Catahoula Common | Gnarly Barley Brewing Company

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57 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gnarly Barley Brewing Company
Louisiana, United States
gnarlybeer.com

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by EgadBananas on 05-18-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 8
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3.73/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of kwkdmk
3.08/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jeschaefer
3.51/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justme
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesStreet
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KensWorld
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of King_Lich13
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of EgadBananas
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Skatebeer
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Catahoula Common has a thick, off-white head, a clear, burnished-gold appearance, bubble streams, and some lacing left behind (see Anchor Steam Beer, for comparison). Aroma is of rich, spicy, grassy, grain, and the flavor is of sweet malt, a touch of fruit, and spicy & grassy hops. Mouthfeel is medium, and Gnarly Barley's Catahoula Common finishes crisp and refreshing (like Coors Banquet!).

RJT

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Photo of BayouBengal1537
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of BobArmstrong
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Slightly hoppy, not a smooth hoppy,

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Photo of SoFisticated
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.47/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of grain, grass and light malt. Taste follows the nose with grain and grass flavors initially. Can also taste some wet bread and light white pepper.

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3.17/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 31Sam13
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigGold
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

First had poured from 1/2 growler into (jelly jar) mug. This is not an innovative new lager style a la Jack's Abby, but Catahoula Common is a very solid lager, from a promising new Louisiana brewery.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beaulabauve
3.35/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wayne17
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Mwiggi1
3.51/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I might have gotten a bad batch, but beer was very average. Had a distinct starsan taste. Edited review, initial was definitely from an infected beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Catahoula Common from Gnarly Barley Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 57 ratings.
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