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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
THE BROS
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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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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-23-2014 01:40:01 | More by mattreitz49
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

01-21-2014 00:25:34 | More by mobrockman
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-18-2014 22:47:33 | More by dbrelsfo
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

01-18-2014 16:06:48 | More by RamboDog
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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North Carolina

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

Poured from a can into a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, opaque, suspended sediment filled, amber-brown coloring with a thin, filmy, sparse surface coating of head. Aromas of tangy sweetness, tropical fruit sweetness, and some floral hops characteristics. Flavors are tangy sweet forward, with a caramel backbone and tart grapefruit and pineapple blend, as well as some earthy notes, bitter and spiced hops profiles, and bready characteristics. Very layered and deep, especially for the style. Tasty beer. The body is full, which I was expecting after watching it pour and settle. It also leaves a decent lacing behind on the glass. The aftertaste leans more towards an IPA, with tropical fruit, heavy on the grapefruit and pineapple, bitterness, and pepper spices. The finish is slick and slightly dry, with bitter and subtle richly sweet notes. This is a bit rough around the edges, but I like it a lot.

Serving type: can

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3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance is a slightly cloudy fire orange with thin white head. The nose is deep and earthy with heavy hop character in the form of tea, earth, and pine. Notes of caramel malts come through the hop profile as well. The taste starts with some candied malt notes and is followed by some fruity notes of tangerine and citrus as well as some piney notes. The bitterness builds but is not over the top. The mouthfeel is well carbonated with moderate body. Overall, solid beer with nice balance between assertive hops and sweet malts.

Serving type: bottle

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