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Palmetto Aftershock - Palmetto Brewing Company

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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 5.73%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Palmetto Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A Steamed IPA. In memory of the Charleston earthquake of 1886.

(Beer added by: modernartblues on 11-26-2011)
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11-23-2013 18:20:57 | More by JohnBender
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

10-19-2013 04:24:57 | More by JISurfer
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

10-11-2013 14:11:10 | More by mikeincharleston
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

09-27-2013 01:03:47 | More by jack_pitts_3
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

09-23-2013 23:42:04 | More by KenC
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

12-09-2012 19:26:54 | More by sendbeer
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3.68/5  rDev +5.4%

a - poured a two-fingers thick off-white head into an english pub glass that left nice lacing and sheeting. the head billows nicely. the body is a bright amber color.
s - very bready with a light hop aroma.
t - bready, caramel with some light hops that comes through more as it warms.
m - bubbly and medium thickness but becomes creamier as it warms.
o - i'm a fan of this style and this is a nice beer.

07-02-2012 14:26:35 | More by GPHarris
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-17-2012 03:51:08 | More by CarolinaKev
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3.55/5  rDev +1.7%

A - Poured with one and a half fingers of off-white foam on top of a clear, copper colored body. The head settles fairly quickly and leaves light lace.

S - Thick malt, a touch of red apple and some spicy hops.

T - Sweet, light malt up front with some herbal hops. More spicy hop character in the middle with notes of red apple and a hint of licorice. The beer finishes with bready malt, light toast, and moderate bitterness.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation, and a balanced finish.

D - Nicely done, it is balanced, drinkable, and fits the style well.

02-26-2012 02:45:12 | More by nickfl
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-01-2012 05:02:06 | More by jrohrbacher
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3/5  rDev -14%

01-21-2012 23:48:30 | More by Hopstimatic
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South Carolina

3.33/5  rDev -4.6%

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a yellow color and a hazy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Good lacing.

S: A fair amount of malt in the aroma, with a yeasty quality as well.

T: Tasted of malt, light yeast, some hops, and an odd fruity quality. Overall, this is kind of a thin flavor, a little on the watery side, especially in the finish.

M: An OK amount of carbonation with a slick finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is simply a beer that doesn't really rise above its mediocrity.

01-11-2012 14:25:15 | More by avalon07
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South Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -8.3%

Picked up a sixer not too long ago after trying this at the Food Truck Rodeo at Coast. Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass -

A: Tawny copper; off white, one-finger head; splotchy lace and good retention.

S: Pretty hoppy aroma - mostly of the citrus variety; some light toasty notes... interesting.

T: Grapefruit rind hoppiness; a touch nutty... it has a bit of a rustic malt flavor, if you will; pretty good at first, but gets weird / less enjoyable as you polish it off.

M: Medium-full body; moderate carbonation; pretty standard.

D/O: An interesting take on a California Common, this “Carolina Common.” Its pretty bold for the style, and bit rough around the edges... I really enjoyed the draft version more - for whatever reason. It seems a little off from the bottle.

01-06-2012 17:13:44 | More by jpro
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

12-27-2011 16:37:25 | More by mcorwin
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

12-27-2011 00:49:48 | More by whitekiboko
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New York

3.63/5  rDev +4%

A: The beer is hazy light amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that quickly died down and left lacing on the surface and a thick ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of citrusy hops in the nose along with hints of fruity yeast. The smell becomes stronger as the beer begins to warm up.
T: A light to moderate amount of bitterness stands out in the taste, particularly in the finish. There are notes of grainy and pale malts and hints of fruity yeast.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation with a bit of dryness in the finish.
O: The beer is a good representation of the style and is easy to drink. It becomes more maltier and balanced as the beer warms up.

12-25-2011 20:10:17 | More by metter98
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3.98/5  rDev +14%

Had this one on my most recent trip to Charleston, SC. Palmetto is really stepping up its game in the face of COAST, Holy City, and Westbrook.

They bill this as a 'Carolina' Common Ale and its plenty hoppy for the style and is a great local alternative to Anchor Steam.

11-26-2011 23:19:44 | More by modernartblues
Palmetto Aftershock from Palmetto Brewing Company
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