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Redeye Ale - Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

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Redeye Ale
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25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tampa Bay Brewing Co. visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-25-2004)
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Ratings: 25 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
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tgatort

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-12-2014 21:12:53 | More by tgatort
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-04-2014 16:02:59 | More by NJBeer265
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JHendu

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9%

04-29-2014 23:31:44 | More by JHendu
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-18-2014 00:28:14 | More by Dave_Treat
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calmstock

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -30%

01-04-2014 00:48:27 | More by calmstock
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brbrocc

New York

3/5  rDev -16%

11-02-2013 18:01:58 | More by brbrocc
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larbush

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12%

11-02-2013 17:57:14 | More by larbush
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PBelt71

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

08-17-2013 04:18:39 | More by PBelt71
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delta490

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- a deep clear amber with a nice big creamy white head that left nice lacing

S- sweet and bready

T- a nice balance of biscuit in the forefront and hop bitterness on the finish

M- a little thinner but not unpleasant, with a nice hint of carbonation on the finish which compliments the hop bitterness

O- a nice amber ale.

Serving type: on-tap

07-09-2013 13:48:13 | More by delta490
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DuffDaddy

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-01-2013 13:38:20 | More by DuffDaddy
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SDean82

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%

05-28-2013 21:29:46 | More by SDean82
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johntfox

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-21-2013 18:10:08 | More by johntfox
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-04-2013 03:08:43 | More by WoodBrew
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beernads

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9%

02-08-2013 10:50:50 | More by beernads
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

2.45/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

First had: on tap at the brewpub in Tampa

Reddish amber pour, slightly hazy, with a small white head that sank to a ringlet and left a few dots of lacing on the glass. Nose was more on the malty side, sugar sweetness, distant indistinct hops. Taste was pretty bland and lifeless, resembling dishwater, light bready malts, toasted grains, sugar sweetness, mild citrus and leafy hops. Light-medium body, decent drinkability, but without the flavor to back it up, this was just another timid, sub-par, college-kid homebrew.

Serving type: on-tap

01-05-2013 03:33:29 | More by Rifugium
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twizzbeatz

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-02-2013 03:17:01 | More by twizzbeatz
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ScottWaltz

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-16-2012 13:46:11 | More by ScottWaltz
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SFC21

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-20-2012 17:47:38 | More by SFC21
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JayS2629

Alabama

4.28/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Looks like a red amber with great clarity, a two finger creamy head that fades slow and leaves nice lacing.

The aroma is of orange zest with hints of grapefruit on a bed of caramel, toffee and a dash of coocoa.

Dark malty notes of toffee, caramel, and even roasted malts and chocolate hints make a complex underbelly for orange zest and grapefruit.

Nice balance, and smooth, medium bodied mouthfeel.

Overall an easy drinking, great beer!

Serving type: on-tap

01-02-2012 06:05:07 | More by JayS2629
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PorterLambic

Florida

3.78/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appears a clear, dark golden red with a light tan head. small in size, it drops fast and leaves no lace at all.
Smell is malt, caramel with very light hops. Light nose overall.
Taste is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate with a faint hint of floral.
Medium body leaning towards full. Light effervescence up front. A very good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

09-16-2010 03:39:45 | More by PorterLambic
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the pub, 5 September 2009.

Brought to the table with a good head still on it. Standard deep amber colored body beneath an off-white head. Slightly hazy. Good head retention and lacing.

The aroma delivers yeasty fruitiness, a wide caramelish-malt base, and mild English hops.

Ahh! Pleasantly surprising, the red eye is a malty English-style ale with a medium to slightly dark caramel malt base, a berry-like fruitiness from the yeast, and minty and leafy hops. A firm bitterness acts as ballast, and it's tightly tied together and balanced.

I found it readily drinkable, and quite enjoyable. Quite nice!

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2009 23:15:24 | More by NeroFiddled
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bigone4

Rhode Island

3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great looking brew that I had in Tampa this past March during Spring Training. I have finally gotten around to posting the review. It poured a darker amber red color with a fluffy tanish white head. Smell was of some roasted malt with a subtle hint of hops in the back ground. Maybe some roasted barley in there as well. Taste was mild and smooth nice malt flavor with a good clean dry hop finish. This offering reminded me of a ESB but with less hop profile. This is a really easy brew to drink and it is certainly well crafted. Many flavors rise to the pallet as the beer comes to room temperature. The roasted malts and barley round out this beers flavor. This one is extremely drinkable and quite a satisfying beverage. I have been presently surprised with the quality and care the TBBC putting into there products.

Serving type: on-tap

05-31-2007 14:17:56 | More by bigone4
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Redrover

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a solid amber. Served in a standard pint, the beer is a rusty red with a chill haze. Nice off-white head and lacing.

The nose is of caramel, fresh grains and a bit of pine.

The beer is sweet with a nice malty base. There is some wheat cracker taste backed by some pine. The hops add balance and a nice bite. Caramel and more pine late.

The mouth is pleasantly thickish. This is a good crossover beer but it has enough complexity to keep anyone coming back for another sample.

When visiting a new brewpub, I often start with a red/amber. I think it is a good way to judge their beers since reds do not have any overriding or dominate taste that the brewer can mask problems behind. Well done!

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2007 18:24:06 | More by Redrover
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Shaw

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had a sample of this ale in a large sampler of all the brews made by the Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Redeye Ale has a standout flavor of roasted barley. It is certainly red. And it has a nice head. This ale is quite good and one the better ones brewed by the Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Although I feel that all their beers are at least average with a few excellent standouts.

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2004 05:19:55 | More by Shaw
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Mitchster

Michigan

2.93/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Made with 2-row Pale, Munich, Crystal malts and roasted barley. Columbus bittering and Cascade and Tettnager for flavor and aroma.
Clear, Red-amber with off-white beige head with average retention and lacing. Aroma is of bright Cascade hops with pronounced citric fruitiness. Taste is weirdly medicinal with lightly pungent flavor hops, roasted barley husk, and a funky chemical/rubber note and mild intense pronounced earthy finish hops. Mouthfeel is bright with a medium body.

Serving type: on-tap

03-25-2004 00:04:10 | More by Mitchster
Redeye Ale from Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
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