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RATINGS: 1495   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   IBU: 182   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%.

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ACHops' rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (1500) - 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SeniorZozo (1462) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 20, 2017
@Budapest, Csakajosor // Clear, golden amber with thin off-white head and fair lacing. Aroma of pine, orange, grapefruit, caramel and mango. Taste of caramel, orange, grapefruit, pine resin and mango. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martythesmarty (229) - SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2017
Draught. Pours hazy orange with a white head. Aroma has notes of strawberries and herbs. Taste has notes of alcohol and really strong Tea.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malin_aiisa (1015) - SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2017
At man in the moon Orange, hazy, white head Aroma of mango, strawberry Taste sweet strawberry, some bitterness Grapefruit.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaserov (421) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 31, 2017
Color naranja, translcido, con capa de espuma blanca de dos dedos de grosor (retencin decente). Carbonatacin media. Aroma increble a malta y resina, si se agita aparece lpulo y un toque ctrico. El sabor es un poco ms indescriptible, consiste en todo lo anterior pero nada est definido. Aun as, rica. El amargor es leve y no muy duradero, lo cual se agradece. El alcohol no se percibe ni por asomo. Gran DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (2481) - Lille, FRANCE - DEC 28, 2016
Bottle from boxbeers.dk - Color: clear golden blond beer with small carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: hoppy and fruity, very intensive exotic notes. Fresh and sweet. Taste: full body with nice sweet malt backbone, fresh hoppy balance, exotic notes, mango and peach. Very intensive and good attenuation. Really nice and fresh beer. Aftertaste: wet bitterness, fruity as well. Very intensive and small alcohol finish. Boozy beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fackbesokare (100) - - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle form the importer. Maybe the transport conditions was not good at all, but this beer is a big one.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hub66 (431) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 18, 2016
Couleur jaune dor; mousse blanche; armes et got malts et fruits (surtout au got); les 10% dalcool se font un oeu sentir; finale bien amre

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ebone1988 (1669) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - DEC 11, 2016
For the book. Aroma is dank, pine, bitter malt, citrus. Appearance is amber, light tan head, slightly hazy. Taste is tropical fruit, dank, pine, earthy, malt, bitter. Mouthfeel is medium body, light carbonation, super bitter malt aftertaste. Overall, must be an old bottle. I hope this isnt what its supposed to taste like.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
robfohl1 (19) - San Jose, California, USA - NOV 20, 2016
Very nice.. refreshing, sticky pine, hoppy.. Nice head retention, slightly warming, dangerously drinkable .

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (903) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 18, 2016
Super bomb wayy hoppy resin pine. Sweet sappy aroma big sticky hop mouthfeel. Really even but a total palate wrecker. Rad.


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