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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown AleMaduro Oatmeal Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,783 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,783
Reviews: 593
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 147
Gots: 207 | 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:
Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-04-2009

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
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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2.56/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

ive tasted and never been impressed with brown ales before but i wanted to try one anyways and 1/2 price growlers at whole foods plymouth meeting pa this past friday finally got me to.
that being said, im glad i spent $3 not $6 for this 32 oz growler.

pretty brown beer, nice head. smells ok, nutty. taste follows, malty, nutty. but with a weird, smoky, ashtray like finish, i can see this beer pairing well with a cigar, however im an ex smoker and absolutely cannot tolerate tobacco anymore. the oatmeal makes the mouthfeel terrific, the best part of this beer. but this was not very drinkable for me, took forever to finish this growler.

not recommended.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1137th Review on BA
Bottle to Pint
12 oz

Thanks to GuruDel for the bottle

App- A very murky red/brown with some garnet mixed in. A huge head formed even on a careful pour. Presented a 3 finger head deep in khaki and left some great cling.

Smell- Nice smelling brown but a little light with notes of malts, spice, cookies, raisins and chocolate.

Taste- Flavors followed suit from the nose and were more prevalant with some oatmeal raisin cookie and some malts. The further it warmed the more the chocolate notes came out.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a medium-high carbonation level. A little bit of spice, chocolate flavors remained.

Drink- A nice brown. A bit unique even for a base version. I would have this one again. Lush and semi creamy and presented with a good layering in the middle.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very nice-looking dark brown, with some shiny red coming through in the light. Nice two-finger tan head,with moderate retention and lacing.

Faint malty aromas, with some slight caramel in there. Not much on the nose, as I have to sniff hard to detect what is there.

Very smooth body, thin carbonation levels, with a nice malty, light chocolate flavors. Some presence of nuts and vanilla.

Overall, very smooth and pleasant brown ale.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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2.68/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Beer tasteless, almost dead.
Looks pretty visually from the rest but there is little positive to say about it. Would almost think that this beer is the best before date had passed.
Dusty taste, a bit in the trend of cardboard.
Had really expected more, but maybe later a try to find out if there really was nothing wrong with this beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very big "Thank you!" to output01x for this beer, and several of my latest reviewed beers as well.

I poured this one a little over zealously and got over two fingers of light tan head that started out fizzy and ended foamy. The retention on this baby was really good, and a decent attempt at lacing was noted. The body was a nice deep mahogany brown.

Delicious malt and banana are the first aromas noted. A little toffee and coffee and an ever so slight grassiness help round out the nose.

Malt is the first noted flavor. Then banana comes out to say "hi!" and finally a bit of caramel and coffee top it off.

Medium bodied is the name of the game. It isn't sticky, doesn't leave a film and isn't particularly drying. When a sip is taken, it flows very smoothly, allowing you to get the flavors and refreshes, washing down clean.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.7%

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3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a twelve oz bottle into a pint glass. Part of a mix/six pack.

Pours very dark brown, almost black, with a ring of foam (none sits in the middle). Caramel, toffee smell. Quite malty, light sweet nutty taste. Much caramel. Chewy and with vanilla. Some chocolate pokes through in the finish. Very small bitter at the close. Fuller bodied than most brown ales, another good Cigar City brew.

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3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a deep clear brown color ale with a nice thick foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with deep notes of caramel and light toffee notes. Taste is also a nice mix between some deep caramelized malt with balanced sweetness level and some light toffee notes. Body is quite full with good carbonation. Very well brewed and balanced and malt profile is quite exquisite. Very well done for style I don’t particularly care for.

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,783 ratings.