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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Black Market’s hoppy and toasty spin on the California Common. It is a refreshingly malty, yet hearty beer, not so “lawn-mower” style for summer. With multiple Northern Brewer hop additions, our Contraband exhibits characteristics of California Common without being simply “common.”


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Tap at E! Burger. Rating #3. Dark amber, copper color with a tan head and decent lacing. Toasty aroma with a little hops. Much more going on in the flavor, huge toast with a little roast and a nice hop punch that gives it a decent amount of bitterness. Very nice. (2504)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (3151) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Tap. Pours clear reddish amber with a small off-white head that dissipates with some lacing. Aroma is caramel roasted malt and grass. Flavor is mildly sweet caramel, roasted malt, a bit of nuttiness, a touch of smoke and a pine and grassy hop bite. Finish is mildly bitter. Aftertaste is a bit metallic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 30, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2012 The pour is a clear golden color. Sweet bread, a little bit of toast, toffee, a bit of nutty maltiness on the nose. Taste is a little bit sweet, toasted malt, nutty, and maybe some bread. There’s a bit of yeast, and very minimal hop flavor. Just sort of sweet without that much really going on.


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