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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: 2,894
Reviews: 637
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 3,010
Gots: 753 | FT: 45
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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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Big thanks to Immortale25 for this major, major want!

L – Black color with a 1-finger brown frothy, foamy head. Nice retention and lacing. VERY viscous. There are some noticeable legs on the side of the glass as well. This looks great.

S – Lots of chocolate and vanilla with a little bit of noticeable chile and cinnamon spice. Smells pretty good.

T – Wow. While it only smelled pretty good, it tastes ridiculous. It starts off with cocoa and vanilla sweetness and picks up a little bit of a kick along the way with cinnamon and pepper notes. As the taste progresses, it picks up a BIG roasted malt and dark chocolate character. Toward the finish, the dark chocolate really builds to a crescendo and finishes out the beer perfectly. This is delicious.

F – Full-bodied, decent carbonation, a velvety and creamy mouthfeel, and a sweet, mildly bitter, and mildly dry finish. Bittersweet dark chocolate lingers for a long time. There’s a bit of warmth from the alcohol, but the 11% ABV is largely hidden.

O – This is a fantastic beer and one of the best stouts that I’ve ever had the pleasure of having. When I poured it and smelled it, I was a bit concerned that the hype train may be striking again. It looks and smells very good, but I remember thinking that I’ve had stouts that were similar in both departments. However, I was proven very wrong once I tasted it. This beer is very special and has a phenomenal blend of flavors that all work perfectly together. The mouthfeel is also fantastic. The cherry on top is that I have no idea where all the alcohol in this beer is hiding. It is extremely drinkable for an 11% ABV imperial stout. I am so, so glad that I got to try this one and I’d love the opportunity to have it again. It’s definitely worth seeking out. Thanks, Joel!

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 2,894 ratings.