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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

761 Ratings
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Ratings: 761
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 17
Gots: 82 | FT: 6
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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3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Pours out a slightly hazy deep golden color. retentive white head with some pretty good lacing.

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.

Bigger side of light bodied. A real easy drinking, refreshing beer.

A simple yet well made pale ale.

dogfishandi, Apr 24, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a golden / orange color with good clarity and really nice fluffy white head. Nice head retention and stick.

S - Resinous, piney, brown sugar, citrus, fruity.

T - Nice balance of hops and malts. Hops are piney, citrus, resin, and a bit fruity. Some lemon grass comes to the forefront after it warms a bit and the finish is bitter and grainy.

O - Solid pale ale - easily could session this brew.

Thanks to Nick for bringing this back from Florida.

andrewjraab, Apr 22, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 12oz can purchased at the New Leaf Market in Tallahassee.

Light golden with a slight haze and a small white head. A citrusy aroma with a taste that follows. Not outrageously hoppy or bitter but not quite balanced either. Very refreshing. A moderate mouthfeel and a well behaved carbonation.

A very nice pale ale that works well with the Florida weather.

GJ40, Apr 16, 2014
Invasion Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 761 ratings.