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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Nothing common here, just great beer! “Commonly” consumed in California’s early gold rush days when those old wood kegs would literally burst from the pressure of the beer, leading to the nickname Steam Beer. Super Nova is ruby-gold with a refreshingly smooth sweetness that’s complimented by an All-American crisp hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (6379) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2005
On tap at Crescent Moon, this is a nice dark bronze beer with a substantial head. Astringent bitterness and a metallic bite. Pleasant hop character without the full fruity burst of an IPA ... Good brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4948) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 10, 2006
On tap at Lazlos in Lincoln, Nebraska. The server also called this "California Common". Poured a nice amber color with a decent off-white head and average lacing. Nose was very fruity, with a somewhat sweet odor. Palate was smooth and honey-like. Flavor was very interesting, with some complecity A vey nice summer beer, maybe one the better I have ever tasted. Went back for a second on this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1534) - Iowa, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Pale dark yellow some froth on a light head.. Some grainy bready fruit bordering vegetableness a little funky yeast not unpleasant. Taste is similar it has a nice body and bready maltiness and a good bittering finish,pretty solid drinking beer this has to be the most liked beer after 4 or 5 others from them i didnt really care for.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 9, 2012
This an okay summer beer. Somewhat heavy on the palate with a nice citrus flavor and a mild bready aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13425) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting creamy off white head. Aromas of straw, citrus and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, light earthiness and light fruitiness with a crisp dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ozzy70 (855) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 29, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours hazy golden, lasting foamy white head. Aroma was sweet malt, biscuits, bread, slight citrus. Taste was sweet, malt, biscuit, pepper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (5837) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Grainy and slightly bready in aroma. The flavor is balanced by hops and malts, a slight stickiness from the malts and a decent hop bite into the finish. Not quite sure what style of ale this is, but it cleans up pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2011
Super Nova Summerfest–12oz bottle-pours a tight offwhite head with yellow/gold color. Aroma is wheat/light malt/hay, secondary light fruit. Taste is slightly sweet wheat/light malt/hay, secondary light fruit/spice hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
topherh (1924) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head. Aroma is bready, saltine cracker, and a little sweetness. Flavor is clean, bready malt, lightly grainy, with a hint of bitter hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - APR 19, 2014
Murky yellow pour with a small head. Aroma is spicy, citrus. Taste of wheat, spices and hops. Taste is full and lingers slightly.

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