American Common Lager
Fullsteam Brewery

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Style:
California Common / Steam Beer
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
84
Avg:
3.74 | pDev: 10.96%
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
68
From:
Fullsteam Brewery
 
North Carolina, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  2
Gots
  3
SCORE
84
Good
Notes:
Reviews: 21 | Ratings: 68 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by JohnnyK:
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JohnnyK from North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

Apr 25, 2014
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Jason_Quad from Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7%

Jul 09, 2012
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OldhouseRecs from North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Apr 29, 2014
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RochefortChris from North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sep 06, 2015
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BigGingDrinker from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

Mar 04, 2013
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adam_e from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

Nov 19, 2012
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kvgomps from New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Apr 11, 2014
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andy1701 from Florida

3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 09, 2015
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plinythederek from North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Jun 16, 2013
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Canada_Dan from Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Jul 28, 2014
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Irish57 from North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mar 18, 2015
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abernethyj from North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -53.2%

Jul 09, 2013
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Barhoppin13 from Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

Aug 03, 2014
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robebo44 from Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Nov 24, 2013
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msscott1973 from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oct 06, 2015
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DeadWalkerAir from South Carolina

3.56/5  rDev -4.8%

Dec 10, 2014
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Domvan from Texas

3.89/5  rDev +4%

Nov 18, 2014
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Will_The_Thrill from Georgia

3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Dec 27, 2014
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31Sam13 from New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mar 15, 2015
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freewheeln

3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Jan 22, 2015
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mothmanscott from Georgia

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy amber producing a huge, foamy, lasting, off-white head that leaves moderate streaks & webs of lace. Aroma is acidic, with bready & caramel malt notes, hints of banana, spice, lemon & grass. Taste is also acidic, caramel, toast, very subtle banana & dried apple flavors, pepper & a light bitter hop character from mid-sip that dwindles rapidly in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium to slightly heavy carbonation, lively in the mouth & full of prickles becoming heavy bodied & full on the tongue in the finish. This is weird but the mouthfeel is somewhat Saison like!

Oct 18, 2015
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NCIPArunner from North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Feb 17, 2015
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oberon from North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Carolina Common, Southern Lager whatever its called its very good.Poured into a becker a slight chill hazed amber/bronze with a large fluffy crown atop that left broken lace as it settled into a frothy mass.Toasty and bready in the nose,quite yeasty as well with light fruity esters.A little sharp in the mouth but not anything to hindering going on,flavors are yeasty and toasted,some caramel sweetness thruought,a decent drying earthy finish.A full flavored steam beer wich I think is an under appreciated style,a very nice lager beer.

Feb 16, 2011
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wedge from North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

@ Tobacco Road (Raleigh)

Clear, dark copper color with a big, rich-looking, creamy head on top. Spicy, leafy hop aromas balanced by toast and cracker-like malts. Leafy/earthy hops continue into the flavor, lightly oily and mild overall, and some nutty, caramel malt. Medium bodied with a moderate bitterness. A nice beverage to start out with...

Jun 06, 2012
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drabmuh from Maryland

3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Random growler pulled in for a recent tasting. Overall the beer was pretty good but I've had so pathetically few examples of a steam beer that its hard to determine what the style actually is.

Beer poured into a tulip. Beer is golden / amber to orange with a nice head of off white bubbles, small, that leaves lacing on the glass. The cap is really nice on this growler and sealed in the carbonation well. Moderate carbonation, small bubbles.

Aroma is a little weak, its mostly malt, mild caramel, not much to talk about.

Beer is medium to light in body with a nice forward presence, not much in the middle and a mild bitterness with a mild dry finish to the whole thing. I like it. The dryness isn't distracting or palate wrecking, its a decent beer. I'd have it again.

Oct 06, 2010
American Common Lager from Fullsteam Brewery
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 68 ratings