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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Dos Costas Oeste is the result of a collaborative brewing effort between Cigar City Brewing of Floridaís Gulf (West) Coast and The Bruery of Placentia, CA. Like the breweries involved with its creation this ale cheerfully meanders off the beaten path. Join us in celebrating this West Coast to West Coast collaboration. Aged on Spanish Cedar Spirals


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhgrantjr (456) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Poured a hazy orange color with seven head, good carbonation. Aroma of cedar, predominantly, and citrus, spices. Taste is sweet, but with a bite. Again, the cedar is dominant. Not as good as the others in this series. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcartamdg (2484) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Pours gold with a thin white head. Aroma of cedar, citrus and spices. Taste follows, I'm not sure I love cedar in my saisons and this has quite a bit of cedar ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2012
Gedronken met joes, benzai en dutchdrebus, goudkleurig, sigaren kistje geur, houtsnipper, zo rook onze oude kast. Hij smaakt ook naar hout en een beetje verbrand. Veel koolzuur.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 9, 2012
A - Pours a hazy golden-orange color with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some lacing. S - Aroma is a mix of sweet grainy and lightly bready malts with coriander, orange peel, ginger, Belgian yeast, and cedar. T - Starts off with sweet grainy and bready malts with some coriander, ginger, and lemon zest. Through the middle, the cedar comes through with some Belgian yeast, and a bit of floral hops. The finish is a mix of sweet bready malts with coriander, orange peel, Belgian yeast, cedar, and a touch of ginger. M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry, sweet, and estery finish. D - Very drinkable. Nice strong Saison with some good spices thrown in and the cedar adding some nice complexity.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Served in a Cigar City snifter. Holy cedar, Batman. Unreal amount of cedar in this. Fresh plank. Spicy. Like chewing on cedar wood chunks. Terrible.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4405) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Ok, so for starters Iím not a fan of the cedar aged stuff in general. Pours a clean, somewhat viscous, golden orange with two fingers of crackly off white head. Nose is woody/musty, spicy notes upfront, almost rich aroma. Notes of bread dough and yeast. Spicy/musty wood flavor. Rich bready doughy flavor. Medium body and spicy finish. Meh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (10613) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2012
75cl bottle shared by Joes. Clear yellow - light orange color, small white head. Smell malts, sweetness, apple, fruits, some herbs and -I guess- cedar wood. Taste malts, sweet, again probably the cedar wood, but a lot of herbs or spices again. A bit fizzy carbonation, medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4815) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2012
Bottle thx to joes. Clear yellow colour with no head. Smells cedar wood, cigar box, black pepper. Tastes coriander, cedar wood, incense. I love the smell, but the corriander kinda wrecks the taste. Medium body, great carbo.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2012

Draught @ [ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012 ] @ Spartas Lokaler, Faelledparken in Osterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, wood - ceder, citrus - grapefruit - grape. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate ot heavy bitter with a long duration, wood, almost harsh wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120511]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Pours a slightly hazy, golden orange color with a one finger white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Minimal spots of lacing left behind. Earthy, spicy aroma with some farmhouse funk, citrus fruit, bready yeast and dry, smokey wood. Hints of zesty pepper, coriander and clove followed by grassy hay, banana, bread and apple. Iím also picking up orange peel, alcohol and cedar. I was expecting the cedar presence to be stronger but itís subtly integrated into the nose. Medium bodied with tight carbonation and a strong zesty spice presence that lingers over the farmhouse funk, light fruit and cedar into a dry finish. Hints of spicy clove, ginger and coriander followed by sweet apple, pear and orange peel. The farmhouse yeast is overpowered but thereís a subtle earthy, funky character underneath. The cedar character is nicely integrated and isnít noticeable until the finish where it comes on pretty strong. Still, it doesnít interfere with the other notes, providing a dry smokey finish. Overall this beer is pretty complex and the ABV is well masked making it easy to drink. Thereís a lot going on but it remains interesting throughout.


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