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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Inspired by the beers that accompanied America’s expansion into the West, District Common is fermented using a lager yeast at temperatures common to ale fermentation. The result is a pale, well-balanced beer combining crisp lager character with fruity ale notes. The clean grain bill provides a refreshing drinkability and supports late aroma additions of Czech Saaz hops.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
matthewgerke (67) - - SEP 7, 2013
Crisper and lighter with a better hop profile than any other California common that I’ve had. Finally able to get my hands on a great example of the style without being on the West Coast.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1017) - Maryland, USA - APR 12, 2015
Draft sample at Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine fest, clear light amber color with off-white head. Aroma notes of grainy malt sweetness and light citrus. Taste adds caramel, toast and light fruitiness. Light body, moderate carbonation, crisp with clean finish. Flavorful Cali common.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (84) - SWITZERLAND - APR 11, 2015
Malt aroma. Pours brown gold and clear. White head. Tastes of hops and caramel. Well made with character but not complex.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (2724) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2015
16 oz pour on draft shared by Travlr at Kangaroo Boxing Club, thanks Gene! Clear golden yellow/amber with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, malt. Tastes of citrus, stone fruit, wheat, light malt. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2906) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Draft at ShakeShack Union Station. Dark caramel, creamy white head. Vacant smokiness. Juicy and a little tart. Solid common beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5600) - Utah, USA - NOV 3, 2014
22oz bottle thanks to Travlr
Pours clear golden with a medium sized off-white head that dissipates quickly to a small ring, some lacing. Aroma is grains, malts, yeasty and citrus. Taste is grainy, straw, citrus, spicy and black pepper
A nice easy drinking beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2241) - Silver Spring, USA - SEP 11, 2014
On tap 6 oz. sampler at Sonoma restaurant in Capitol Hill, Washington, DC. Very lightly hazy yellow-gold with an off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of light fruit, lemony citrus, toast and caramel. Taste of lemon, citrus, light fruit, toast and caramel. Medium/light body and low/medium carbonization. An uncommonly good California common. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2483) - New York, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at Eatonville. Poured a yellowy orange. Bit of citrus and fruits and some grains. Pretty session y.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6796) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2014
On tap at Kangaroo Boxing Club. Pours a clear amber color with a medium white head. The aroma is light grains and fruit. The flavor is mild biscuit, caramel, toast, a bit of strawberry. Quite easy and clean. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BierMeHoos (264) - Maryland, USA - AUG 26, 2014
On tap at Takorean in Navy Yard, DC. The beer is mostly full colored and clean, hued with a soft white lace. Medium amount of hops, and really started to like it the more I sipped. Smell, flavor, and taste all pretty good I'd definitely have again.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (579) - Maryland, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Slight haze cooper brown with thin white head. Light bready aroma with spice hints. Taste is malty and booze red than 5% in feel. Heavy palette with bready grassy finish.


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