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Cigar City / Cask & Larder Flameout Pale Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Cigar City / Cask & Larder Flameout Pale Ale
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 5.79%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: macrosmatic on 09-02-2012)
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Photo of kylehay2004
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Single finger head on a slightly hazy bright golden body. Aroma is mostly of citrus including orange peel and grapefruit. Flavor is very nice with balance of malt and hops which don't make you think IPA but stay true to the style. Hops provide citrus and earthy notes. The malts are mild but are applied well. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Another nice beer from cigar city which is hoppy but stays true to the pale ale style.

kylehay2004, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

JAHMUR, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of beernads
4/5  rDev +0.8%

beernads, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of macrosmatic
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at CCB tasting room. Poured into pint glass.

A: Golden yellow, relatively clear, half-finger white head. Lots of visible carbonation.

S: Orange/citrus and tropical fruit hoppiness, with a backbone of light malt that's almost missing. Aroma is very hop-forward.

T: Follows the nose well. Hop-forward, and the citrus & tropical fruit hops shine. The light malt adds just enough sweetness to make this more than a one-note hop-bitter beer.The finish is citrus/lemony pith but not overly bitter.

M: Light mouthfeel, good carbonation sensation. No alcohol presence to speak of.

O: This was pretty tasty. A recommended APA for sure.

macrosmatic, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of Zbeetleman
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Zbeetleman, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of PorterLambic
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a rich golden color, clear and bright with a solid, though short-lived, white head. A minute after the aggressive pour only a thick film remains though that lasts seemingly forever. Nice lace, too.
Smell is piney hops, flowery with a hint of malt.
Taste is a fair redo of the nose, an astringent hoppiness, floral with light malt and some citrus.
A solidly middle-bodied brew with a middle of the style effervescence. Dry finish with a lingering evergreen note. A good beer, following the West Coast style. Not my first choice (the West Coast style that is) but worth drinking. Reminiscent of Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale. My biggest problem is that the West Coast style Pale Ale is so close to an IPA that seeing the difference between them requires a magnifying glass.

PorterLambic, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of shand
4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 32oz growler into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

This one pours out a brilliant toasted gold color with a finger of white head. The aroma? The amount of dry-hopping here is bordering on ridiculous. The taste is also very hoppy and bitter, with massive amounts of floral, citrus, and tropical fruit hops. There's a bit of a buttery flavor here as well. The malts are very light, and the finish has the good old super-dry "bite into a hop pellet" finish. The mouthfeel is light and gently carbonated, and the drinkability is outstanding. This is a superb extra hoppy pale ale.

shand, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of johntfox
4/5  rDev +0.8%

johntfox, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of closisinthehouse
4/5  rDev +0.8%

closisinthehouse, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of johnyb
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

johnyb, Sep 23, 2012
Photo of badboy7113
4/5  rDev +0.8%

badboy7113, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of PthPndr
4/5  rDev +0.8%

PthPndr, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of lionssoccer13
4/5  rDev +0.8%

lionssoccer13, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of BWHD
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

BWHD, Oct 04, 2012
Cigar City / Cask & Larder Flameout Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.