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The Brewing Lair Solo Session Series: Simcoe
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our first brew in the single hop session series.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10906) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours gold with a creamy white head that does a bit of lacing. Light fruity aroma. Med body. Flavor is pine/citrus/fruit, and it goes a little wheaty in the finish. Nice, light, yet satisfactorily bitter ale. Finishes with fairly mild flavors.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (444) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 15, 2014
"I see these more as IPAs given how ridiculously they are hopped, but they’ve gotten classed as APAs due to the 5%. Either way, this version was among the hoppiest session ales I’ve ever had. Wonderfully vibrant and aromatic, light feel without being watery. I’d say refreshing, but the ruinous amount of hops tempers that a bit. Lovely beer :)"

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (1801) - USA - SEP 12, 2013
Clear yellow orange in color with thin white head... Aroma of light pine hops... Flavor is light and crisp, with notes of pine and floral notes from simcoe... Extremely sessionable... Nice beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DYCSoccer17 (3305) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 8, 2013
16 ounce sample on tap at Reno Public House. The aroma is nice with plenty of dank simcoe hop aromatics. Light cereal malts are also there. Pleasant aroma. Transparent blonde body with a medium, strong white head and ok lacing. Starts with nice, hoppy, lightly catty, dank, and mild citrus hop character. Really bright and flavorful. Light cereal malts in the middle, before a floral, moderately bitter finish. Yum.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dodgrblu (601) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 4, 2013
On tap at Capital Beer and Taproom, minimal lasting head, yellow, good overall but suffers from single hop syndrome. I struggle to find the virtue in the one hop movement. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1078) - sacramento, California, USA - JUL 1, 2013
On tap at capitol beer. Pours light orange with white head. Taste is all simcoe. Pungent pine with a earthy citrus taste. Great beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6420) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 30, 2013
On tap at Capitol Beer, Sacramento. Pours amber with a decent beige head and a citrus aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with a nicely bitter finish.


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