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Ybor Gold Brown Ale | Florida Beer Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by PhantomVodoo on 04-17-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,197
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
65
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
3.85
 
 
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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.23/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Is this beer schizophrenic? What is the deal with that golden brown ale name? Anyways, the appearance has more to do with brown than it does golden. There is some dark red mixed up in the brown as well. Decent carbonation, about 1/2" of off white head. Aroma gave off some brown malt notes including wood, earth and hearth, but no dearth of brown notes.

Taste was smooth, I could see some old codgy dudes ranting about this stuff because its easy to drink and has nothing over the top. Total session stuff, put it in a cask and watch the nerds go nuts. Some caramel and toffee, but more wood and earth. Was one of the first Florida beers I ever had.

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Photo of mikemikemike
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bplabernie
3.83/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.67/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CSeavey64
3.63/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cdm1313
3.94/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jlabs
3.69/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimmyAloysius
4.27/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Malt forward brown ale with well rounded flavors. Mouthfeel is thicker then would expect just basing it off the look. Solid brown ale.

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Photo of Bear1964
3.81/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
3.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.24/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of harpus
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of johntfox
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of matjack85
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of uturn
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of bcsbeer
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of TimH
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of rings
2.54/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

It pours a hazy orange in color with almost no head. The nose is malty sweet, with a trace of hop bite to finish. It’s non-offensive, but does possess a tinny malty finish with slight medicinal notes. As a session strength beer, the body was relatively light and very drinkable. Admittedly, this beer was probably six months old and no longer in its intended state, but still, this is a brew with an identity problem.

While it’s not lousy – I had a couple of them to be sure – it certainly isn’t any of the things indicated by the little graphic chart or the label. It would probably more closely resemble a märzen or Vienna style, if it were a lager (which it may well have been), but it’s certainly not what the label implies.

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of nickfl
3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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Ybor Gold Brown Ale from Florida Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 65 ratings
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