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Invasion Pale Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Invasion Pale AleInvasion Pale Ale

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707 Ratings
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Ratings: 707
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 13
Gots: 77 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rifugium on 12-27-2012)
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Reviews by M_C_Hampton:
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4.01/5  rDev +2.6%

A: poured from a 12 oz can into a glass, golden amber colored with a large white head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: robust floral citrus hops, lemon zest, pine, slightly sour

T: slightly sweet up front, switches to a pine bitter in the middle, finish is moderate grapefruit peel bitterness

M: medium to light body, higher carbonation

O: nice pale ale, good citrus fruit flavors

M_C_Hampton, May 25, 2014
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Serving glass: Poured from can into pseudo-pint glass.

Appearance: Hazy honey-gold with moderate head and light lacing.

Smell: Strong citrusy aroma that lingers well. Mostly tart grapefruit.

Taste: Very hoppy with mostly grapefruit driving the taste. Some tropical and spicy notes as well. The malts are mostly kept in the background. Slightly bitter finish, with more of a lingering hop taste rather than lingering bitterness.

Feel: Light to medium body that is crisp, very dry and borderline tart. Carbonation is moderate.

Overall: Excellent Pale Ale that is very hoppy and flavorful. I may even like this better than Jai Alai. Very impressed.

bsp77, Mar 24, 2014
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A: Pretty standard for a pale ale I guess. Pale golden color. Pretty clear with a nice white head. Great lacing.
S: Lots of citrus. Oranges and peaches all the way. Some pineapple and mango too.
T: Extremely well balanced. Citrus and tropical hops. Some maltiness to balance it out. Clean and bitter finish.
M: Light bodied. A bit sweet but extremely drinkable. Nice bitterness.
O: Excellent pale ale, one of my favorite sessionable beers.

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12 oz can poured into a snifter. Canned on 4/7/14 (just over 2 weeks old)

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Lemon and a bit of grapefruit citrus. Almost a slight hint of tartness. Bits of doughy, cracker like malt. Not a huge aroma, but smells nice.

Bright lemon and grapefruit citrus. Really nice balance. Really tasty fresh doughy bready malt. Simple and very tasty. Finishes with a light resinous lingering bitterness.

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A simple yet well made pale ale.

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Invasion Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.