California Common Beer

Also known by the Anchor Brewing Co. Trademark name "Steam Beer." A mixed style, highly hopped with Northern Brewers, fermented with lager yeast at ale temperatures and then lagered cold.


Med body, moderately malty. Clean lager flavor, but character of an ale. Dry, with a hint of toasted/caramel flavor. Med amber to light copper color. Low fruitiness, ester and diacytl. Clean.


Pale and small amounts of toasted or medium crystal malts. Northern brewer hops. Lager yeast fermented at ale temperatures (55-60F). Low sulfate water with moderate carbonates.


Anchor Steam Beer, Southampton West Coast Steam Beer, Old Dominion Victory Amber, Flying Dog Old Scratch Amber Ale

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