Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Cigar City Brewing
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Reviews by chickenflea:
4.15/5 rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a rich mahogany brown with a medium tan head with good lacing an retention.
Aroma is OK with dark fruits predominating. There is a pungent roastiness as well.
Taste is where this beer excels. Not as sweet as some browns, with a subtle sourness in the midtaste that morphs into a hoppy, smoky bitterness. The smoke flavor hangs in there in the finish. If you like smoky brews, and I do, this is a very fine brown. But it seems to me more in the style of a very smooth dry stout.
Mouthfeel is medium and a little sticky.
Very drinkable. The bitter smoky finish adds an intriguing quality to this brown. I was surprised to find this brew in a attractively priced six-pack. I will be keep in these in the fridge for as long as they are available.
Serving type: bottle
10-05-2010 22:02:35 | More by chickenflea
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3.91/5 rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
12oz can into a pint glass
bottle on 12-10-13
A: Dark brown, opaque, 2 fingers width of light tan head, pretty good retention, but leaves effectively no lacing.
S: Dark roasted malts, heavy cream, char, chocolate malt.
T: Follows the nose with cream and roasted malt. A good amount of bakers chocolate, some herbaceous notes, and mild bitterness. Tasty.
M/D: Medium body, carbonation on the heavy side but appropriate, drinkability is good.
O: Not my favorite style, but quite an enjoyable beer. Certainly worth a try.
Serving type: can
03-15-2014 01:58:37 | More by zac16125
Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,533 ratings.