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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   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

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4.4
gyllenbock (9855) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle at Toronado, vintage 2014. Hazy golden with a small white head. Nice aroma of funk, citrus and hay. Similar taste. Elegant and nicely balanced. Really a great one, I am glad that i finally tried it. (the bottle cost 80 usd)

4.5
Homer321 (5194) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle at Toronado. 2014. Nose is full of funky, barny, hay, light lemon. A hint of cheese. Moderately hazy yellow with a medium white head. Taste is a wonderful compliment of hay, zesty citrus, lightly sour, and funk. Just amazing. Everything I dreamed it would be. wow

4
Ferris (16521) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle - Funky stone fruit. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Tons of tart stone fruit, light acidity and a bit of a dry finish. Nice and balanced.

4.2
Syndicate (242) - Idaho, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Thanks Toby for this. Pours out a hazy straw with almost no head. Aroma is funky tart and horse blanket. Flavor is just like the aroma. Tart and delicious.

4.4
BuckeyeBoy (8498) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 31, 2015
750ml bottle thanks to Toby. pours out a cloudy wheat color with a ring of head. Nose is great fruit tart some sweetness lots of funky sour notes. Taste is more of the sour tartness some fruit peach apricot great.

4.1
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2015
2014 bottle at Toronado in SF. Pours a hazy light orange deep golden color with an off white head. Big sour aroma and flavor that lingers long into the finish, but not much character otherwise. Great beer overall, but honestly a bit disappointed seeing as that it hits #1 on the top 50 sours. Glad I got to try it though.

4.4
spycow (21) - Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2015
I’ve fortunate to have tried the first version of Cable Car and many others. Continues to be one of the best american sours. Perfect level of tartness and level of carbonation. Taste is that very sour, bitter and tart sour ale. Hit it hits your palate with a major hit of that tartness but leaves you wanting more. Look forward to trying new versions if made going forward. Cheers!

4.3
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2015
Draught at Toronado, San Diego during SDBW 2015. Clear pale golden beer with almost no head. Sour grapefruit aroma, tart, citrus, funky woody, grapes, vinous notes, oak, hay notes. Sour grapefruit flavor, tart, raisins, woody, funky, grapes, oak, vinous, cheesy, lemon zest notes. Great balance in this one, glad to have tried it.

4.5
RichTheVillan (8248) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle cheers to K Man; crystal clear golden amber pour with a creamy off white head, aroma has mellow funk with some lemon, taste has nice lemon action, some brett, peach, unexpected whale.

4.2
Dogbrick (13789) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Sample at Denver Rare Beer Tasting VII on 09/25/2015. Cloudy orange-gold color with a thin off-white head that dissipates quickly to a sparse outer ring. Short strings of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of citrus. oak, yeast and malt. Medium body with flavors of tart citrus and apples, yeast, oak and malt. The finish is moderately tart with a lemon and funky yeast aftertaste. Good beer all around.


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