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

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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:
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Added by TX-Badger on 10-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,520
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
45
pDev:
15.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of LXIXME
3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dface
4.1/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dreynolds1808
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of puck1225
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This is a fun beer. Had it from draft into a tall pint glass. Cloudy yellow color with a nice white head and good lacing. Not a strong smell or taste, sort of a light pale ale with a heavier feel. It was served with powdered sugar on the head! (The barkeep gave it just a touch, so it did not interfere with the beer taste but made it fun!)

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Photo of princessbay710
4.05/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Community beer Co. Look is bright pale ale yellow. Zero head. Smell is very "flavoring" which actually turned me off. In actually its a decent pale ale, not much vanilla or fair flair. Basic, good carbonation, and refreshing.

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Photo of tubeyes
3.46/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kevinobryan
4.7/5  rDev +36.6%
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 +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bryan12345
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.67/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnDee
2.64/5  rDev -23.3%
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 +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beergorrilla
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bundy462
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ruzzal
3.92/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
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 -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of n2pux
3.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cgrunin
3.46/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Funnel Cake Ale (State Fair Of Texas Beer) from Community Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 45 ratings
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