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Switch Stance Strong Ale - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Switch Stance Strong Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: jcalabre on 08-02-2003)
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Photo of BrewMaster
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer at Pizza Port in Carlsbad on 10/2/04. it was poured with a vibrant red-orange color and a thin off-white head. The nose had a floral hoppy smell with a bit of creaminess that made the smell "thick." The flavors is sweet with caramel and crispy malts that finish with a sour note. It has the sour ending of a good aged cheese. The beer also has a mild hop flavor in the middle. It would be paired well with some strong cheeses.

BrewMaster, Oct 03, 2004
Photo of beerguy101
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The batch I tasted was 11%. Dark amber color. Aroma is floral hops. A big hop flavored beer. Malts are strong. Hops are big and grapefruity. Definite alcohol bite with some alcohol oiliness. It definitely a double digit ABV (11%). Despite the high alcohol it a pretty smooth beer. Well balanced and finishes well. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

beerguy101, Sep 15, 2003
Photo of jcalabre
3.03/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Switch Stance (a surfing term) pours a dark amber color. It has some light hoppiness up front with a malty finish. The nose is rich and malty. Today is a warm day; I think this brew would be better suited for a cooler day. It's a nice example of a strong ale

jcalabre, Aug 02, 2003
Switch Stance Strong Ale from Pizza Port Solana Beach
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.