Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 008: Nuthin’ in Common

RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Beer Camp beer #8 (originally made in 06/2009). Pilsner and Munich malt, Cascade and Hallertau Magnums hops. Dry hopped with Southern Cross and Hop 393.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Poured a nice golden yellow. Aroma immediate of fresh hops, grass, and corn. Flavour is similar, easily drinkable. Personally, I prefer the original common. Decent enough tho, but not spectacular.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Barreras (1685) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Pours a light yellow color with a light malt and fruit aroma. Taste is light, minor fruit, and refreshing. A small amount of bitterness after the swallow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (9935) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2015
12 oz bottle from backlog notes. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet grainy malts, caramel, yeast, lightly fruity, mildly doughy bread, soft. Not bad for what it is, but not very exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (11461) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
"nothin really that makes you stand up and take notice, but it’s a nice representation of the style, and good enough that i won’t mind drinkin the other 3 in the SN beer camp mixer. light fruit and hops in the aroma and taste. pretty simple, but pretty refreshing too."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (5318) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 6, 2014
bottle. golden with one finger head. light body with some mild caramel malts. mild hops in the finish. fairly sweet for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Butters as Beer Camp California Common on 06/22/2011. Clear copper body with a medium frothy white head with sticky lacing. Sweet caramel and woody hop aroma. Sweet woody and spicy hop flavor with a sweet caramel background. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottled in late March. A: Pours a nice bronze orange ale with brilliant clarity. Three fingers of eggy, creamy head which falls over a few minutes to a sheet of the same with centralized capping. Spotty lacing. S: Grain, hey, grassy hops, a hint of metal. Sweet malts are quite evident. Not terribly complex, but actually relatively nice. T: Floral malts are my initial reception: grass, sunflower, petunias. Slightest hint of bittering hops. Clean malts are munich in nature. Some hints of honey. Finish is short and sweet. M: Medium body with low carbonation. Thick and sticky finish. Wish this was a little less resonant. O: Sweet beer. Nice and light in flavor. Actually reminds me of SA Boston Lager, but only because it’s so sweet. Not disappointed this is a short lived production from SN. Serving type: bottle 07-08-2011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (12083) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. 2011 Vintage. Poured a yellow color with an averaged sized head. Floral hops, light earthiness, some honey, and some citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SDalkoholic (2375) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle from Bevmo: Poured with minimal amount of head while the liquid was a sparkling gold. Not a lot of aroma to be smelled in this ale other than some light scents of perfume and fruity hops, but perhaps a pinch of grained barley malt too. The flavor is simple with a sweet base of grain like malts and some dried fruit in the faint background. Other than that this is a plain and bland beer, but its still easily quaffable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Narnad (1521) - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2013
Drank 6/4/2011. Pours a golden clear color with a low but dense white head. Lots of carbonation. Aroma has a grainy, light fruity ester presence with a light grassy hops and some late flowery notes. Flavor starts off grainy with some light toasted malt presence moves into a mild sweetness from the fruity notes. Hops present a very light lemon but adds a distinct grassy flavor. Body was of modest density with a slight dryness at the end and a very bubbly texture. Overall a pretty tasty brew. LIght overall feel makes it perfect for the warm summer months. I love the light/mild toasted kick of the beers. Looks like a lawn mower beer but with a ton of flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (24173) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
11th June 2011
Clear amber beer, small white head. Slightly crisp palate, dry. Sweetish malt, a little spice. Trace of cream. Light finish. Got a vaguely Belgian feel to it but not quite joined up.

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