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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: 2,413
Reviews: 611
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2,817
Gots: 658 | FT: 41
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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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Brez07

Maine

4.25/5  rDev -7%

12-04-2012 23:45:55 | More by Brez07
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smokeypeat

Maryland

4.9/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This thing pours 2am black into the glass with a nice thick "glug, glug". Nice sticky lacing from the head. Good legs on the glass. Definitely one of the best looking imperial stouts out there.

Smell on this is great. Nice dark roast, hints of the vanilla and cinnamon present. Morning blend coffee.

Taste is off the charts for me. Perfect blend of traditional RIS flavors (coffee, bakers chocolate), with great add-ons. The vanilla is a nice sweet note, with the cinnamon present but not overpowering. I really love how the chiles come in on the back end and create this pleasant warming note throughout. Probably the most balanced use of chiles in beer that I've come across.

Mouthfeel is perfect for a big beer like this. Smooth, creamy, goes down easy without being cloying.

After having this a third time on Thanksgiving night I can say this has become my favorite beers in the "one day a year" special release category. I think I'm going to have to make the effort to get down there next year for release day.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2012 15:34:52 | More by smokeypeat
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C-Dog


2.75/5  rDev -39.8%

11-27-2012 05:09:07 | More by C-Dog
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-25-2012 05:43:42 | More by hilgart1
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Bluecane

New York

4.25/5  rDev -7%

11-20-2012 03:14:42 | More by Bluecane
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BrittQ

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-16-2012 18:03:11 | More by BrittQ
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2012 08:43:22 | More by Anonymous1
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-12-2012 03:34:03 | More by funkyaudio
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mltobin

Connecticut

4.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared a bottle of this with a couple of friends.
Appearance is a deep black with a small head. It has a nose with vanilla, oak, dark chocolate, nuts and some bourbon. The taste is biscuits, coffee, more vanilla, faint chili peppers and more oakiness. Mouthfeel is medium, a very smooth, clean finish. Just leaves you with some boozy aftertaste. This is by all means a fantastic imperial stout, wish it was easier to get in NY-CT.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 02:32:47 | More by mltobin
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N3ptune

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-09-2012 19:48:39 | More by N3ptune
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nulledge

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-08-2012 18:16:13 | More by nulledge
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tt0027

New York

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-07-2012 18:46:54 | More by tt0027
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-06-2012 19:37:44 | More by mendvicdog
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Auztan

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-06-2012 17:47:08 | More by Auztan
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-06-2012 03:36:44 | More by sjstraub
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Samwhyz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -12.5%

11-04-2012 20:29:27 | More by Samwhyz
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duceswild

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-04-2012 16:59:50 | More by duceswild
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-04-2012 04:52:11 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-04-2012 04:29:42 | More by oriolesfan4
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -7%

11-03-2012 02:31:55 | More by tbone1384
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Grfilwett

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-02-2012 15:13:07 | More by Grfilwett
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chippo33

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-02-2012 00:17:19 | More by chippo33
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Pdiddey3d

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-31-2012 05:00:41 | More by Pdiddey3d
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seplo

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +9.4%

10-30-2012 19:18:13 | More by seplo
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juliusseizure

New York

4/5  rDev -12.5%

10-30-2012 00:40:03 | More by juliusseizure
Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
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