Return Of The Mac | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach
California, United States

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Collaboration between Pizza Port Ocean Beach and Maui Brewing Co.

Brewed at Pizza Port Ocean Beach.

Brown Ale with toasted macadamia nuts and Cafe Calabria coffee.

Added by HopHead84 on 01-27-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of funkel81
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of womencantsail
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

The pour is a very dark brown color with a finger of khaki head. A nice strong coffee aroma along with plenty of dark chocolate and toffee. Just a mild vanilla note and a slight nuttiness. The flavor is fairly sweet with nice toffee and milk chocolate character. Decent amounts of coffee, cocoa powder, and toasted nuts with a somewhat mild, but certainly enjoyable, vanilla flavor.

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Photo of HopHead84
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5


14oz served in a tulip.

A: Dark brown with a frothy beige cap. Good retention and a little lacing.

S: The nose has some chocolate and caramel with notes of baked bread and biscuit. Coffee is earthy and well integrated, neither too strong nor too weak. The toasted macadamia is pronounced and smells excellent. There's a little toffee as well.

T: Earthy coffee blends with delicious toasted macadamia notes. Chocolate mingles with light caramel, toffee, and bread. Biscuit is evident and bitterness is low. The beer has a pleasant lower moderate level of sweetness.

M: Medium body with matching carbonation.

Overall: An outstanding English Brown. The coffee and macadamia nut character is excellent.

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Return Of The Mac from Pizza Port Solana Beach
4.33 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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