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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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2,790 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,790
Reviews: 631
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 2,969
Gots: 745 | FT: 42
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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Ratings: 2,790 | Reviews: 631 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

mattsmith413, Sep 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

lpotter, Sep 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

timc13, Sep 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

dvmky, Sep 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Howlader, Sep 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

scotv, Sep 08, 2013
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ortie, Sep 08, 2013
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drebrew, Sep 08, 2013
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DavidRose, Sep 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

lonewolfcry, Sep 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

kristougher, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of Axnjxn
4.46/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2013 bottle into a chalice.

dark black, opaque. no head at all. MASSIVE in your face spell of chocolate and alcohol. I can tell this would improve with age. taste is huge on cocoa and alcohol, cinnamon is also very apparent. not getting any chili peppers though. real good flavor overall. full bodied, no carbonation.

overall a real big imp stout that will just improve with age. give it a year to fully enjoy it.

Axnjxn, Sep 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

pawpaw, Sep 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -28.9%

themanilow, Sep 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -12.5%

RColbert3, Sep 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

jeffkissel, Sep 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

hopslam11, Sep 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

wesside89, Sep 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

DLucky, Sep 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

buddhabelly91, Sep 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

oldp0rt, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of TheChef18
4.73/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Have had many times both on draft and in bottle. Most recent was at a vertical tasting dinner. FYI, we all learned Huna is best within 1 year of bottling or else the spice falls out.

A- Pitch black with little to no head. Reminds me of black shoe polish it is so dark.

S- Cinnamon, chile, chocolate, slight roasty, and vanilla. everything that is listed is apparent

T- Chocolate followed by chile and vanilla. Truly excellent and perfectly balanced. Only reason it is not a 5 in taste is b/c I have had the BA Huna and know that even this can get a little better

M- thick and coats great. what you expect and want from this type of brew. dont know of a better mouthfeel in imperial stouts

O- one of the best CCB has to offer. a beer that everyone should feel obligated to try

TheChef18, Sep 02, 2013
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4.28/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I thought it was a very good stout (obviously you don't reach the heights that this beer has reached on hype alone) but the chile spice is something I could do without. So, that is just a personal preference thing. I would certainly drink it but I would prefer something like a Zhukov that doesn't have the same spice to it.

I would recommend this beer any day. It really is something special.

dayvinn87, Sep 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

outoffocus, Aug 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

Shmeal, Aug 30, 2013
Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 2,790 ratings.