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Derecho - Port City Brewing

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17 Reviews
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Reviews: 17
Hads: 79
Avg: 3.74
pDev: 26.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Huhzubendah on 08-05-2012

Mid-Summer 2012, a violent derecho windstorm barreled through DC, leaving one million people without power. Our brewery was out of power for five days, which left us unable to control the fermentation temperature of a tank of lager. We were determined to save our beer, the tank fermented at a higher temperature than intended. As a result, the beer changed from a lager into a California Common beer.

The storm’s gift was this DERECHO COMMON™.

DERECHO COMMON™ is deep golden in color, and has toasty, biscuity malt flavors. It is medium bodied with an assertive hop profile. It is hopped with Centennial hops, which give it a spicy, citrusy hop kick on the finish.
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Reviews: 17 | Hads: 79
Derecho from Port City Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.