1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Carlito's Weigh - Holy City Brewing

Not Rated.
Carlito's Weigh
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

9 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Holy City Brewing visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This heavily Galena-dry-hopped summer ale is the very first recipe written 100% by our own Joel Carl. While there’s a heavy hand of malt involved, it’s met with a balanced hop profile, making it a solid, drinkable summer brew. Since our summers seem to last for half the year, you’re gonna need it.

(Beer added by: avalon07 on 06-17-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by GarthDanielson:
Photo of GarthDanielson
GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.51/5  rDev -1.4%

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a caramel coloring, with a halo of white film. Nose of nut sweetness, caramel, and sugary highlights. Very sweet aromas. Flavors are roasted forward, with a tangy sweetness, and subtle bitterness at the end. Smooth and light in mouth, with a tangy sweet aftertaste. The finish is slightly cloying, slightly dry. Interesting brew, almost leaning towards an ESB.

05-24-2014 04:50:15 | More by GarthDanielson
More User Reviews:
Photo of dirtysanchez843
dirtysanchez843


3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-09-2012 06:15:47 | More by dirtysanchez843
Photo of thatoneguymike
thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-25-2014 05:19:11 | More by thatoneguymike
Photo of bullox1856
bullox1856

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

05-17-2014 23:49:04 | More by bullox1856
Photo of avalon07
avalon07

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +11%

A: Poured from a growler to a pint glass. Had an amber color and a clear texture. There was a very small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Not much lacing.

S: A fair amount of hops in the aroma, with some malt and grain as well.

T: Tasted of hops (a moderate amount), malt and some citrus (grapefruit) in the finish. A pretty solid, well constructed flavor. Very sharp.

M: A decent amount of carbonation with a dry, clean finish. Medium-bodied.

O: In general, this is well done, drinkable beer.

06-17-2012 23:18:24 | More by avalon07
Photo of JISurfer
JISurfer

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-02-2014 12:39:54 | More by JISurfer
Photo of Azeotrope
Azeotrope

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -15.7%

04-28-2014 13:43:13 | More by Azeotrope
Photo of aleyeast
aleyeast

South Carolina

3.1/5  rDev -12.9%

Pretty average amber ale. This beer could be like 4.5% and be more drinkable.

Sold as a summer beer, definitely drinkable, but at over 6%, it seems in 90 degree heat, the session would be a short one.

Worth a try, but don't expect too much

Color is amber, limited head, burnt caramel flavors

07-08-2012 22:27:58 | More by aleyeast
Photo of MacQ32
MacQ32

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-16-2014 23:44:43 | More by MacQ32
Carlito's Weigh from Holy City Brewing
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.