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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

1,647 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,647
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 134
Gots: 166 | 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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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Another big thank you to Coldsnack for this treat from Florida!

Appearance. Pours a deep and hazy amber-brown with almost a finger of khaki head.

Smell. Sweet caramel malts, coffee and vanilla with a little bit of sweet chocolate and molasses.

Taste. Sweet caramel malts again, a little coffee and cherry, roasted nuts and a bit of vanilla.

Mouthfeel. On the low side of medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall. For a style that isn't my fav, this is a pretty decent beer. Could see myself easily putting back a bunch of these around the campfire.

Serving type: can

04-05-2013 00:03:10 | More by Rutager
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WallingBrew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-04-2013 20:00:04 | More by WallingBrew
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csurowiec

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-03-2013 20:46:11 | More by csurowiec
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breakingbland

Michigan

3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint glass. (Forgot to look for a date on the can.)

Appearance: Brownish-red, nearly opaque. The brownish head dissipated quickly. 

Aroma: Malty with espresso and chocolate. Initially, I detected a slight, odd detergent aroma, but it seemed to dissipate quickly and didn't interfere with enjoying this beer. (maybe it was my imagination...) 

Taste: Espresso and chocolate followed the aroma (but no detergent!). Only a faint hops presence as anticipated for this style.

Mouthfeel: This beer had a nice body -- a full feeling in the mouth. It had a pleasant level of carbonation with medium-sized bubbles. Espresso and chocolate intensify on the tongue if you let it linger.

Overall: I had heard that this was a beer to seek out while in FL. It definitely didn't disappoint! It was fun to drink and went well with food (a big burger @ Ford's Garage in Ft. Myers, FL). I will look for this again while in Florida.

Serving type: can

04-02-2013 00:25:04 | More by breakingbland
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-01-2013 05:30:43 | More by Hugonaut13
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Hermthegerm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

03-31-2013 02:48:24 | More by Hermthegerm
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Auror

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-30-2013 21:31:33 | More by Auror
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JALIEN

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

03-30-2013 05:56:45 | More by JALIEN
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brewtus

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

03-30-2013 01:14:58 | More by brewtus
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a brownish body with two finger offwhite head that stuck around and left some lace. Aroma hit several minor notes of caramel, bitter chocolate, toffee, coffee, some roasted malts, touchs of other sugar sweetness and a tad of grainy hops or breadiness (something akin to those) but nothing spectacular. Taste of the beer is more of the same. While it is medium bodied and easy to drink and has a drying sensation on the finish, there is nothing spectacular about the beer. There is a balance of sweet malts and dry, roasted malts as well as a touch of hops but I really can't say this beer is too sweet or has a peculiar dryness/breadiness/hopiness to it to classify it as something else. A good beer but one, that for me at least, is just slightly under par with some other, better, brown ales/oatmeal stouts (which I really didn't get any taste or feel of oats although it would explain the smoothness of the beer).

Serving type: on-tap

03-29-2013 18:41:18 | More by clayrock81
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Xtent

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-29-2013 18:25:32 | More by Xtent
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Benny3000

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

03-28-2013 15:12:59 | More by Benny3000
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juliusseizure

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-28-2013 05:39:12 | More by juliusseizure
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-27-2013 00:43:52 | More by KVNBGRY
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olfolxholme

California

3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into Newcastle Geordie Schooner glass

A - Pours with a thin layer of head that dissipates quickly. A ring of bubbles lasts. Some lacing. Beer is a nice burnt copper color.

S - Wonderful aroma of vanilla and "cereal grain" malt character.

T - Very malt forward. Maybe a little on the husky side, but the darker malts push through. Heavy malt in the aftertaste. Some fruitiness, presumably from esters. A bit of a tanginess in the finish.

M - Nice and soft up front. Nice dryness in the aftertaste. Some oily coating, too. Enjoyable.

O - Glad I tried this. Thanks to hdelavega for this bottle. This is definitely more of a "malt" beer than I tend to prefer, but it still had great drinkability. Wouldn't be my go to beer, but I hope to have it again. I bet it would be GREAT with pub food and strong cheese. Oh man, is it lunchtime?

57

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 20:07:31 | More by olfolxholme
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.5%

03-26-2013 18:27:53 | More by Mark5252
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

03-26-2013 01:30:20 | More by agreenman19
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briiguy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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andthevolcano

Delaware

4/5  rDev +2%

03-25-2013 20:16:28 | More by andthevolcano
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

03-25-2013 02:22:02 | More by Nachos4two
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JackMcAwesome

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-24-2013 20:09:32 | More by JackMcAwesome
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Brewsky86

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,647 ratings.