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Hop Common - Peekskill Brewery

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Hop Common
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peekskill Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Unfiltered with amber hues and a medium body. Segal Ranch Nugget and Cascade Hops give citrus and fresh pine on the nose. Finishes dry with slight bitterness.

(Beer added by: Billolick on 05-26-2009)
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Photo of dbrauneis
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served on-tap at Valhalla in New York, NY

A: Pours a crystal clear pale amber in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some faint hints of orangish amber in color. The beer has a finger tall foamy light beige head that quickly reduces to medium sized patch of thin film, a very thin film covering the majority of the remainder of the surface of the beer, and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Upfront there is a light aroma of grainy malts that has a light amount of sweetness present. Light to moderate aromas of citrus/orange/grapefruit hops towards the finish.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of cereal grain malts with a light amount of sweetness that is followed by light to moderate flavors fo citrus/orange/grapefruit hops that imparts a light amount of bitterness which fades pretty quickly.

M: Lighter than medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Clean with a very light amount of dryness in the finish.

O: Surprised that this is a California Common/Steam Beer as it could easily be mistaken for an APA or an IPA. There is a pleasant amount of hoppiness that makes this one quite enjoyable and it is very easy to drink.

dbrauneis, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of petermethot
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

petermethot, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of DIPAFAN
3.75/5  rDev 0%

DIPAFAN, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of tobelerone
3.75/5  rDev 0%

tobelerone, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of Hopdaemon39
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had on tap at blind tiger- pours a clear golden color, with an inch and a half if bubbly head, decent retention, minimal lacing.

Smell is mild- slight aroma of citrus hops and light grains.

Taste is excellent- citrus hops, light grain profile, very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is great- light to medium body with moderate carbonation. This one is definitely a keeper and an excellent example of the style.

Hopdaemon39, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of pknyc
4/5  rDev +6.7%

pknyc, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of ShowerBeers
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

ShowerBeers, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of Mersh
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Mersh, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of gshackles
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

gshackles, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

duceswild, May 24, 2013
Photo of Crookdrain
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Crookdrain, May 19, 2013
Photo of mikeburd1128
3/5  rDev -20%

mikeburd1128, May 10, 2013
Photo of Googs
4.5/5  rDev +20%

Googs, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of JLapadura
3/5  rDev -20%

JLapadura, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of dcguitar
3.75/5  rDev 0%

dcguitar, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Thorpe429, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of Chugs13
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Chugs13, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of lovindahops
4/5  rDev +6.7%

lovindahops, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

t0rin0, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of WeisGuy
3.75/5  rDev 0%

WeisGuy, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.75/5  rDev 0%

DrunkinYogi, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of plaid75
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a deep copper hue with a half finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light toasted malts accompanied by a grassy hop.

The taste was very well balanced with a round caramel malt and a cleansing bright grassy hop.

The mouthfeel was clean with a dry finish.

Overall a tasty well balanced ale. Very sessionable.

plaid75, Oct 11, 2012
Photo of MysticRuler
4.35/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I generally do not gush about pale ales. I tend to like good ones as much as the next guy, but this one was particularly good and I had a few of them in a session. The aroma is floral hoppy, with a very nice finish of Mt. Hood hops which lend an astringent, earthy hop character to the mix. I also blended the hop common with another peekskill pale; "wake up call" on a 3/4 to 1/4 basis (favoring the Hop Common) ....excellent as a blend as well.

MysticRuler, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of jenray
3/5  rDev -20%

jenray, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of virinow
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

virinow, Feb 15, 2012
Hop Common from Peekskill Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.