Pomona Queen | Last Name Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Last Name Brewing
California, United States
lastnamebrewing.com

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DoubleJ on 07-19-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3
pDev:
23.33%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +66.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +58.3%

Photo of Effinwill
4.71/5  rDev +57%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I've had this on tap in local restaurants a few times without knowing anything about it. I had thought it was an amber ale and not a California Common. It is very soft, pleasant and quaffable. It is not an IPA or barrel aged stout. It has beautiful, subtle notes of malt and yeast esters woven together with hints of toffee and toast. I like it very much, but agree that it is too pricey given the lack of expensive hops, fermentables, barrel aging, etc....

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4.36/5  rDev +45.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tallcansintheair
4.25/5  rDev +41.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

had it on tap locally. great beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +41.7%

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4/5  rDev +33.3%

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4/5  rDev +33.3%

Photo of Jnila93
3.99/5  rDev +33%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall good flavor with smooth feel.

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Photo of the_awesometeer
3.91/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer is golden with good carbonation and a head that dissipated rather quickly. A strong grainy smell maybe a hint of apricot, and some hints of hops. Over all very malty aromas and sweet. The beer taste is simple. Starts off sweet and bready and ends with a slight bit of bitterness. Very simple and nothing really stands out. The beer is thin but not watery, a little drying but I feel like I am grasping at straws to make something out of a very average simple beer. Fits with the style though.

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3.81/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 31Sam13
3.75/5  rDev +25%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a bitter, dry beer that has nothing in common with other beers of the style. Get the pun. It is drinkable but not great and is kind of expensive.

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3.75/5  rDev +25%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.63/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.56/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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3.32/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.3/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden color with a white head. Strong yeast aroma with some bready malt and a pronounced graininess. A little bit of grass and floral hop aroma. The flavor is sort of bland. It’s just sort of sweet with a little bit of malt flavor. It’s mostly just grainy and bland.

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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Pomona Queen from Last Name Brewing
3 out of 5 based on 57 ratings.
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