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Roaring Lion - Cigar City Brewing

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Roaring Lion
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 12-15-2012)
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

lionssoccer13, Feb 26, 2013
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KVNBGRY, Feb 01, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev -2.5%

On tap at Bx Beer Depot. Poured into a plastic cup. Classy.

Appearance - Deep orange, but tough to see in the dark here. Not much head. Could be the cup.

Smell - Herbal and a little citrusy. Musty pine resin. Not abundantly hoppy, but enough to mostly drown out a biscuit malt.

Taste - Brighter orange flavor. Immediately becomes herbal and bitter. Bready malt backbone, but light.

Mouthfeel - Light but quite bitter compared to other flavors it delivers.

Overall - Not sure how well this hop stands on its own. Just doesn't deliver a complex flavor.

Alieniloquium, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

iL0VEbeer, Jan 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

BeerMeBrah, Jan 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Lovely85, Jan 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

A: Hazy, cloudy, unfiltered, orange colored body with a light amber hue. Well carbonated with tons of micro sized bubbles rising to keep intact an off white, frothy head.

S: Orange, toasted bread. Not explosive in hop nor malt aroma.

T/M: Dry feel, light orange citrus, mild malts of toasted bread. Flavors seem mute, medium to light body. Herbal hop notes linger with some green apple flavors.

O: Best quality is a drinkable IPA, though would have never guessed it is an IPA from the lackluster hop profile. If drinking Roaring Lion after a Jai Alai a hop-thirsty pallet would be dissatisfied. Worth trying but not seeking out another.

One2Remeber, Dec 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

djtomain, Dec 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

nickfl, Dec 22, 2012
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3.55/5  rDev -1.9%

Pint on tap at Kickbacks in JAX. A hazy orange-amber color with a modest size but exceptionally durable tan head. Good hoppy aroma with floral notes and a faint hint of citrus, but only has the strength of a typical APA. Earthy-fruity hop flavor [3.75] has some balance provided by the malts. Long lasting, medium-bitter aftertaste.

O: a solid, and somewhat distinctive IPA.

chinchill, Dec 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Toadhopper, Dec 18, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -1.1%

A: single finger off white head on a cloudy copper with golden hue body.

S: light aroma with caramel malts, single hopped beer so aroma is also simple with mostly light citrus and earthy notes.

T: simple flavors of earthy and light citrus hops make this one seem relatively malt forward.

M: nitro smoothness, creamy and medium body.

Overall: simple single hopped IPA. The nitro was a nice way to offer this one. As flavorful as one would expect calypso hops.

kylehay2004, Dec 15, 2012
Roaring Lion from Cigar City Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.