie trwała. Ładnie oblepia szkło.

Smak: bomba słodowa i słodka z karmelem, ciastkami, lekkimi tostami i zbożem. Wyraźna nuta alkoholowa. Goryczka w okolicach średniej, delikatna i umiarkowanie długa. Przyjemna, choć mogłaby być wyraźniejsza i dłuższa, zwłaszcza w odniesieniu do podstawy. Krągła do tęgiej pełnia, niskie wysycenie i słodko- alkoholowy finisz. Kolejne piwo z PB, które trafia do nas niezbyt świeże, przez co jego walory chmielowa są mocno przytłumione. Szkoda, bo to na chmielu opiera się to piwo i to ponoć na 15.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8686) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bomber. Hazy darker orange pour with a pillowy white head. Citrus rind and pine resin. Hint of sweet malt. A bit chewy. A touch boozy. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Karstenborg (543) - DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Dark orange with a medium white head. Aroma is orange, pine and hops. Taste is hops, citrus and pineapple.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (980) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2015
IPA. ホッピーで、& 、アルコール&#

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (541) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Cloudy orange amber with a light tan head. Tangy, sweet citrus. Muted honey, slight hint of raisins. Bitter. Strong malty backbone. Quite oily. Medium-straying-to-heavy body. Long finish. Decent bit of carbonation. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkzambia (1763) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Tap @ Porky’s Pizza Palace: Clear gold color with a small white head. Sweet perfumey hop flavor with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (1548) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Really something. Aromas and Flavors evenly matched and well-balanced. Hoppiness was citrus and floral with an herbal sense that was strong but not overly harsh. The malt base was mildly sweet but able to support the bold IPA character. Not too boozy either.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Acid303 (568) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - OCT 18, 2015
65cl bottle, served in tulip. Pours dark orange with medium white frothy head. Aroma is citrus, orange and pine. Citrus dominates the flavour along with strong tropical fruit character. Some caramel notes as well. The aftertaste is dry but quite sweet at the same time. Tolerable alcohol heat. Medium body, good carbonation. A little bit too sweet and alcoholic, anyways still decent.

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