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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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88
very good

1,640 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,640
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 134
Gots: 163 | 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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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

12-19-2011 23:40:38 | More by jake10948
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

12-19-2011 00:10:31 | More by eaphikap
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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

12-18-2011 22:08:07 | More by chrisrink10
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.5%

12-18-2011 15:59:10 | More by acurtis
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4/5  rDev +2%

12-17-2011 19:42:12 | More by xnicknj
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-17-2011 13:00:21 | More by fortheunheard
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4/5  rDev +2%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2%

12-15-2011 04:42:49 | More by Discordian
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beer2day

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a rich dark caramel brown. 1-finger tan head and a thin film of retention. Not much in the way of lace.

Very rich caramel nose. Lightly roasted malt. Bits of coffee coming through and a surprising note of citrus hops under everything.

Caramel and cream define the taste. Light coffee notes in the finish and a dash of hops in the end, matching the nose well. Starting to pick up more toffee late in the glass, like a Heath bar.

Feel is fairly thick, but not overpowering.

Not a big fan of the style, but the roast malt and toffee work for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2011 02:23:57 | More by beer2day
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ucis

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -23.5%

12-14-2011 19:42:12 | More by ucis
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2%

12-14-2011 19:04:17 | More by jophish17
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Tabni

Florida

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-14-2011 15:10:29 | More by Tabni
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Florida

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n2185

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown with a finger of khaki head that recedes into a thin layer with little lacing.

S: Some dry, sweet cocoa aromas up front followed by sweet bubblegum or candy sugar-like notes. Sweet nutty aromas are also present.

T: Roasted malts up front with some slightly bitter chocolate flavors. A semi-sweet nutty flavor follows mixed with a sweeter, bubblegum and candy sugar flavor. The finish is fairly dry and slightly bitter.

M: Medium body with lowish carbonation, this beer is slightly watery and could use a thicker body.

O: A good brown ale, overall, with a nice mix of nutty and chocolaty flavors and aromas. It's a bit watery and doesn't have much depth, but is still tasty for a beer with a relatively low abv.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2011 03:44:41 | More by n2185
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unclejazz

New York

3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Having a good friend in Tampa has really got my curiousity peaked. This is my 1st sampling from Cigar City, consider it an intro for Cigar City's tap take-over at Blind Tiger this week.

A-this is a dark brown beer, very dark and very brown. There is a one finger tan head that leaves behind some nic creamy lacing.

S-it smells dank and earthy with a bit of choclate sweetness. The smell makes you want to drink this stuff, very inviting.

T-very powerful roast nut and earthy notes. Has kind of a pants-that-can-stand-on their-own sorta. More of a weak porter than a brown ale.

M-oily and alcohol aftertaste but a solid level of carbonation helps. Feels a bit lighter at the finish.

O-a potent example from a respected southern brewery. I bet the have some delicious barrel age beers.

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

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South Carolina

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FeDUBBELFIST

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft pour into pint glass for $6.50. Sampled 9/5/10.

A: Served with a finger and a half of creamy/frothy head, light brown in color. A few sips in and already the head is laying down some serious sheets of lace, completely uninterrupted. The body is very dark brown with just a bit of ruby-amber edges showing through. A thin film remains on top and the sheets of lace become riddled with holes.

S: The nose is lightly roasted with dark bready malts, chocolate and grain. Oatmeal is definitely noticeable. Light hop aromas are grassy and herbal, complimenting the grain bill very well.

T: Dark bread, earthy with hints of smoked leather and doughy yeast. Semi fruity with read raisin leading the way, perhaps some underlying baked apple and subtle spice contributions of cardamom, anise and clove. Low bitterness and a very slight sour lactose quality.

M: The mouthfeel leans toward the full side of medium. Smooth body but the biting carbonation is probably a touch too aggressive. Sweet up front end with a dry finish. The oatmeal helps to round out the texture.

D: [Drinkability] Highly drinkable. Cigar City has added a degree of excitement to an otherwise rather mundane style. An excellent take on an American Brown Ale.

Serving type: on-tap

12-10-2011 17:11:10 | More by FeDUBBELFIST
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Florida

3.13/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass. Served at about 55 degrees f.

A: Pours quickly and easily without much of a head. What head there is, is simply a fizzle of sea foam.

S: Smells of wet earth and dirty tobacco. Don't detect any special fruityness or hops on the nose.

T: Meh. Underwhelmed. The flavor is like wet leather crossed with tobacco. The middle is wet horseblanket with very little hops presence. Definite nuttyness hits the back.

M: Softly carbonated, starts and finishes wet on the tongue. Not crisp, more of a coating beer that would do better paired with a meal than consumed solo.

O: It's a funky example of a brown. I could picture drinking this while chewing on a cohiba cigar. I caught no banana esters or diacetyl apple on my bottles. No signs of infection.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 01:51:52 | More by Aiptasia
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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,640 ratings.