Lue Gim Gong's Orange Peel Pale Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by merc7186 on 03-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 58
Photo of Beer4B
4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On draft at CCB: murky pale with an orange tint in color. The nose is citrus with some clear orange peel. Quite hoppy, nice mouth feel and delicious orange finish. I was worried that the orange would taste like extract, was pleasantly surprised with this one. Got another pint and very refreshing. I'm guessing they have improved this from last year.

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Photo of macrosmatic
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at CCB tasting room. Served in a pint glass.

A: Clear bright gold with a one-finger white head and medium visible carbonation.

S: Fruity sweet citrus with oak and the oaky vanilla. Underneath are some bready malts and small amount of tropical fruit hops.

T: Follows the nose, although the oak flavors are relatively muted. The aging on citrus elements makes this taste have a flavor profile similar to a citrous-forward IPA but with very low bitterness. Interesting.

M: Medium body, carbonation on the low side for style, and minimal alcohol presence.

O: I don't know quite what to make of this. It's different, quite different. Glad to have tried it once, but I don't believe I'll be having another. My only word of caution to other tasters of this beer - the flavors that I was getting out of the beer completely changed after two intervening sips of an IPA then had on tap. I don't think hoppiness plays well with this beer.

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Lue Gim Gong's Orange Peel Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
4.12 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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