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Pizza Port Carlsbad Chronic Amber Ale (-2011)

Pizza Port Carlsbad Chronic Amber Ale (-2011)
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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our customers canít get enough of this amber ale that was orginally brewed with hemp seeds, but tastes just as good without them.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 21, 2004
Pours a golden amber with a decent white head. Aroma is a little odd, haven't smelled such an aroma. Bad aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boto (1890) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - FEB 17, 2004
Draught @ San Clemente Location: This one was a sort of coppery/amber color. It was fairly clear. There was not much head to it. The aroma was alright, with a hint of sweetness. The taste had an almost lager-like smoothness to it. It was sweet, with a decent hop bite in the aftertaste. Very Good!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2003
San Clemente: Delicious! Despite Pizza Port having other standout brews, this Carlsbad Chronic has to take the cake! It's absolutely addictive. Copper in the glass. Malty with a touch of bitterness. I could simply drink this all day long due to its slight sweetness. Hemp seeds, eh?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 20, 2003
This brew pours with a golden orange body topped by a thin to medium thick head wtih a decent amount of lacing. The aroma and flavor are slightly sweet and malty with very slight candy notes and a slight wooddy hoppiness. This beer is medium bodied and slightly dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2003
Clear copper body with a thin, white layer of bubbles. Fairly malty wiht an interesting bittering coming from the hemp seeds. Decent caramel and nutty malts atop toasted bread. The hops are present and held at bay. Ultimately, this seemed more gimmicky than anything else.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - DEC 15, 2003
Like just about everything the brewery does, it kicks this ale up San Diego Style! Hopped up and smooth as silk. Lovin it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy101 (5287) - Newark, California, USA - DEC 4, 2003
Medium amber color. Small head. Aroma is malty and sweet. A medium bodied “amber” brewed with hemp seed. Malts are nutty and sweet. Touch of butterscotch. Hops are slightly spicy. Nicely balanced. Smooth taste. Fairly light, crisp and refreshing. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2003
Red with a white creamy head. Very mellow musty aroma. Very flat flavors, nothing really stands out. The body is quite weak.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - AUG 2, 2003
This beer poured a reddish/amber color (no surprise). It's aroma and flavor had lots of butterscotch-like notes. In some ways, the flavor & nose were almost like a port. The mouthfeel was velvety, the finish clean. This beer had a lot more flavor and character than I expected from an "amber ale". Unfortunately, I am not a big fan of butterscotch. For those who like that taste, this would be an enjoyable brew

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - JAN 3, 2003
Variation on a red ale, no real bitterness, sweet toffee malts, creamy smoothness. A decent beer that doesnít try to do too much.

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