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Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Florida Cracker Belgian-style White AleFlorida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale

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83
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865 Ratings
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Ratings: 865
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 20
Gots: 89 | FT: 5
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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Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-28-2013 13:20:40 | More by smartassboiler
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JCFritt

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-27-2013 04:18:37 | More by JCFritt
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-26-2013 02:24:34 | More by Thomas_Picton
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-24-2013 14:44:26 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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pottergator

New York

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-21-2013 22:27:13 | More by pottergator
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jmwildwest

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-21-2013 22:07:04 | More by jmwildwest
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-21-2013 21:18:38 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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tazzman

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-21-2013 19:10:03 | More by tazzman
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Bluecane

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-21-2013 06:50:43 | More by Bluecane
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-19-2013 02:29:58 | More by phishfoolme
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Jamison85

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-18-2013 18:05:56 | More by Jamison85
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harrymel

Washington

2.99/5  rDev -18.8%

Canned 06MAR13

Had this before at a wedding in FL. It was nice there. Pours a near excellent clarity golden with a solid central dome of bone white foam, unimpressive for the style. Smells of flowers, grass, some light lemon, a little bit of sweet dough and seeds of paradise. Flavor is nice and sweet with yeast overtures and some bits of coriander. Pretty one dimensional flavor, but refreshing nonetheless. Thin bodied for the style with hi carb and a wet finish. Meh.

04-17-2013 05:08:45 | More by harrymel
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Erice78

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-17-2013 01:12:49 | More by Erice78
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-16-2013 15:24:33 | More by captainbearcat
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JimGlonke

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-15-2013 00:50:03 | More by JimGlonke
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-14-2013 02:54:36 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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jcb7472

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-12-2013 15:32:34 | More by jcb7472
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drop6301

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-12-2013 00:27:50 | More by drop6301
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Bromine

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-11-2013 11:00:44 | More by Bromine
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Maxwell

Massachusetts

3.59/5  rDev -2.4%

The beer pours a straw yellow with a rocky soap bubble head that collapses into a fizzy, thick scrim. The beer’s body is cloudy but clean and free of particles with a lazy and slow stream of bubbles treading towards the top of the glass. On the nose the beer smells of sweet orange peel, cuaraco with lemon sweet bread notes and a touch of bitter grass. There is also a bready sweet note that stands apart from the lemon and reminds me of a sweet cracker, which goes nicely with the beer’s name. On the tongue the beers tastes of bready sugars and citric lemon acid. The flavor begins as sweet lemon bread, opening into grassy hops and orange peel flavors with a touch of coriander spice. The finish suggests slight green vegetal apple flavor with notes of lemon and grass, then dips into a creamy cracker flavor briefly as the beer warms, but quickly washes away, this flavor really has to be searched for though and is not abundantly clear to the palate. The aftertaste is very light and clean. From the can, the beer smells nearly the same, and tastes a little sweeter due to the concentration of flavors in the tiny can opening. In the mouth, the beer feels medium in body with a slight wateriness. The carbonation is a little sharp on the tongue, and the mouth is left slightly sticky with nice amounts of saliva from the acid in the beer. Overall, this is a nice sessionable wit with some interesting flavors. I don’t really get the cracker flavor, but I can see what the brewers were reaching for with this beer. It’s tasty, sessionable, and worth a try. A nice middle of the road wit.

04-10-2013 02:28:20 | More by Maxwell
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DruRho

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-07-2013 21:57:02 | More by DruRho
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

A- Pale, slightly hazy golden body with a fizzy bone white head.

S- Oranges, clove, hints of banana, some lemon.

T- Lots of citrus with the Belgian yeast providing a peppery, clove flavor. A hint of herbal flavors come through as well.

M- Medium-high carbonation, somewhat thin, but drinkable.

O- A pretty good wit. Big on the orange/citrus flavor which works nicely with the yeast.

04-07-2013 00:25:54 | More by stephenjmoore
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JReites

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-06-2013 20:09:33 | More by JReites
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DucTourer

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-06-2013 03:35:58 | More by DucTourer
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rolandboy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-05-2013 03:17:10 | More by rolandboy
Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale from Cigar City Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 865 ratings.