Cervezas Frescas: Horchata Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States | website

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Alieniloquium on 06-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
11
Ratings:
91
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
43.32%
 
 
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On tap at Vine & Barley Palm City. Served in a tumbler.

Appearance - Clear golden body, slight haze. No head. Thin collar.

Smell - Lots of vanilla. Some pale malts. Don't get much lactose out of it.

Taste - Sweet. Not refreshing at all, really. Vanilla most prominent and now I get the lactose. Cinnamon spice in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Funny medicinal aftertaste. I can't put my finger on it, but I keep going back to figure it out. Like a car accident you can't turn away from.

Overall - I'm not getting it. I'm not familiar with a horchata, but this doesn't make me want to know more. Saving grace is that it isn't undrinkably bad, just bad.

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Cervezas Frescas: Horchata Ale from Cigar City Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.
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