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Chronic Ale - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Chronic AleChronic Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

145 Ratings
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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 2
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.95% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: acurtis on 10-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear amber from the tall boy can, forms a nice finger high head of stark white. The retention of this is pretty average as is the spotty lacing.

Graham cracker pie crust, bready malts with a touch of cereal grains and caramel sweetness. Light, and breezy hops of pine and yellow citrus. Notes of mineral and metallic bring this down somewhat.

Bready malts with cereal grains and a mineral bite when cold. Caramel sweetness is pretty benign and balancing. Herbaceous hops turn bright and citrusy near the finish. Low bitterness and not much natural cleansing.

Adequate carbonation and a strange body that is watery and nearly too thin over the palate yet sits heavily after the drink. Lacks drying except for some earthy bitterness and a tingle of minerals.

Honestly as a session beer this is not bad, sits a bit flat in the stomach but packs enough balanced amber flavor with some hop zip. Six pack of tall boys was cheap at under $10, a good buy.

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Chronic Ale from Pizza Port Solana Beach
76 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.