Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 2,956
Reviews: 642
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 3,068
Gots: 762 | FT: 43
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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%

2011 vintage, thank you very much Greg!

Pours a completely black, slightly viscous color, with a small, dark brown head.

Has rich aromas of chocolate, earthy, scorched malts, notes of molasses and a gentle coffee infusion, well balanced by unsweetened bakers chocolate.

Tastes of smooth, creamy chocolate, joined by toffeeish malts, evoking a mousse au chocolate impression, joined by a sweeter, calming, slightly wooden vanilla note. Has a hot peak, at first introduced by a decent hop bitterness, carried by a generous malt earthiness, transforming into a spicy, hot chili burn. This spiciness numbes the palate for a short glance, then revealing an interplay between a slick coffee bitterness and mellow, sweet chocolate. Finishes with a semi-dry aspect and cinnamon to it, including the taste of whole, burned coffee beans, dipped into hot chocolate. Burning, hot Jalapeno and cinnamon are sticking on the outside of my teeth, accompanied by a subtle sweetness. The balance of this brew is outstanding, regarding its complexity. There are no moments in which any off-flavors get revealed, or in which the beer turns into something odd, but its full body is defined by a great smoothness and diversified taste.

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark thick black pour. Not much head at all. Chilli pepper aroma with lots of cocoa smell. Slight pepper bite with a sweet toffee taste. Sticky thick mouthfeel. Hints of molasses, chocolate, fig. Delicious.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 2,956 ratings.