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Hot Rocks Lager - Pizza Port Solana Beach

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BA SCORE
85
very good

342 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 342
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 18
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 03-17-2009)
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Poured from the bottle into a pokal glass. Bottled March or August? 13th 2013.

A nice dark walnut brown body, capped with a good tall four finger and very even soapy head. Lots of retention and a big creamy tan cap of foam in there on top, with some clumpy lacing to match. Some clarity from the head below but pretty dark and somewhat opaque. Very nice looker.

Some interesting qualities. Some tannic nut and spicy hop. A little bit of caraway rye like bread and spicy character too. Sort of almost reminds me of a brown 'ale' in a way. Some milk chocolate to match also. Interesting combination.

Interesting palate. Very nicely carbonated, some mineral earth Perrier hinting like water fizz but not with a water body, as it seems chocolate malt mixes in and coats nicely. Very clean finish, but also incredibly fleeting, with a very forward front tasting palate. Hints at schwarzbier coffee a bit but more chocolate than roasting bean. Light mouthfeel makes for easy drinkability also.

A real interesting refreshing take on a lager, and quite fun too. Very nice.

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Hot Rocks Lager from Pizza Port Solana Beach
85 out of 100 based on 342 ratings.