Steampunk is a beer for those who are looking for something a little traditional with a little spunk. A beer for the beer drinkers!
This California Common is also known as a steam beer which is dark amber in color, with strong malty flavors, a crackery crispness, a balanced hop bitterness and hints of fruity esters. In true punk fashion this beer is made with a lager yeast that is fermented at ale temperatures. It is one of a handful of styles that are truly American. This style was born of necessity, when brewing lagers was brought to California during the Gold Rush, but temperatures were too hot and ice was hard to come by, thus the lager yeast was fermented at a warmer temperature and the style of California Common was born, creating something unique yet classic.