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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Mother of All Beers is the biggest beer we make at Pizza Port Brewing Company in Solana Beach. This Belgian Style Quadruppel features many Belgian ingredients including dark candi sugar, roasted wheat, and Belgian Chocolate malt. This is the base beer for the Cuvee de Tomme without the cherries and aging in oak barrels!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
lunaticharness (183) - Torrance, California, USA - FEB 10, 2005
massive amounts of alcohol showing through on this, had a nice bittersweet smoky chocolate flavor, hints of port, i think it was more of the ugly step-sister of all beers =^X

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (2968) - Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle (older label, ’05 batch I believe). Murky dark brown pour with a kaki head. You can smell the oxidation. Sweet caramel malt bouquet. Big caramel malts, dark fruits, and oak notes. Big time oxidation. Good body and mouthfeel. Would love to have tried this back in the day. This sounds crazy but the oxidation almost gives it a cherry flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11586) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2013
bottle of about ’05 vintage shared by jredmond for 5/10/4 @jts-lt tan-cloudy brown/amber. A-dk fruit, med malt-molasses, some oxidation. T-oxidation, dk fruit, med malt-molasses.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6384) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Bottle I shared at Clockworks 4K/5K/10K Gathering 2013. 2005 Vintage I think. Pours a deep mahogany with nice haze and light off white lacing. Aroma is faint, dusty musk, belgian spice and candy. Mouthfeel is medium, nicely carbonated with notes of musky dusty basement, faint fruit, aged belgian candy and spice. Slightly passed it’s prime, but this was probably one mother of a beer a few years ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (7084) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle at the 4k5k10k tasting. Pours brown with a beige head. Sweet malts, toffee, light yeasty spice, and some hints of oxidation-like weirdness. Still good, but not as good as it probably once was.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (11042) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle shared by JRedmond for 10k/5k/4k. Pours cloudy caramel brown. Nose and taste of caramel, toffee, grape, dark fruit and sherry. Lightly oxidized. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (7105) - Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2013
Bottle sample at RBSG 2010 (notes) shared by eyedrinkale (I thought). Pours a murky brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor showcased thick sweet caramel malts, big fruit character (berries, raisins, fig, even some citrus), candi sugar, brown sugar and some bready character. Definite oxidation, although it seems to have held up pretty well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10320) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 12, 2012
A personal whale finally tasted, thanks to Dr Bill at Woodshop. Piursca very dark brown with a big bubbled tannish head. Mega malf nose, sticky dried fruit, molasses, dark wheat bread and some oxidation. Flavor has held the test of time remarkably well. Sweet, malty, brown sugar, buckwheat honey, and light oxidation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (2048) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2012
Sampled a 10 year old bottle. Very dark red pour with a small white head. Smooth malty flavors. Good dark fruit. Mildly sweet. Tinge of sour. But mostly blended malty goodness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyCraft (4071) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle. 25.4 oz. Split with Patty at Monk’s Cafe.Pours plumb-chesnut brown with a thin, tan, sticky-laced head. Aroma and taste of toffee, raisins, figs, candy sugar, scotch, barley, figs, roasted malts, plums, vanilla, corriander, and hints of dry hops. Medium, biting body with a viscous, slightly tart aftertaste. Finishes slowly with a boozy, lofty slow-burn. Outstanding brew all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lagunitasfan (1321) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 29, 2011
Just another piece of an unbelievable day. Mike G pulls this out of his cellar to tempt Tomme to open a Yellow Bus with us, and it is successful. Cloudy orange-brown with a strong head. Nose is malty and warm like a barley wine, but with a hint of citrus tartness. Taste is orange sweet and sharp tart, with a warm fuzziness. Tart smack in the back. Awesome day and awesome beer.

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