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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Northeast Bucket List Trip Beer #50. Keg at the brewpub. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel, citrus, mild nuts. The taste is citrus hops, stone fruits, mild caramel. Medium bodied, crisp.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2488) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 3, 2012
22oz Bottle from the Brewery labeled: California Common Assuming this is the same beer.... I have a picture when the add pic feature reappears.... Info from the brew list: Along with Cream Ale, this is Americas other indigenous beer style, made with lager yeast & fermented at 55 to create a fruity lager with a good hop presence. Pours a rich copper color with aromas of noble hops, wheat bread and notes of fruity caramel malts... On the palate its crisp and a great balance between slightly bitter saaz style hops and round malts with glimpses of barley wine finish mixed with a bohemian pilsner... nice light flavorful beer !

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5100) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 8, 2006
[GABF 2006 Denver, Co] Nice dark golden color with a light head. This had a great aroma and a flavor that was very much like a deep California common. A good easy summer drinking beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2966) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 10, 2006
Aroma:pine hops aroma.. Appearance:clear orange,small head.. Flavor:light grapefruit-pine hops,light malt..

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ClarkVV (3933) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 7, 2004
2004 draught. Pours a bright yellow, light straw golden, with a small white head. Aroma has hints of corn/rice or something lightly bittersweet. Something a bit off, anyways. Flavor is more of the same, a rice sharpness, light syrupy bittersweetness on the finish and just too sharp overall. Strange one here.


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