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Cedric's Brown Ale - Cedric's Tavern / Biltmore Brewing Co.

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Cedric's Brown Ale
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cedric's Tavern / Biltmore Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: tdm168 on 06-02-2012)
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North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +11.3%

On tap at Cedric's Tavern on the Biltmore grounds

A - amber or light brown with a thin lacing of off white head

S - toffee, nutty, caramel

T - caramel, coffee, lightly bitter, a bit nutty, a hint of toffee, faint citrus in the finish

M - crisp, medium bodied, smooth

This is a nice, lighter, traditional English brown ale. It has great drinkability and a solid flavor profile. It's very refreshing which is what one needs after wandering the Biltmore grounds.

06-02-2012 14:27:49 | More by tdm168
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-11-2013 23:16:22 | More by qcbrewer
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-03-2014 11:56:03 | More by tarheels4life23
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-29-2013 04:53:55 | More by enelson
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3.34/5  rDev -5.9%

Cedric’s Tavern at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina

Enjoyed touring the grounds and grabbed a beer at the Tavern before leaving.

A: Light Brown in color with a white head
S: Roasty caramel smell
T: Different flavors throughout but the strongest would be caramel. Nutty flavoring in the beginning.
M: Pretty smooth

03-30-2013 15:29:25 | More by BlueMoon10
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3.46/5  rDev -2.5%

A-pours a clear chestnut color with a 1 finger off-white head nice amount of lacing and looks very fresh in the glass
S-not much in the smell some toast,caramel and toffee slight roasted malts
T- much like the smell except more flavor some light pale malts with some bitter roasted malts
M-medium carbonation pretty smooth mild taste just a touch of bitterness
O- again another brew that hit the spot nothing outstanding but tasty and mild with good flavor

08-11-2014 18:48:25 | More by gatornation
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West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

08-04-2012 00:02:09 | More by Snodman
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-17-2014 20:18:03 | More by AngusOg
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North Carolina

2.68/5  rDev -24.5%

Poured from bottle into pint glass at private event at Cedric's Tavern.

Expected much more from this beer. Would have liked a bit more malt and body to it.

Ok if you have been out walking the grounds in hot weather, but nothing distinguishes this beer or makes it memorable.

07-11-2012 03:06:12 | More by hendecatope
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

12-30-2013 23:18:00 | More by TheDoak
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3.78/5  rDev +6.5%

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of yeast, sweet malt, pale malt, hint of yeast, and hops. Fits the style of an English Brown Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of yeast, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, hint of caramel malt, hops, biscuit, and a hint of pine. Overall, good appearance, blend, and body, but aroma is very muted and feel is only average.

05-30-2014 13:37:42 | More by Tone
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-21-2012 23:59:58 | More by taylocd
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-16-2013 03:09:34 | More by Falcone
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-11-2014 17:07:48 | More by LaurenGuy
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-09-2014 17:18:21 | More by strohme2
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

08-07-2014 02:53:56 | More by wrightst
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

08-11-2013 01:29:22 | More by Oakasfan
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-25-2013 17:35:15 | More by ToddGingerich
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

11-11-2013 17:43:20 | More by yrud12b
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

04-08-2013 03:37:13 | More by beerslushy
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

16 ounce pint - $5.00 at Cedric’s Tavern at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.

Appearance: Clear, brown body with a 1/3-inch head comprised of off-white foam. Thin lace sheets on the drop. Just a good, humble appearance.

Smell: Well, it certainly smells as one would expect a thoughtfully constructed brown ale to, with notes of slightly over-toasted bread, cocoa, dark caramel, and a hint of roast.

Taste: Brown maltiness of crushed toasted bread crusts, chocolate powder, maybe a bit of instant coffee. Lightly sweet. Small hint of fruitiness. Lightly earthy hops with enough bitterness to balance things out. More caramel developing late and upon warming. Dry, malty finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A pleasant-tasting, easy-drinking brown ale.

06-10-2012 16:52:53 | More by ChainGangGuy
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-21-2012 19:42:19 | More by GTB
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-09-2013 23:16:06 | More by gritz147
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North Carolina

3.36/5  rDev -5.4%

It was fairly sweet brown ale – slightly yeasty smell upon opening. Definitely tasted better than the smell would lead you to believe. Clean finish with no lingering bitterness. Easy drinking – a sit around the pub and share one kind of beer. It’s named after the Vanderbilt’s beloved dog—and it is sort of like that -- friendly and comfortable.

10-05-2013 12:45:10 | More by Nicole_deB
Cedric's Brown Ale from Cedric's Tavern / Biltmore Brewing Co.
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