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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (7134) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2010
Draft @ FBGBF ’10. Swamp Head. Interesting brewery, up and coming and quite honestly, each of their beer is unique. The incorporation of locality in the brewing process is always a nice extra. Pours nice hazy golden, white head. Aroma and flavors, lots of good honey sweetness. The addition of NZ hops always brings a great dimension to the beer that I’ve come to enjoy a lot. There is a mild touch of barley, pale malts, that is nicely mixed with the bitter hops though keeping a unique honey flavor coupled with some tropical notes. Light and refreshing. Greta to see them come to Tampa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11319) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2010 @FBGBF-on tap–pours a white ring for a head and straw color. Aroma is grain, herbal, honey. Taste is grain/apple, herbal, honey. *101124-Wild One-on tap @ Mr Beery-sweet light malt, spice hops. Taste is sweet light malt/wheat-honey, spice hops. Light body but not thin. Good effervescence.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TJay7481 (79) - Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - APR 16, 2011
It tasted fresh and lively. It had a bright golden color and had a slight fizz. A perfect taste of honey complimented the light taste hops. I seemed to enjoy the beer more as I kept drinking it. I would order this one again for sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Malaclemys (421) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Draft pours light gold with white head. Aroma is honey, floral, DMS and wheaty. Taste is floral, citrus, light malt, honey, dough. Light body with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 8, 2010
Draft @ Oldsmar Tap House...poured one of the most intriguing colors I’ve ever seen, a pale pink-tinged golden color which was most enticing. Nose had hints of some mild grain with a touch of honey. Heavily carbonated which seemed to work quite well with the brew....flavors consisted of very light toasted grains, honey and some odd berry-like notes. Good, sessionable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3804) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 17, 2012
Draft: : Poured a clear white golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet grain. Taste is soft notes of grain and fruit. Very refreshing and reminds me of a good brew after a hard day’s work in the yard.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jnkor (320) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Aroma has a hint of honey and a little citrus hint. Appearance is a light pale yellow with a small white head. Taste has a little hop with a nice bitter edge and some honey bitterness but not sweetness. Palate is watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Draft at The Hollander. Very nice smooth, sweet, and creamy flavor. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (6594) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Draft - Light grains and some honey. Pale gold with a thin white head. Light grains, light citrus and a bready grain finish. Light and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1959) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - AUG 28, 2014
On tap pours clear straw yellow, translucent, small white head. Some grains and mild citrus nose. Taste is just 100% light malt. Super light body. Could slam this back all day nary break a sweat in this Floriduh heat.

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