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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014

Can 12fl.oz. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As Cigar City Florida Cracker White Ale ].
Clear light to medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly to fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, pale malt, wheat, moderate yeasty, yeast, spicy, coriander notes. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration, yeasty, spicy, saison - wit yeast. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13168) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Tap at the brewery... Hazy yellow amber... Thin white lacing... Sift dry fruits ... Light banana ok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (13046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2014
Can, 5.5%. Faint lemon peel aroma, the coriander seems to be hidden behind it. Cloudy pale yellow colour. Fizzy, unstable white head. The flavour is citric and yeasty with a little paper. Vinous aftertaste, like cheap champagne or white wine. Also a rough bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (11786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 14, 2012
Pale and hazy. Fruity and light spicy aroma. Light body. Fruity (lime) and with a hint of spice. Not super exciting but it is quite refreshing, something that comes in handy down here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Draft. Cloudy apple juice body, white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, cardamom, some wheat, spicy. Taste is medium sweet, cardamom, some orange, light spicy, wheat, sour. Light-medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2011
growler-Small Gathering @my place-pours a white head with bubbles and yellow color. Aroma is spice, light malt. Taste is spice hops, coriander, light malt. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10345) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Can from Knightly in Orlando, FL. Pours gold with a foamy/fizzy white head. Aroma of zest. Med minus body. Flavor is zest, wheat and arguably coriander. It has a yeasty/earthy tang. Sort of a zesty saison? Finishes fairly dry, and hardly bitter. But the zest covers that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10080) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Draft sample. Poured hazy golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate yeast, coriander and sweet citrus aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium spice sweet flavor with a medium sweet spice finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a refreshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Draft at the source. Very pale yellow color. Aroma of subtle straw. Taste is lemon. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (9921) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 3, 2014
Can @ home. Thanks, Jacob. Hazy golden pour with a fluffy white head. Smells more citrusy than expected, quite peppery as well. Biscuit, dough, and lots of cracker malt. A nice yeasty quality and somewhat floral. Mild fruit esters. Flavor is pleasantly sweet and malty. Nice biscuit and dough chewiness. Hints of lemon, apple, banana, and orange. Peppery bite and bitterness on the finish.

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