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Telegraph California Ale is our flagship beer and is our interpretation of the unique ales that were commonly brewed up and down the West Coast in the 19th century. It is an unfiltered, medium-bodied beer, with a rich amber color and a rocky, white head. The beer is crafted using domestic American ingredients and fermented with a unique yeast strain that accentuates the hoppy spiciness, while also imparting fruity and subtly sour flavors. The aromas are spicy and earthy, reminiscent of the rich agricultural valleys surrounding Santa Barbara.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2013
In short: A yeasty toasted rusty amber ale of some kind STOP Kind of fun STOP
How: Bottle 750ml STOP corked & caged STOP Consumed a few months after purchase STOP
The look: Opens with super-loud pop STOP corked went flying STOP only a little gush STOP Then pours an almost clear shinning amber body topped by a enormous off-white head with good retention STOP
In long: Nose is very toasted STOP a sensation of smelling something rusty in a wood shop STOP good presence of leafy hops STOP Taste is very very toasted STOP dry hay STOP dehydrated cereals STOP orange flesh STOP a whole lot of yeast STOP a bit of caramel STOP a rust sensation STOP High attenuation STOP Fun foamy-fluffy and very lively mouthfeel STOP Sessionnable beer that stands out from the crowd STOP Ive read what a California Common beer is but flavorwise I still dont understand the style STOP

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppyBrewnette (16) - - JUN 4, 2013
Lovely sweet and light Belgium ale. Would love to know what strain of yeast and sugar they used ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
queenholly (3014) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2013
Bottle courtesy of StefanSD. Caramel, pineapple, cakey Belgian yeast aroma - smells a little like my moms pineapple upside down cake. Hazy amber with a small yellowed ivory head. Fruity, light caramel and toast, spicy yeast, slightly tart flavor with a faint hint of bitterness in the finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14158) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 25, 2013
Bottle 6.2% @ Torben Mathews tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are malt, coriander, yeast hops and notes of caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11371) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2013
Bottle @ Torben Mathews tasting. Clear amber with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast and caramel. Flavour is malt, fruit, yeast, little caramel, little dark fruits, little sweet, little dry, little bitter and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy weak yeasty aroma with hoppy hints. Fruity malty spicy and slightly tart yeasty citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy slightly tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2309) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - APR 4, 2013
Poured from a 750ml bottle. Big malty presence, honey, bread, there is some floral notes and hints of spicy hops. A nice clean beer, this style is not one that I have had a lot of experience with. Very tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - MAR 25, 2013
At first this had a mild trappist taste, but as it warmed up the rich malt and sourdough flavors kicked in and the cloves and bananas took an appropriate back seat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6326) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours amber orange with a thin head. Grainy and lightly sweet malts, with some low earthy hoppy bitterness. Super clean and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8877) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle shared at tasting at my house. Pours amber gold with white head. Nose and taste of fruit, lemongrass, yeast, earthy hops and hint of alcohol in the finish. Medium body.

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