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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

328 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 16.56%
Wants: 1
Gots: 16 | 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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3/5  rDev -0.7%

harpus, Jul 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Ralphs66, Jul 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

BGsWo22, Jul 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

pathman, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of KYGunner
3.43/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The color is orange to amber in the vein of a Key West sunset. I have no idea if this was intentional but they emulated the colors of a Florida horizon. The head was pretty thick but it collared quickly.

The scent was a touch citrusy but had weak malt aromas.

The taste was easy and refreshing and beats many of the adjunct thirst quenching, beach beers. I taste roasted malts and grains with a lemony softness. There's a bit of a roasted or toasted quality but it is mixed or lost in an ease of drink.

I found this to be a very good beach beer, different than so many others and just different enough to drink again.

KYGunner, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of Traveler407
3.39/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Medium bodied amber with a citrus taste and aroma. Pour is filtered with a offwhire color head.
Good session beer
Enjoyed this beer very much
Being fromMelbourn, it's very nice to have a fair local beer which is becoming more available throughout Florida.

Traveler407, Jun 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

jharris0624, Jun 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

beernads, Jun 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

luvbier, Jun 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

FLBEERGUY25, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of Labeorphile
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Decent reddish amber color with a thick head and a good deal of lacing. But then it goes downhill.

Aroma is very grainy and malty and the taste is the same, although also with an unpleasant metallic taste. Carbonation is suitable for style.

Overall an average beer. Better than the mass produced junk filling out the rest of the store's freezer, it that's about it.

Labeorphile, Jun 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

BobsledTM, May 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Rdc67, May 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

johntfox, May 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

djre4orm, May 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

jkball01, May 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

YalovaIA, May 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

PopnLoads, May 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Artjsantos, May 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

jminch, Apr 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

stortore, Apr 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Rohkey, Apr 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

animal69, Apr 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

jcb7472, Apr 16, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

rab53, Apr 16, 2013
Key West Sunset Ale from Florida Beer Company
70 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.