Tocobaga Red Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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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:
#2,015
Reviews:
244
Ratings:
1,440
pDev:
10.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
192
Gots:
212
Trade:
11
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Ratings: 1,440 |  Reviews: 244
Photo of Djburger56
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Arnar_Hallsson
4.68/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tone77
3.92/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a bronze color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of caramel malts, citrus hops. Taste is the same, well balanced caramel malts and citrus hops, some bread, a touch of sweetness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer worth trying.

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Photo of Lucoli
4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jremi
3.82/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of M_C_Hampton
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass, beautiful copper red with a large yellow white head that lingers leaving good lacing, floaties

S: vibrant citrus hops, orange, lemon, pine, honey, slightly sweet, fruity

T: grapefruit, bready malt, honey, leather, pine, biscuit, bitter finish

M: full bodied with nice carbonation

O: great balance between hop bitterness and malt, drinks like an IPA

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Photo of Zekenyce
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CreekyJarls
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tpauer
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dabear85
4.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrewjraab
3.78/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A. pours an opaque reddish brown with small chunks of yeast settling. Layers of big fluffy head with good retention and stickiness.

S. Bread dough and malt forward on the nose. Citrus hops, piney and herbal.

T. Piney, resinous, caramel malts, biscuity, yeasty, bread dough. Bit of a chewy mouth feel. Finishes bitter and dry on your palate.

O. Solid red ale with goof balance. Def worth a try.

Notes. Enjoyed while on vacation to lovely lake Mary Florida.

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Photo of DCrimdog66
3.1/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Good but missing citrus to my liking

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Photo of miamichelle30
2.64/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Not a huge IPA girl. Happy to support a local brewery, though!

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Photo of BeerTest
3.2/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of bb-magic
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sliprk314
4.44/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mwvman
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArchimedesSox
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Reddish copper color, thick 1 inch off white head, has something floating around in the beer that I did not notice with the first two but I poured the third one down the drain thinking I had poured it in a dirty glass but the last one had it as well, could be yeast but it is in larger clumps than Im used to with an unfiltered beer,

S: Really good amount of nose, I get caramel, toffee, then some citrus hops like grapefruit

T: The sweet caramel and toffee come in up front, the citrus hops comes in to give a great balance

M: Medium

O: I was kind of freaked out about the floaties and it killed me to pour such a good beer down the drain. Not sure what it is but the beer still tastes awesome. Really great one from cigar city as usual.

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Photo of coopdog1000
4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mojo
3.57/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Waveoff
3.69/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkrug5
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tocobaga Red Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 1,440 ratings
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