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Brewed by Cervesa Artesanal de Xativa
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Xativa, Valencia, Spain

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Socarrada is a "gastro-ale," or food-pairing golden ale made with only, water, malts (pils/amber), hops, yeast, rosemary, and rosemary honey. La Socarrada pours a beautiful golden-amber color with a light, white, non-persistant head. The nose is wonderfully appetizing, filled with rosemary, rosemary-honey, and a light bread-like quality. The taste is full of rosemary, rosemary honey, and fruity characteristics along the lines of pear, apple, and fig. There is also a distinct gingery bite as well as a light note of black pepper. The body is both crisp and pleasantly dry. It is recommended to be served around 45° in a white wine glass or snifter.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kingi (496) - - SEP 8, 2012
Cloudy dark yellow / orange colour with a white head that stays thinly on top for a long time.could place the aroma but after reading the ingredients i think it was the rosemary. Enjoyable beer that is slightly above the average with the hint of rosemary in the taste. Extremely refreshing body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6551) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2012
330 ml bottle.
Pours a hazy golden amber colour with a white thick head. Aroma is very strong with rosehip, honey and pepper. Flavour of light bready malts, rosehip, green apples, strong pepper and lime. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and a dryish spicy finish. Refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (5970) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2012
33 cl bottle @ home, BBE 08/2013
Aroma is rather spicy with rosehip. Also some sweet malt in the background. Flavour is also rather spicy with rosemary, some rosehip and some sweetish malt in the finish. Too spicy but kind of interesting.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
olio (6523) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2012
33 cl bottle.
Pours hazy golden color with a small head. Aroma of very stuffy fruits, barnyard notes, rose hip, nettle and grass. Flavor of rose hip, slightly citrusy fruits, spices and herbs. Low carbonation, mild bitter palate.
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhamp9 (1133) - Corinth, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Murky copper with a white head. Aroma is rosemary with a sweet maltiness and lemon. Taste is rosemary, lemon, and tea. Very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours a murky gold with white head. Aroma is very pleasant, notes of rosemary, tropical fruit and subtle malt. Flavor is very herbal, similar to aroma with a light sweetness, almost medicinal but interesting. Mouthfeel is soft with medium carbonation. Overall, interesting brew, not sure if I like it or hate it, non the less, I will finish it and may have another down the road.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mar (4959) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2012
hazy amber with a white head. nose is rosemary, seasoning, lightly sweet, and lemon. not bad on the palate, heavy rosemary, sweet, heavy spices, crisp finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
legion242 (2270) - Richardson, Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Very murky dark urine in color with an off-white head. Very nice effervesence. Tastes of fresh wheat- very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2027) - Richmond, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Cloudy amber with a big off-white head that lasts forever and laces thickly. Aroma of rosemary, citrus, and caramel. Tastes lightly malty, more heavily bitter and herbal. Dry, medium bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
teddybeer (2347) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2012
33cl bottle bought at AMCA’12 (Madrid). 33cl bottle. Coppery colour with an off-white head, medium duration. Aroma is moderate malty and spicy. Flavour has notes of honey, rosemary herb, slightly caramel and a final dry. Carbonation is medium. Body is medium.


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