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Miner's Ruin - Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works

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Miner's Ruin
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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 4.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This 'California Common'-style beer was first brewed during the California Gold Rush when cold fermentation for lager yeast was not readily available due to lack of refrigeration, resulting in a highly effervescent beer. It is a hybrid style fermented with lager yeast but at warmer ale temperatures, with amber color, medium body, caramel malt flavor and aroma, medium-high hop bitterness balanced with medium-low fruity esters, hop flavor and aroma and malt character. The Gold Rush may be over, but at least this beer style lives on.

44 IBU

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 09-02-2008)
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

06-23-2013 04:00:08 | More by Zuidman
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Vixie

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a 6 ounce sampler glass. Appearance was orange and cloudy, reminded me of fresh apple cider.

Smell was on the fruity side, nice and sweet.

The taste reflected the smell, fruit was the main note, with a bit of spiciness. Had a nice hoppy finish that offset the sweeter flavors.

Mouthfeel was very solid, was almost on the thick side.

Overall was a decent beer, not your run of the mill brew. It reminded me a lot of an American wild ale, so if you like that style, give this one a try.

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2008 22:12:39 | More by Vixie
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emerge077

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber body, rapid carbonation, it's foam is pretty dense, and holds up for awhile. Aroma is nondescript, some clean grain notes.

Lightly toasted malt, bittersweet, with an earthy/leafy hop presence in the aftertaste. It contributes some mild bitterness. Ample carbonation, with a fairly light body. It could be considered as a session candidate, although it seemed fairly ordinary overall.

Serving type: on-tap

09-02-2008 00:44:19 | More by emerge077
Miner's Ruin from Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works
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