Monday, February 15, 2016

Cigar City Tampa-Style Lager

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20Chad9976 (1544) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2016

AROMA: Slightly sweet pale maltiness. Hint of lemon or honey? No hop aroma. Mild but clean. 9/12

APPEARANCE: Gold proper. Completely clear. Large white foam. Minor lacing. 3/3

FLAVOR: More raw grain flavor than sweet maltiness. Minor dry spiciness. Clean aftertaste. No corn or metal. Pilsner malt taste but not nearly as spicy/hoppy as a pilsner. A bit mild, but quite enjoyable. 15/20

MOUTHFEEL: Light medium body. Crisp but not spastic. Smooth. Refreshing. Sessionable. 5/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: A fun, easy drinking lager. Better than their previous Helles. 8/10


DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP styles. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.


  1. Pretty cool beer brewed in Iceland. The beer snob in me wants to say it's just a refresher ,it's a very good one.

  2. They definitely deserve applause for the nice selection of bread and the service at this place which was good from start to finish. The mass produced filet was too good. This is the best place for hosting great events. The venues in Houston can accommodate as many as 850 guests or as little as 50.