Even though “steam beer” is generally recognized as a beer style, the term “steam beer” cannot be used to describe toasty, malty and hoppy beers whose origins are in northern Californis in the late 1800’s because of copyrights and trademarks. So we had to come up with another name. Someone suggested “California Common” but that is so, well, common. A great beer to enjoy with dinner, we think this beer belongs on every table. Facts: O.G. 1056, I.B.U. 42
decaturstevo (5594) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is light malt almost wheaty. Flavor is semi sweet malt start with a flat paper bitter finish. Medium bodied and foamy. at cool springs ok
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy yellow orange color with thin white lacing. The aroma hsa a nice lemony citrus feel to it. Beer is crisp and clean and in turn well made for the california common style.
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - APR 1, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Golden/amber pour with a thin white top. Scent is grainy and hops. Taste is toasted malts, grassy and a bit of earth.
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