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Key West Sunset Ale - Florida Beer Company

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Key West Sunset AleKey West Sunset Ale

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BA SCORE
70
okay

317 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 16.89%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zerk on 12-23-2001)
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LuthersLager

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I really can't say I didn't like this beer because it tasted like water and everyone drinks water. However, being that it was suppose to be a beer, an Amber beer at that, I found it disappointing... I wonder if they even used hops at all. The scent was very faint, not the malty nostril filled bliss you get from say Bell's Amber. While lacking in taste and smell this beer, like its sibling the Beachside Porter, seems over-carbonation. About the only thing this beer had going for it was the color. The color was a beautiful gold which did remind me of sunset behind Florida's ocean coast, which is exactly where I drank it.

Unless you enjoy gold colored seltzer water I would not recommend this beer. Beers I don't like usually get 0 points for taste but I'll give the Key West Sunset Ale a little credit for not being nasty and a little more credit for its color.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2011 21:52:25 | More by LuthersLager
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Key West Sunset Ale from Florida Beer Company
70 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.