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

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   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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3.6
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.

3.6
BlindGuardianco (104) - - MAY 13, 2016
Interesting one, cool flavour with the rosemary and honey will try again anytime

3.6
Skinnyviking (9767) - 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 (44) - 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

3.5
dyetube (1378) - Hurst, Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle from choice beverages in McKinney. Pours a cloudy dull yellow with a thin white head. The aromas are rosemary, honey, light grass, lemon. The mouthfeel is dry with a light body and low carbonation. Very interesting brew indeed! Great sessionable beer. Rosemary is noticeable without overpowering. Light honey sweetness as well as faint grassy and fruity notes. Subtle and interesting.

3.5
bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2012
(330ml bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of rosemary, honey, caramel, ginger, and eucalyptus. Flavor of rosemary, honey, coriander, ginger, and caramel.

3.5
cgarvieuk (26422) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2013
bottle at home ... light hazy amber .. small white head ... soft sweet ginger nose .... light fizz ... big ginger ... soft zezty ginger ... sweet ... light bitter ... little herbal rosemary

3.5
Beerenberger (1605) - Fischer, Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Aroma is mildly herbal; rosemary, ginger. Floral fragrances are also present. A cloudy orangish amber pour with frothy, mostly diminishing, off-white head and clumpy lacing. The taste, like the nose is herbal with peppery ROSEMARY being the predominate flavor! Medium body with soft carbonation. Overall, refreshing, like "adult" herbal tea Not something I would drink all the time, but I would definately drink it again.


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