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Carlito's Weigh - Holy City Brewing

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Carlito's Weigh
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 9.83%
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)
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Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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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.

GarthDanielson, May 24, 2014
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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.

avalon07, Jun 17, 2012
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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

aleyeast, Jul 08, 2012
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Carlito's Weigh from Holy City Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.