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RATINGS: 76   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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Beer pours a clear golden yellow color with thin white lacing. The aroma is slightly musky with some lactic notes. The palate is light yet creamy, also slightly musky. Overall very nice lighter style beer that would go down beautifully on a hot summer day. Not a cream ale drinker typically but I really dig this particular ale.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1676) - Moving to Jax, 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (1870) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Draft. Lightly spicey nose. Some bready notes. Pours a fairly clear light yellow with a medium sized white head, packed with tiny bubbles. Taste is quenching with a note of honey and citrus. Like light oranges. Very quenching after a long day.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9052) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Clear yellow, white head. Honey, super faint hops, bready malts. Pretty damn good for the style. On tap at Eddy Teach’s.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastmaster (244) - Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at hogans in gainesville Fl. Can’t get much aroma. Honey maybe and malt. Taste is same.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewired1 (17) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Light and crisp. Refreshing beer with no aftertaste. Great beer for the beach or poolside. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (3896) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Malaclemys (373) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (624) - Apopka, Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at World of Beer. Golden in color with small white head. Aroma is mostly grain. Somewhat sweet with creamy texture. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (4014) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Clear golden with a wee tight white foamy cap. Nose is biscuity but also grassy with a semisweet crisp blonde grain tone. Flavor is grainy sweet with a touch of corn and very light grassy hops. Earthy and a bit biscuity throughout.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7780) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
Sampled draught as part of a flight at Palm Harbor House of Beers, on January 21, 2014.
Clear pale golden color, white head. Sweet, mineral, a bit flat taste. Medium to fizzy a bit thin mouthfeel, low bitterness. Sweet, some compost scent.


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