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No Surf Cream Ale | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by womencantsail on 01-26-2011

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4
Ratings:
10
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
22.51%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 10
Photo of mactrail
3.24/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Crystal clear golden color in the half-litre nonic. Moderate foam. Aroma that can only be described as "beery."

Just a hint of halt that tastes like "Hawaiian" bread, slightly sweet and yeasty. Minimal hoppiness. Club soda in the aftertaste along with just a flicker of bitterness. Graham crackers.

A pleasant light lager sort of beer, but less interesting than many. Quite gulpable but totally forgettable. On tap at Tiger! Tiger! in San Diego.

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Photo of HopHead84
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

5/21/2012

On tap at PP OB. Snifter.

A: Transparent pale yellow with a frothy white head.

S: Grains and biscuity malt with light orchard fruits. Apple blends with pear and a dash of sulfur.

T: Biscuit and toasted malt notes. Smooth and light with faint apple character. Low bitterness and a well attenuated finish.

M: Light and crisp with upper medium carbonation.

Overall: A good Cream Ale. Not an exciting style, but a tasty example nonetheless.

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Photo of BeerAmbassador
3.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Taken from notes July 23rd 2011.

Had on draft from Pizza Port Ocean Beach.

Beer pours a clear yellow with a thin, frothy head. Aroma is faint but consists of light grain husk and corn. Corn and grain on the palate with a touch of hops and maybe a bit of lemon. Faint like dried lemon peel. Body is creamy and light. Overall I like this style of beer because it is a tough one to make well, and when it's done well it is fantastic. This example was solid but not the best offering I had that night.

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Photo of womencantsail
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Pizza Port Ocean Beach

A: The pour is a clear, pale yellow color with a fluffy white head accompanying it.

S: Not surprisingly this smells like corn, quite a bit of corn, actually. There's a slight grain and bread sweetness along with a touch of grassy hops. But the nose is really light overall.

T: Sweet and full of corn with a decent graininess to it. There's a lot of grassy hop flavor to it. As the beer warms up, it sort of has a little lactose type flavor to it.

M: The body is quite light, maybe approaching medium, with a moderate to high carbonation.

D: It's pretty light and easy to drink for the person that doesn't feel like slamming one of the DIPAs, but there are better light options.

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No Surf Cream Ale from Pizza Port Solana Beach
3.42 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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