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Cascazilla - Ithaca Beer Company

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very good

1,136 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,136
Reviews: 576
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 44
Gots: 68 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: shippos on 07-14-2004

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly cloudy amber color with a just off-white head. A nice citrus hop quality to this one. Orange and grapefruit hops with a nice bit of piney hop character, too. Under that is a fair amount of caramel and sweet malt. The flavor is a bit on the sweeter side, but there still is some good citrus and pine hop flavor and bite to it, just a moderate bitterness. Medium in body and carbonation.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: pours a nice red color that is perfectly clear and has a ton of carbonation bubbles, pours with a finger of creamy light brown colored head that dissipates rapidly and leaves spotty lacing around the glass
S: umm pretty interesting scent here, im picking up fresh meats, ham maybe? and something deep like molasses and deep malts, also a slight alcohol tinge
T: musty taste, begins with malts then moves into an odd musty taste that really just isn't the best, actually left and alcohol tinge in my nose which was odd, kind of tastes like a tree, not woody like other beers but for some reason it is definitely reminding me of a tree in a not so pleasant way
M: medium carbonation, leaves an actually pleasant silky feeling on the mouth, kind of sticky and the alcohol tinge is only slight, brief and in the nose
O: the best parts about this beer were the parts that i put a little else stock in, scent and taste were just off putting and unpleasant, not the best one from ithaca, actually, the worst one ive had from them

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Appearance - murky dark amber color with fluffy beige head

Smell - citrus, grapefruit, caramel, pine

taste - sour, dank citrus, grapefruit, malt sweetness, caramel

mouthfeel - bitter upfront, sour/sweet sensation in the middle, medium carbonation, medium bodied

overall - this may be a different beer fresh, a bit off as it doesn't really conform to style as other entrants into the category. Fits better into the IPA category versus an Amber Ale. decent beer, though.

Price Point - $1.99/12oz single

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Cascazilla from Ithaca Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,136 ratings.