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Tocobaga Red Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Tocobaga Red AleTocobaga Red Ale

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940 Ratings
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Ratings: 940
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 141
Gots: 84 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pours amber in color with notes of citrus and caramel. Citrus hop bitterness upfront with notes of caramel and an Amish bread sweetness. Citrus hop bitterness returns at the end for a long dry finish.

75 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 09-15-2010)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured this can into a snifter. Bottled Dec. 2013.

A glowing and opaque maple-amber body suspends a decent amount of sediment within it. The tawny cap swells to two-fingers in width, bubbles sitting on the surface. Great retention, the beer leaves behind a soild wall of sheet lace with burst bubbles.

Aromas of resiny hops, oranges, slight bready malt, and a bit of esters climb out of the glass. The bouquet could pack a bigger punch, still great!

The palate remains about the same as the nose. A bigger note of earthiness joins the citrus-y and resin-y hops and rides throughout the taste of this red ale. The front of the drink to mid-palate focuses on the subtle citrus fruit and estery notes, while the back of the throat and finish hits with resin, earthiness, and a peppery herbalness. All these coalescing flavors are quite enjoyable!

Tocobaga is very creamy, almost syrupy, with a watery expression over the tongue, more dry than crisp.

Tocobaga drinks ridiculously easy, smells good, and tastes great. I could do with more citrus notes on the palate, and a more explosive nose. Man, this beer is fun and easy to drink!

Serving type: can

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Clean pour with a beautiful amber color .Small head yet unexpectedly powerful hoppy aroma for a red ale. Excellent taste, starting with a citrusy hop flavor and nice malt finish. Finished the glass with the bitter hoppy flavor pleasantly lingering on my palate. Overall a very easy to drink beer in spite of its decent ABV. Would definitely drink again.

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Tocobaga Red Ale from Cigar City Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 940 ratings.