Solidarity | New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

SolidaritySolidarity
BA SCORE
45.8%
Liked This Beer
3.42 w/ 48 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Indiana, United States
newalbanian.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by aasher on 01-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,907
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
48
Liked:
22
Avg:
3.42/5
pDev:
19.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of barczar
3.88/5  rDev +13.5%

Heard it was a gusher. No idea how old this brew is, but it's frothy in the bottle. Poured perfectly fine, with dark fruit notes of plum and raisin accompanying chocolate malt, light roast, and metal. Flavor is chocolatey, with raisin undertones, finishing roasty and a touch bitter. Very pleasantly surprised by this one. Not the strongest malt character, but it's a fairly complex profile.

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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2/5  rDev -41.5%

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1/5  rDev -70.8%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of brentk56
2.88/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Uh oh....the Vesuvius of gushers and, after I cleaned up my kitchen the beer poured all head, eventually producing a only a few inches of chocolate brown liquid in the pint glass

Smell: Chalky chocolate with hints of dark fruit

Taste: Bread and chocolate with a Brett infection that added an interesting dimension to the beer; hints of fruit underneath

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body; somewhat thin and overcarbonated

Overall: Oddly, the Brett rescued this beer from a disastrous performance; still, it is not what it should be by any stretch

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Bierguy5
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle. Pours very dark brown, nearly black. Some chestnut highlights. Thin mocha head holds for a few minutes, then remains as a thin layer.

Roasty notes, milk chocolate and dark fruits in the nose. Slight butterscotch feel.

A bit sweet up front. Smooth, but still roasty. Some dark fruit, and a nice bread component. Although there are some nice fruity notes, there is still an overall clean lager feel.

Lighter body with softer carbonation. Alcohol is hidden well, as it is easy drinking but over 8%. Nice combination of flavors going on here.

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Photo of Bung
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz. Just slightly darker than cola brown. Large rocky cream head.

Aroma, lager funk, lighter roast malt. Some chocolate plum, earth.

Taste, quite a bit of chocolate. Some cherry coke. Fades to peat, a roast malt and cocoa. Tinge of coffee.

Maybe a little high on the carb and slightly lighter than standard. Drinks pretty easy though even on a warmer day.
Kind of a warm weather Baltic with the fruit and lighter side body.
I'd probably get it again, but I bet it would be better on draft.

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Solidarity from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Beer rating: 45.8% out of 100 with 48 ratings
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