Brewed by Premium Beers From Spain
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Xativa, Valencia, Spain


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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beachmaster (444) - Oklahoma, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle into a tulip. Pours a cloudy orange/amber, with a medium white head that quickly fades. Nose is strong spice and rosemary notes. Taste is spicy but thin, with notes of honey, rosemary and a subdued ginger component. The mouth feel is thin, but the finish is long. OK as an occasional change of pace, but lacks substance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (4402) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2015
30.08.2015, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is sweet spiced, heather, sweet gale, sap, grass, spices, rosemary, ginger. Taste is slightly dry and spiced, heather, grass, ginger, sweet gale, sap, rosemary, hay, hints of soap. Little bitterness, floral mouthfeel. Fair enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle from some supermarket in Los Boliches, Spain. A bit hazy amber beer with an offwhite head. Spicy grassy aroma. Malty caramell spicy flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (17910) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2015
Hay orange/golden beer with a small offwhite head. Spicy grassy aroma, rosemary, pepper notes, herbal, some bready notes. Malty caramel flavor, rosemary, earthy, pepper notes, herbal, some wood. A bit strange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (700) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JUL 21, 2015
Cor âmbar escuro/marrom claro leitosa/turva, espuma rala, de pouca duração, algumas partículas suspensas. Aroma intenso adocicado, resinal, amadeirado. No paladar aparece mel, novamente resinal, pinho, pouquíssimo amargor. Aftertaste mantém as características do paladar, me lembrou a Moylands Kilt Lifter, só que menos potente. Em geral boa, paladar diferenciado, vale experimentar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rhombic (105) - SPAIN - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Pours pale amber to golden, with a whitish head (frothy and unstable). The liquid is slightly hazy. The aromas bring herbal notes, probably due to the rosemary, and rather malty. As for the taste, the beer is fairly sweet but nonetheless interesting. The sweetness is mitigated by the bitter flavours, which yields it drinkable and more pleasant. Oily to creamy, but not thick. The carbonation is quite soft and it has a long finish. Enjoyable and different. View it as an artistic interpretation of beer instead of a regular one.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
enric395 (4) - - JUN 26, 2015 does not count
Cerveza muy bien presentada e interesante. Posee un aroma inconfundible con notas de romero y miel. Respecto la textura no es nada fuera de lo común, es una cerveza algo turbia y de carbonización baja. El gusto es excelente, muy delicado y muy trabajado, ninguna nota fuera de sitio. Excelente.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
civilon (21) - - JUN 21, 2015
elaborados aromas a hierbas y miel (la miel algo mas sutil). con frescura y una textura suave, nada lupulada. personalmente noto la calidad de la cerveza pero totalmente alejada del sabor normal de la cerveza lo acercaría mas a la hidromiel. tenia mucha ganas de probarla por lo bien que se ha hablado de ella. una decepcion para mis gustos sin embargo entiendo que a la gente le pueda volver loco.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (1668) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUN 17, 2015
golden orange. Aroma woody ginger, some rosemary, it’s lighter though. honey. Tastes very herbal woody, light carb. some prominent bready yeast. taste is not as complex as nose, but is much more intense.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mzaar (2750) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle @ Cerveseria Arte&Sana, Malaga. Pours clear orange with a small white head. Very weak aromas. Almost nothing there at all, but I detect some malt and grain. Sweet flavours of ginger, honey, herbs and orange. Fruity finish. Soft mouth feel.

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