The Bruery Humulus Sterling


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Humulus Sterling is a variation on our always popular Humulus Lager. Essentially a very similar beer, but brewed with a 100% Sterling hop bill from the boil to dry-hopping. A relatively new variety, Sterling hops are primarily a blend of the earthy & spicy Saaz with the citrusy & pine-like Cascade hop, providing characteristics of both a Bohemian lager and an American Pale Ale. Perfect for an Imperial Pale Lager.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3008) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - SEP 16, 2012
I had this on tap at the Bruery. This yellow pour had a nice citrus flavor with a clean finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (4478) - California, USA - NOV 4, 2012
4 nov 2012, tap at the Bruery. Light yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is light lemon and slightly skunky. Thin body and slightly fizzy. Faintly lemony and skunky. Not that nice. Kind if farmhouse ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5545) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Draft at the Bruery. Bright clear yellow, with white head. Citrus, light flowery hops, light bitterness, biscuity malt, and some peppery hops. Easy drinking, Humulus Wet was better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Tap at Of Love & Regret. Pours clear straw. Medium white foam. Soapy lemon nose. Taste has some very thick almost bourbon barrel character. Richer body, mild bitterness, oatmeal malty. Thick sheets of lace. Small DMS creamed corn character in taste. Small freezer vegetables in nose. Nothing offensive. Sharp lemon zest and grassy bitterness. Good stuff. Hints of lemon verbana in the nose. Carbonation is sharp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
miguelblanco (13) - Virginia, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Thin quickly disappearing head. Clear golden see thru. Piney hoppy nose. Light airy flavor. Refreshing. Fast finish. Pretty good basic beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - AUG 27, 2012
I had this the same day as White Chocolate and was really impressed. Pours an orange color with a healthy jasmine accented aroma. The taste isnt particularly bitter but a little tannic tasting. Like a jasmine tea was added to a plain lager. I really enjoyed this and could drink a lot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mikkylar (94) - Placentia, California, USA - AUG 25, 2012
On tap at The Bruery. Pours cloudy light orange. Thin off-white head. Almost no aroma. Almost no flavor. Reminds me of Bud Light. Shit....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kegbear (436) - Orange, California, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Tap at The Bruery. Yellow pour with white head. Floral and citrus hop aroma. Flavors of citrus, lemon zest and slight pine hops. Sweet malty bread come through nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16401) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Pours a cloudy golden color with a white head. Interesting blend of floral and citrus peel hoppiness. Biscuit malt sweetness, lemon peel, and a light spiciness. Some cracker notes as it warms. The flavor is lightly sweet with good biscuit and cracker malt favors. A soft hop bitterness, solid floral hop character, and moderate citrus character. Just a touch of spicy hop flavor and a subtle perfume quality.

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