5 Beers For 5 Years - Brewery Reps & Admin - Imperial Oatmeal Cream Porter - Cigar City Brewing

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5 Beers For 5 Years - Brewery Reps & Admin - Imperial Oatmeal Cream Porter
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very good

90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mattvandyk on 03-14-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 90 | Reviews: 4
Reviews by macrosmatic:
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3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a Cigar City pint glass.

A: Pours a very dark brown, opaque, with a finger's worth of tan head. Poor head retention. Fairly low visible carbonation.

S: Deep dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, some creamy sweetness and some coffee, but the dark roasted malts dominate. Mild ethanol on the nose as well.

T: Dark roasted malts, including flavors of bitter chocolate, with some lactose sweetness. The overall bittersweet impression lasts into the hang. Not particularly complex or nuanced.

M: Big, thick, heavy body, alcohol noticeable (but not quite detracting). A low amount of carbonation, but has a creamy texture (possible oatmeal influence here?) that reminds me of nitro somehow.

O: Reasonably tasty, though nothing too terribly exciting. Not a lot of complex flavors, but what is there is decent and reasonably constructed. Worth a try, but yet another of the 5 Beers series that failed to live up to (lofty) expectations.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Sarge3130
4.51/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I liked this quite a bit more than the current average rating of 3.85. I thought it was an excellent representation of the style with a great mouthfeel and paired great with some grilled steak. well done.

Photo of maximum12
4.4/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Fourth in the series to find its way into our glasses, the one that my wife really wanted. Me: "Hey, I'd like to grab the Weisse & Gose." Her: "The Porter & IIPA look good." Well, that left just one, so the set it was. It's a vacation, right? 22 oz. bottle split with my wife.

Pour leaves the expected dark smudge of beer in the glass, expected carbonation. Smell is on the rich end for a porter (excuse me, IMPERIAL PORTER) with a hard hit of the trademark CC roastiness & a snootful of breast milk, er, lactose. Good stuff.

5 Beers for 5 Years - Imperial Oatmeal Cream Porter is what I was looking for in this series & hadn't found yet. Rich & thick & chewy beyond belief, the mouthfeel ebbs & flows in the mouth like liquid gold. Tastes good too. Big malts, lovely roast that isn't overbearing, creamsicle warmth, cold-pressed lactose, fresh-from-the-oven-fudge which really gooses it to a higher level. So easy to drink. I could take this on five days a week & never miss most other porters or stouts.

This is a 'wow' beer. I haven't popped the top on the Weisse yet, but this beer is head & shoulders - Paul Bunyan size - above the others in this series. One of the best mouthfeels on a beer ever. Marvelous beer.

Photo of BMMillsy
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Tipples. Pours dark brown to black with a one finger creamy khaki brown head. Big chocolate aromas, molasses, roast, sweet sweet sugar. Flavor is huge roasty chocolate, more roast, them more chocolate, light booze. Mouthfeel is creamy and rich like a stout, but not quite as thick in the palate. Medium carbonation. Pretty good imperial porter if not a bit on the sweet side.

5 Beers For 5 Years - Brewery Reps & Admin - Imperial Oatmeal Cream Porter from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.