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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Our steamer beer is a unique 100% style lager. Brewed with a special strain of lager yeast that works better at warmer temperatures. This method dates back to the late 1800s, when refrigeration was a greater luxury. Amber in color, medium bodied with a malty character. Mildly fruity with an assertive hop bitterness and a crisp clean finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14964) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Can from a very generous trader. Douglas? I can’t remember. It’s been awhile. I didn’t realize this was a California Common until now. Thanks! Pours amber with white head. Nose/taste of toffee malt, toasted biscuit, bready malt and light spicy hops. Dry crisp finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (14411) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2016
On tap at Gordon Biersch SLC Airport, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma and flavour brings out bready malts, toasted caramel and light bitterness. Decent enough but very weak and watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14094) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Can from Brewforia. Pours orange amber with a slight head. Aroma is pretty malty. Sort of towards roasty. Med body or nearly. Flavor is roasty malt with some fruit/floral notes, and something rendering it bitter. It’s not exactly dry, but seems hoppy and bitter in the finish. Decent drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2007
on tap-pours an off white head and copper color. Aroma is deep roasty caramel. Taste is deep roasty caramel, secondary pungent/pine hops. A dark common. OK carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Can at home. Pours clear amber with a large, creamy and rocky beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast malt, earthy and minty hops with light apple notes. Flavor is moderate toast malt, medium earthy and minty hops, medium bitterness, well balanced and a dry, clean finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (10146) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"A better than average for the style brew, this one has light floral hops and a slight sweetness, with the flavor profile being dominated by a light toastiness. Not bad."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2014
16oz can, from Perfect Pour in Elkridge. Shared with local raters. Darker hazy amber orange color. Thin off-white head. Dots of lace. Looks decent. Good caramel malt, some vanilla. Light bit of pepper. Kind of a malty sweeter taste. Medium body. Lightly slick texture. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Kind of creamy. Easy-enough to drink. Solid flavorful amber lager. Good bigger complex flavor to it, good sweetness. Could pass as a solid amber ale, really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (9148) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 27, 2016
16 oz can from Hayduke. Pours amber with a thick beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a mild brown lager flavor with a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2014
Soupy-goopy American amber malt dullness (amaretto / marzipan, caramel chew, toffee) with apple / pear esters as seen in so many Oktoberfest "lagers" which never see a day below 60 F. Nutty, woody, peppery and pithy hop bitterness with mothball and ethanol off-notes. Moderately carbonic / acidic and slightly lactic / yogurt-like starchy and bitter finish. Basic Amber ale disguised as a lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (8539) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
Can. Rich amber beer with a dark cream head. Light caramel aroma. Malt and spice flavor with light mineral notes. Medium bodied. Mineral and malt lingers with light spice.

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