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Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Xativa, Valencia, Spain


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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (13215) - 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.

tomandoaltura (346) - - NOV 21, 2017
El color es ámbar y el aroma es claramente herbáceo y con notas de malta caramelo. Se nota la presencia del romero en boca y el amargor resulta ligero, dándole el equilibrio necesario. Cuerpo medio.

beerantier (1) - - NOV 12, 2017 does not count
Neutral beer, what a pity my god. Three times I tasted it. And yet another one bites the dust.

ManVsBeer (10951) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2017
Bottle @ Bar Bodega, Liverpool. Cloudy amber with a carbonation and a hoppy-fruity-floral nose. Rosemary is dominant in its taste and it lingers.

caribou43 (1185) - Lausanne/Sevilla/Lima, SWITZERLAND - OCT 1, 2017
Thanks Fred for this bottle that you take from Valencia. We share this beer at your home, Petit-Lancy. In my point of view, it is a surprisingly good beer, original and perfectly refreshing for the summer. The body is yellow/orange and troubled, thin and white foam, normal carbonation, a bit sparkling. The taste is malty, bready, honey and rosmarin, some hop and the taste is well balanced, not heavy and a perfect pint to eat one typical and authentic paella of the region.

Vajtouna (20) - Minsk, BELARUS - SEP 20, 2017
Has a wonderful sweet aroma, full of honey. Spice taste full of rosmarin. Light, good for summer.

Bijl (811) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2017
Goudgeel/licht Amber, volle witte schuimkraag, troebel, veel koolzuur. Aroma: Gember, rozemarijn, floraal/bloemig. Iets mout en hop....meer niet. Smaak: Pilsmout, granig en dan dat met gember en bloemige rozemarijn. Licht en iets waterig , lichte body en niet bitter. Betitel het maar als anders. Ik ben er niet wild van.

Tasche39 (422) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2017
Cerveza bien hecha, con buena espuma, el problema es que el sabor a romero lo tapa todo.

jaghana (6283) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 10, 2017
Bottle shared @Freiburg testing. A copper beer, nose is on herbs, aroma is still on herbs, blond beer basis, spicy, did not get the honey, not much to say.

joe19612 (3074) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2017
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark orange colour with a fluffy white head, the aroma is hoppy with hints of herbs, the taste is medium bitterness and the rosemary comes through with a dry bitter finish.

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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