RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Back Bay’s False Cape Ale is a full bodied red ale. With a dark copper color and well rounded malt base; a bit sweet, with a lightly hopped tea-like flavor, and an even, dextrinous body. False Cape Ale is easy to please. Look for well-rounded and balanced flavors and a pleasant, toasted malt character. A drying finish comes from Cascade dry-hopping.

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2.5
Ctplt777 (530) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Grassy hay aroma with some caramel. It’s kind of smells like a basement. Taste is sweet and malty. Not much else. Not bad, I mean at the end of the day it’s a beer. This could have just been a really old bottle.

2.8
jbruner (4747) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Pours a deep golden brown on tap with fluffy off-white head that lasts. Aroma and taste of mostly caramel and nutty malts, a hint of fruity yeast esters. Not as bad as some of the ratings on here, but not bad.

2.3
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Pours a clear anber color with a big white head. Sweet, sour, bubblegum, peach and yeasty aroma. Malt, fruits, mild bitterness taste and big carbonation. Wish I could explain it better but not worth it. Booo : (

3.3
Radek Kliber (7363) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Where and how: on tap at brewpub 6%
Aroma muted. Mild malty nose with faint hops accents.
Appearance :
Top: nice lasting white top, rings of lace.
Base: dark amber.
Palate : milder carbonation, mid bodied.
Taste: drinkable, easy going, nutty hop feel. Amber malts.
other notes tasty straight amber.

0.9
sharkguy (6) - Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2014 does not count
Pours copper color with off white head from tap. Flavor is rather bland and lifeless. Has a metallic mineral taste with astringent after taste. Little to no aroma. maybe due to me drinking outside near the bay, which is overpowering the aroma.

2.8
Luvystypotables (1967) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2014
A mild aroma of hops and vinegar, light brown colour not much of a head. A mild balanced taste, of nuts, hops, and tea. A watery feel with a mildly astringent finish.

2.7
BeerdedDave (1708) - Beckley, USA - JUN 19, 2014
a mostly average beer; amber color; not much of an aroma; mild, bready malt; light bodied

3.1
TheBeerGod (6224) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Label shows "Proudly Brewed & Bottled By St. George Brewing Co. - Hampton VA.". Also shows the ABV as 5.2%. Amber pour with a short tan head. Aroma is very malty and grainy with caramel notes, dark bread and earthy hops. Taste is caramel, chewy malt, toasted dark bread, grains and light earthy and floral hops. Body is medium with a moderate, bubbly carbonation. Finishes with more toasted grains, big malt, dark bread, caramel and earthy hops.

2.1
mike5326 (1754) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear amber color, no real head. Mild hops and corn syrup aroma. Very light grain and corn syrup flavor with a weak finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Draft. Amber pour with a large white head. Not much aroma, just a touch of sweetness and malt. Bland but unoffensive flavor. Mostly just toasted malt sweetness.


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