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RATINGS: 404   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1840) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Hazy gold with a small white head. Coriander and citrus aroma. Taste is bread, spice and citrus. Greater than the sum of its parts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3247) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Can from... somewhere. Enjoyed at the TLF. Wow that’s refreshing. Nice hit of lemony citrus with some yeast and wheat. Almost a touch off tartness too. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WanderinCelt87 (188) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Pour from a can is a hazy light straw with a white head. Aroma is very subtle. It definitely has a nice taste with hints of coriander and orange zest. Goes down easy with no after taste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (3044) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2014
This starts of pouring w/ an enormous white head which is typically indicative of a beer being overcarbonated which is usually due to it being infected. Thankfully, if this does have some sort of bug though, it is either fairly benign or has not advanced far as it tastes reasonably good. Aside from that huge head, it looks OK, maybe a bit darker orange than I think of as ideal for the style but good and cloudy as you would expect. Nose is a but bready--maybe a bit of a sourdough thing but that might be my imagination--and there is a bit of citrus. Definitely a lot of orange peel and corriander in this and it really jumps at you once you taste it w/ a strong orange flavor. This is very with tons of carbonation--though it somehow manages not to be harsh. It is also a little thinner than I’d like as it just doesn’t have the creamy but light texture I look for in a wit. It finishes w/ a load of prickly carbonation across the tongue and a touch of tartness and sweetness. In any case, if you are deciding whether or not to try this, I would sugest holding off for a while. It seems to be a good beer but there is something a bit awry w/ this batch. Still, it is good enough that I’d be happy to try this again later just to see if the next batch was any better.

3.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
giancarloh (53) - - JUN 12, 2014
I just love the belguin white excellent brew by ciga city, keep it up!!! i would recommend to everyone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Can at Craig’s. Pours hazy yellow, yeasty, dry, light, some lemon, peppery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daytonbeer (665) - Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Pours hazy gold with white head. Aroma of coliander and yeast. Taste is the same. Not my favorite style, but good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1567) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Pours a very cloudy golden color with white light fluffy head. Coriander, spice, and plenty of wheat notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Very chewy. Finishes with spice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finhead (1223) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Hazy, yellow pour with a small, white head. The aroma has a sweet spiciness with coriander and citrus. It has a light body with slightly oily texture and average carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet and very refreshing. This is a great warm weather brew.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3559) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
On tap at mikkeller stefans. Clear golden with white head. Aroma of lemon, coriander, wheat, earthy notes and bread/dough. Taste is dry and light sour with lemon, bread, coriander and earth.


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