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Tony Jannus Pale Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Tony Jannus Pale Ale
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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Tilley4 on 08-22-2012

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Reviews by PorterLambic:
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3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Arrives a bright, clear golden amber color with a white head. Retention is just OK and no lace is left behind.
Smell is a mix of pine and citrus hops with some malt and a hint of wheat and pepper.
Taste is a clone of the nose exactly. Balance is quite good, great even.
Tangy effervescence up front fades fast to a mellow middle and finish. Medium bodied, light effervescence overall. Reasonably clean finish.

More User Reviews:
Photo of ExtraStout
3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had this last week at CCB. I got it for my wife because I thought it was "light" ale and wouldn't be too hoppy for her. Needless to say, I ended up with it while she went over to cider.

Anyway, it was a crisp and "light" in color only, ale. Not really strong enough for me in ABV or hops but very respectable for the style.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of mverity
3.62/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at CCB. Pours a hazy gold with a good amount of white head, decent lacing, thick wisps and a medium collar. Aroma is tangerine and floral hops with a little cedar. Taste is really cedary, some of the citrus as well. Medium body and carbonation.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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Photo of CloudStrife
4.23/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz pour into a pilsner glass.

A: Pours a clear golden yellow with a one finger white head. Dissipates after a minute or two leaving a nice covering of lacing on the sides. Average amount of visible carbonation.

S: Great citrus hop aroma, grapefruit and mango dominate. Pine characteristics are very intense from the cedar.

T: Very good pale ale, starts off with a hop bouquet. Hops are similar to the aroma, citrus with a strong pine backing. Finish is what makes this beer great, very robust malt comes forward. It's a light malt but the flavor is a perfect compliment to the hop.

M: Medium body with ample carbonation. Crisp and refreshing finish.

Overall the cedar really gives this a unique taste. A very smooth pale ale that is real good for only being available at the airport.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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2.16/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

32 oz. poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Hazy orange body. Pours with a small white head. Faint surface wisps.

Smell - Citrus and tropical fruit hops. And then a bucket of diacetyl. Ugh.

Taste - Zesty orange. Grainy. Interesting hop flavor. Like a spicy orange hop finish. Tastes really good and then diacetyl.

Mouthfeel - Medium light. Low carbonation.

Overall - Could have been an interesting pale ale. Just a diacetyl bomb.

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Tony Jannus Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.