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Carlsbad Chronic | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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3.58/5
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86 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach
California, United States
pizzaport.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by jcalabre on 08-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,576
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
86
pDev:
11.73%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours red like a red ale should, that red and amber color mixture, 3/4" off white head. Aroma of mostly malt, red, amber, no peat, some hops, chinook and cascade probably.

Very bitter, this one drops lots of hop bitterness throughout the tasting experience. So much caramel. Nothing shocking going on here. Its a highly hopped, high bitterness, high caramel malt kind of red/amber ale. Its not a top tier red ale, but I think it fits into that solid second tier of better than average. Overrated? No. But I hear they like that word here.

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3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdTheEdge
3.1/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pkjorgy
3.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HippieDave56
3.3/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a: a rich amber color with some mild ruby red and burnt orange notes. 1 finger fluffy cloud-like white head that seems to be fading

s: caramel & toffee up front, grainy, some earthy/grassy undertones. the slightest hint of some dank tropical fruits

t: the taste is pretty similar to the nose. caramel & toffee upfront. some chewy sweetness, with a big bready backbone here. there is a big watery-like flavor in here as well which makes it light in flavor, but also smooth (in a weird way). flavors is bready & sweet

m: its the lighter side of medium on the mouthfeel, with a slightly chewy feel. not much carbonation, and slightly watery

o: its really easy to drink, but theres not much to the flavor. a good alternative session beer if you're in the mood for something maltier

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +12.8%

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5/5  rDev +39.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of LukeRfour
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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Carlsbad Chronic from Pizza Port Solana Beach
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 86 ratings
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