East Coast Common Lager
Smuttynose Brewing Company

East Coast Common LagerEast Coast Common Lager
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Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
California Common / Steam Beer
4.07 | pDev: 8.35%
Jul 19, 2020
Feb 19, 2015
Notes: East Coast Common is a nod to those uniquely American lager beers – fermented warm, in the San Franciscan-style. One sniff of the heady aroma tells you this isn’t a utilitarian, washing machine-variety beer. Our brewers infuse significant quantities of late-in-the-boil and post-fermentation dry hops to make sure you know East Coast Common is a New England original.

We originally brewed East Coast Common at Smuttlabs with our friends and neighbors Stoneface Brewing Company and Great Rhythm Brewing Company, to commemorate 2015’s Portsmouth Beer Week. We’re pleased to bring it back as our new Spring seasonal for a wider, hop-hungry audience.
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Rated: 4.25 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Jul 19, 2020
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A-Pours a very hazy amber color with a slight head and lacing
A-Aroma has slight fruity and citrus hints
T-The taste follows the nose with a fruity and citrus flavor
M-A medium bodied moderately carbonated beer
O-A nice Steam beer
Aug 23, 2019
Rated: 4.06 by hopley from Massachusetts

Aug 03, 2019
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Reviewed by EMV from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Nearly clear golden pour with 2 fingers of fluffy white head. Nice ring of lacing.

S: Citrusy and light... fruity and floral.

T/F: Sweet biscuity malts to start... light orange/grapefruit citrus, lemongrass, and a bit of spice. Bittering hops. Floral and fruity just like the aroma. Medium bodied with zesty carbonation.

O: Whatever style it is exactly this is a nice beer. Hoppy with some malt sweetness and good balance. Would definitely have again.
Feb 25, 2019
Rated: 4.04 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Dec 04, 2018
Rated: 3.83 by rphbrew from Florida

Aug 05, 2018
Rated: 4.17 by Bierliebhaber3 from Massachusetts

Jul 28, 2018
Rated: 4 by Velivolus from Vermont

May 07, 2018
Rated: 3.9 by foghornleghorn22 from Virginia

Apr 15, 2018
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Reviewed by Summersoldier from Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A beer that manages to jump two trains at once: the hop train and the off-the-beaten-path-style-beer train. Both of which are highly trendy and hence, profitable. The beer is a fine tasting, enjoyable quaff. The Hops are bright and nicely balanced with malt sweetness. It's not representative of the style in the least, but it tastes good and that is, ultimately, the point. There's the distinct whiff of pandering here as well. Throwing a ton of hops into a beer thats traditional profile is typically low on the IBU scale is far too common with brewers lately. I understand the motivation: satisfy the consumers insatiable desire for something new, while also quelling their hoplust. But there's something unsavory about it in the long run to me.
Mar 30, 2018
Rated: 3.88 by FrancisM12 from New Jersey

Mar 17, 2018
Rated: 3.72 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey

Mar 16, 2018
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Reviewed by Jwale73 from Rhode Island

3.84/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz. bottle served in a Spiegelau pilsner glass. Color is a dull, burnt orange with a tight, one-inch, bright white head. Clarity is slightly hazy. Nose expresses wort and earthy/herbal/floral hops notes. Taste consistent with nose with some residual corn sweetness that lingers at the finish Toasty malts also come out in the flavor profile, as well as some fruity esters. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a lively carbonation and a slight oiliness to the texture. I can't say that I've had too many examples of the style (Anchor Steam is the only one that immediately comes to mind); however, it seems more or less on par with the style notes.
Mar 10, 2018
Rated: 3.82 by ledouge from Virginia

Feb 19, 2018
Rated: 3.71 by hypnotoad1 from Virginia

Feb 17, 2018
Rated: 3.83 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Feb 14, 2018
Rated: 4.04 by PJCarnell from Massachusetts

Feb 06, 2018
Rated: 4.14 by Bogdawg from Massachusetts

Jan 28, 2018
Rated: 4.2 by FrankLloydMike from Massachusetts

Jan 26, 2018
Rated: 4.04 by toadlife from Maine

Jan 17, 2018
East Coast Common Lager from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 141 ratings