California Common | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by NeroFiddled on 02-08-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
6.78%
 
 
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Photo of treehugger02010
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery in King of Prussia, Pa. It was served in a pint glass.
Appearance: A cloudy orangeish body with a thin white head providing better than decent retention but poor lacing.
Smell: It came across as overly muted. Sweet pale maltyness.
Taste: Lots of estery flavors especially a green apple sense, other fruits came across as well, but generally were lost to the green apple.
Mouthfeel: Crisp and refreshing.
Drinkability: Good.
Don't drink and review.

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Photo of oberon
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours medium copper/amber color with a decent long lasting head,aroma is malty and lightly toasted with some fruity estures.taste is subtle and malty with a definant hop presence in the finish,some light fruity malt flavors as well.A real quaffer and appetizing to boot a real solid beer from RB.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A crystal clear and deep amber colored body rests beneath a frothy white head that holds well and initially leaves rings of lace about the glass. The nose combines lightly toasty and gently caramelish malt with floral and piney hops alongside a whiff of lager-yeast sulphur. It's gently crisp in the mouth with a fine carbonation and decidedly medium body. The flavor mimics the aroma with the addition of some yeasty fruit (as well as its light touch of sulphur), backed by a solid bitterness that ushers in a dry finish laced with hops. An excellent representation of the style with an emphasis on malt character. Very nice!!!

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California Common from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
3.98 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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