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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4373) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 11, 2010
$5.00 pint at Cedricís Tavern at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Appearance: Faintly hazed, copper-gold body with a sustained coating of near white foam. Smell: Aroma of pale malts yielding a basic, bready barley character along with hop hints of florals and seed-popping lemon wedges. Taste: Simple taste of pale malts accented with sweetish traces of honey and a light, underlying breadiness. Hint of fruitiness. Touch of dried lemon peel and some soft florals preclude a medium-light bitterness, though itís sufficient enough to balance the initial sweetness and pave the way for a dry finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: A competent, food-friendly pale ale, though I admit to only pairing it with the lone pint of Cedricís Brown I had prior.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
wrayassoc (1) - - JUN 21, 2012 does not count
Overall a good, drinkable, pleasant, unassuming beer that is worth the money to drink more of. Pretty simple.

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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2010
So it seems that they have replaced the Vanderbilt (or Cecilís) Pale Ale. Couldnít find it. Instead they have this Cedricís line, a Pale Ale and a Brown Ale available at almost all of the restaurants on the Biltmore grounds as well as in six packs for 10.50 at a couple of the shops. Pale golden, caramel, whitish cover. Aroma is fruity, apple, caramel, grassy herbal hop. Taste is caramel, bready, sweet, light spicy hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5141) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Had a pint at the winery. Golden copper, nice smooth uniform white head. Smells like toasty malts and grassy hops. Flavor is pretty simple, but balanced. I get some cracker, some black pepper, and a subtle hop finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (878) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BadAprilia1000 (269) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 10, 2012

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2013
From bottle. Pours amber. Not much here in aroma or taste. Mild english pale ale with a thin taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrettTaylor (480) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Tasted at the Tavern at the Biltmore. Not as much hop aroma as I would expect. Crisp taste with some malt sweetness. Nicely balanced but served too cold. It is a drinkable beer, but not exceptional.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (492) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - SEP 8, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear darker golden color. Aroma is floral, fruity, and piney. Taste is sweet with mild dry hop bitter finish. Light body, soft carbonation, mild bitter finish. Pretty decent overall.


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