Tampa-Style Lager | Cigar City Brewing

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3.75/5
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261 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: American Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Tampa-style Lager is inspired by the traditional German-style Helles, which translates to “light colored.” Perfect for the Florida heat, it’s a beer that’s made for drinkin’ when it’s truly hotter than helles outside.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 05-29-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,012
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
261
pDev:
10.93%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
69
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 261 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of desint
3.45/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jopezu
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

pours a clear, bright golden straw with a medium head. nose; pilsner malt, very light fruit/berry ester, and not much else. taste; cracker malt, bread/biscuit, & very light grassy hops. medium carbonation & mouthfeel, and like most lagers, turns into a foamy mouthfeel almost immediately. extremely simple and single note.

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Photo of DavidFLetts
3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nass
3.55/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It drinks clean, crisp, slight cracker, some white bread, better than your macro lagers. Cheers! B

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Photo of dd53grif
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eychung
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JimboBrews54
4.81/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Botulizard
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LuckyJohn
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sometimes it's difficult to rate a beer against others within the style and not rate the style overall. This is one of those cases for me. Lagers aren't my favorite and, therefore, if I rate this beer in relation to all other styles, it would get a low score. When compared to other American lagers, though, it's a good beer. Pours with a fluffy white head typical of the style. Light, sweet aroma with the hops faint but noticeable if you're looking for them. Clean, light malty taste that's very drinkable. Well carbonated with a clean finish.

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Photo of crbnfbr
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of COBEERHUNTER
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of edthehead
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigMustyElbows
4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chiefz1
1.52/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of CollinaTiger
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jodio
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Goosehunter75
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robotic_being
3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Luckydog91
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of midlifec
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
4.2/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesGrove
3.1/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Alieniloquium
2.79/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Das Biergarten. Clear golden. Smells of some grain. That's about it. Tastes of a sharp grain flavor. Dries out with some grassy hop flavor. Light body. Not bad but not very flavorful.

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Photo of Latarnik
3.41/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jsalz21
3.23/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Tampa-Style Lager from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 261 ratings