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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
California Common beer...This is a beer fermented with a lager yeast at ale temperatures. We use lots of Northern Brewer hops and rich Crystal malt to create this easy drinking ale. A great American beer style.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Tap at Motorco in Durham. Pours light brown with a small white head. Nose of cereal, biscuity malt, and light citrus hop notes. Taste adds a pleasant bitterness. Good session beer for a UNC basketball victory.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (1196) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Appearance is light amber. Aroma is a wee bit malty. Initial flavors of caramel malts and some off flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamT (268) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2014
12oz draft from The Beer Store Wilson. Orange hue, hazy clarity (can see my fingers on the other side) with 1/4" thick frothy white head. Excellent lacing. Wheat, malt, resin. Sweet malt taste up front with the same finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (645) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Draft. Pour amber thin tan head. Aroma of sweet bread, caramel, and resin. Taste was a light sweetness. Medium body, lively carbonation, mild bitter hop dry finish. Not great but pretty good and would order again.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegoathoward (8) - Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2013 does not count
I can’t believe how great this beer is a pounding good tune at the brew house, a nice malty California common witty and flavorfull

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TURDFERGUSON (4050) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Tap at beer study. Hazy amber with a light white head. Smells like sour metallic malt. Flavor is similar. Not a fan at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4348) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Draught. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a moderate white head. Nose and taste are both a bit malty, and I actually feel that it has a bit of a bite to it at the end. Very similar to a dark lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (5094) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Mostly clear, tea color, thin ivory head. Good propeller tap. Very fruity Newton-esque aroma - like strawberry newtons or something, light diacetyl. Sweet, hoppy, distinct strawberry tones -- I even had the barmaid at the Flying Saucer double-check to make sure they hadn’t crossed up Abita Strawberry or something. Medium to marginally light body. Finishes out with a bitter/woody/acidic fadeaway. MGC trip 1.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - AUG 27, 2012
On tap. Clear copper pour with a thin tan head. Scent is floral and malty. Taste is caramel, grainy and some fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11913) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Served on draft at the restaurant. Pours a clear copper color with a medium frothy tan head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of grainy malts, floral hops and stone fruits. The taste is grain, caramel, stone fruits and a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied, high carbonation and quite refreshing. Nice.

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