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Ruby Black - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Ruby Black
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 1.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 02-25-2008)
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4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice brew from Pizza Port. It pour a near black color with a light brown head. The nose has roasted malts, molasses and a good amount of chocolate and espresso. Same goes for the taste. Lots of sweet chocolate malts balanced by a strong coffee presence. Thick body is well carbonated. For a big Baltic Porter, this goes down quite well.

Serving type: on-tap

10-25-2008 02:17:30 | More by rye726
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4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Pizza Port in Carlsbad.

Poured a deep black with some dark garnet hues when held to the light. Small off-white head.

The aroma was of roasted malts, some deep caramel, and notes of molasses. Some faint sulfur from the lager yeast - a cue that this is a true BP and not some modified ale.

The flavor of the beer had a rich malt backbone with tons of deep caramel, chocolate, and black roasted malt. It was well balanced with some notes of molasses and an earthy and floral hop profile.

The carbonation was dialed in and the mouthfeel was medium/thick, but not too viscous. It had a nice creaminess that carried the finish well. The finish was clean and had a nice alcohol warmth that was appropriate to the style.

An excellent BP in a time when true lagered BPs brewed with pils malt are difficult to come by.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Pizza Port Carlsbad, 571 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad

02-25-2008 18:08:15 | More by SacoDeToro
Ruby Black from Pizza Port Solana Beach
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