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Invasion Pale Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Invasion Pale AleInvasion Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

596 Ratings
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Ratings: 596
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 8
Gots: 49 | FT: 3
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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deapokid

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

07-05-2014 14:33:06 | More by deapokid
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olbubba

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

07-26-2014 14:10:22 | More by olbubba
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ArrogantB

Colorado

2.73/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

12oz can ~$1.49. Yellow-orange color, slightly hazed, good head. Aroma is like mild citrus and grains, not great. Flavor is sort of grainy too, not much hoppiness, not a good pale ale. The label is also offensively tacky, spend some money on designers because all their cans look like shit. Then again they have a pretty shitty logo too.

Serving type: can

04-05-2014 18:32:05 | More by ArrogantB
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apurpura214

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

06-11-2014 00:23:19 | More by apurpura214
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Matt_K


2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

07-19-2014 19:15:15 | More by Matt_K
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miamibrewer


2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

07-09-2014 22:07:34 | More by miamibrewer
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scottfrie

California

2.84/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Consumed early March, reviewed from notes.
12oz can into snifter. Date on bottom says 1/27/14. If this is a "canned on" date then I've gotten a bad can.

A: Pours a hazy dark grapefruit color with a large and greasy off-white head that slowly faded into a bubbly airy film that left a network of sticky lace down the glass.
S: Super malty and faded with dirty hops, caramel, and biscuit dough. Faint citrus, faint tropical fruit.
T: Follows the nose with old old flavors of what was once probably a good beer. Hops are all but faded and this tastes like a slightly bitter malt bomb.
M: Medium body, soft carbonation, greasy, slick and drinkable mouthfeel.
O: Everything I've found online points to the date being a canned on date and not a best before date. Howevr, this beer tastes like it's after a best before date. Thanks for sending the tick, Paul, but I think I got a bad can. There's no way drinking a beer that was canned just over a month ago should taste this bad.

Serving type: can

07-02-2014 22:27:09 | More by scottfrie
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homebrew311

Illinois

2.96/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a slightly hazy orange with a generous amount white head which retains nicely and leaves heavy lacing. The nose has some odd aromas going on. The hops are piney and give off a hint of burnt plastic aroma. Light malt backbone is present. The taste is a bit sweet with some caramel and lemon with a ton of bitterness to follow. The finish is neutral with no real bitterness on the finish. Mouthfeel is somewhat heavy for style with high carbonation and creamy mouthfeel. Overall, not real impressed with this one.

Serving type: can

06-13-2014 02:30:32 | More by homebrew311
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

2.96/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pour is golden orange with a bubbly white head and a good bit of lacing. Nose is overly sweet, heavy caramel malt, sweet hop and resin. Taste has a bit more depth. Grains are present but a bit stale and overly green. Malt isn't as sweet as the nose, hops also add some orange citrus with notes of grassy hops. Strong carbonation and lighter body with a sweet finish.

Serving type: can

06-19-2014 23:43:18 | More by cpetrone84
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.3%

04-13-2014 03:24:46 | More by kbuzz
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Mike_Guerrieri

Maryland

3/5  rDev -23.3%

03-07-2014 13:54:28 | More by Mike_Guerrieri
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pisano

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.3%

05-12-2014 14:32:00 | More by pisano
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.3%

04-22-2013 20:46:39 | More by Thorpe429
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.3%

01-21-2014 01:02:25 | More by NonicPanic
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3/5  rDev -23.3%

06-16-2014 21:05:55 | More by irishgreensoda
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Rollzroyce21

California

3/5  rDev -23.3%

03-25-2014 21:45:21 | More by Rollzroyce21
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beer-me-please

Washington

3/5  rDev -23.3%

02-06-2014 04:25:50 | More by beer-me-please
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bootdown21

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -23.3%

03-24-2014 22:52:00 | More by bootdown21
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.3%

12-30-2013 01:10:57 | More by jenray
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M1A2

Ohio

3/5  rDev -23.3%

03-28-2014 21:18:07 | More by M1A2
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -23.3%

01-30-2014 23:23:37 | More by mmulebarn
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -23.3%

06-09-2014 21:23:52 | More by IAmHollywood13
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PretzelCity

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

05-07-2014 07:40:32 | More by PretzelCity
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

07-22-2014 00:53:08 | More by atlbravsrno1
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

07-10-2014 20:22:03 | More by cistercian12
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Invasion Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 596 ratings.