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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Vanilla - Cigar City Brewing

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - VanillaMaduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Vanilla

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

143 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 31
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 05-28-2009)
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Floydster

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4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

32 ounce growler from tpd975, thanks again for our first trade Greg, poured into an oversized wine glass side by side with the cacao and espresso version, shared with Ben, Bob, and Danny last night, color is a medium to dark brown, one inch soapy off white head, some retention and lacing, aroma consists of
sweet vanilla, almost creamer in a coffee-like, roasted malts, brown sugar, caramel, and light molasses, starts off with sweeter caramel than the other two versions, vanilla domiantes the middle with almost a root beer or cream soda feel, pretty bubbly and sweet rounded, the finish has more vanilla mixed with nuts and caramel, it never gets overly sweet which is nice, instead it enhances what is already there is the brown ale and provides a creamier overall feel, slightly sweet, roasted, and malty mouthfeel, medium bodied, moderate to high carbonation and especially for a growler, taste lingers quite well without being overbearing, could have drank a lot of this, very smooth and light feeling, good drinkability for any kind of beer containing chocolate or vanilla, would drink again, worth trying

Serving type: growler

07-09-2009 02:46:47 | More by Floydster
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a - Pours a dark, reddish mahogany brown color with once inch of off white head and low carbonation evident.

s - Smells of vanilla, cream, coffee, milk chocolate, and roasted malts. Nose is nice, definitely more vanilla than the normal version, though I'm not sure I like the nose that much more than the base. Less coffee.

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Vanilla from Cigar City Brewing
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