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Port Brewing SPA (Summer Pale Ale)

Port Brewing SPA (Summer Pale Ale)
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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (3897) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2013
Tap @ brewery. Pours clear amber golden with a small lacing off white head. Aroma is piny citric malty fruity. Flavor is bitter citric piny dry fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Tap at Salted Pig. Bright light orange pour with a foamy white head. Nice grapefruit and citrus hop in this. Thirst quenching. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5341) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
On tap at The Lost Abbey. Pours golden with an off white head. Aroma of peach, grapefruit, malt and some floral notes. Flavor is sweet and bitter with some grapefruit, pine and orange. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (6416) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
Draught @ Port Brewing/Lost Abbey, San Marcos, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, orange, pine and some tropical fruits. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with a long citrus and piney finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (12683) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. It pours a lightly hazy body, golden in color, and with a white head leaving some lacings. The aroma is quite orangey, some grass and green pine cones. A pleasant malty sweetness is dealt with by the bitterness, fruits and pine cones blending in. Perhaps a bit sweet on the palate, but nice anyway. Nice carbonation. Long, bitter, sweet and fruity finish, the bitterness going on for a good while. Nice indeed. 130815

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (2026) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
Draft - Perfumy and an earthy pine. Clear gold with a thin white head. Sweet with some pine and a dry resin finish. An ok APA.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Draft at the Sheraton LAX. Hazy golden color, thick white head, solid lacing. Aroma of freshly cut grass, scallions. Taste is bitter grass. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (1477) - SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2013
Pours clear amber with low white head. Floral and perfumey aroma with pine, grapefruit, passion fruit and elderflower. Taste is balanced fruit sweet and pine bitter. Lingering light bitterness. Very light and slick body, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (1104) - SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2013
Pours clear light amber with low head Aromas of caramel, hoppy fruityness Taste has a nice hoppy caramelly taste Palate is medium bitter but needa more malt body ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
unclemattie (4034) - Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Growler @ Cumming Growler Shop. Pours clear, golden color. Thick tan foam. Good lacing. Aroma of floral hops, loads of alphas. Flavor is bold, sharp, and overpowering hops. Bitter resin taste. Huge pine. Sticky malt, nice body. No flavor of malts at all. It’s all hops in this one. (3766)


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