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Cismontane Citizen California Lager



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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5827) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Nose of vegetables grass clippings some cereal grain sweetness and dusty yeast. Hazy golden Amber pour nice head. Flavors of afformentiomed qualities. Nice carbonation. Not My Favorite too vegetal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1746) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2015
22 Oz bottle poured. Pours a bright orange color with almost no head. So these guys are from Rancho Santa Margarita. That even a real place? The answer is yes, I confirmed it on urban dictionary. Heavy yeast profile aroma. Flavor is light grassy, and big fruit. Easy drinking lager for sure. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (4587) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 12, 2015
On tap at the Beer Baron. It pours a pale golden color with a white head. The aroma has some lemongrass, pale malt, straw and crackers with light breadiness. The flavor is delicate with some florals, lightly sweet pale malts and medium acidity with a bit of earth and lemongrass. Lemon and orange fruit. Solid earthy/floral bitterness. Really tasty and subtly complex. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (10001) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Sample at the Fat Heads Tap Takeover at Kraft House No. 5 on 07/30/2015. Clear copper-orange color with a medium white head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops, fruit and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of herbal hops, bready malt and fruit. The finish is mildly bitter with a mildly hoppy aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (6925) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Draft at SB. Pours a hazy dark amber with a loose and wispy whitish head. Caramel nose, some biscuit and maybe a bit of grass. Creamy medium body with flabby carb, body goes a bit watery in spots. Lightly toasted caramel with some grass and biscuit on the mid palate. Fairly indistinct flavor profile. Mild finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5071) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
500ml bottle pours a clear golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is light citrus and grass with some cereal grains. Taste is a light citrus and grassy bitterness with a light malty sweetness. Slightly grainy mouth feel. Light bodied with decent carbonation. Overall, this is a clean finishing lager with a nice balance and enough taste to recommend this to others. Nicely done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (5512) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle - clear dark gold - fairly lovely, kicking up a significant lace - medium sweet, toasty malt in the nose, lightly grassy hops, light estery fruitiness - flavor is somewhat estery, medium sweet, moderate toastiness to the malt character - a bit of acidity late before a mild hop bitterness finishes - it’s okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle, Bodega, orange pour white head, nose and taste citrus, lemons, ginger, oh man oh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2015

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Cismontane Citizen California Lager ].
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, sharp fruit, pale malt, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150117]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (2033) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle - clear gold with frothy white head. Aroma of sweet malts, light hops. Taste is malt, caramel, grain, light hop, sweetish. Medium to light body. Not bad, but not a favourite.

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