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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

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Hunahpu's Imperial StoutHunahpu's Imperial Stout

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Ratings: 2,421
Reviews: 612
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2,820
Gots: 664 | FT: 39
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
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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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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3/5  rDev -34.4%

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BlissJunkie

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -12.5%

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Georgia

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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New York

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -12.5%

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South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Culture

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

I tried this Brandy Barrel Hunaphu this past weekend. All of my friends are hyped up about this brew. I enjoyed the smell very much. It smells delicious , vanilla, and cinnamon came out most.

As far as the taste I was not very impressed. It was a harsh burn. I enjoy imperial stouts but this have me some heart burn. I will be trying regular hunaphu this week. I will let you know if it was just the BB that did not peak my taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 21:41:58 | More by Culture
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jmm380

Florida

5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-16-2013 21:06:29 | More by jmm380
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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -12.5%

07-16-2013 15:48:04 | More by MITCHELLMPLS
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Durb777

Illinois

4/5  rDev -12.5%

07-16-2013 15:35:07 | More by Durb777
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Missouri

5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-15-2013 16:03:27 | More by FreshZ
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Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

4.16/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Despite the AMAZING reviews this beer gets, I simply just didnt 'get' it. I found it to be tasty, but more than my 8oz glass started to become a chore.

The aroma is amazing with a lot of little nuances making up the collective body of scents. It's the flavor that gets me; it's SO fucking sweet. I don't do malty IPAs and sweet stouts are of course hard for me to fall in love with. With all the flavor jam-packed into the bottle, I found the drinkability very low and overwhelmed by the sweet fudge-like flavors.

Still a wonderful experience and even though I wasn't IN LOVE, I will still give it a good grade for the sheer complexity of this beer.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 05:59:15 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

07-13-2013 19:51:01 | More by charlie413
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Missouri

4.59/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Consumed alongside a Tatuaje FF 2013 and Askinosie 72% Tanzanian Chocolate at Just for Him, Springfield, Missouri, shared with several friends. 7-12-13.

A- Poured into HF stemware, pours jet-black with a thin mocha head that quickly fades to a thin ring around the glass. Appears to be very thick, almost syrupy, with very low carbonation. 4.25

S- Vanilla beans up front followed by unidentifiable spices, cherries, chocolate, several fruit esters I can't pick up, with a slight alcohol undertone. Extremely complex and enjoyable. 4.75

T- Chocolate that is quickly overtaken by a strong, yet not overpowering chili flavor that gives way to marshmallow-like vanilla, cinnamon, and a complementing roast malt. There is a lingering bitterness, it seems like it is more from the malt than hops though. 4.5

M- Low carbonation that is barely present, a full body with a long bitter note mixed with the heat from the peppers. 4.5

O- This beer is definitely better around 50-55 degrees. All of the flavors seem to pop more and meld to make an incredible beer. I don't know if I could drink much more than 12 ounces of this in a sitting, but it is very enjoyable, and one of the best Russian imperial stouts I have consumed thus far. When you pick it apart individually as far as smell, mouthfeel, etc, it doesn't rate as high as it deserves. Simply incredible, I will be searching for more..

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 02:36:14 | More by justforrazors
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
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