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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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SudsMcDuff (8429) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
750ml bottle .. . pours a hazy yellow gold .. foam is very good .. . light spices and honey, some hay .. . quite nice, thanks to the tile guy for importing this .. . . in all fairness, his hat has a picture of a cowboy hat on it

3.6
liinis (1770) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Hazy yellow colour. White head. Very good mouth feel dryish after. Honey and romero taste very interesting beer but I wouldnt vote for the worlds best beer

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EddieG1 (15) - Louisiana, USA - MAR 15, 2015
It has an attractive dark orange color. Floral aroma with rosemary, although it smelled more like potpourri than beer. No foam. The taste was not bad (honey and rosemary), but had little complexity, development, and body.

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nealblind (1865) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUN 17, 2015
golden orange. Aroma woody ginger, some rosemary, it’s lighter though. honey. Tastes very herbal woody, light carb. some prominent bready yeast. taste is not as complex as nose, but is much more intense.

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bikbo (125) - - DEC 18, 2015
Color miel con algo de residuo en suspensión. Aroma a romero, madera, miel y aceituna. Sabor a hierba, romero, algo dulce. Paladar prolongado y agradable. Recomendable.

3.6
h0ppingmad (104) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 28, 2016
33cl bottle from Olhops Bar in Valencia. Pours a hazy golden with frothy white head, quickly dissipates. Fair amount of particulates in beer. Very pleasant aroma of rosemary, honey, and ginger. Taste similar with notes of caramel, finishes sweet. Light body and medium fizzy carbonation, dry aftertaste. A unique ale.

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BlindGuardianco (89) - - MAY 13, 2016
Interesting one, cool flavour with the rosemary and honey will try again anytime

3.6
Skinnyviking (9570) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2016
Bottle at DØE Ølfestival 2016. High creamy and lasting off-white head. Clear amber body. Dusty spicy coriander aroma and flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness, low carbonation, long sweet finish.

3.6
javifjmc (43) - alcobendas, SPAIN - MAY 27, 2017
citrus, amber, hazy, cloudy, medium bitterness, medium body, average carbonation, Al principio no dice mucho pero después el sabor es mucho mejor. 2013 gandia de grifo

3.6
Peterlovesbeer (1) - - JUL 21, 2017 does not count
Something different. A really surprising taste! Just go for it if you'r in for a different beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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