Tocobaga Red Ale | Cigar City Brewing

Tocobaga Red AleTocobaga Red Ale
BA SCORE
90.7%
Liked This Beer
4.11 w/ 1,424 ratings
Tocobaga Red AleTocobaga Red Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pours amber in color with notes of citrus and caramel. Citrus hop bitterness upfront with notes of caramel and an Amish bread sweetness. Citrus hop bitterness returns at the end for a long dry finish.

75 IBU

Added by tpd975 on 09-15-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,912
Reviews:
240
Ratings:
1,424
Liked:
1,292
Avg:
4.11/5
pDev:
10.22%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
192
Gots:
207
Trade:
12
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,424 |  Reviews: 240
Photo of braican
3.7/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of boogerisu
3.72/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GDawgs34
3.72/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.72/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of litheum94
3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a deep, brushed bronze color, with a ton of sediment floating around. A two finger head, brown tinged, falls to a short, tight cover. Not much lacing.

Aromas of caramel malts with a citrus zest. Light spicing and woody pine.

Big malt profile, with flavors of caramel and toffee. Very juicy, grapefruit hop flavors, with some sweetness and citric sourness. Floral and woody, reminds me of redwood tips. Touch of alcohol on the finish, but not overpowering at all. Hop bitterness lingers in the mouth, with some residual sweetness.

A really nice red. I like the malt profile, and the citrus hops are very juicy.

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Photo of WrathsU
3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a murky brown with red hues to it. Small tan head that lasts a medium amount of time.

S - Strong American pungent hop aroma. It overpowers the smell of caramel or any other "typical" red ale aromas. I don't dislike the smell I just wish there was more to it.

T - Again strong American bitter hop presence throughout. It does finish quite a bit sweeter than you'd expect upon first taste. It's a great hop forward beer but I again find it lacking the essential red ale qualities.

M - A nice medium mouth-feel, it doesn't have any alcohol burn or unpleasantness.

O - Overall this is a great and tasty red ale. It isn't a classical red ale but it is a great American take on one. I'd definitely recommend anyone to try this beer.

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Photo of Spiral517
3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of J2L
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of dankjohn
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of timc100
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Real nice red ale - not overly hopped. Sweet malt, caramel, toffee, some clean hop bitterness.

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Photo of blabaer
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Photekut
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of mobrockman
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Tocobaga Red Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 90.7% out of 100 with 1,424 ratings
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