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.