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Portola Rossa "Base Red" - The Bruery

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Portola Rossa "Base Red"
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: FosterJM on 01-18-2013)
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pperez38

California

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-10-2013 03:53:03 | More by pperez38
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Callmecoon

California

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-07-2013 04:05:31 | More by Callmecoon
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.24/5  rDev -1.8%

On tap at The Bruery in Placentia, CA.

Pours a murky orange-red with a foamy beige head that fades to nothing. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and caramel. Taste is much the same with a slight fruity flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is boring and basic by itself which I assume is what they were going for in order to blend different coffees with it.

02-25-2013 22:37:15 | More by UCLABrewN84
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jsanford

Georgia

3/5  rDev -9.1%

01-27-2013 20:04:07 | More by jsanford
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Gobzilla

California

4/5  rDev +21.2%

01-19-2013 20:04:49 | More by Gobzilla
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FosterJM

California

3.08/5  rDev -6.7%

1681st Review on BA
Draft to Snifter

@TheBruery

App- A lot of lighter browns with some reds mixed in. Light center. Kinda still and flat. No bubbles either.

Smell- A base red ale. Malty, sweet, kinda grainy IMO. Not much on the aromatics. Average at best.

Taste- Wow. For a Bruery base beer. Lacks a lot of punch. Just a standard Red Ale. Malty and a bit grainy like the nose.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a medium carbonation. A bit of a candy like sweet flavor remains.

Drink- Just okay. Better than average but not by much.

01-18-2013 18:47:08 | More by FosterJM
Portola Rossa "Base Red" from The Bruery
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.