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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A unique twist on the California common beers, or steam beer. Brewed with lager yeast at ale temperatures and then cold conditioned, to accentuate the ingredients. Subtley sweet maltiness with a hint of caramel, combined with a lingering hop aroma make this session beer anything but ordinary! Season: all Color: deep gold/light copper

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
carlitos99 (184) - The Big Apple, USA - MAR 23, 2005
This was my regular beer while living in Boston. SMooth, fruity, pleasant beer that goes down almost too easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (13350) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
5th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Very slightly hazy brown beer. Soft palate. Low carbonation. Sweet malt, a little saison like. Undertone of apple. Mmm -ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2012
Draft at brewpub from awhile back. Pours light amber. Nose/taste of grassy hops, light breads and malt. Medium body. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrapersnbeer (1432) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 7, 2012
Pale malt aroma with mild fruitiness. Looks like an average lager. Has the processed sweetness of say, gummy worm candy and a hint of hops. Easiest drinker of the night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (9918) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 4, 2011
A: This one pours amber in color with a smallish off-white head. S: Sweet malt in the form of toffee and bread to begin with. There’s a bit of yeast and very faint hops. A few mild fruit esters and some straw and grass notes. T: Bready malt along with some toast and toffee. Like the aroma, the hops are fairly mild, though there is a bit of grass and straw, maybe a few floral notes. Just a light bitterness to it. M: Medium in both body and carbonation. O: The more steam beers I try, the less I like them.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nickd717 (3403) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 15, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2010 On tap at Beer Works Airport. Clear deep golden color with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is decent - grainy and malty with a hint of hops. Pilsner malt, grain, and some mild hop bitterness on the flavor. Clean, crisp, and light-bodied. Like a California Common and golden ale hybrid in a way. Drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (15498) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a pale amber color with no head. Has a fruity malty and slightly hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a sweetish fruity malty caramel finish with some hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Unclear medium amber orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, overriped orange - mandarin. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090805]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 05/08/2009 Floral and slightly spicy aroma. Golden coloured smooth on the palate strong in alcohol and hoppy with a crisp and bitter malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2009
Cask at GBBF. Golden with a small white head. Aroma of citrus and grass. Dry citrus hoppy flavour with some yeasty notes. Nice hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2009
A Mes rate. Gravicask at GBBF.
Semi cloudy orange amber colour. Quite fruity. Some peach and an unusual strawberry note. The malt is ok, the hops are ok too but a little too faint. A strange one but not an epic one.

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