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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 2,479
Reviews: 614
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2,847
Gots: 683 | FT: 37
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Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
In Mayan myth, Hunahpu gave cocoa to the Mayans. An Imperial Stout Aged On Cacao Nibs, Madagascar Vanilla Beans, Ancho Chilis, Pasilla Chilis and Cinnamon.

80 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 01-03-2009)
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Shared on 14 April among a couple of friends; 750mL bottle.

Poured up absolutely black and thick with a dark brown head. Looked simply *stunning* in my chalice leaving a brown, oily film on the sides of the glass as I gently swirled it around.
Smell was whiskey, vanilla, chocolate, chile peppers, and loads of other things I couldn't readily identify; quite a lot going on!
Taste was immensely chocolate with spent coffee grounds, spicy chile peppers, chocolate covered cherries (wasn't expecting this), finishing with a lovely warming sensation attributable to both the easily detectable cinnamon and chile peppers. Very complex and absolutely incredible!
Mouthfeel was very heavy, but silky smooth leaving a nearly oily coating in the mouth.
I found this to be exceptionally well crafted, a real privilege to enjoy, and the first 'elusive' beer to actually live up to all the hype! Very, very well done!

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2011 02:12:11 | More by SilentSabre
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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 2,479 ratings.