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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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   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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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