1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Guava Grove Saison - Cigar City Brewing

Not Rated.
Guava Grove SaisonGuava Grove Saison

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
89
very good

881 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 881
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 304
Gots: 147 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-05-2008

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: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 881 | Reviews: 383
Photo of SlothB77
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of slim2043
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of Dag48
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of BeerMeBrah
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Dolfan907
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Bier4all
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of gueuzedreg
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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.

Photo of Tittles
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of blabaer
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of udubdawg
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of randylangford
5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of VeganUndead
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of TXhomebrewer
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of hmmmbeer10
2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

Photo of MastaShonuf
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of cyrushire
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of ToddBeans
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of Tom-Peters
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of mctizzz
4.45/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of TR0219
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of DangerDawg
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of erialbill
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of jnardone235
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of kayna7x
1.75/5  rDev -56.1%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Guava Grove Saison from Cigar City Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 881 ratings.