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Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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83
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907 Ratings
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Ratings: 907
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 22
Gots: 100 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pours cloudy straw in color with moderate notes of orange peel, coriander and hints of vanilla. Flavor has upfront citrus with coriander notes that lead into lemon/lime like notes and finishes with citrus and flowers.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: ktrillionaire on 05-19-2011)
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4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can poured into a dogfish spiegelau glass. Canned on 2/20/14

Looks a clouded pale golden honey. Smells of coriander, orange, spice and heavy wheat. Not a huge witbier guy but this smells yummy. Taste is sweet and very smooth, lots of balance with the citrus and spice. CCB has done it again!

hops202, Apr 06, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Date: 4/2/14
Location: Half a Time Poughkeepsie
Glassware: Tulip
Appearance: Pale yellow in color. Hazy with low carbonation. Pours with a large head
Aromatics: There is a large amount of wheat with the biscuity smell from the Belgian yeast. Orange and coriander.
Flavor: There is a lot of fruit at the start oranges lemons and even a little lime. The middle hits with coriander and the end is biscuity. The mouthfeel is fairly smooth but all the flavors are a little watered down and dull.
Finish: The beer finishes a little spicy but not much else.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

White Ale brewed with curacao peel and coriander. Canned by Cigar City Brewing (not "brewed and canned by…"?), LLC, Tampa, FL. Drink fresh! Do not age! Pour gently into a glass.
Good idea, think I will…

Clouded, pale yellow coloring. Nice white head, slips down to nil.

Aroma: There it is, citrus and spice and wheat. Note perfect witbier nose.

Taste: Smooth, sweet, lightly hoppy, turning dry in the end. Light bodied, crisp, refreshing, comforting. Orange and lemon flavors match beautiful with the spice and roll off the tongue with the wheat. Tastes just like a wit should.

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3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy lemon straw with a billowing white head that slowly dissipates.

Lemon, coriander,a touch of clove, and what form the aroma. Lemon dominates. There's an earthy, lightly funny character.

Lemon dominates the flavor, as well, with orange and orange pith taking over mid palate and carrying into the finish. Slightly sweet, bready malt forms the backbone, becoming crackery in the finish. Coriander and banana weave throughout.

Body is moderate, with fairly spritzy carbonation.

More character than expected. Yeast esters are nice and somewhat complex, considering some examples I've recently had. Citrus definitely dominates.

barczar, Mar 29, 2014
Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale from Cigar City Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 907 ratings.