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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This beer was formerly known as "Cismontane California Common Pilot #1"

The California Common almost disappeared after prohibition as did the term Cismontane. Our interpretation of this style is a golden warm fermented lager with sufficient hop aroma. As a brewer and citizen of Cismontane California it is our obligation to produce a fine California Common.



3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOLTZ7555 (2799) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Golden tangerine pour with an ivory head. Earthy, grassy, citrusy with a nice malt, grain, and oat backbone. Medium mouthfeel.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - JAN 13, 2013
An orange copper color on the pour with a light frothy head. Hints of citrus fruits flavors and has a very low carbination as well. A slight hop taste on the palate to finish. O.K overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle. Golden-amber beer with a cream head. Malt and grain aroma. malt and light grass flavor with light caramel. Medium bodied. Low carbonation. Mineral and caramel lingerw ith light grass.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DYCSoccer17 (3320) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle purchased at Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. The aroma is initially sweet, sugary with hints of priming sugar. Light noble, floral hop aroma, without much else happening here. Transparent golden-orange body with a rocky, pillowy white head present. Nice head retention. Starts highly carbonated with an aggressive, earthy bitterness present. Light biscuit in the middle, before this finishes with more bitter, earthy hop flavors. An interesting beer, but not one I am in love with.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Light copper pour, white head. tart apples, yeast, pale malts, light hop nose. Flavor is simple and clean, some good yeast, tiny bit of hops and high drinkability.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 4, 2012
A - Pours a clear golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head, The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing. S - Aroma is a mix of sweet caramel and grainy malts with citrus and floral hops with a bit of lager yeast. T - Starts off with a mix of sweet caramel and grainy malts with some citrus hops and a bit of bitterness. Through the middle, some light pine hops with some more bitterness comes through some more bready and biscuit malts. The finish is a mix of sweet grainy and caramel malts with citrus hops, light bitterness, and a touch of lager yeast. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and lightly sweet finish. D - Very drinkable. Nice California common with a good malt and hop balance.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
halfbarrelbc12 (4) - - OCT 18, 2012 does not count
not sure why this beer gets such low ratings. I wonder if people don’t understand the style. More malt flavor, more hop bitterness and more abv than others of the style. I love the pale ale qualities with the lager finish. Awesome warm weather beer!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (7403) - Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Definitely a lager modeled after an ale. It is ripe with American hops, and heavy on them. The malt is sweet and candylike, atypical for a standard lager of this fairly modest gravity.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16697) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2012
Draft @ Select Beer Store, Redondo Beach, CA. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a white head. Jas a fruity malty yeasty grainy aroma. Sweetish malty grainy flavor with weak grassy hints. Has a fruity malty grainy hoppy bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11074) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Bomber from Bine & Vine. Pours hazy copper with a small white head. Fruity aroma. With a little sharpness that could be citrus. Near med body. Seems a bit thin as the minimal carb leaves. It’s lightly fruity, does seem to have citrus, is tending towards dry and astringent. Drinks real good.


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