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Skid Mark (OB) | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by HopHead84 on 01-20-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
28
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
19.32%
 
 
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On-tap at Pizza Port Ocean Beach

A: The pour is almost brown, perhaps dark amber, with a nice khaki head on it.

S: Sweet and bready malts lead the way with a nice toasted malt aroma. There's a hint of nuttiness and sweet milk chocolate. Though it is sweet, there is only a subtle toffee and caramel aroma.

T: Heavy on the toasted malts with a slight nuttiness. Sweet toffee undertones as well as a little bit of caramel. Lots of bread flavor with a mild roast flavor.

M: Medium in body with a smooth, medium carbonation.

O: Was expecting more of an English brown ale, but was pleasantly surprised to get a mild. Nice smooth flavors that are pleasant and easy to enjoy.

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A: Reddish amber with a generous frothy white head. Good retention and scattered lacing. Appearance is vibrant and clarity is good.

S: Decidedly English in character, with expressive malt notes redolent of lightly toasted bread. Caramel is faint, and there's a firm nuttiness as well as a toffee note.

T: Nutty, with toasted malt notes and a little caramel. It's well balanced, with a dash of chocolate. Bitterness is very low and hops provide no flavor. Not at all estery, just malty and slightly sweet.

M: Upper light body, moderate carbonation, smooth and silky mouthfeel.

Overall: A nice mild with just a little sweetness. This is quite good. This probably blows away most milds you would find in England.

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Skid Mark (OB) from Pizza Port Solana Beach
3.83 out of 5 based on 28 ratings.
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