Key West Sunset Ale | Florida Beer Company

Key West Sunset AleKey West Sunset Ale
433 Ratings
Key West Sunset AleKey West Sunset Ale

Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company
Florida, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by zerk on 12-23-2001

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Ratings: 433 |  Reviews: 133
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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +31.1%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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1/5  rDev -67.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

After reading the ingredients, and being a homebrewer, hops such as chinook, golden etc.

we found this today in publix super market,
picked up a sixer to try.

with all the fancy packaging this one leaves you going HUH??? read on please

poured into a Guinness pint glass light amber color with a 1.5 finger tall head,with no lacing.
I tried ..i mean i really tried to find any telltale of hops..there isn't any !!!
Much like the Budweiser Amrican ale this stuff is for dead parrots and budweiser fans it's just bad.

A bad aftertaste of rice corn corporate brewer swill,from the bottom of a food trough in some feed lot. It's to bad as it doesn't cost much more to use good Malt, this is not barley malt of any account it'll be sure to give one a headache if not poured down the drain.

Ale it isn',t swill it is.

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3.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: half finger head on a amber and golden body.

S: very light on the nose mostly a little caramel malt and grain.

T: this one is a little strange. Malts make up the majority of the flavor with little hop character to speak of and sweetness on the front end.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: plain but drinkable. not at all memorable.

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3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -18%

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2.5/5  rDev -18%

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3.75/5  rDev +23%

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3.75/5  rDev +23%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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2.81/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

It's a decent looking beer, pours out a red-brown color with a finger of head that stays afloat fairly well. The aroma is weak, but what I can get is sweet grains and malts. The taste is perfectly quaffable, it's got a well-rounded, solid "beer" taste and not too much more. It's maybe a hair sweeter and just a hair hoppier than the generic-labeled "BEER" can archetype. The mouthfeel is light and well-carbonated, and the drinkability is good. This isn't a bad beer, it's just thoroughly mediocre in every way. That said, it wouldn't be a bad beer to pour the unadventurous without supporting Big Beer.

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4/5  rDev +31.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -18%

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2.58/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

We were visiting Florida and my mother in law picked up a 6 pack of this beer for me, because she knew I like to sample local beers. At least her heart was in the right place.

The beer was an amber color with just a film of head.

Not much aroma. Mostly grain, maybe a little caramel.

Not much taste either. A hint of caramel and a hint of hops.

Light-bodied. It did quench my thirst, but then again, so does water.

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3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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2/5  rDev -34.4%

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2/5  rDev -34.4%

Key West Sunset Ale from Florida Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.05 out of 5 with 433 ratings
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