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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2008
Bottle 75cl. @ Amerikaner blindsmagning @ Papsoe, Bottle #07.]
Unclear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lancing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruit acidic, light to moderate yeasty, barnyard acidic. Flavor is moderate sweet, light light acidc and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (190608)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2008
Bottle. Papsoes MadsBerg homecoming blindtasting, bottle #7. Pours hazy orange with a lacing off-white head. Light soapy and spiced hops aroma. Flavour is mild hoppy and fruity. Holds a mild brett citric note. Dry woody flavour following. Returns to a dry citric flavour. Ends dry and mild woody.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, spicy hops, grapefruit, and flowers. The flavor is sweet with notes of matl, caramel, yeast, and straw, leading to a dry, spicy, and bitter finish. The body is thin. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2008
(Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of SoLan. Pours a hazy amber golden with some impurities and a small off-white head. Aroma of yeast and a little fruit. Medium body, notes of yeast, fruit and sulphur. Fairly dry and somewhat astringent finish with a light underlying acidity. 190608

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2008
Botte #7 at Papsoes blindtasting. Clear amber coloured with a huge light yellow head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass with notes of brett. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and yeast with notes of brett. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 27, 2008
Bright, dark, golden-amber. Lightly spicy aroma with a footy yeast note. Spicy, with light caramel, a hint of clean tartness late. Crazy beer - lots of nuance. A bit of an odd duck but I like it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2008
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a small off-white head. Aroma of mustiness, light ginger, caramel, and toasted oats. Flavor of apple, caramel and toasted malts, hint of nutmeg, and other unidentifiable fruit sweetness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11127) - 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.


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