Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Florida Cracker Belgian-style White AleFlorida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pours cloudy straw in color with moderate notes of orange peel, coriander and hints of vanilla. Flavor has upfront citrus with coriander notes that lead into lemon/lime like notes and finishes with citrus and flowers.

18 IBU

Added by ktrillionaire on 05-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,461
Reviews:
204
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
11.64%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
329
For Trade:
15
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Ratings: 1,461 |  Reviews: 204
Photo of CHickman
3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy gold color with a very foamy 2-3 finger white head that was full of popping bubbles and faded in about a minute, leaving minimal spotty lacing. I was hoping it would be cloudier looking, but this did pour from a can so that had to be a factor.

Smells of lemon, Pine-Sol, wheat, toasted grains, coriander, cracker and husk; decent smelling at best, this is an aroma for a hot summer night since it's more quaffable than one to inhale and ponder - it's pretty basic.

Tastes of lemon, dry citrus hops, orange peel, pine cone, wheat, toasted grains, spices like pepper and coriander, dry salty cracker, mild funk and husk; the citrus and spices are much stronger than in the nose, followed by a kiss of caramel and then earthy and yeast notes that trail off dry and clean. There are more spices with possibly clove in the mix, and they blend nice with the hops, malt and yeast.

Mouthfeel is light, crisp and almost watery, with a light body, mild fizzy carbonation, and a clean finish that has a blend of spices and malt or yeast. Overall a good summer session brew, but not one meant for a snowy night in January.

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Photo of Ohiovania
4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zcrizer
3.28/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.24/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of moeam3192
4.92/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Personal favorite. Nice smooth flavor

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Photo of NickTinyRace
2.94/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KensWorld
4.22/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ElaineRodriguez
3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

Photo of dsnyder61
2.77/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Good white beer from cigar city

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Photo of brittanylicious
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Superbohl4
3.48/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of heysuz
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DavidHume
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of greenspointexas
3.57/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mick303
3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of soulcougher
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ponderdingdong
1.91/5  rDev -49.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Love cigar city but this one I'm not a fan of. A bit bitter but light, a little too much wheat. Should remember to check the cans dates too from some sellers that stock them too long.

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Photo of KrajDoesBeer
3.97/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

this is a great white.. White/Weisse beers are so underrated

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Photo of spycow
3.44/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EFitzsimmons
3.14/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rjs246
4.12/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DavidBart
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nat1975
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale from Cigar City Brewing
3.78 out of 5 based on 1,461 ratings.
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