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Tarnation California-Style Lager - Baxter Brewing Co.

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126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 3
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 03-04-2014)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 126 | Reviews: 18 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by u2carew:
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3.61/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can

A) Pours with a two finger head. Tight and creamy foam. Bronze colored body, nearly clear.
S) Subtle hints of caramel, citrus and pine. Not overly aromatic.
T) Pleasant malty notes. Slightly astringent grainy taste. Some fruity tones-apple with a grapefruit rind finish.
M) Crisp carbonation. Medium-light body.
O) A decent brew. I'd drink another one.

u2carew, May 22, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Brackh
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours a brownish color with little head. Very faint smell. A decent little lager. Malty and an easy finish. Nothing spectacular here. Overall good though.

Brackh, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Hairrrrrrrr, Apr 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Cynic-ale, Sep 05, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -64.9%

Dillonius, Jun 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Trashcat, Tuesday at 08:21 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

mjstacker, Jun 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ChrisL24481, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of Alexmc2
4.4/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Beer pours an absolutely crystal clear golden amber with two finger head. Smell is of lager yeast and toasted malt. Great lacing in the glass. Initial caramel malt sweetness finishing just a tad drier than the initial taste. Good carbonation level, very pleasant. Great beer, in a style that is so often overlooked.

Alexmc2, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Snellgg5, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
3.61/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the 12 fl. oz. can marked 03-31-14. Whether that is a canning date or an expiration date is unclear but I sampled it on April 19, 2014.

Handsome looking medium amber-copper color with a lingering cream colored head and good clarity.

The aroma has some caramel malt elements and a clean crisp hop character like a standard lager but beyond that it is fairly non-descriptive.

Medium, smooth body.

The taste has a bit more character than the nose with the same caramel maltiness but a decent bitter and dry finish. Drinkable for certain.

puboflyons, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

The_Craft_Deviant_Rob, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

WhitmansNiece, May 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

mlefebvre7, Oct 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

nebula1999, Jun 04, 2014
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2.96/5  rDev -16.9%

dcisco44, Sep 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Cheld, Nov 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

grittly, Sep 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

metter98, May 14, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

MASSHLE, Jul 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

pknyc, Oct 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Reindogg, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

ChayDudeBrew, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

ColdOneKev, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of Etan
3.9/5  rDev +9.6%

A: Nice amber orange with a dirty white head.

S: Light caramel maltiness, yeasty in the nose.

T: Taste is toasted malt, dry yeast, bit of green bitterness. A "malty" lager on first blush but it's quite dry compared to other amber lagers.

M: Light-bodied, creamy, crisp carb.

O: Definitely grew on me. Nice to have a sweeter lager that's not overly sweet.

Etan, Oct 23, 2014
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Tarnation California-Style Lager from Baxter Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.