Hornswoggled | Cigar City Brewing

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87
very good
120 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:
120
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
13.33%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of PhillyStyle
4.26/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I had this beer on Nitro at two different places while in Florida in May.

Great feel to the beer, very creamy with a thick white head that was very well maintained. Very drinkable and great tasting.

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Photo of BallsDeep
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bcsbeer
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thrifty101091
4.63/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJSFS
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TildenKatz
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mta11c
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlaskaAg
3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gatorlove
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of silverking
4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had it on tap, and it was amazing. Tons if caramel malt in the aroma and flavor. Creamy, satisfying mouth feel. Do yourself a favor and try this one if you see it. It will pair very well with any pub food.

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Photo of joemochas
4.12/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
4.12/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jspooner
2.94/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

This beer is amateur compared to the rest of cigar city's lineup . Smells like a rich deep beer. The taste is full up front but empty on the back end. Taste like water with delightful caramel notes.

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Photo of MPSTARR
4.12/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on nitro tap, a very enjoyable take on a Irish Red Ale. The White Oak and Vanilla are a nice addition that complements the taste. Thanks go out to Cigar City and Playlinda Brewing for a great evening event.

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Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jason_cs
4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of MHorridge
3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

NOT a traditional Irish red! Oak/big vanilla in aroma/taste. Also some sweetness (orange peel?). Solid but couldn't drink a ton.

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Photo of Jobin_24
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer4B
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On nitro: a smattering of flavors with a milk shake consistency. Came out much darker then what I was expecting for a red ale base. Some hazelnut in the taste and nose.

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Photo of matt23j
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cw13
1/5  rDev -74.4%

Hornswoggled from Cigar City Brewing
3.9 out of 5 based on 120 ratings.
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