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Z Man Stout | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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3.8/5
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36 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by armock on 01-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,865
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
36
pDev:
8.42%
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3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Black colored with substantial viscosity and a full inch of head, brown. Aroma was just roast, like an export stout is, minus any dark fruit bitter aroma.

Taste is a lot of bitter roasted malt, pulling coffee out of it where there is no coffee added to the beer. Nothing sweet here. The anise comes on in the mouthfeel, could do without.

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3.66/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hey another black colored stout from Pizza Port. Shocking! This one is full bodied black, good viscosity, beige head, right around that 1" depth spot, superior lacing as well as retention, this one is a looker as if she came out of roundandbrown. com if ya feel me.

Decent roasted malt aroma, not much else going on, but nothing bad, just really what a better than average stout will smell like.

Bitter coffee malt notes, doesn't taste like they actually added any chocolate or coffee, just gets those characteristics from the malt and its roastiness. Plenty of hops on this one too. Not sweet at all, a dense toffee flow to it, without sugar. Dry mouthfeel, lightly astringent. Alcohol tastes like it is in the 7.5% range. Licorice seems to be found quite often in Pizza Port's stouts.

Pretty good stuff, not going to make you forget about Pizza Port's ipa's, but nonetheless, more solid stout than your average brewery is gonna foist upon you. If you like stouts, would recommend. Drank on tap at my favorite Pizza Port: San Clemente.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of DocJitsu
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nearly black opaque with a taupe head. Aroma is characterized by coffee and used bacon grease. Roasted malt, coffee and lactose flavors. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy without being too heavy. Finishes with some sweetness from the lactose. Coffee acidity very late. Very solid.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of HopHead84
4.32/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

5/21/2012

On tap at PP OB. Tulip. Brewed at Pizza Port Ocean Beach.

A: Black with a big creamy brown head.

S: Lightly roasted grains with cream and dark chocolate. There's a restrained but evident coffee aroma. Earth blends with a dash of licorice.

T: Coffee and cream is what comes to mind. Low earthy bitterness and a really nice chocolate profile - a blend of dark and milk. Lightly roasted grains.

M: Lower full body with medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is silky and creamy.

Overall: A very nice foreign stout. Recommended.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Z Man Stout from Pizza Port Solana Beach
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 36 ratings
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