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Cherry Ale - Front Street Brewery

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Cherry Ale
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BA SCORE
80
good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 17.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Front Street Brewery visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We start with an American light beer, lightly hopped, using only the finest hops. Cherry is then added to this beer and aged in our beer cellar, producing a delightful, refreshing taste and aroma.

(Beer added by: KarlHungus on 07-25-2005)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is a cloudy pale yellowish-white color with no head. The aroma is of big juicy cherries. The taste is similar to the smell. Not too complex, but flavorful none the less. The mouthfeel is thin with nice carbonation. Overall, this is a light bodied, easily drinkable brew with a nice taste.

KarlHungus, Jul 25, 2005
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A- Pours a pale golden with a quicky receding head. Below average head and some lacing.

S- Smell is nearly non existent.

T- Tastes reminds me of a light lager. Just a hint of cherry is detectable. I feel like if it were more pronounced that beer would benefit.

M- Average mouthfeel, good carbonation.

D- Easy enough drinkability...would be great on a hot summer night, like tonight. Would be a great alternative for a BMC drinker. Thanks Max!

Duff27, May 11, 2011
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Poured a hazy gold amber color with red and brown hues when held to the light. Very limited lace and a small foam when sampled. Both did not last through the whole tasting.

The smell was very light. Not much of any beer smells but limited nose of maraschino cherries.

The taste is rather limited as well. Some pale malts is the more dominate taste. A limited cherry flavor is noticed at the end. It’s a little sweet. There is a zing from the hops at the end with bittering hops that give it a citrus and earthy taste. The hops really overpower the cherry flavor.

The body is light to med while the carbonation is low. Overall this beer could use more cherry taste (but not over kill) and less hops.

Oxymoron, Jan 02, 2006
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The beer is a yellowish color but very see through. There is some white head as well. The nose is full of cherry and wheat which is rather nice, it's very inviting. The flavor is mostly wheat with a hint of cherry nice but maybe add more cherry. Actually if it was a touch sour it would be a very good beer. Will be good in the summer but currently it's cold. This beer shows promise I hope they keep working with it and play a bit.

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