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Guava Grove Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

848 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 848
Reviews: 379
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 295
Gots: 153 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
One of Tampa's nicknames in addition to the Cigar City is the Big Guava. It earned the moniker from local newspaper columnist Steve Otto in the 1970's. The nickname eventually gave rise to one of Ybor City's most popular annual events, Guavaween. We brew Guava Grove in tribute to Tampa's fruity nickname. Guava Grove is brewed with a French strain of Saison yeast and sees a secondary fermentation on pink guava puree. Slightly tart with a dry finish this is a refined beer that is perfect for sharing.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-05-2008)
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Trader tells me this is an 09 bottle "back when it used to be good."

A- Hazy honey, with 1/4 finger white cloud head. Very low retention.

S- Best category here. Smells of some passionfruit, not sure if I can pinpoint it to guava considering I live in Colorado. The "malt" beverage follows... ugh. Not a fan of malt beverage.

T- That being said; the passionfruit was the best thing to add to this malt beverage base. I couldn't imagine not drainpour w/o guava. It has the traditional malt beverage taste.

M- A bit much carb for me; kinda harsh. Kinda creamy, kinda smooth. Nothing exceptional.

O- If I had another, I would find someone who likes the style and give it to them.

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Guava Grove Saison from Cigar City Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 848 ratings.