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Humidor Series India Pale Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Humidor Series India Pale AleHumidor Series India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

319 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.49%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KVNBGRY on 11-23-2013)
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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-27-2014 19:38:22 | More by MRsojourner
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

11-26-2013 22:43:41 | More by npala86
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Minnesota

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ionlion

California

1.5/5  rDev -59.2%

04-10-2014 02:08:18 | More by ionlion
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-06-2014 17:20:25 | More by Cynic-ale
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GOBLIN

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-22-2014 03:43:11 | More by GOBLIN
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CRon_T

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-31-2014 22:37:23 | More by CRon_T
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-02-2014 14:18:46 | More by rwilde
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.86/5  rDev +4.9%

Canned 3/something/14 hard to read on the bottom of the can, pours with a cloudy amber body two fingers worth of khaki head fine speckled lacing.

The aroma has a nice cedar kick to a base of a solid IPA canned by the folks who brings us Jai Alai IPA one of my favorite IPAs, so it has to be good. Throw in herbal citric hops in the smell and we have something special, complemented with vine ripened white wine grapes this beer smells great off the bat. Hints of plum and raisin add to the malt layers that I'm really appreciating.

Flavor has vinous, white wine grape notes, rich cedar earthiness, herbal hops through the whole sip with ample bitterness to equal out to a nice drinking beer. Big ripened raisin and white wine note goes down the palate with each sip, lingering bitter hops with hop proteins floating around in the glass.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied slick oily resinous beer in the can, from a big beer brewery like Cigar City it's nice to see a cedar aged IPA going to market in the can. Overall carbonation is smooth and mouthfeel is dead on something most beer drinker's who smoke cigars want to try.

Overall, I'm a fan since the first time I had a Jai Alai IPA, great beers great brewery enough said.

06-12-2014 19:08:43 | More by WVbeergeek
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jtladner

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-24-2014 01:10:05 | More by jtladner
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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Florida

3.73/5  rDev +1.4%

12 oz. can poured into a Teku.

Appearance - Copper body. Nice white head. Medium collar. Pretty lacing inside the glass.

Smell - Pungent grapefruit. The cedar amplifies the grapefruit. Very woody. Eventually becomes all cedar.

Taste - Citrus hop. Sweet caramel malt. Grainy cracker malt. Then cedar overwhelms everything. Again, it amplifies the grapefruit. Bitter and very woody.

Mouthfeel - Excessively bitter from the wood. A little creamy. Well carbonated.

Overall - So there's a bucket of cedar in this. It overwhelms everything, but I like it. Really complements the hop flavor.

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Humidor Series India Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.