Columbia Common
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Style:
California Common / Steam Beer
Ranked #59
ABV:
4.7%
Score:
80
Ranked #45,460
Avg:
3.5 | pDev: 14%
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
234
From:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
 
Oregon, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  8
Gots
  11
SCORE
80
Good
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Reviews by TheSixthRing:
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TheSixthRing from California

3.7/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a clear, dark golden amber with an off-white, finger width head. Fair retention. Leaves a broken layer of microbubbles on the surface, while lacing is spotty at best.

Smell - Lightly toasted bread, hints of caramel, light pepper, subdued hops coming across as floral.

Taste - Strong overtones of caramel sweetness met by an addition of toasted bread, touches of honey and moderate grass hop character . Bittersweet finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Nice bite. Goes down with near buttery smoothness.

Overall - Nice take on the style, though I'm not big on the style to begin with. Much like the Ninkasi Spring Reign I had last night, this does well as a spring seasonal release. Easy drinker. Downright sessionable.

Apr 06, 2013
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Columbia Common from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 234 ratings