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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 1,764
Reviews: 588
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 146
Gots: 200 | FT: 8
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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4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Nice deep dark espresso coloring with 2 fingers of head that dissipates down to a thick rich foamy head. Very nice.

S: Crazy flavors here. Getting alot of sweet cookie flavors. Cinnamon, molasses, spiced rum cake. Reminds me of Christmas cookies. Very aromatic and they become more pronounced as the beer warms.

T: Initial tastes match the nose. Really tastes like a mix between carrot cake and spiced rum cake. That gives way to a mild espresso flavor with dark caramel and some chocolate hints. Tasting lots of malt too, like a blended up chocolate malt ball milkshake. Very intriguing. After taste has a slightly piney flavor thats hard to decribe.

M: Light carbonation and creamyness to the brew allow the taste to linger. Very enjoyable.

O: Not a bad brew by any means, nice mix of spicyness and flavors. I could def see myself sitting down at a smoke shop with one of these in hand.

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3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown, almost black. I only see the brown at the bottom of the glass. One finger yellowish-white head with some big bubbles.
Smells like coffee and dark chocolate and a bit fruity which I'm guessing is coming from the yeast.
Roasted malt, hint of coffee like bitterness. This does not have any sweetness about it.
It's light to medium bodied, not overly carbonated but also not flat. It's dry with a nice bitter aftertaste.
This is a tasty beer that also smells. Dry good. It has a balanced feel to it. I would love to have this again by the camp fire in the fall.

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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.

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3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
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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.

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,764 ratings.