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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dos Costas Oeste is the result of a collaborative brewing effort between Cigar City Brewing of Florida’s 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


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (13525) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle shared by jcwattsrugger. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose/taste of cedar/cigar box, sweet orange peel, ginger, coriander and grapefruit. Taste is heavy cedar - a saison in a cigar box. Medium body.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (13047) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 20, 2013
750mL bottle, sent from LateStart (thanks Jordan), pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out pungent cedar upfront which dominates, a bit of citrus, but not much else – this is all cedar on the nose. Flavour is similar, bringing out prominent cedar notes which dominate, with very light citrus notes. The cedar is monolithic in this, with a light body, leaving strong woody cedar notes. The best of the Dos Costas beers, but still nothing special.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12937) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2012
75cl bottle. Medium off-white head, hazy light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon peel, some cedar, coriander. Taste is medium sweet, cedar, lemon/orange, light coriander, ginger. Effervescent medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (12850) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2012
Sample at CBC. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. DArk yellow colour. Moderate malty and hopy and yeasty aroma. Moderate bitter flaor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (12830) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2012
750 ml bottle courtesy of Craftbeerdesign (thanks Geoff!) poured a clear gold with a small lasting creamy ivory head. Aromas of grapefruit, cedar, white pepper, coriander and light orange zest. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of cedar, white pepper, grapefruit, coriander, light orange zest and light straw with a crisp dry lingering cedar finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (12605) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12594) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 6, 2012
(750ml bottle) Pours a hazy golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of cedar, DEET, florals, and pine. Flavor of cedar, herbs, lemon, and caramel with a dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christian (12578) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Golden with a lasting white head. Spicy aroma with lots of black and pink pepper and a touch of wood. Dry and spicy flavour with lots of pepper and citrus character, and distinct cedar wood, especially in the late aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12014) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 7, 2012
750ml bottle-pours hazy gold with a tight offwhite head. Aroma is cedar/spice, orange, light malt. Taste is cedar/spice, yeast, orange, light malt.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (11931) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
Tap @ CBC, 2012.
Pours clear yellow with a small, creamy, white film head. Aroma has lots of pepper - really accentuated by the wood. Doughy malts, grassy. Very fresh. Medium carbonation, lovely dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is initially malty, doughy, then turns to wonderfully sharp white pepper. Pine bitterness and crisp finish. Lovely, and amazing what that cedar does to enhance flavours and aromas.


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