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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   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!


1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (11015) - Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2013
"Spring" seasonal. Only date on here is for december though. It is a lightly malty, pretty crappy brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10445) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2012
GABF 2012. Pours a dark golden appearance with a white head. grainy straw, herbal hoppy, earthy, light lemon nose. Refreshing, a bit sweet but crisp and nice herbal hoppy flavor. Pretty easy session beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10359) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Draft. Light caramel malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Slightly sweet creamy barley malt flavor. Nice solid beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
It’s dark golden with a creamy head. The aroma is mild with light hoppy notes of light fruit, grass and malt. The flavor has a light sweetness and a light spicy bitterness growing more dry towards the finis. The notes are fruit, grass and light yeast, and towards the finish a touch of tea.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivnizub (10028) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle: Deep golden to copper coloured, clear, smaller loose white head, malt and cooked vegetables in the nose, suppressed hops detectable; moderate bitter-sweet flavour and light to medium bodied; slightly lingering drier and hoppier finish with some fruitiness in the aftertaste. Not totally convincing…

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Tap at Penn social in DC. Clear amber. Weak to near no head. Nose is sugar, toffee, caramel popcorn. Taste is very metallic, harsh tinny flavor, some tannic bitterness. Astringent, chemical palate. Yuck.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (9827) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2013
Bottle @ DŘE meeting. Pours golden with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, light fruity but stale hops. Flavor is malt, caramel, stale hops. Medium body, lively carbonation. Proberly nice when fresh. 280813

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (9709) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (9661) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
"Aroma and flavor a light pleasant mix of cereal and grassy hops. Delicate bouquet, maybe a little toast. Good job on the style though probably not good enough to go back to."


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