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Brewed by Premium Beers From Spain
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Xativa, Valencia, Spain

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Socarrada is a "gastro-ale," or food-pairing golden ale made with only, water, malts (pils/amber), hops, yeast, rosemary, and rosemary honey. La Socarrada pours a beautiful golden-amber color with a light, white, non-persistant head. The nose is wonderfully appetizing, filled with rosemary, rosemary-honey, and a light bread-like quality. The taste is full of rosemary, rosemary honey, and fruity characteristics along the lines of pear, apple, and fig. There is also a distinct gingery bite as well as a light note of black pepper. The body is both crisp and pleasantly dry. It is recommended to be served around 45° in a white wine glass or snifter.

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Ysok02 (1564) - Mons, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2016
Un délice qui allie fraîcheur, notes épicées, herbacées et florales et une bouche fraîche, digeste, équilibrée avec une finale qui étanche la soif. Une bière de fin de soirée qui nettoie les papilles

3.8
dnstone (3418) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Pours a hazey honey orange-golden in color with light white head. Quite herbal sweet aroma, dominated by rosemary. Light and moderately sweet transitioning to to an earthy herbal rosemary finish. A great light, different beer that would go well with almost anything.

3.8
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Draught. Nose is slightly sweet with an earthy rosemary note. Cloudy bright orange with no head. Rosemary is pretty forward but balanced by the sweet floral honey tones and spicy yeast character. Soft carbonation and thickness leave a very full impression on the palate.

3.8
jcos (1851) - Maryland, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle on May 29th, 2013 split with Jay and Michelle.

Appearance: Pours an orange cloud.
Aroma: Aroma of rosemary.
Taste: Light bitterness, citrus, hints of rosemary.
Palate:Light medium body, lingering aftertaste.

Summary: A really interesting SHV beer...really nice for when I had it, on a nice summer night. Interesting, would definitely have again.

3.8
OKBeerFan (67) - - SEP 8, 2013
Great beer. Paired very well with our wild caught Salmon. The Rosemary really comes out as it warms. Recommend drinking at 50-60 degrees. Great food pairing beer! Would be hard to drink by itself without food though. Had a nice 2 finger head in my Stone snifter. Aroma was ok but the flavor was just what was expected. Overall happy with this beer and would recommend as a food pairing beer only. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Rifaldo (39) - Torello, SPAIN - FEB 16, 2014
Botella. Romaní ho impregna tot, l’aroma a bosc mediterrà ho impregna tot però a la boca i al paladar fa que amagi defectes com la poca amargor i l’ensucrament. Tot i així bona triple i refrescant. El que seria aquesta birra amb un dryhopping de llúpol americà..

3.8
Hkrivera (153) - Guaynabo, PUERTO RICO - MAY 10, 2014
At first taste, it hit me with a beer full of condiments, and it didn't disappoint! It has traces of rosemary, spices and black pepper. The hint of honey balances the initial strong flavor. This is one of the most unique beers I have tasted. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Rugamu (174) - SPAIN - NOV 30, 2013
Buena cerveza levantina, algo diferente, una rubia con una amplia gama de olores a romero y miel, algo no muy habitual por estos lares. En boca, todos esos sabores se notan también, consiguiendo una sensación muy muy agradable. Repetí en la taberna de los conspiradores sin dudarlo y cuando pueda volveré a tomarme otra.

3.7
thegreenrooster (4402) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pour is a cloudy almost pink with a large white head. Lots of floaties as well. Aroma is very herbal and sweet with notes of the honey. Flavor is holy rosemary! Lots of rosemary with a definite honey sweetness lingering in the back round. There is lots of herbal flavorings going on here and if that’s not your thing I could see that bringing down the score but for me put rosemary on everything, I love it.

3.7
PabloSYz (7) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 5, 2016 does not count
caramel, honey, amber, hazy, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, average carbonation


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