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Tarnation California-Style Lager - Baxter Brewing Co.

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Tarnation California-Style LagerTarnation California-Style Lager

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BA SCORE
81
good

158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 5
Gots: 35 | 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:
Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 03-04-2014

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 158 | Reviews: 25
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1.25/5  rDev -64.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

Photo of BeerBouncer
2.3/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Served from the can and poured into a 12 oz mug. The appearance is golden/red and very clear. The aroma is very much sweet without a hop note to be found. The mouth feel is crisp and carbonated. The taste is where this beer goes down hill; it is an absolute malt bomb with little encouraging me to open the next can from the 6 pack.

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I did not enjoy this style of beer.

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2.73/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Nothing if not bland. This was my first experience with Baxter Brewing Co and I must say I'm disappointed.

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Too bland for my taste. Maybe it's the style I am not too familiar with.

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.76/5  rDev -22.5%

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2.96/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.11/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of buzzarooski
3.16/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

LOOK: Nice Golden Color, White Foamy Head Disappears Quickly
SMELL: Subtle/Mild
TASTE: Good Over-All, Not Over-Powering, Slightly Bitter Finish
FEEL: Smooth and Mild Carbonation,

OVERALL: Good Solid Lager with above average ABV (5.3%) that Doesn't Over-Power You....I enjoyed It....and will Purchase it again....But I WON'T be Rushing Back To The Store for MORE.

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3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Pours nicely from the can, with a chestnut brown color, white head, and decent lacing. Mostly clear and inviting. Sweet malts up-front on the nose with caramel, cherries, and not much else detected. Very light aroma. Taste is clean and refreshing. Malty, with a hint of damp basement in-mouth and a dryish finish. Sweet tea, wood, chocolate caramel, and a touch if sediment round out the flavors. The mouthfeel is pretty unobtrusive, with a clean finish and polished overall feel. Overall it's a nice lager, but lacks a distinctive trait to help it stand out.

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Tarnation California-Style Lager from Baxter Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.