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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This is a California Common, AKA steam beer, using wyeast California Common yeast, northern brewer and cascade hops. This beer is the best of both Lager and Ale worlds crisp clean and dry with a subtle malt character and mild hop aroma and bitterness.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2009

Date: February 01, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear copper, fine beige head, layers of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet cereal aroma with a nice fruity character
Flavor: rich malt flavor, nice bready character, sweet fruityness, balancing earthyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5035) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 4, 2009
A brass color with creamy white head and lace. Medium malt and a hint of earthy hops. Light caramel malt, almost musty, with a medium bitter. Medium bodied with a tad aggressive carbonation. I gave this beer an extra .1 for the nice finishing bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SSSteve (3773) - - FEB 15, 2009
unusually dark for this style with an amber hue. crisp grainy aroma. flavor is grainy with a touch of fresh hops thrown in. dry and crisp. a very nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4376) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 6, 2009
Appearance: Clear, copper body with a thin, wispy, white head. Smell: Altogether mild aroma smelling lightly of grainy pale malt, seasoned firewood, and only a hint of fruit. Taste: Lightly sweet, lightly grainy pale malt flavor followed by the characteristically woody, spicy hop character of Northern Brewer hops. Like a tea made of ash tree bark peelings, really. Dull, muted citrus fruitiness. Moderate bitterness throughout. Finishes dry and crisp with a mild, lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation with a fine, crisp texture. Drinkability: It’s an adequate California Common that’ll do in a pinch, but why not go for something a bit more stirring, like their Hopgasm.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3333) - Georgia, USA - JAN 27, 2009
Pours a dark, clear golden like dark honey with a thick beige head. Aroma is malty, slightly spicy, slightly sweet, and slightly hoppy. Flavor is more hoppy than malty with a whisper of sweetness and not too much bitter to it. Texture is crisp, tingly and sassy and has a bit of a bite.


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