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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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You’ve made it to 547 Haight Street. This destination is more San Francisco than Rice A Roni, Chinatown, and Lombard Street combined. Welcome to Broadway for brewers everywhere. Everyone who is anyone has poured their kegs here. For the last 20 years, this place has launched careers, confirmed legacies, and since 1987 the only name you need to know is David Keene. Take a seat. Tip Strong. Nod appreciatively and don’t ask stupid questions. Welcome to Big Daddy’s House known to most simply as "The T-Room." Here the bartenders are fluent in English, German, Flemish, French, Waloon and Czech. But they’re most known for their American Lip Service. Watch it. The lady with the jet black hair behind the bar eats idiots for lunch. At 547 Haight Street, you won’t find any Cable Cars except for this one. But if you’re standing outside the Dutch Doors of the World Famous Toranado, you surely found the most interesting place in all San Francisco. Its’ about RESPECT. Dave you continue to have ours. Here’s to 20 more years of punishing livers everywhere. Cheers Gina, Jim, Tomme, Vince and the Brewers of Port Brewing


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11099) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 30, 2013
Bottle. [thanks bobochamp]
Pours clear yellow with no head to speak of. Aroma has light cherries, vinegar, mild lactic, some bourbon oakiness and white wine. Low carbonation, lovely dry and tart mouthfeel. Flavour is tart, oaky, peach, cherries, but with a far too burning vinegar tartness to it. There is a lot of good going on, just not that good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2013
2012 bottle. Thanks BoBoChamp! Hazy golden beer with a small white head. Fruity aroma with notable yeast, and hints of caramel and oak. Fruity flavour with acidic tartness and vinegar notes, and a hint of yeast in the finish. A tad simple in character

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2008 Date: 10/11/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brewfest, GABF

Appearance: hazy yellow, frothy white head,
Aroma: wild bret aroma and a lightly sweet malt base,
Flavor: sweet malt flavor followed by a sharp tartness, nice lemon character,
-------- /> Date: 10/19/2007
Mode: bottle
Source: cellar tasting
Score: 3.3 to 3.7

Appearance: streaky lace,
Aroma: tart lemons in the aroma,
Body: creamy body,
Flavor: good complex flavor with great balance between the sweet and the tart, the yeast gives it an even creamier lemon pie character,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (10692) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours orange gold with a small white, very effervescent head. Aroma is mildly acidic and sour in a fruit sort of way. Medium body with prickly carbonation. Flavor is sour and tart. Sort of cooking cherry, but more persimmon. Quite woody. Finishes smooth. And more than a bit tannic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10530) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 12, 2010
2007 Vintage A: The pour is a very hazy golden yellow color without much head and very little retention. S: The nose is full of lactic tartness with a mild mustiness and a pleasant barnyard funk. The sourness is primarily in the form of lemon and green apples. T: The flavor is highly sour with plenty of lemony lactic acid and a touch of vinegar. The funk is much more subdued than the nose would lead you to believe. M: The body is light to medium with a full carbonation and a nice dry finish. D: This particular bottle was the best of the Cable Car pours that I’ve had. A solid sourness and nice fruit character, but a little lacking in the "funk" department.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2013
Bottle shared at Bruce’s 30th Birthday Bash - CBC Clerkenwell, London. Thanks to Bruce! Pours cloudy gold with a light, white foam head. Lemony tang in the aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor with lots of lemon, big tang, some orange. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Rich, sour finish, quite citric and acidic. Quenching and fresh. Lots of lemony bite. Great stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10400) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Bottle shared by brew3crew. Poured a hazy golden color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy sour aroma. Medium to full body with a sticky tingly texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour & sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer for style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2008
Hazy orange with medium beige head. Sour aroma with notes of barnyard, orange, vinegar and wood. Sour flavour with notes of wood, barnyard and grapefruit. Sour finish. Misses the pureness that lambic has. Not dry enough.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 7, 2010
750 ml bottle at DC Epic Sour Tasting 2010, courtesy of Spencer, thank you sir! Clear golden, scant head and lacing. Aroma of lemon and vacuum cleaner bag (but in a good way). Taste is acidic grapefruit and lemon. Decent. Tastier with the yeast added.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (9999) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 18, 2012
Holzig-säuerlicher Beginn. Fruchtig, leicht nach Kirsche, rund. Die meisten Aromen verschwinden recht schnell wieder, die Säure wird milder, breitet sich dafür aber gut im Mund aus. Mild aber gut. 8/10/12/10/12/11


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