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Claritas - Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 53
Avg: 3.78
pDev: 35.71%
Wants: 0
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
Kölsch | 5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-03-2011

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(A)- Pours a hazy gold color. Some good white froth with good retention and lacing
(S)- Bright biscuit and cereal grains meets some dusty honey sweetness with a slight hint of orange and lemon peel
(T)- Some nice bright floral hop and citrus bits met with some biscuit-like grains. Faint sweetness on the finish
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A: Cloudy dark yellow with a minuscule fast fading head.

S: Wheat with a little mineral and a touch of sulfur. Apple and pear are present in low quantities.

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M: Upper light in body with upper low carbonation. Mouthfeel is a little heavy, lacking the crispness I so desire.

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Claritas from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
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