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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

1,628 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,628
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 132
Gots: 163 | FT: 7
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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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zachariaIPA

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 13:33:00 | More by zachariaIPA
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HalfFull

California

3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass from a standard 12 oz. bottle. Shows a clear amber brown with half an inch of tan foam. Offers decent retention and some light lacing.

Nose is clean and bright and reminds me of an English Brown given the clean malt notes and some subtle dark fruit and nutty chocolate influences. Touch of hops compliments the malt bill quite well.

Flavor is English again, clean and with a touch of grainy texture on the finish, which lingers fairly well. Feel is full and balanced thought not as creamy as I would expect from the oats factor and not as creamy as I've had on tap. I wonder if nitrogen was involved with that memory??

Overall a pretty solid brew. Quaffable and full of flavor, bright and complex. Reminds me of Alesmith's Nautical Nut Brown in a way though finishing with a bit more sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 06:09:07 | More by HalfFull
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hdelavega

Florida

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

Pours a deep rich brown with slight red hues against the light, thin light tan head, nice lacing.
Pretty sweet nose, chocolate, hazel nut, carmal malt, some earthy tobacco in there too.
Taste follows the nose with a little less sweetness. The earthiness comes through a little more, defiantly a big malty presence, a little cocoa in the body.
The body is actualy pretty thin considering the sweetness. Nice medium carbonation, good coating, lots of lingering flavors.
Not a bad brown. A little sweet, but pretty solid.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 05:57:35 | More by hdelavega
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vtfan77

Virginia

3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Deep chestnut brown with about half an inch of head. Head dissipates rather quickly.

S- Lots of rich, chocolaty and caramelly malts with a slight metallic twang. Smells a bit like a tootsie roll.

T- A touch of sweetness upfront before an assertive bitterness kicks in. Strong malty flavors of caramel and dark bread are nearly equaled by an earthy bitterness. Toasty and slightly burnt flavors appear on the aftertaste and are reminiscent of coffee.

M- Surprisingly thin, on the light side of medium. Pretty high in carbonation.

This is a pretty good brown ale. I've had better, but this was decent. I could have done with a little less bitterness and a little more body. I wouldn't mind pairing it with a cigar like the label suggests. It's probably strong enough to stand up to one. It's certainly worth a try if you can find it.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 03:50:58 | More by vtfan77
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mjaggers

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 01:32:33 | More by mjaggers
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Microbrewtaster

Indiana

3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A: When poured it it is a dark brown color, when held up to the light it appears a dark cherry color. When poured into a half liter glass there was little head which was a brown color, and dissipated quickly.

S: Caramelized Brown sugar

T: Cocoa is the first hint that i tasted, brown suigar, slightly earthy at the end and a mild after taste of cocoa.

M: creamy clean and crisp.

O: I enjoyed this beer it is an easy sit down beer great for the holiday season.

Serving type: 500ml Glass

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2011 20:59:51 | More by Microbrewtaster
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muletrane

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

11-21-2011 02:02:22 | More by muletrane
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dsauter

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%

11-20-2011 21:50:28 | More by dsauter
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animal69

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +2%

11-20-2011 21:30:38 | More by animal69
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2%

11-20-2011 06:08:33 | More by djrn2
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-20-2011 05:31:16 | More by paulys55
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

11-20-2011 02:54:14 | More by mmcnaughton
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CharlieWilkinson

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 23:39:33 | More by CharlieWilkinson
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VaTechHopHead


4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a semi-viscous medium brown, not much head but does leave a few bubbles and lacing.

S - Definitely on the sweet side but not artificial by any means. Nice toasted aroma and wonderful nuttiness.

T - Again, a sweet brown ale but done very well. A very pronounced nutty flavor, slightly buttery, light caramel, and just the faintest hint of hops. Finishes with an awesome walnut-like flavor.

M - Medium body with just enough carbonation. Flavors last and it's way too easy to drink in my opinion, but at 5.5% you can drink a few no problem.

O - Is it my favorite CCB beer? No. But that doesn't mean it's not great. Plus it serves as the backbone to several CCB offerings. A must try for the style for sure.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 22:52:32 | More by VaTechHopHead
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hopluva1

Washington

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-19-2011 22:15:07 | More by hopluva1
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Dael5859

Ohio

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-19-2011 20:36:16 | More by Dael5859
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-19-2011 20:03:58 | More by VikeMan
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 12:18:29 | More by bacher468
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Finatic

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 11:51:56 | More by Finatic
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 04:07:25 | More by DoctorB2B
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-18-2011 21:15:13 | More by touchmeimsac
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kbnooshay

New York

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-18-2011 20:22:53 | More by kbnooshay
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Hoagie1973

New York

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-18-2011 20:22:43 | More by Hoagie1973
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darklord2011

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%

11-18-2011 15:56:14 | More by darklord2011
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BeerTaster727

Florida

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-18-2011 14:53:42 | More by BeerTaster727
Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,628 ratings.