Coney Island Sword Swallower | Coney Island Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coney Island Brewing Company
New York, United States
coneyislandbeer.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Kegatron on 06-10-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
397
Reviews:
209
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
13.57%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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3.16/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Light yellow colored lager like appearance fits the bill. 1/2" white head. Aroma was actually a weird mix of mild hops, lager yeast and I swear, wheat?

There was more bitterness than dry hopping despite commercial hand job claims otherwise. Bitter. Copper bitterness with lager yeast overcome.

Have never been a fan of their hoppy offerings, this one is no different.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From tasting notes. The brewer grafts an American hop bill onto a lager and produces a crisp, clean, refreshing hop forward beer that works. A floral, spicy, aroma with citrus and fruit notes melds with light pilsner malt scents. The hop citrus and fruit flavors work well with the light bread and grain lager background.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.08/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.21/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.51/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.96/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.4/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Coney Island Sword Swallower from Coney Island Brewing Company
3.61 out of 5 based on 397 ratings.
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