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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. It’s the perfect beer for Spring. Prost!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (8147) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2013
bottle from Bierzwerg. Clear golden colour, mid-sized white head. Malty with a pleasant sweetness, quite light, and elegant hop flavours that add a spicy grassy touch.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours dark straw with off-white head. Nose is maibocky, with fruity hops. Tastes on the tart side, with some yeasty pale malty notes and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7956) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Draft. Light caramel malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Slightly sweet creamy barley malt flavor. Nice solid beer.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (7909) - Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2013
"Spring" seasonal. Only date on here is for december though. It is a lightly malty, pretty crappy brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (7030) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle. Medium amber colour, clear and bright, with an average white head. Aroma and flavour are grainy and fruity, light but with a firm mouthfeel from the crisp carbonation. More of a dark lager really. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (6971) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber pour with a small white head. Earthy, sweet caramel, a bit of spice, and toasted cracker. Not bad at all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (6962) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2013
12oz bottle, from Party Source. Bottled 12/19/12. Clear amber color. Thin off-white head. Good spread of lace. Lighter body. Good smooth carbonation, easy-drinking - especially nice to wash some food down with. Little fruity hop flavor. Little toasty malt, some caramel malt. It’s still a little difficult for me to pin down the flavor profile of the California Common, but this tastes like what you’d expect from a lighter version of the style. More bitter, little sweet. Solid, interesting stuff. Creative choice for a spring seasonal.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Mineral aroma. Mineral and light malt flavor. Medium bodied. Mineral and light spice linger with light malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (6780) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 11, 2013
Pours orange copper with a nice beige head and a bready aroma. There is a light pale malt flavor with that is slightly fruity with a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (6602) - Helsinge, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium off white head. Toasted grassy hoppy aroma. The flavor is caramel, citrus, fruity hops and some toasted notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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