Florida Man
Cigar City Brewing

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From:
Cigar City Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,897
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
88
Ranked #14,596
Avg:
3.92 | pDev: 9.69%
Reviews:
158
Ratings:
616
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 18, 2024
Added:
Mar 23, 2014
Wants:
  24
Gots:
  104
The world needs heroes, and in our home state of Florida only a very special hero will do. A hero with a shark tooth around his neck, a Grim Reaper tattoo on his arm, and a rap sheet longer than his mama’s mustache. A hero who’s forgotten more about amateur taxidermy and alligator rasslin' than you’ll ever know. What better way to pay tribute to our beloved Florida Man than with a big ol’ Double India Pale Ale brewed with a nearly-criminal amount of hops and a moderate bitterness that just about matches Florida Man’s general disposition. This hopped-up whopper of a beer is big in character and guaranteed to sear itself into your memory, just like "the world’s worst superhero," Florida Man.
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Rated: 4 by rare_bird from Michigan

Feb 18, 2024
 
Rated: 3.44 by FreePal88

Feb 02, 2024
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Reviewed by CarolinaCardinals from North Carolina

4.16/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Enjoyed a 10 oz pour on 1-30-24 while dining at the CCB Spruce Street location for $7.50.

Beer was served a hazy golden with an okay white head.

Nose was nice with notes of citrus and tropical fruits.

Taste was very nice as the light pale malt base display hopping with notes of orange and mango. Finished with a nice rind balancing hop; 6/10 on my bitterness scale.

Mouthfeel was light bodied and very refreshing for a larger beer.

Overall a nice modern DIPA, would have again!
Jan 30, 2024
 
Rated: 4.04 by rorjets from Connecticut

Jan 25, 2024
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Reviewed by jettjon from Florida

3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
From a 12 oz can into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass, hazy yellow pour with good translucent clarity and lots of carbonation fueling a white foam head that fades quickly down but never really goes away. Nose of citrus – grapefruit – sweet malt and maybe some funky pineapple and lemon rind? In the mouth it’s crisp yet smooth and quenching, fueled by that constant precipitating carbonation. Definite hops bitterness up front and in the back with a bitter lemon rind / sour grapefruit flavor attenuated a bit by a light smattering of malt to keep things from going too far toward the sour. 8.5% ABV is well masked. Overall, very good, enjoyable, would try again.
Jan 23, 2024
 
Rated: 4.25 by mpenske from California

Jan 01, 2024
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Reviewed by capehaze from Florida

3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
I didn't have high hopes for this DIPA. It pours cloudy and smells nice. Yet the first gulp fails to entice. Instead, you're hit with a hint of alcohol - the Achilles Heel of any DIPA. In contrast, the Stone Delicious Double IPA is a much better DIPA.
Dec 01, 2023
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Reviewed by mwilbur from Minnesota

3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from 12 oz can into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a hazy orange yellow hue with half inch frothy white head with good retention.
S: Mango, orange, lemon, and tropical fruit aroma. Hint of dry cracker malt.
T: Orange, mango, pine resin, and less prominent notes of lemon, lime, and tropical fruit.
M: Light body. Citrus and tropical fruit sweetness. Strong bitterness and astringency.
D: Decent but not superb. Refreshing DIPA.
Nov 25, 2023
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Reviewed by ovaltine from Indiana

4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours an unfiltered golden color with a soapy white head that provides moderate lacing. Looks great in my glass. The nose is rife with tropical aromas, including candied orange, mango, and pineapple, and there’s a bit of berry as well. Very nice.

This drinks SOOOOO smoothly, with the candied orange and mango most prominent, but those flavors allow room for some pineapple and berry flavors to shine as well, with a nice little malt note to balance this juicy and surprisingly bitter DIPA.

The mouthfeel is medium and adds to the drinkability, but it can sneak up on you, with some residual alcohol warming as you allow the beer to settle in. Really glad I picked up a 6er of this to enjoy whilst vacationing!
Nov 12, 2023
 
Rated: 4.25 by LXIXME from New Mexico

Oct 30, 2023
 
Rated: 4.47 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois

Oct 22, 2023
 
Rated: 4.24 by Rocketmn from Minnesota

Oct 15, 2023
 
Rated: 3.69 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Sep 16, 2023
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Reviewed by Davidstan from Alabama

4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Very good but not great Dipa. Expected more from the Jai Alai maker but they did sell out. Anyway, easy getting thru this 6er but probably won’t buy again at 15.00 bucks
Aug 21, 2023
 
Rated: 4.03 by Gmartin75 from Pennsylvania

Aug 08, 2023
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
on draft, served in tulip glass

appears a cloudy medium golden color, foamy white head. sort of a hybrid of NE and WC IPA styles - well rounded hop flavor, a little juicy, but good bitterness. thin to medium bodied.
Aug 06, 2023
 
Rated: 4.05 by fattyuter

Jul 13, 2023
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12 FL. OZ. can
Served in an imperial nonic pint glass

This beer pours yellow with a nice hazy appearance. It is topped with an inch of beige head that leaves spotty lacing.

Citrus with hints of tropical fruit. I get hints of booze.

Citrus flavor with a little melon and tropical fruit. A little pine in the finish.

Medium bodied with an effervescent mouthfeel

Citrusy and slightly boozy. I like it!
Jul 05, 2023
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Reviewed by JacobusFavier23 from Texas

3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
L-Pours a hazy golden colored ale with a frothy rocky head. Slight carbonation.
S-Malty sweetness with a slight bit of cherry. Kind of has a bit of twizzler to it as well. Powdered sugar, pineapple and strawberry is there as well.
T-The taste follows the nose. Malty sweet, bitter bite towards the end. Some good stone fruits in there. Syrupy cherry, and strawberry.
F-Pretty thick with two c's. Still some nice carbonation there, though.
O-Although DIPA's aren't really my thing, this is a pretty damn good one. Truthfully, I haven't ever had anything bad from Cigar City. This one is a very strong and sweet sipper. Very much enjoyed.
Jul 01, 2023
 
Rated: 4.05 by Curt3 from Ohio

May 24, 2023
Florida Man from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 616 ratings