California Dry Hop Lager | Sudwerk Brewing Company

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California Dry Hop LagerCalifornia Dry Hop Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sudwerk Brewing Company
California, United States
sudwerkbrew.com

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Fatehunter on 09-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
73
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
11.27%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
13
For Trade:
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of EdTheEdge
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Branlott42
3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of newcastlemike
3.23/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Goosehunter75
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Shockey
3.49/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 8BaconBits
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Absolut
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden yellow. Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Head disappears quickly.

Smells of fruity hops and breads malt

Clean taste with a bit of hop flavor. Crisp and clean.

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers
3.84/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmd1978
2.64/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pale golden color light head. Nose fruit, sweet malts, hops, little grassy and bready. Taste a tad skunky (maybe an old bottle), sweet dried fruits and caramel, pepper. Clean lager finish. It's an ok lager much more flavor than macros but being an ale and stout guy it underwhelmed me. Would try again in case the bottle was past its prime.

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Photo of tomb_ride
3.68/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rawfish
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 22Blue
3.66/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
4.15/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, golden color. One inch head of a white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of strong citrus, slight yeast, sweet malt, slight pale malt, hint of alcohol, and hops. Fits the style of a Munich Helles Lager, not necessarily a Dortmunder / Export Lager. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong citrus, yeast, pale malt, slight sweet malt, hops, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, refreshing and very well balanced.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.61/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
4.22/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GRG1313
3.08/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wooddogg922
4.44/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aratcliffe
3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of russpowell
3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent bronze with a pinky of cream colored head. Some head retention & lacing

S: Breadyness & floral hops

T: Follows the nose, also some dryness up front. Grassyness, limes, slight graininess & dryness as this warms. Finishes with a bit of crispness, grassiness, lemons & slight grainyness

MF: Medium body with moderate carbonation, nice balance

Drinks easy, slightly off style, but enjoyable none the less

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Photo of zeff80
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of largadeer
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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California Dry Hop Lager from Sudwerk Brewing Company
3.55 out of 5 based on 73 ratings.
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