Cocoa Beach Pale Ale - Cocoa Beach Brewing Company

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Cocoa Beach Pale AleCocoa Beach Pale Ale

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78
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37 Ratings
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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 18.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cocoa Beach Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.61% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 06-13-2009)
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Ratings: 37 | Reviews: 15 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by RandyBoBandy:
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Photo of cjgator3
3.3/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle

A- Pours a slightly hazy golden orangish color with a nice off-white head with excellent retention and lacing. The beer looks great in the glass.

S- The aroma is faint pale malt and some citrusy hops as well. Not bad, the aroma is just a little on the faint side. I would have like a stronger hop presence in the nose.

T- The taste has quite a but more flavor than the aroma. The taste starts out with some malt up front and a nice dose of citrusy hops in the finish creating a lingering bitterness well into the finish.

M- The mouthfeel is between light and medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

D- Overall, not a bad Pale Ale at all. The only real weakness in my opinion is the aroma. Every other aspect of this brew is pretty solid. Worth a try!

Photo of Big_Dave
1.75/5  rDev -47.9%

Photo of Lockbreeze925
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of KickbacksSteve
2.4/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bomber poured into an efes tulip. Little to no no head, faint clear lacing. Aroma isn't exciting, hops not really noted, some malt sweetness and a bit of old percimon. Taste is a bit salty of all things, maybe a beach theme? Just not very much to style, expected some citrus and bitterness and got none.

Photo of patre_tim
3.15/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Golden orange clear filtered, highly carbonated, 2 finger slight yellow foamy head.

S: Chocolate, coconut, malt, sour Belgian style yeast but only slightly.

T: Malty, duvel type Belgian blue cheese like bite, a plasticy taste like in some heffe weisens, a dull bitter aftertaste, a yeasty aroma right before the finnish.

M: Medium slight syrup body with high carbonation.

O: Taste like my friend’s second home brew attempt. Good job, I’m proud I say. When I think of it this way I like it better. Fresh, got at Trader Joe’s Gainsville, FL and first drank in 2013.

Photo of JayS2629
3.05/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden color with rich head and nice lace. Good retention. Nice looking beer. Smell is faint malts and fruity hops. Pretty plain jane. Better than BMC. I don't think its watery, but just moderate. Biscuity and fruity with a hint of pine. Very drinkable.

Photo of twizzbeatz
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of NCLorax
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of AgentZero
3.05/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Golden colored beer with a large white head and some spots. Not a bad looking beer.

S - Smells largely blah. Some malts, malt sugar, and a little bit of generic fruit.

T - Tastes about the same. Not offensive, not good. Tastes like watered down malt water. No traces of alcohol.

M - Medium body with moderage carbonation.

O - Boring beer that I have no reason to drink again. It didn't taste bad or offensive, but just wasn't good.

Photo of BRLockwood
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.83/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a bottle at the Sunseed Co-Op in Cocoa Beach, because the brewery was out of bottles. I poured the beer in a pint glass, and it pours a light, hazy, yellow-gold coloring, with some ruby highlights in the deeper areas. Spotty film covering, but no head to speak of. Aromas are of grapefruit, pineapple, thickly sweet malt, and spicy green hops. Well balanced smells, and an interesting blend overall. The flavory is a little shifty, starting with the deep and sweet malt, and then lightening up with some citrus sweetness and spicy/peppery hops. Good body on this beer, leaving a lacing along the glass despite the lack of head. The aftertaste is tart and crisp, with a slighlty astringent dryness that cleans the palate to prepare for a follow-up drink. Finish is dry and crisp, with only a slight spice and pucker left in the mouth. Tasty beer...one of their stronger offerings.

Photo of ktrillionaire
2.3/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On-tap at Ale+Witch. It pours a golden-copper hue and is capped with some white froth, depositing a bit of lace. The nose, huh,what to say here. It smells like a homebrew, and not a very good one. Vaguely piney bitterness mingles with a vegetal-sweatsock aroma in the nose. It is actually less bad than it sounds, but still is not good at all. The flavor continues along the same lines, but seems to offer more of a wet cardboard thing than the sweatsock of the nose. It still is quite bad. I really want to like Cocoa Beach Pale Ale, but even the homer in me must acknowledge the failings of this brew.

Photo of Yesdog
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of zeff80
3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured a hazy, copper color with a one-finger, off-white head of foam. It left minimal lacing.

S - It smelled of caramel and toast. Some grassy floral hop presence.

T - It tasted of burnt toast, caramel and roasted malt. There is a very mild bitter grassy bite.

M - It was crisp and fairly sharp. A light bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - I think they've improved or maybe I'm kind, but this is a better brew than the reviews last summer. Not great but still a worthy brew to try.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of mhaugo
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of spycow
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of jrohrbacher
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Bogforce
2.65/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a slightly hazey golden orange color, with little to no head at all. Just some big bubbles on top. Doesn't look very appealing.

S: Smell was very lacking a small amount of hops maybe and just an almost adjunt lager smell.

T: Taste was also very lacking, a slight hoppy taste with some malts as well, but this could be the worst pale ale I have tasted.

M: Eh, goes down really easy but wasn't appealing to the tongue.

O: This beer needs some work, unless I just had a bad bottle. But not anything to sought after if you are in the area, try the oatmeal stout instead.

Photo of Toadhopper
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of drwolfe
4/5  rDev +19%

Photo of StefanosG
4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

Photo of Drew966
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cocoa Beach Pale Ale came to me in a pint glass at the brewery, it is copper in color with an off white head. The aroma is nice and hoppy. The flavor has a nice hoppy character, the flavor tends toward pine tar without being overwhelming. There is a nice hoppy, dry finish. This is an enjoyable beer, definitely worth a try.

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Cocoa Beach Pale Ale from Cocoa Beach Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.