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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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The Columbia Hop was near extinction when we brought it back to create this crisp, easy drinking common ale. With a rich amber hue, Columbia Common, the new Spring Seasonal Release for 2013, has a Mild grassy and spicy hop notes are complemented by a fruity character and clean finish brought on by the use of hefeweizen and lager yeasts and unique malt bill. Itís the perfect beer for Spring. Prost!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 1, 2013
A simple, straightforward beer. A little bit of mild grassy hops and a nice crispness with a balanced malt bill. Has a nice zing to it and doesnít end too sweeet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3832) - - MAR 31, 2013
bottle. clear copper with a small white head. tart, orange jello aroma. unsweetened bready malts. bittering hops. a fruit skin note from either estery yeast or hops. medium bodied with an appropriate creaminess.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (646) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 30, 2013
On draught at widmer - small head, nose of grass and lemon. Taste of mild citrus with dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
COMRADEJOSH (306) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2013
average tasting ale with simple tasting hops and mildly toasted. malt. nothing special but ok

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - MAR 30, 2013
12oz bottle from The Grapevine
Appearance: Clear golden with a small white head and good lacing
Aroma: Doughy, citrus, caramel and herbal
Taste: Toasted malts, biscuity, citrus, herbal with some bitterness in the finish
This was OK, but I didnít like it. It did get better as it warmed up.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
neepsntatties (1245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. Colour....translucent amber. Nose...spent grain, some hops and a slight floral/spice aspect. Palate...plenty of CO2, grassy, freshly cut alfalfa, a hint of hops, cereal and a fairly clean finish. Quite quaffable. Thisíd be a dandy on a hot summer day.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
robgibbens (417) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Short white head and a dark gold color. Opaque. Taste is a little sweet and malty. Finishes crisp and clean. Decent to drink but nothing noteworthy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (1848) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 28, 2013
Pouers an amber colour. Aromas of pine and citrus, similar flavours. Nice fresh green notes. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11533) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Bottle from the Arden BevMo. Pours light amber with a slight head. Aroma is lightly malty. Med body. Flavor is a light brown sugar with a fair amount of earthy bitter. A little fruity. Donít think itís banana ester tho. I think the main aspect, and it is strong in the finish, is the bitter. Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thisis12ptfont (868) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Herbs, candied caramel and sugared nuts on the aroma. Light copper appearance with no foam. Flavors of metallic caramel, sugared nuts and mild hops dominate the flavor. There are some undertones of toffee, grains and burnt sugar. Overall, a basic yet, unique ale to start off the spring. Iíd give this a B- rating.


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