Funnel Cake Ale (State Fair Of Texas Beer) | Community Beer Company

Funnel Cake Ale (State Fair Of Texas Beer)Funnel Cake Ale (State Fair Of Texas Beer)
BA SCORE
22.5%
Liked This Beer
3.41 w/ 40 Ratings
Funnel Cake Ale (State Fair Of Texas Beer)Funnel Cake Ale (State Fair Of Texas Beer)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Community Beer Company
Texas, United States
communitybeer.com

Style: English Pale Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TX-Badger on 10-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,568
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
40
Liked:
9
Avg:
3.41/5
pDev:
16.13%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of tubeyes
3.46/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kevinobryan
4.7/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A very pretty clear amber color. Nice spicy smell. I'm going against my anti-sweet mind, but for the "cake" part of funnel cake, maybe it could have just a bit of sweetness? Just say in'.

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Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bryan12345
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.67/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnDee
2.64/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Cloudy amber in color with thin cream-colored head. The taste is watery and bitter with a bland sour-sweet note and no vanilla flavor at all. I'm hoping the one I bought had gone off, because I was expecting something much better and very different.

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Photo of needMIbeer
3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beergorrilla
3.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bundy462
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ruzzal
3.92/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

i think they accomplished the objective here, quite well actually. for me though its just way too sweet, although i do like the flavor and i think they have created something very unique here. pale base beer might even be a little too light for all the vanilla in this thing, its like vanilla extract and confectioners sugar to the max. kind of neat really its so flavorful and really does taste like a funnel cake, but how much of this can someone reasonably be expected to drink. even one glass was a whole lot of sugar. vanilla all the way through and less grain structure than it could use. as much as this was a weird novelty item that i didnt want to drink a whole lot of, i also found the answer for it which makes its utility remain high. blend it! half and half with the community ascension porter they make was brilliant, a really awesome combination were the dark malt and coffee help cut the sweetness and add body, it was a perfect black and tan. by itself though it will still have some fans, but for me this is just a diabetic condition waiting to happen.

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Photo of drahodo
3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of n2pux
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cgrunin
3.46/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fabiand
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zonker17
3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Cloudy, borderline turbid. Smells like powdered sugar and ... grease? Tastes sweet and cakey. Whatever they were trying to accomplish here might be spot on, but I'm done with it.

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Photo of MicTar
3.23/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

enjoyed almost everything about this untill the powdered sugaer missing with the beer started having the smell of vomit. i would have given smell a one but it did start off smelling great.

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Photo of jeschaefer
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was quite a surprise by this pale mild ale. The beer is lightly cloudy as if it were a wheat and had a mild, ambiguous fruit taste. This is a beer I could (and did) drink all afternoon. The glass rim is trimmed out in powdered sugar as you would expect a funnel cake to be. It is well worth a trip to the State Fair of Texas to have a drink. Be sure to get an actual funnel cake to eat alongside.

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Photo of WritersBlock
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Funnel Cake Ale (State Fair Of Texas Beer) from Community Beer Company
Beer rating: 22.5% out of 100 with 40 ratings
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