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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This ale is as frisky as its namesake Cedric, patriarch of the St. Bernards who shared Biltmore House with the Vanderbilts. High quality grain and English variety hops give our full-bodied ale a delicate straw color with malt and fruit aromas. Less bitter than most pale ales, yet it still retains the characteristic lingering hop finish.


ZiggyZ's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ZiggyZ (11) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Personally I prefer Biltmoreís wines, but Cedricís Pale was surprisingly good. Not too bitter, which is often the case with craft brews.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kathouse (1626) - Nevada, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Golden orange with an off white ring of foam. Light malt aroma. No hops on the nose. Grain and cereal body. Not a great example.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Breezy4life (52) - - APR 9, 2016
Color is bronze. Aroma is malty with hints of caramel. Taste is balanced between bitter hops and strong malt. Mouthfeel is decent. Finishes with malt and even a bit of toffee. Decent. *4 oz pour in a flight at Biltmore ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2016
From bottle, Biltmore Tavern (5/19/15). Mild pale ale with noble beany hops. Light golden amber with thin head. Good taste but like pilsner malt/noble hops mix than a caramelly English pale ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1395) - Maryland, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Draft sample at Cedricís Tavern at the Biltmore near Asheville, NC; clear darker amber color with off-white head. Aroma notes of light citrus/fruity hops and malt sweetness. Taste adds more sweetness, light fruitiness and faint pine. Light-medium body, moderate carbonation, clean with light citrus hop finish. Pretty hop light even for an English style, the light fruitiness is nice though. Easy drinking pale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5688) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Location: Draft at the Biltmore, 1/1/15

Aroma: Thereís a clean hop component, a little orange/citrus, and some pale malts
Appearance: It pours a clear orange-gold color with a small white head
Flavor: The flavor is along the same lines, lightly sweet, with a clean bitterness on the finish
Palate: This one has a nice, clean feel, fairly light body, with a lively carbonation
Overall Impression: This is a pretty solid, lighter example of the style. Fairly quaffable. Thereís not much to fault here as far as major flaws go. It worked nicely with the food as well.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rondphoto (4053) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Thanks to Marshall Hutcheson for bringing me a bottle from NC. Clear dark amber color, thin ivory rim head, thin streaks of lace. Taste is malt that moves through the palate without incident to a lightly bittered finish. Pretty simple brew, not enough to attract much positive attention.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5637) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Clear Orange with white head. Poured from draft at Cedrics at the Biltmore. Sweet honey aroma. Has a honey aftertaste. Decent fruit flavor as well. Not really what I thought is a pale ale - but enjoyable

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
OldGrowth (3238) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Pint at Cedric s tavern. Grassy grainy. Clean brownish orange color good head and lace. Bitter sweet flavor. Medium body creamy mouthfeel bitter finish. Itís fine. I like the bitter on the finish best.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (1105) - Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Tap @ Cedricís Tavern Biltmore Estate - pours clear amber, white head, which it retrains, nice lacing on the glass. Comes across as caramel dry malts. A Solid, flavorful, pale ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (6718) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2013
12 ounce bottle from a friend. A honey gold beer that is pretty much clear. A smallish almost white head leaves some lacing as it falls. An aroma of candied fruit, grain, and pale malts. The taste begins with some different kind of complex fruit. Again, it is candied. Hops are mild and taste of mangoes and lemon. Light caramel malts. More of a citrus finish.


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