Gator Tail Ale - Miami Brewing Company

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83
good

24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 19.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miami Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: smcolw on 12-29-2012)
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Photo of smcolw
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I asked the bartender at the brewery if this was a Porter. He replied, "it's an ale."

I said, "Porters are ales."

His response, "I guess you could call it a Porter."

20.6 srm; 29.6 IBUs

Brown color where light does pass through the center of the glass. Some ring lace to the otherwise minimal head.

Lots of milk chocolate aroma. Sweet and dark. Some caramel.

Taste mimics the nose, perhaps with a little more mocha. Above average body with a below average level of carbonation. Smooth. There's some sweetness and an element of liqueur to the taste.

Photo of chinchill
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can purchased and consumed in south FL.
Aroma: lightly sweet; simple but pleasant medium and light roasted grains. hints of caramel.

Flavor: slightly sweet but well balanced for style. Lacks complexity but has a solid malty flavor with no defects.

Feel: medium body and carbonation.

O: good version of style.

Photo of rudzud
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Recieved as an extra in a trade and poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a nice dark brown hue that is clear with a nice bright light, one finger light brown head fades slowly to leave very light lazing. Creamy.

S - Aromas of sweet roasted malts, light darkness, faint milk chocolate.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, light darker sweet roasted malts, mocha chocolate going on. Very nice chocolate note.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, faintly smooth.

O - Overall, a solid brown ale. Alcohol nonexistent, very drinkable.

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Thedrizzle
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of cyrushire
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of ttylicki
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Amp
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of dtomes
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of csurowiec
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of DuffDaddy
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

got a six for the hotel room while in Hollywood for a deposition. Tasted kind of flat...

Photo of andy1701
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of chris1919
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of gatorlove
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of tharper178
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Gator_Nation
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of mbmiche
3.32/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of TheosTheories
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of alk3kenny
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown color with a tan creamy head. Smell is roasted malts, dark toast just the slightest dark chocolate bitterness... Taste is roasty and toasty nice carbonation on the back end with a pleasant finish. I tend to be a bigger fan of browns then most at least from the reading I've done and this is a nice one.

Photo of thesquire
3.64/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Flash09
1/5  rDev -72.5%

Photo of ucfalum08
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Coachrobbie222
4.8/5  rDev +32.2%

Gator Tail Ale from Miami Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.