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El CuCuy - Marshall Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

126 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 17
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marshall Brewing Company visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Riggo on 12-02-2010)
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

HoppyBastard2, Mar 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Morey, Mar 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

MarkyMOD, Feb 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

OUJayhawk1799, Feb 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

zerocrane, Feb 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

videofrog, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

ohyayitstrey, Jan 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

B75Avery, Dec 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

millerbuffoon, Dec 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Knapp85, Dec 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Makebelieve81, Dec 02, 2013
Photo of OKCNittany
4.73/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: 1/2” tan head. Decent retention, leaving nice lacing along the glass. Very dark brown body.

S: Big grapefruit & pine aroma with hints of roasted malts.

T: Wonderfully bitter, with loads of grapefruity, piney, and grassy hops (with grapefruit leading the way). There's some roasty, caramel, & dark malt underneath, but this one is all about the hops... and that's just fine with me.

M: Medium+ body with fine carbonation. Somewhat smooth with the hop bitterness lasting throughout the finish and beyond.

O: Alcohol well hidden. Tremendously drinkable. Right there with SSR & Victory Yakima – would love to do a blind tasting. I could go on, but to be honest I should just delete the whole review & say “Just *&$%ing outstanding.” God bless you, Eric Marshall.

OKCNittany, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Cynic-ale, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of MartzMimic
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown, almost black with a foamy white head that dissipates reasonably soon. Nose is of sweet, floral pine. The pine carries through to taste, along with chocolate, caramel, citrus and hops. The bitterness hangs around a bit. Medium mouth with a bit of carbonation. This is a nice black IPA. I've been searching for it a while, and it did not disappoint.

MartzMimic, Nov 06, 2013
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4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A -wouldn't quite call this black, but a deep brown with thick tan head

S - very sweet with caramel and chocolate

T - a bit of chocolate from the aroma, but dominated but coffee and spices. I even taste some grapes

M- solid with heavy aftertaste. I feel like i need to chew it

O - fairly heavy and comes in a 22 ounce bottle, not something i would drink often. Although it was perfect for a tailgate party. The flavor was very good and complex, would definitely buy again for as special occasion.

arc3636, Oct 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

beernads, Sep 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

teamwiggum, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of brentk56
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: The beer pours out in a translucent brown color capped by an absolutely humongous head of foam that settles in to three fingers; the retention is good as is the lacing

Smell: Lemon pine-sol with roasty ash and caramel undertones; the bitterness tingles the nostrils

Taste: The roasty, burnt tones assert themselves first, with the caramel forming a base; by mid-palate, the assertive pine-sol flavors dominate, though there is a clash, after the swallow, in the finish, with a slightly acrid metallic character building; throughout, there is a strong sense of peppermint

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: A very interesting take on the style, although the extreme flavors in so many directions tend to clash rather than complement; still, I won't have any trouble finishing the bottle

Thanks, BlueOkie, for the opportunity

brentk56, Aug 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

jtladner, Jul 07, 2013
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BrockLanders, Jun 12, 2013
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youradhere, May 11, 2013
El CuCuy from Marshall Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.