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RATINGS: 376   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The Cracker Cowboys of Florida were colonial-era settlers, often of Scots-Irish descent, who arrived in Florida when Spain traded their territory of La Florida to the English. The term Cracker in Florida usage relates to the whip these "cow hunters" used to herd cattle in Florida’s Palmetto Prairies. Called Quáqueros by the Spanish, these hardy and hard working Cracker Cowboys helped to shape the history of Florida, the nation’s oldest cattle raising state. We brew Florida Cracker White ale with unmalted wheat, orange peel and coriander and then ferment it with a French Saison yeast strain to give it a spicy and dry finish. Perfect for a warm day on the Palmetto Prairie.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BLADT (630) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Poured from 12oz can, appearing light golden in glass. Wheat, lemon and coriander on both nose and to taste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5365) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of toast, spices, wheat, citrus. Taste of toast, citrus, light grass, coriander, and peppery yeast.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7934) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2014
Draugh at Cigar City (brewery location) on January 25, 2014.
Hazy lemon yellow color, white head. Sweet, light acidic, spicy taste. Spicy, acidic, dry aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, acidic scent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (4287) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Hazy light golden with a thin white cap. Nose is lightly wheaty and Belgo estery with a touch of apricot. Flavor is zesty and wheaty with a citrusy sweetness and a calming coriander/clove-like finish. A nice white.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3371) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2014
12 oz can. Misty yellow orange with a brief head. Nose is wheat, lemon zest, vanilla and coriander. Crisp, clean and eminently quenching especially after an hour of snow shovelling. Taste is lemonade, green banana and coriander. Simple, classic wit with a Cigar City tropical twist. Cool stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sitzds (299) - - JAN 28, 2014
12oz can poured into shaker pint. Hazy yellow liquid with a modest one-finger head that dissipates quickly and leaves little lacing. Aroma is lemon and orange peel, dusty wheat, and coriander. Taste is similar with citrus sweetness and some spicy bite. Light body, thin texture, moderate carbonation, abrupt drying finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StefanSD (2152) - Lakeside, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
12 oz can courtesy of Secret Santa. Thanks. Pours yellow with a medium white head that has good retention. The aroma is spicy coriander and white pepper. The taste, like the aroma, also has a good amount of corriander, plus some lemon zest and tangerine; all set nicely in a biscuity malt base. The palate is light but appropriate and the carbonation is lively. Finishes medium in duration and dry. Overall: Decent Wit, I’d drink again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1559) - Maryland, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Location/Date:Can on January 24th, 2014.

Appearance: Pours a golden yellow.
Aroma: Aroma of white, spice, light yeast.
Taste: Wheat, spices, faint clove, not too sweet.
Palate:Light medium body.

Summary: I haven’t tried a new witbier in quite a while. A pretty solid offering, and can’t recall many like this in a can. Kind of a funny name too.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1400) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Banana bubblegum on the nose, and a cedar-like spice that penetrates the sense of smell. Pepper, coriander, orange bitters, dishcloth. Juicy and full on the palate, with as much orange as banana. Light but lengthy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (874) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Gusher. Very cloudy tan yellow pour big head. Aroma of lemons, cuaracao, tart, saison funk, dusty belgian yeast. Tastes super yeasty with sturdy amount of lemony flavor to cut the earthiness. Great dry finish on a medium bodied beer. Very well executed, but not that mind blowing flavor wise.


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