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Angel City Che - Angel City Brewery

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Angel City CheAngel City Che

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7 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 7
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 23.79%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Angel City Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-22-2008)
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Reviews by seanbhudson:
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seanbhudson

California

3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

APPEARANCE
12 ounce bottle with no date. Pours a clear gold color with medium white head.
AROMA
Light biscuity malt
FLAVOR
Sweet malt with hint of fruit apricot. More flavor than regular lager but borderline too sweet.
MOUTHFEEL
Light body with a silky texture. Moderate carbonation.
DRINKABILITY
Really easy drinking beer. Had hard time reviewing beer because I finished it so fast.

02-26-2010 05:30:13 | More by seanbhudson
More User Reviews:
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sloejams

California

3.03/5  rDev -2.6%

The 1st time I saw this beer, I thought, "wow, how's that for exploitation". Angel City has never "wowed" me and with this beer emblazoned with a famous pic of Che Guevera, I knew it was unlikely I would like this beer.

Sure as my blood beats 1/4 Latino blood - I saw this for what it was: public domain images on beer bottles as a selling point. Pretty sad. I expected a Corona-clone. Thankfully it wasnt and was a lil bit better.

Angel City could be the darling of Los Angeles, but (perhaps for being based in Torrance) - until this Che silliness, they just didnt care to be. They push a series of 22oz of theirs and now some of their brand beer they served during the region's biggest Oktoberfest (right on the shared property with Angel City - think same owners).

Back to the point: Che Beer. Not bad, though I am glad he didnt live to try this...

01-24-2009 12:32:03 | More by sloejams
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -51.8%

01-23-2012 01:18:24 | More by ygtbsm94
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srandycarter

California

3/5  rDev -3.5%

Ok, this one was really expensive for what I got. This is a major macro flavor, fizzy piss color, not very inviting. The smell, for what it is, is small and grainy. The taste, macro city. Same for the mouth. I usually put points higher for the drinkability for something like this, but it reminds me of Old English 800. Not my favorite, for sure.

10-28-2010 03:34:54 | More by srandycarter
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.1/5  rDev -0.3%

Pours golden with a fluffy white head that fades somewhat quickly to a cap. Smells fairly clean and fresh, and more of malt than adjuncts. Lightly sweet, and creamy, perhaps some corn creeps in as it warms. Fairly pleasant taste. Lightly sweet, with a more pronounced corn note, but not vegetal or skunky in the least. Relatively clean, crisp, and with a light, but noticeable dosing of hops that fade too quickly. The sweetness grows a bit as bit warms. Not thick or grainy, but perhaps a bit oily. Not my favorite style, but loads better than most of them.

07-27-2010 07:57:24 | More by Georgiabeer
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KevinBrewer

California

3.9/5  rDev +25.4%

I got a case of this beer straight from the Angel City Brewery in Alpine Village.

The beer is a brilliant, crystal-clear gold color, and it has a retentive frothy white head. Soapy lacing was left on the glass as the beer went down.

Freshly poured, Che has an aroma of resinous hops. The resin aroma quickly disappears and gives way to sweet malt and light floral hops.

The most prominent flavors are of cereal grain, and light floral hops. The beer has a light residual hop bitterness and a grainy aftertaste.

Che has a delicate body, moderate to high carbonation, and a dry finish.

This is a great gateway beer to persuade the American-shit-beer drinkers to consider craft beer. I haven't seen very many craft brewers take on this style. Great effort on Angel City's part. Grab a case of this, go out, and perpetuate the craft beer revolution!

01-15-2009 07:02:38 | More by KevinBrewer
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chickencoop

California

3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

I'm not going to get all heady and talk about how this is using an image to sell and that's bad, everybody does it and I think these guys use it in a good way, lighten up folks, it's beer.My first Angel City beer and I was very happy with it. It pours a light amber, smell is bready somewhat. The taste is very refreshing, light and biscuity. This is very drinkable and if they need to put a label that stand out from the rest to get people to try it than so be it, good beer.

11-14-2009 04:58:15 | More by chickencoop
Angel City Che from Angel City Brewery
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.