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Cigar City / Terrapin Southern Slice - Cigar City Brewing

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87
very good

185 Ratings
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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.31%
Wants: 21
Gots: 39 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Collaboration with Terrapin Brewing. Doppelbock brewed with 900lbs of Vanilla Beans and Pecans.

(Beer added by: GatorLCA on 12-20-2013)
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travisdiener32

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

01-01-2014 18:34:17 | More by travisdiener32
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-22-2014 02:11:54 | More by kscaldef
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown. Medium khaki head. Settles to a thin collar. Then nothing.

Smell - Lots of vanilla. Nutty. Chocolatey. Brown sugar. Boozy.

Taste - Buckets of vanilla. Very sweet. Brown sugar. Caramel. Sweetness dies down into a nuttier flavor. Drops off in the back end. Boozy nutty finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation. Big and boozy.

Overall - Tasty. A little bit of a mess, but tasty.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 23:15:46 | More by Alieniloquium
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.55/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks, I think, to moose3285 for hitting me with this brew, since it is his God-given task to provide me with all of the Cigar City that i can drink. And he's doing a damn fine job. 750ML of weird split with my wife.

The pour is darker than I expected, ruddy red, minor carbonation, opaque. Adjuncts pump up the nose: big vanilla, minor nuts (pecans, I suppose), caramel, & breadiness that I'm going to attribute to pie crust. Plus some unidentifiable stuff that's most likely a combo of unlikely flavors & nose-candy.

Southern Slice: slick marketing, or does this really taste a bit like pie? I believe it does. The pecans are up front but not aggressive - thank goodness - & there's nice hanky-panky going on between the nuts & a sweet caramel. Vanilla arrives mid-palate & accents the caramel, & grows as the beer warms, but still isn't as strong as it is in the nose. Jason Bourne must have done in the lager yeast, 'cause it's vanished, overwhelmed. This is a heavy dessert beer that could be served as an, a, uh, what the hell's that word? Apertif? Digestif? Whatever. The Food Network ain't my thing. Though eating is. I wonder how that works.

The pecans on the label alarmed my girlish palate, but they were used to good effect. I don't need to drink this every day or, well, any day, ever again, but it's interesting. 'Good' seems like to dull a descriptor, but there it is. Good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 02:02:11 | More by maximum12
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-14-2014 14:03:06 | More by ToadiesForCody
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kushlash23

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-07-2014 21:27:05 | More by kushlash23
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Nick_isthatstillcool

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-06-2014 06:07:19 | More by Nick_isthatstillcool
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Lorianneb

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-05-2014 21:17:01 | More by Lorianneb
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Adub7450

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-04-2014 14:26:21 | More by Adub7450
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Scarfer_Brad

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-02-2014 23:55:34 | More by Scarfer_Brad
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LakerLeith

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-02-2014 09:15:31 | More by LakerLeith
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saxclar123

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-24-2014 22:49:00 | More by saxclar123
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GABrew

Georgia

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-24-2014 15:46:11 | More by GABrew
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Jross212

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-24-2014 02:11:04 | More by Jross212
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velcrogrip

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-24-2014 01:29:50 | More by velcrogrip
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Chingringo

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-20-2014 14:52:54 | More by Chingringo
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-19-2014 01:15:30 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

06-15-2014 01:52:14 | More by nmann08
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sblank

Florida

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-12-2014 12:33:54 | More by sblank
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weonfire

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-09-2014 21:35:07 | More by weonfire
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Pipelovejoy

Florida

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-09-2014 17:26:58 | More by Pipelovejoy
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 into a vase, the beer is a very dark, almost black, caramel-amber coloring, deep and rich, with no head. Aromas of molasses, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg spice, rich nut sweetness, brown sugar, and woody highlights. Very rich, very layered, and very rich (yes, again). Flavors are very rich and sweet forward, with a blast of molasses and nut first to the tongue. Vanilla highlights, creamy and smooth amidst the darkness, followed by booze highlights and woody characteristics. This one is rich and layered, but maintaining a smooth, slick feel throughout. The aftertaste is more of the pecan nut sweetness, with cinnamon and sugary linger, as well. The finish is slick, smooth, and slightly cloying.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 01:40:25 | More by GarthDanielson
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-07-2014 00:37:00 | More by bleedsblu
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-07-2014 00:35:00 | More by jtladner
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riemster

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

06-06-2014 03:31:59 | More by riemster
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Cigar City / Terrapin Southern Slice from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.