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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

323 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 16.56%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | 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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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-21-2014 22:58:31 | More by TEdubbaD
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

2.73/5  rDev -9.6%

My parents brought me back some booze from the sunshine state. Thanks mom and dad.

Amber with a quick to scurry head. Smells like cooled amber extract heavy wort. Tastes toastier than I was expecting. Aspirin finish.

Smoother, less grainy Yuengling? Probably better on a warm Florida beach than a cold Dorchester double decker.

02-20-2014 23:58:24 | More by donkeyrunner
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

02-19-2014 01:48:22 | More by Gww1864
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Lazaro

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

02-16-2014 02:53:57 | More by Lazaro
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Cervezaconcalor

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

02-13-2014 03:52:18 | More by Cervezaconcalor
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tommy5

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-05-2014 20:01:14 | More by tommy5
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JackRB

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-05-2014 00:08:49 | More by JackRB
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benloho

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -0.7%

01-29-2014 18:41:41 | More by benloho
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -0.7%

01-27-2014 03:08:43 | More by jrohrbacher
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

3/5  rDev -0.7%

01-25-2014 15:24:56 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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ThurstonHowell3

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +32.5%

01-22-2014 14:59:13 | More by ThurstonHowell3
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Belittle

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

01-10-2014 19:06:24 | More by Belittle
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newbrewer_zb

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

01-08-2014 17:33:19 | More by newbrewer_zb
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drbenderdo

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

01-02-2014 21:14:27 | More by drbenderdo
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JP412

Maryland

4/5  rDev +32.5%

12-28-2013 17:33:46 | More by JP412
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neil2me

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -0.7%

12-25-2013 04:26:12 | More by neil2me
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

12-23-2013 22:08:42 | More by MarkyMOD
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CMOrak

Florida

3/5  rDev -0.7%

12-17-2013 03:50:53 | More by CMOrak
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

2.9/5  rDev -4%

On tap in a pint glass.

A- Light golden-amber color, 1f off-white head. Minimal lacing, lots of bubbles.

S-Lots of wet musty grains.

T- Just enough malt and a touch of floral hop to elevate it above a typical AAL.

M- Light and refreshing, well carbonated. Not enough, though.

O- When it was this or AAL on tap, it sufficed. Barely.

12-04-2013 01:28:10 | More by NiceTaps
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DerekF

Hawaii

2.78/5  rDev -7.9%

Had this while waiting for my flight at Fort Lauderdale airport. Not much of a nose, slight hints of citrus and malt. Appearance is a light, burnt orange, more transparent than I like in my beers. Mouthfeel is crisp, and the beer itself is rather watery. I'd almost compare it to a weak Sam Adams' Boston Lager, perhaps with a bit more sweetness and a slight citrus note that is mostly present in the aftertaste.

Overall, it seems like an attempt to create an accessible, yet tasty beer, but falls well short of the mark. Perhaps the only saving grace is that bars that would normally serve heineken, coors and that sort of ilk tend to also serve this. While it isn't by any means a good beer, it is still a craft beer.

12-03-2013 21:22:05 | More by DerekF
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Hanselpb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

12-01-2013 22:12:39 | More by Hanselpb
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GETTNCRUNKED

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +32.5%

12-01-2013 01:54:13 | More by GETTNCRUNKED
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

11-23-2013 16:31:35 | More by OriolesFan1008
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MightiestBeard

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

11-10-2013 17:49:43 | More by MightiestBeard
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Morockm

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-06-2013 13:03:34 | More by Morockm
Key West Sunset Ale from Florida Beer Company
70 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.