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Cygnus X-1 - Flat Earth Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

175 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 175
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.51%
Wants: 19
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flat Earth Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
English Porter made with all imported English malt and hops, except for the rye malt.

(Beer added by: tavernjef on 09-12-2007)
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Reviews by happygnome:
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happygnome

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing from notes, on tap at Gabe's

A: pours a nice deep brown color with about a quarter inch of head after the bartender poured some head off and continued to pour more beer.

S: Roasted coffee and chocolate malts, balanced with mild hop bitterness

T: the roasted malt character hits the tongue with sweetness initially. The sweetness is not cloying but very nice. There is a hint of bitterness to balance

M:full bodied beer, little carbonation

Overall, I really enjoyed this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

07-18-2011 22:59:17 | More by happygnome
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Appearance:
Pours an incredibly dark brown color, a few shades off of black. Crowned by a finger-thick creamy, beige head that leaves plenty of lacing behind. There appears to be a considerable amount of carbonation present. Very appealing.

Aroma:
Sweet, dark cocoa nibs and molasses mixed with hints of star anise and cola. Nicely toasted.

Taste:
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Overall:
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Cygnus X-1 from Flat Earth Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.