Hornswoggled | Cigar City Brewing

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87
very good
119 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A traditional Irish-style Red Ale aged on whole Madagascar vanilla beans, white oak and citrus peel. Hornswoggled will confound, confuse and confabulate you.

Added by PorterLambic on 12-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
119
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
13.59%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 119 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of probert
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vitaminsteve85
3.62/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aaashhh
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of meigs3
3.61/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Lochnessmonster
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of seedyone
4.51/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On nitro tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Those Cigar Ciy folks have it tooo-gether. Never seen this before. The nitro might be a cheat but this is one really smooth concoction. Deep amber with a standard nitro head & lacing. The smoothness is the thing. That & the sweet/bitter balance are note worthy.

Not sure about the name but there is no confusion on my part. Count me in.

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Photo of rodlavers
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ejimhof
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of citizencane
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark end of golden yellow. Smells of dark bread and some hops. Taste is same. Average mouthfeel, nothing remarkable at all. Overall had the escorted breadiness of a red ale but is lighter and bread note is fainter and not as toasted as expected.

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Photo of curlybird
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bwbetts
3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zach136
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeccaH
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On nitro tap at Playalinda Brix Project 4/14/17. Mahagoney colored with a thick head. Nice vanilla aroma and flavor with hints of caramel. Smooth AF.

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2.99/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

On nitro at the brewery--dark, burnt red with a large, creamy, clingy khaki head.

The nitro has this smelling metallic and not much else.

Taste is old oak, caramel, and nuts, without much citrus to comment on.

Thin and dry.

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Photo of Lorianneb
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bammer21
3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dactrius
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of plaid75
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jonnydrinker
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffdr123
3.59/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty red copper color. On tap at CCB. Foamy as the Dickens. A little watery compared to Cigar City's usual fare. But I could drink it all day. The vanilla and caramel make it taste as much like a brown as a red.

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Photo of MJSJr
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ConorGolden
4.39/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Hornswoggled from Cigar City Brewing
3.9 out of 5 based on 119 ratings.
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