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Jai Alai IPA - Cedar Aged (Humidor Series) - Cigar City Brewing

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906 Ratings
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Ratings: 906
Reviews: 450
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 179
Gots: 86 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our flagship beer in the Humidor Series is Humidor Series India Pale Ale. We start with Jai Alai IPA as a base beer and add the cedar during secondary fermentation. The cedar provides a perfect balance with the assertive hops of Jai Alai to create an entirely new experience.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 05-26-2009)
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3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can(!); canned March 2014; served in a lager glass.

A: Excellent semi-creamy head over a deep amber liquid full of suspended particles.

Very hoppy aroma of the piney/citrus persuasion. Mild bitterness for style, with some nice cedar wood aging effects.

Feel: smooth and full for style.

O: tamer, more interesting, and easier to drink than the very fine Jai Alai Ale that serves as the base.

chinchill, May 14, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes from 2012.

Appearance - Light copper colored. White head. Sticky looking with a ton of lace.

Smell - Tons of grapefruit hops. The cedar aroma adds to the pungency of the grapefruit. Some caramel malts.

Taste - Fresh grapefruit hops. Intense cedar. The cedar pairs very well with the grapefruit hops. Slightly sweet pale malt in the back. Bitter finish with an intense woody cedar lingering aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation. A little bit creamy.

Overall - I don't really like cedar in most beers, but this works well.

Alieniloquium, May 09, 2014
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A - pours a clear burnt orange. 1.5 fingers of thick off white head. Nice carbonation coming up.

S - earthy, oak, some citrus. A lot like the base Jai Alai but much more woody! Great nose.

T - sweet malts at the front, in comes this nice woodiness and slight smokiness. Hops are so perfectly placed and balanced. This is what its cracked up to be! Has nice spice notes in there as well.

M - medium body, very drinkable. Carbonation isn't a whole lot going down, but nice.

O - great. Could drink a few. Definitely feel the 7.5. Very good, as all CCB is.

da_beers, Apr 11, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-Semi cloudy yellow-orange, nice carbonation, one finger head that tries to leave some lacing.

S-Wood, oak, spice, lots of spice, some earthy notes, not much citrus.

T-Good deal of wood and spices. Earthy, some dirt and grass. but the spice is the main flavor. Some bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation.

O-The cedar dominates the beer, the citrus/tropical notes of the base beer are overpowered by the oak.

rlee1390, Apr 11, 2014
Jai Alai IPA - Cedar Aged (Humidor Series) from Cigar City Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 906 ratings.