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Tocobaga Red Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Tocobaga Red AleTocobaga Red Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

939 Ratings
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Ratings: 939
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 141
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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4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-07-2014 01:54:12 | More by sendsilk
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Judgie

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

04-06-2014 17:22:01 | More by Judgie
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Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-06-2014 14:28:39 | More by andy1701
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Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-03-2014 18:33:25 | More by hmmmbeer10
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-28-2014 13:53:04 | More by gpblackgt
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DrinkMoreBigBeers

Michigan

4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fresh from Florida with a date of 2/18/14

A - Pours out a cloudy light red with a bunch of hop sediment flouting around. Has a two finger frothy off yellowish off white head. Well carbonated.

S - Hops come through on the nose with a piney citrus follow with a bready sweet maltiness and some earthyness.

T - Sweet malt breadiness, caramel, followed by the piny citrus earthyness that drys out. Balanced from malts to hops and pretty smooth and enjoyable.

M - Medium to full bodied smooth with nice carbonation. Dry on the mouth leaving you wanting more.

O - Very enjoyable red ale that is balance with pronounce malt and hop profiles. Not a beginner beer for a red ale coming in at over 7 % abv.

Serving type: can

03-25-2014 22:35:01 | More by DrinkMoreBigBeers
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Rion

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-25-2014 21:29:42 | More by Rion
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Beer4B

Florida

4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Disclaimer: I've mostly been on a hop kick with IPAs & DIPAs.

However, this was an excellent red ale. Fantastic smell and with great mouth feel and taste.

Found a 6-er of this 3 days old and figured I would finally try it...glad I did.

A refreshing ale and a good benchmark for this style, though I'm not that prevalent in this style currently.

Serving type: can

03-24-2014 15:29:04 | More by Beer4B
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GWhite

Florida

5/5  rDev +21.1%

03-24-2014 02:41:21 | More by GWhite
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New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-23-2014 01:11:04 | More by HugeBulge
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-20-2014 15:49:52 | More by DustinSWB
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lochef81

Michigan

4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Let me start by saying that cigar city should please come to Michigan. This ale pours a handsome amber red color With a generous frothy white head that lasts throughout the pour. It leaves a decent amount of lacing. The nose is balanced with a tremendous amount of hops and a very nice amount of malt. It is sweet but bitter all at once. The body is medium in nature with a lot of coating of hoppy resin and sweet malts. The flavor begins with an ipas generosity of hops followed by the sweet balance of roasty malts. This is a delicious ale with an almost unheard of amount of balance. Thus is a greatly crafted ale from a brewer that is quickly impressing me more and more.

Serving type: can

03-20-2014 04:28:35 | More by lochef81
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-19-2014 01:21:20 | More by DangerDawg
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California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-19-2014 00:29:13 | More by terranostra86
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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +15%

03-17-2014 01:00:45 | More by HopkingGonzalo
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Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Virginia

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.1%

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richj1970

Alabama

4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice extra in a recent trade. Poured from 12 oz can into tulip glass.

A: Ruby tinted brown with a generous 3 finger fluffy white head that left some nice chunky lacing.

S: Resiny hops, oranges, caramel.

T: A nice balance of citrus notes with bitterness from the hops. A bit of sweetness creeps in at the last minute.

M: Medium body with a good level of carbonation. Easy drinking brew.

O: This a nicely balanced red ale. Would be a nice one to have 6 or 12 on the boat for a nice day of fishing...

Serving type: can

03-12-2014 01:08:43 | More by richj1970
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Tocobaga Red Ale from Cigar City Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 939 ratings.