Cigar City Tropic-ale
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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 15, 2010
Draft. Cloudy amber body topped by medium off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some pineapple. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some pineapple, grapefruit. Light-medium body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2010
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pineapple, orange, papaya, and light florals. Flavor of grass, pineapple, and orange with a dry, moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2010
@FBGBF-on tap–pours a light tan head and hazy amber color. Aroma is resin/citrus, secondary medium malt. Taste is resin/citrtus/pineapple/spice hops bite, secondary medium malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010

Date: March 12, 2010
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewery
Appearance: cloudy burnt orange, fine white head, drippy lace
Aroma: big sweet tangerine and orange aroma, light spicyness
Flavor: big sweet fruity flavor, lots of tangerine, sweet mango, bitter orange, just enough bitterness for balance, light bitter finish
Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 17/20
Rating: 4/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: ***+ /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 16, 2010
Cloudy orange/yellow. White head. aroma is loaded with a mix of tropical fruit. I get a lot of melon and papaya. Flavor is a tropical fruit and hop lovers paradise. This is good. Not the best they have done, but very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10642) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2010
Draft… RBWG ‘10… Mostly clear amber ale with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. Smells like regular Jai Alai, but fruitier and less earthy. Full-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. The flavor leans on the sweet side of balance. Tropical fruit sweetness and earthy, dusty bitterness. Finishes bitter-sweet, but the bitterness hangs around long after the sweetness has faded.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (9562) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2010
On tap at the Blind Tiger during their Cigar City event. Pours a clear golden orange with a medium sized white head. Big fruity aromas, pineapple, and juicy fresh fruit. Sweet and smooth and super easy drinking. Tasty, smooth and well balanced. Just delicious and wonderful and incredibly sessionable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (8207) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 26, 2010
Draft @ FBGBF ’010. Pours hazy copper with gold edges and off white head. The aroma has a quick burst of sweet tropical mango and then moves into a sugar sweet tangelo with a faint layer of pine in the background. The taste is sweet and sways back and forth from sweet tropical notes like mango and guava to pleasing rich citrus hop flavor. It then gets a little resiny with pine like hops by about midway and into the finish. The after taste sees lingering mild resiny pine like hop bitterness holding on for a while. Nice hoppy brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - MAR 24, 2010
Had at the Hunahpu release party 2010. Big fruity aroma, extremely tropical (not making a joke). The flavor is also big fruity tropical upfront and sweet but the finish is dry and hoppy. This is good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5910) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2010
On tap, RBWG 2010. Pours a hazy dark copper body under a small white head. The nose is bursting with tropical fruits like guava and passion fruit. Some nice fresh tropical fruits make themselves known right away with a fairly bright citrusy hops. Bright and hoppy with some moderate sweetness from the malt and the fruit. Light to medium bodied with moderaate fizzy carbonation. Very enjoyable.

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