Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing
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Reviews by hophead247:
4.83/5 rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Black color that pours like motor oil. Nice dark brown head that lasted a few seconds and disappeared, but left some nice lacing behind. Aroma of loads of roasted malts, chocolate, sweet vanilla, light cinnamon, more spiciness. Flavor is sweet, vanilla upfront, hard roasted malts, lots of bitter chocolate and milk chocolate, a hint of cinnamon, slight peppery burn on the tongue, roasted bitter finish. Full bodied, prickly but smooth and fat mouthfeel. One of the most unique Imperial stouts I've ever tried.
Serving type: bottle
10-12-2010 07:26:10 | More by hophead247
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4.98/5 rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Pours pitch black, bubbling up a great one finger dark brown head, lingers for a while until it turns to a thick sticky lacing.
Huge cocoa in the smell, lots of cinnamon and vanilla, milky and dark chocolate, fig, raisin, veggie chilli pepper, lower coffee notes, faint wood. The smell is incredible, with just a small hint of booze.
Roasty robust taste, huge with dark chocolate, riddled with dry plums and figs, spicy with a lot of woody cinnamon, rich vanilla, even faint licorice. Mellows down and gets a bit sweeter, with sticky molasses and toffee, only to be balanced perfectly in the end with some roasted coffee, dark malts and faint smoked woodiness. The chillies bring a nice warm prickle in the back of the throat, just enough so you know they're there. Taste really brings up all that's written on the label, amplified, rich and perfectly balanced.
Thick body, very smooth, with a very tiny bit of booze present, nowhere near disturbing. Full complex aftertaste, extra roasty.
A huge imperial stout, unique, worth any effort and future budget-hole to get again.
Serving type: bottle
07-21-2014 09:14:09 | More by dcmchew
Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 2,465 ratings.