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Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Cubano-Style Espresso Brown AleCubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale

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Ratings: 798
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 226
Gots: 89 | FT: 9
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:
This rich brown ale is redolent with Cuban-style roasted espresso beans, sweet caramel and toffee and hints of dry nuttiness. Cuban Espresso is a popular drink in the Cigar City of Tampa owing to its many Sicilian and Cuban immigrants. The beans for Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale are roasted locally by Mazzaro's Italian Market and Deli in St. Petersburg to our exact specifications.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 05-26-2009)
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4.64/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into an Evolution Brewing pint glass.

A- Pours a dark, dark almost opaque brown with a full inch of off-white head that retains a bit before slipping down to an 1/8 inch ring around the edge of the glass. A good amount of surface foam and minimal lacing.

S- Dark, roasted espresso with plenty of chocolate and caramel notes. Smells just like the way I enjoy my iced coffee. The espresso becomes more apparent when the glass is swirled and the carbonation is released.

T- Just as amazing as the first time I ever had it on tap. Heavy espresso that gives way to sweet chocolate in a pure and fully balanced delivery. Slightly bitter finish with hints of caramel, cinnamon, raisin and rice pudding (as the label suggests for a food pairing).

M- Thick, creamy and chewy. Medium-high carbonation.

O- Cigar City. Reinventing beer one project at a time.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 20:49:38 | More by Immortale25
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Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
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