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Victoria's Secret Pale Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by macrosmatic on 10-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from a quart growler into a Cigar City pint glass.

A: Pours a nice gold color with a bit of haze and some chill haze. Forms a half-finger of white head with moderate visible carbonation.

S: Big tropical fruit and melon hops, with touches of citrus, floral, grassy hops. Just a bit of a light cracker malt in the aroma.

T: Hops up front - the notes follow the aroma but all are more subdued than suggested by the nose but in line with an APA. A nice biscuit malt backbone that's just a little bit grainy. Mild hop bitterness in the hang.

M: Has a nice light body, medium carbonation sensation, and very low alcohol presence.

O: There's nothing particularly complex here, but it's a tasty APA. An interesting exposure to a new hop varietal for me. Glad to have tried it.

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There seem to be 2 entries for this on the site. The correct name is Victoria Secret Pale Ale. There seems to be a Victoria's Secret IPA, but I think they mean this one.

Had this on draft at the brewpub today. It poured a nice, almost clear yellow with a big fluffy creamy white head that hung around a bit. The aroma is pretty dank, with used gym socks, grassiness, some fruit. Interesting aroma. Flavor is a beautifully light fruit--pineapples, pears, honey dew melons. This is so light and flavorful. Really easy drinking, smooth medium carbonation. I would like to see more done with this interesting hop.

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Victoria's Secret Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 23 ratings
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