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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 2,683
Reviews: 624
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 2,941
Gots: 726 | FT: 47
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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4.9/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this on tap at Hunahpu day at Cigar City.

Thick, viscous, dense black beer with reddish brown head. Smell is full of coffee, chocolate, and vanilla. The taste is bittersweet with loads of chocolate and espresso, followed by a pleasant chili pepper kick. As Hunahpu warms up it tastes sweeter and the vanilla flavors come through better. The chili spice feels palate cleansing and sets up the next sip. Mouthfeel is thick and viscous with low carbonation.

Astounding Impy Stout.

saison19, Mar 13, 2012
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4.88/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Big thanks to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this gem

Reviewed 3/4/12

Appearance: Pours like oil, with one of the darkest heads I've ever seen - the beer itself is pitch black, with a brown head, small amount of spotty lacing

Smell: So much going on, it's overwhelming in the best way possible - chocolate in pretty much every sense of the word - chocolate malts, baker's chocolate, cocoa, cacao nibs, semisweet chocolate, fudge - chilies, of multiple kinds - burnt malts, very roasted, caramelized malts - caramel, burnt sugar, vanilla

Taste: Similarly amazing - chocolate - milk chocolate, semisweet chocolate, baker's chocolate, burnt malts, coffee beans, roasted coffee - the use of chilies is fantastic - adds a mild chili heat - a touch of wood, but this aspect is pretty blown away by the roasted malts, burnt malts, chocolate and chili magic

Mouthfeel: Heavy, slick, decadent - minimal carbonation, but it works perfectly

Overall: Beer? This is more like a magic potion

There are so many good things about this beer that I don't even know where to start. The base beer is great, and the chilies and chocolate additions are fantastic. This is magnificent.

angrybabboon, Mar 11, 2012
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yup, this is a serious beer. About the best looking stout I've ever had. Black as night under a reddish auburn/orange head with pretty dang good retention. Insane aroma, big in the cacao department and pasilla. I cook with pasilla a lot and this delivers. The aroma is an earth monster, with coffee and roasty notes. Full flavored, coffee, roasted barley, the chiles hit with an earthy assault, and as the beer closes out I get some spice and a hint, just a hint of vanilla and a bit of sugar, a little less dry then I like. A little hot and a little bitter from the roasted malts and alcohol, but otherwise its a nice full bodied beer.

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 2,683 ratings.