White Oak Blueberry IPA | Cigar City Brewing

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88
very good
61 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Lare453 on 04-13-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
61
Reviews:
5
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
8.54%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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Reviews by Chaney:
Photo of Chaney
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery tasting room.

Served in a CCB pint.

A: Poured a fairly crisp, clear, gold color with a bit of whipped topping that stained the glass on the way down.

S: Got the IPA part first, but the blueberry component was definitely unmistakable. Potent!

T: Extremely well-balanced with the blueberry playing second fiddle to the fiddle, but not by much, This was NOT a fruit beer. I liken this to DFH's "Aprihop." Sure, the apricot plays a role, but ultimately, it's an IPA and presents itself as such.

M: Ridiculous lacing on this... the glass ended up being used car wash stuff. The carb was picture perfect.

O: I really, really wanted to bring a growler of this stuff home, but those of you who know how CCB operates knows that that is futile idea. :(

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Photo of SanFranJake
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TimoP
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Mangbus
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CRon_T
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of cjgator3
3.83/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed on-tap at the Brass Tap in Orlando. I love the White Oak Jai Alai so I was excited to try this offering. It has less hops and oakiness as the regular version, but the blueberry is a nice addition. Overall, I enjoy the regular White Oak Jai Alai better but this one was an interesting brew to try.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On cask at Vine & Barley Palm City. Served in a snifter.

Appearance - Deep orange. Hazy. Nice white head. Thick collar and a nice surface layer.

Smell - Blueberry and grapefruit hops. Some oak, but not as intense as White Oak Jai Alai. Sweet caramel malt.

Taste - The blueberry is really nice. Genuine fruit flavor. Much more oak. Hops seem secondary to a caramel maltiness. It does have a strong grapefruit pith bitterness, but the blueberry flavor lasts the longest.

Mouthfeel - Low carbonation. Medium heavy. Sweet, like Jai Alai tends to be.

Overall - The berry flavor is great. And White Oak is, as always, delicious.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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4.93/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.56/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Draft in Tampa tasting room

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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White Oak Blueberry IPA from Cigar City Brewing
4.1 out of 5 based on 61 ratings.
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