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RATINGS: 1498   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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4.1
drinkerofbeers (18) - California, USA - NOV 9, 2007
A fine beer, definitely not for the faint of heart. this beer grabs you from the first sip and doesnt let go. the flavor profile is strong and robust with obvious pine and resin at the beginning but finishes nicely with a combination of grapefruit, caramel, tobacco and leather notes on the finish. if you dont dig this beer its ok... more for me.....


3.5
fdomig (996) - München, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2017
660ml on tap at the Taphouse, Munich. Aroma is pineapple. Appearance is cloudy orange with white foam. Taste is very bitter. Very dry. Soft carbonation. Great.

3.8
wojanex (209) - warszawa, POLAND - MAR 16, 2017
potężnie nachmielone, niebezpiecznie pijalne, bo alkohol świetnie ukryty, goryczka więcej niż solidna, ale nie zalegająca, bardzo solidne double ipa, za pierwszym razem byłem nim wręcz zachwycony, choć ta mieszanka piętnastu chmieli działa baardzo nasennie

3.5
Bebum (960) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 11, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2017 Cloudy, orange/amber color, lasting head. Very full body, intense flavor, rich and smooth mouthfeel, strong heat, carbonation and length. Dry, bitter, fairly crisp. Hoppy, resiny, herbal. Delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Geiserich (4494) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 28, 2017
Bottle: Aroma is very hoppy, herbal, resin. Pale amber color, white head. Flavor is medium sweet, caramel, herbal, resin, very bitter herbal end. Very good.

3.6
Panzuriel (2199) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2017
Appearance: Hazy medium golden. Good finger and a half of white foam. Nose: Pine and citrus hops with medium caramel sweet notes. Taste: Tropical fruit flavors with citrus. Notes of pine with sweet malt. Body: Medium to fuller with active carbonation Parting thoughts: A very nice DIPA. Good bright fruit flavors.

4
SeniorZozo (1852) - 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
martythesmarty (315) - 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
Malin_aiisa (1124) - 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
kaserov (675) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 31, 2017
Color naranja, translúcido, con capa de espuma blanca de dos dedos de grosor (retención decente). Carbonatación media. Aroma increíble a malta y resina, si se agita aparece lúpulo y un toque cítrico. El sabor es un poco más indescriptible, consiste en todo lo anterior pero nada está definido. Aun así, rica. El amargor es leve y no muy duradero, lo cual se agradece. El alcohol no se percibe ni por asomo. Gran DIPA.

4
sir__v (2618) - 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.


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