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Port Brewing SPA (Summer Pale Ale)

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Summer Pale Ale is our version of the iconic West Coast-style Pale Ale. Our brewer’s decided this beer should be all about the hops. Therefore, we brew it without any crystal malt. In choosing to brew a beer this way, we are left to focus solely on the expressive nature of the hops they choose for this beer.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cool_Bond (1492) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
Luscious aromas of tropical fruits. Wonderful fruity flavor. Nice bitterness that fills the mouth a long time. Like this beer I really love. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1642) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle..Pour is golden with a white head..Nose is spice, perfume, tropical...Taste is spice, fruits, perfume

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1105) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 3, 2014
cloudy golden colour, huge off-white head; aroma of floral hops, honey notes, tropical fruits and some bread; taste is dominated by hoppy bitterness with some tropical fruity notes, and minimal maltyness - a bit too intensive hoppyness for this not too definite body...otherwise great APA

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyW68 (1108) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Great pale. Pours a clear gold. Huge frothy white head. Aroma of dank hops, grass and pine. Taste adds citrus. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daleharshman (918) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bomber purchased at the BevMo in Escondido ($4.29). Bottle is marked as 6.0% though the RateBeer description currently reads 5.2%. Pours a slightly hazed golden amber hue with two full fingers of creamy white foam and lots of big bubbles sticking to the side of the glass. AROMA of tropical fruit, significant dank hops, berries, floral and grassy hops, and light airy pine. FLAVOR of lightly sweet citrus, spicy hops, honey malts, and sweet tropical fruit. Quite well-balanced with a moderate spicy bitterness and slight sweetness. A nice hop-forward APA...an excellent beer to enjoy on the last day of summer. (135, 911)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3201) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Draft sample at the brewery. Clear gold color with a nice white head. Light aroma of green hops. Bolder flavor with some funky, dank hops and medium bitterness. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5896) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"dry hopped with amarillos, making this an aromatic treat. Light body but full flavored and very aromatic. bitter but cleansing on the palate. solid apa."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10869) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2014
Cloudy yellow large smooth white head aroma is flowery hoppy. Nice hoppy aroma. Flavor is bitter hoppy flowery hoppy and slightly sugary

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (281) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Slightly hazy golden pour with thick white head. Mild aroma with some flowers and a hint of yeast. Taste has nice bitter notes.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finhead (1194) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Clear, gold with a rocky, white head. The aroma has nice floral hops with pine and grapefruit. It has a medium, smooth body with average carbonation. The taste is bittersweet with a mildly bitter finish.


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