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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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California Common ("Steam"), named for the Hollywood mountainside with the famous sign. First brewed in 2006.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7290) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2006
Growler. Sweet malt aroma. Hazy amber color with nice big head. Sweet creamy malt flavor with light berry notes and moderate hops finish. Light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
antzman (315) - Clarksville, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2007
Draft. Pours a medium yellow with a thin off white head. Pretty murky looking. Nice aroma of malts and citrus fruits. The flavor starts off with a nice kick of hops, but then a nice malty backbone steps in and balances things out nicely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 3, 2009
Tasted 12/3/08. Growler brought back from the brewpub. Hazy with a reddish golden hue. Moldy ring of beige head. Soggy malty aromas. Touch hops in the nose. Medium bodied and mildly bitter. Touch sweet undertone. Good dose of hops. Bitter body with moderate effervescence. Dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tjthresh (1865) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - JUL 27, 2009
Draft at the brewpub. Pours light amber to almost brown. Clean nose with some light evergreen hops and dry malt. Lots of yummy hop flavor and very bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - SEP 14, 2006
Draft - dirty golden colored with a smallish beige head. Quite cloudy. Malty and very fruity aroma. Clean. The flavor is quite bitter at the start and gives way in mid-swallow to a very complex, fruity finish. Medium-bodied. A very nice brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10400) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2007
Draft at Keg Liqour Fest of Ale. Poured clear copper with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate malty and sour citrus aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium bitter flavor with a medium smooth bitter finish of moderate duration.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Optigon (562) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2007
Pours gold, lightly hazy. Hoppy, fruity aroma. Strong hop flavor of grapefruit. Moderate mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2009
Brown-orange, whitish cover. Aroma is caramel, apple, candy. Taste is hoppy, floral, spicy, caramel, fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JUL 4, 2007
On tap at Rich O’s Publick House during RBSG Road Trip 2007. Clear gold with no head. Citrus and pine over light caramel in the nose. Herbal bitter flavors, borders on IPA, IMO.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mnurda (1104) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 30, 2009
Nice steam Ale. Not as hoppy as I prefer, but very drinkable. On tap at the Bank St location


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