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Hugh McFarlane's English Pale Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Hugh McFarlane's English Pale Ale
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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 1.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ktrillionaire on 02-18-2011)
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-05-2011 21:02:24 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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aepb1

Florida

4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery, notes from phone on 2-17-11

A- Brown body, between opaque and translucent but not cloudy, small white head

S- Some nutty malt, a little sweetness in there too and it smells a bit like tea

T- Mild floral hops hit right off and are followed by equally mild malts and finishes dry but not too bitter

M- Medium to light bodied and moderate carbonation. Spot on

D- Very quaff-able and my girl loves it so that's a plus. I will return to this when I'm able to quite readily.

Serving type: on-tap

03-23-2011 21:27:36 | More by aepb1
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ktrillionaire

Florida

4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Yet another new brew from CCB; this one is a bit of a departure from their current wheel-house.

A - It looks credible as an EPA; the body is an amber-apricot colour, radiant and translucent, and there is a persistent centimetre of head that deposits plenty o' lace.

S - The nose is a bit too aggressively hopped to mesh with my concept of a tradional EPA. Perhaps the pungency of the odours I perceive is partially a product of my unfamiliarity with uber-fresh EPA. Anyhow, it smells quite good ; herbal and grassy hop aromas impart a tea-like spiciness. The main knock is that the malt is a bit lacking in cojones.

T - Well done CCB, once again; I am especially glad to see continental styles being brewed. Taste-wise, this beer has a very nice floral quality from the hop, and a fair amount of bitterness is expressed, but it seems more that the malt is actually exceptionally mild, rather than the humulin to be copious. What was detriment to the aroma becomes aid to the flavour.

M - Feels good man.

D - I could crush quite a few of these, and it seems like it would be phenomenal with food.

Serving type: on-tap

02-18-2011 06:29:41 | More by ktrillionaire
Hugh McFarlane's English Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
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