Invasion Pale Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Rifugium on 12-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,526
Reviews:
186
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
8.63%
 
 
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46
Gots:
356
For Trade:
16
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12-oz can into nonic pub glass

A - 3 fingers off-white foam over an amber body full of sediment; low amount of visible carbonation; patchy lace

S - citrus, pine

T - pink grapefruit predominates, notes of pine and spice; bready malt is present, but keeps to the background

M - slick light/medium body, low carbonation

O - Invasion is on the hoppy side, but still a very good APA and a very good beer in general.

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3.96/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.76/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of dd43
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank while on vacation in Fort Myers, had to make due with a water glass from the hotel but man was this pale ale a good find at the local grocery store. Cans were dated 29-Oct-2014.

Lovely citrus aroma and taste, very grapefruit forward as suggested by others. Hopping is pronounced enough that the malt takes a bit more of a backseat than the very best beers of this style but it's a quibble. It's sad to see so much junk beer sold when great craft styles like this are readily available and relatively affordable.

Overall one of the best APAs I've tried. Wish I could get this back home in CT, have to travel over te border to NY to locate anything from Cigar City.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.45/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.95/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Invasion Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
3.94 out of 5 based on 1,526 ratings.
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