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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Light and refreshing, yet busting with flavor. We add Florida Tupelo honey to a traditional cream ale, and just a touch of hops, to update this American classic. This is what a light beer should bee! Tupelo honey is produced from the tupelo gum tree which grows profusely along the Chipola and Apalachicola rivers of northwest Florida. Here in the river swamps, bees are placed on elevated platforms along the river’s edge or on floating barges; the bees fan out through the surrounding Tupelo-blossom-laden swamps during April and May and return with their precious treasure. This river valley is the only place in the world where Tupelo Honey is produced commercially. Tupelo Honey is considered to be the finest quality honey in the world and is the only variety certified for varietal purity. It costs a bit more, but we think you will find that it produces a crisp light beer that rivals the finest lagers in the world. Ingredients: American barley malts and corn Florida Tupelo Honey New Zealand organic Hallertau hops Production Targets: Original Gravity: 14 Brix IBUs: 17.9 Alcohol By Volume: 5.9%


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - MAR 15, 2011
On draft at Datz. Very light in color, slight golden brown tints with a very clear transparent center. Aroma is slightly sweet with hints of honey. Flavor is on the same lines with the aroma, slightly sweet with honey and malts. Very sessionable.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 4, 2011
On tap @ Redlight Redlight. 10 karat pour produced a small white head. Aroma and flavor are subtle and show light hops, caramel malt, and a touch of lactose. Not special.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italianjohn (2311) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2011
Golden clear pour thin white head creamy and sweet malt easy drinking with light honey not a bad cream ale at all dry malty light bitter finish aroma of honey and sweet malts

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
glennmastrange (2240) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2011
Tap. Light wheat-like cereal for the malt, herbs and soap for the hops and yeast, with maybe a hint of honey. Head is average size, fizzy, white with some slippery lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is crystal clear pale yellow. Flavor starts faintly sweet and acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and bitter. Palate is light to medium, watery with a lively to fizzy carbonation and finishes very dry. An interesting Cream Ale, but not a whole lot to it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6643) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2011
Draught @ Tu Tu Tango. Bright yellow gold, average white head. Soft honey and leafy hops underscore clean pale malted grains with a mildly bitter finish. Paperboard dryness creeps in late. Still, a highly satisfying honey ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (9866) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2011
A hazed blonde ale with a thin superlacing white head. A sweet funky mash aroma, a bit spoiled , a bit of spices, cinnamon. In mouth, a rather light milkey and creamy beer with fruity esters, light hops, a bit boring. On tap at Sarasota Brewing Co., Jan. 3 2011.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (1365) - Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2010
Lightly sweet and crisp cream ale. Slightly flowery, very easy to drink, and I would not mind drinking this out of a can while outdoors.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10549) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Draft. Poured clear amber color with a moderate fizzy white head that diminished slolwy with fair lacing. Light to moderate sweet aroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture and soft carbonation. Light to medium sweet flavor with a smooth sweet finish of short to moderate duration. Soft refreshing brew.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2010
(Draught) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of honey, grain, and light florals. Flavor of corn, honey, and citrus with a crisp, dry grassy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjuf1853 (1234) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2010
Draft at the Swamp restaurant (Gainesville, FL). Pours a light golden color with a foamy white head. Slightly sweet and peppery aroma with a mixture of spices. The flavor is slightly sweet as well with a touch of grain. Very easy drinking.


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