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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,698 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,698
Reviews: 587
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 143
Gots: 178 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pours brown in color with notes of caramel, toffee, chocolate and hints of espresso. Flavor has caramel/toffee sweetness is upfront with intermingling notes of chocolate and espresso with a roasted peanut expression in the finish.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-04-2009)
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Photo of zaphodchak
3.35/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A finger of tan head, and a rich foggy brown body. Decent retention but no lace.

Nose is dry malt and a trace of oatmeal.

Body follows the nose in being relatively dry. A bit nutty and while it doesn't say oatmeal on the bottle, I can totally see it.

Mouthfeel is nice and smooth.

I don't know what I was expecting, probably the whole greener grass thing from not getting Cigar City in my hometown, but this is a good brown ale, if not an outstanding one.

zaphodchak, May 06, 2012
Photo of jdense
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle scored in Washington DC hand-carried back to The Big, split with neighborhood beer buddy.

A bit less than a full finger of medium brown head, over dark brown nearly opaque body, needed to hold up closely to light to see several streams of small rising bubbles. Nose is fairly complex, some light roasted floor malt, tobacco (!), caramel and floral hops. Taste mirrors nose, easy drinking personified. Mouthfeel is medium, light effervescence. Not bad, I need a Cubano sandwich to fully enjoy this. Would be interested in trying the more complex versions of this base beer.

jdense, May 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Evan, May 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

VonZipper, May 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Mcooly, May 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

pvsob, Apr 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

jimelee108, Apr 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

vfalstad, Apr 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

rbrefbeerman, Apr 25, 2012
Photo of funkel81
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

funkel81, Apr 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

gfan18, Apr 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

IrishColonial, Apr 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

KevieJames, Apr 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Slikpitt, Apr 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

yergermeister, Apr 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

HamGlade10, Apr 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

DavyJones, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of denver10
4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown with a reddish hue with a white head and fair lacing. A sweet aroma of caramelized sugar, oats, and bready malt. I usually find the aroma of browns to be lacking but found the oat component really gave some substance to this one's smell. Flavor is expectedly on the sweet side as well with some caremalized brown sugar, molasses, nutty, some oatiness and the slightest touch of roastiness. Medium mouthfeel with some slight carbonation. Overall,I love oatmeal stouts and was stoked to finally try this oatmeal brown, really glad I didas it totally lived up to and surpassed my expectations.

denver10, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of Flounder57
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a minimal head that has reduced to a thin layer now. The beer is a dark crimson brown with signs of carbonation at the top of the glass.

Smell: bready and caramel malts, sweetness from the oatmeal too.

Taste: bready, caramel, mocha, roastiness, and nutty characteristics.

Mouthfeel: a little dry, medium to high carbonation, medium bodied, a little chewy, and easy to drink.

Overall: This was a nice gift from the lady a few months. Finally happy to be enjoying this lovely treat. This is the second time I have had a beer from the brewery and am not dissapointed one bit. Wish I had more.

Flounder57, Apr 13, 2012
Photo of greenmonstah
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown with a finger of tan head. Great retention.

S - Nutty, bready, caramel, rolled oats.

T - Again, nutty, bready as can be, with a oatmeal character. Very crisp, walnut and wheat bread flavors. A little raisin.

M - Medium body, surprisingly smooth. Really great, even and mellow finish. The body is just great.

O - A great brown ale, mellow and sessionable. I'd love to have this on cask, it'd be wonderful.

greenmonstah, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of zeff80
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a semi-opaque, jet black color with a small, tan head of foam. The bubbly head receded to leave patchy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of oats, bready malt and some floral notes.

T - It had a rich malty character with a strong oat flavor. Mild molasses notes with an even milder bitterness. Some nuttiness comes through as it warms.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a really good English Brown. Cigar City continues to impress me.

zeff80, Apr 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Dweedlebug, Apr 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

ADemshar, Apr 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

swetsastonic, Apr 05, 2012
Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,698 ratings.