Key West Sunset Ale | Florida Beer Company

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72
okay
427 Ratings
THE BROS
67
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Key West Sunset AleKey West Sunset Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company
Florida, United States
floridabeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by zerk on 12-23-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
427
Reviews:
132
Avg:
3.04
pDev:
16.45%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
79
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 427 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of MJ64
3.43/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnTurano
3.33/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mark-Leggett
2.74/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jwale73
3.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

12oz. bottle served in my Spiegelau IPA glass - no bottle dating evident. Pours a translucent copper with a fluffy, one inch, bright white head. Nose is pretty blah - caramel malts and grassy notes. Taste consistent with nose with the addition of some hints of cardboard. Mouthfeel is light in body with a pleasant, even carbonation. Overall, drinkable but not good. Might be old (who knows, no dating) but it's pretty one-sided and lackluster.

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Photo of Toynk
2.7/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
2.97/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of shreead
3.83/5  rDev +26%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Curt3
3.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of user785335
3.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Keith27614
3.97/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really refreshing

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Photo of Mack
3.25/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mdodge8837
3.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of larryarms847
3.25/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a crystal clear amber red with a half finger of off-white foam.

Toasted malt and a smidge of citrus wafts from this brew, but nothing quite appealing.

Citrusy hops and sweet toasted and caramelly malts lend most of the flavor.

Light-bodied, medium-high carbonation, crisp, light.

Overall, while I can't say this beer is terrible, there's not much to it and it's definitely one to pass on.

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Photo of SMH_NWI
3.65/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerPhilosophy
2.33/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle. Smell fresh, lightly hoppy. Look clear, carbonation and foam as it should be in regular lager. But taste flat, quite tasteless, just fizzy carbonation and slightly metallic acid after taste. Surprisingly disappointing. No bottling date, but for them I hope it is just old.

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Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jstarr2517
2.64/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of khargro2
2.75/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of addiwilliams
3.18/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Texasfan549
2.89/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jodio
2.8/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of WesMantooth
3.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Griphon
3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of holtonwes
3.53/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Florida cracker cafe in st. Augustine. Orange-amber with a thin white head. Pretty transparent. Smell is caramel, roasted malt with some citrus and pear. Taste is about the same. Light body and pleasant carbonation. A nice refreshing Florida beer

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Photo of thornburyslasher
3.47/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Key West Sunset Ale from Florida Beer Company
3.04 out of 5 based on 427 ratings.
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