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Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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967 Ratings
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Ratings: 967
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 25
Gots: 120 | FT: 8
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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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

Bier4all, May 17, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a light yellow with a slight haze. Quickly dissipating white head of two fingers. Low visible carbonation coming up.

S - zesty and summery. Coriander and a little citrus in there, lemony. Nice nose.

T - kind of soapy to be honest. Light citrus. Almost saison like. Champagne yeast perhaps? Malt profile is nice, not over the top but adds appropriate sweetness.

M - light body, drinkable summer beer. Smooth going down. Good carb levels.

O - decent. Good Belgian style white. Not a homerun.

da_beers, May 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Can_has_beer, May 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

BSuter, May 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

dtivp, May 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Griffith, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

mattreitz49, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

MrBeige, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

sd123, May 10, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from one of the local cigar lounges.

A: A somewhat cloudy straw gold with decent head and retention.

S: Wheat, spice and a little citrus.

T: Decent complexity. Refreshing.

M: Crisp with nice bite.

O: Not to bad. Nice warm weather beer.

PvtSnowball, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

SD-Alefan, May 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

edhizdeid, May 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

TahoeTweezed, May 06, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours out straw yellow in color and is not a brew you can see through. Nice one finger white head with little retention and no lacing that I see.

Smell is of like nice Belgian yeast like a wit although it is a little different. There seems to be a little sweetness from the grains and the yeast. Really no hops here.

Taste is great and almost like a Belgian wit although a little bit sweeter. My first few cans were not my favorite but I learned to love this beer and traded for lots more. The yeast is not really like a Belgian wit or a hefe but it is pretty close.

Mouthfeel is fairly thin as expected from this style of beer.

Overall this is one of my favorite beers that they can. I really like this beer.

TheBeerDrinker, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

TubaDan, May 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Budinetz, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

frlrv1020, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

jadler16, May 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Walkerjgt, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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stortore, Apr 30, 2014
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Artjsantos, Apr 29, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Florida Cracker! I am...offended! This is probably Donald Sterling's beer of choice.

Looks okay, smells okay, tastes okay. That pretty much sums up this beer: it's okay. Lemon thing going on with a mild bit of bread and yeastyness to it all. Pretty decent. Kind of out there a bit and not exactly well-rounded. But I have certainly had worse.

RblWthACoz, Apr 29, 2014
Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale from Cigar City Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 967 ratings.