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Tocobaga Red Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Tocobaga Red AleTocobaga Red Ale

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913 Ratings
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Ratings: 913
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 139
Gots: 83 | 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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Ratings: 913 | Reviews: 179 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

01-29-2013 04:29:57 | More by deonreds
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Dirtinabottle

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-01-2013 18:27:33 | More by Dirtinabottle
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

04-01-2012 21:38:27 | More by ThePorterSorter
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gpawned

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

10-06-2012 19:50:55 | More by gpawned
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aLenwell

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-14-2013 00:53:54 | More by aLenwell
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Rau71

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-22-2013 02:29:34 | More by Rau71
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

11-29-2012 13:31:46 | More by oriolesfan4
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CoolEthan

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

09-08-2013 07:21:51 | More by CoolEthan
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Notacraftdrinker

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

04-17-2014 15:44:20 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

10-28-2013 00:54:48 | More by roger617
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

09-03-2012 11:20:52 | More by GTB
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

10-03-2013 15:59:38 | More by Paccamacca
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Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

01-07-2014 01:46:41 | More by alex_hart
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

04-10-2014 12:30:47 | More by garuda
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JABarber

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-12-2013 20:55:03 | More by JABarber
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California

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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Florida

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Florida

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Florida

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litheum94

California

3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a deep, brushed bronze color, with a ton of sediment floating around. A two finger head, brown tinged, falls to a short, tight cover. Not much lacing.

Aromas of caramel malts with a citrus zest. Light spicing and woody pine.

Big malt profile, with flavors of caramel and toffee. Very juicy, grapefruit hop flavors, with some sweetness and citric sourness. Floral and woody, reminds me of redwood tips. Touch of alcohol on the finish, but not overpowering at all. Hop bitterness lingers in the mouth, with some residual sweetness.

A really nice red. I like the malt profile, and the citrus hops are very juicy.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2012 03:21:48 | More by litheum94
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kbutler1

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Draft. Pours a clear copper red color with a slight tan head. Hoppy citric aroma on the nose along with sweet malt and some woodiness. Nice lace left on the glass as it settles. Medium mouthfeel with good carb. The flavor starts off with some sweetness followed by flavors of citrus hops and the earthy/woody notes in the nose. For a red ale this is nicely balanced without being too maltyl. Very easy drinking as well. Ends with a lingering bitterness from the hops.

Serving type: on-tap

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socon67

New York

3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours amber with a tan foam that lingers. Minimal lacing however.

S - Scents of citrus, and caramel. Kinda like a caramel apple. Funky, but relatively faint.

T - I like that this has some complex layers of flavor. Spicy, malty, and a touch of fruit sugars. It is tame, and I don't know if I like that it isn't just another in your face amber, or if I would like a more robust beer.

M - Extremely drinkable and smooth. Perfect for just about anytime you want a beer. Carbonation is soft, robust body yet not too heavy, and easy on the taste buds.

O - Another solid offering from CCB. This is a good change of pace and an example of subtle characteristics making a good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2011 21:17:06 | More by socon67
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice semi-clear ruby color. Nice thicker white heading with some great lacing. Some particulates left over while pouring the second half of the bottle.

Nice sweet caramel aroma pulling through here to start things off. Nice bit of hops settle in behind the sweeter caramel wall along with a decent cedar wood finish. Very nice.

This was a tad of a let down. After a big build up in the nose this didn't seem to capitalize on the bigger hoppy notes that I initially smelled. Crisp and malty but no big hop bite that I have grown accustomed to in this style.

Mouth was kind of the same thing. A little thin a little watery but was smooth. Slight buttery slickness in the mouth the left a film. Good carbonation.

Not a bad offering at all.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2011 17:14:07 | More by TheFightfan1
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chanokokoro

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Cigar City Brewing branded shaker pint glass

Pours a hazy amber with heavy rusty highlights. A one a half finger cream colored caps the brew, average retention, scattered splotchy lacing. Caramel notes, citrus blossoms, and orange rind on the nose. Opens with flora and citrus specifically tangerine, mandarin orange, and pineapple. Light toffee and caramel malt midpalate. Finishes pleasantly dry with mild mandarin orange rind bitteress with more caramel accents. Abundant but gentle carbonation. Smooth, silky, fairly large malt bill and on the lighter side of medium bodied. Amber/Red Ales are certainly not one of my favored styles, but this is certainly one of the better ones I've had. Yet another winner, among many, from Cigar City Brewing.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 03:21:43 | More by chanokokoro
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