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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged - Cigar City Brewing

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168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 7.74%
Wants: 733
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tpd975 on 12-09-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 168 | Reviews: 69
Photo of flbrewdaddy
4.94/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - some say "Motor Oil." Let me specify. Old used diesal truck motor oil is much more accurate. Just an awesome pour.
S- Wow! Big chocolate covered brandy soaked cherries. Roasty malt. Just..wow
T - This beer is an assault on your pallet. Dark but sweet chocolate right up front. Then boom, a shot of brandy. Where the hell did that come from? Then a dark roast coffee with a lick of vanilla cool things down for the heat. Heat is mild and fades in about 30 seconds leaving you begging for the next sip to take this ride all over again.
M - thick, smooth, low carb. *Easy ladies, talking beer* coats pallet and stays after beer continues the journey to the liver. Liver smiles.
O- love it. Feel fortunate that Hal with The Top restaurant, Gainesville (shameless plug) gave me the opportunity to taste this remarkable example of what Fl. Breweries are producing. World class all the way.

Photo of jeonseh
4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Drank at NWIBDU tasting. Thanks!

S - Bourbon, vanilla, light pepper and cinnamon 4.25

T - Caramel, dark fudge, light bourbon sweetness, cinnamon spice but not as much as the cinnamon. Light astringency in the finish where the booze is more prominent than normal 4.5

M - Thick and creamy with light astringency from the whiskey.

O - Good beer with more complexity that the normal Huna. Not as good as the whiskey but the bourbon adds some nice sweetness

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.11/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle poured into a tumbler.

Appearance - Viscous inky black. Stains the glass. Nice mocha head.

Smell - Still surpringly peppery. Not distinct pepperiness. Chocolate. Light bourbon. Vanilla. Not a ton of barrel.

Taste - Chocolate and then immediately peppery. Alcoholic. Some cinnamon. Lots of chocolate. The bourbon is faint. Some oak in the back.

Mouthfeel - Absurbly thick. Dry and oaky in the finish. Boozy. Extremely slow drinking.

Overall - Gets much more oaky as it warms. No sweetness. Some of the more abrasive characteristics have come out, but all of the complexity of Hunahpu is still there.

Photo of WillCarrera
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

750 ml bottle generously shared at the Peg's bottle share on 3/8/13.

A- Pours a dark, viscous black with a nice dark mocha colored head.

S- Excellent aroma, loads of dark chocolate, vanilla, bourbon and oak, the chili and cinnamon flavors are very mild. The barrel-character is really amazing and jumps out of the glass at you.

T- Again, really excellent, all the same traits as in the aroma, with lots of dark chocolate, which is a bit stronger with a moist chocolate cake flavor, vanilla/oak and rich, warm bourbon barrel flavors, as well as some mild chili, cinnamon and roasted grain flavors towards the finish.

M- Full-bodied, with a smooth, pretty sticky but not too thick feel.

O- A world-class beer, the barrel traits complement the base beer very well and the flavors are rich and just delicious, I have nothing but praise for this beer.

Photo of Reagan1984
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

OK, so thanks to Avalon68 for the chance to review this gem.

From what I hear, a high risk vs. reward bottle. I am willing to take the chance.

A dark brown creamy head forms and slowly settles to a dollop of cream atop the glossy deep brown beer. Another couple moments later this has faded to a mere ring of foam... No real lace to speak of.

A sharp aroma scares me (have not tasted as I type here) and yet there is clearly some chili pepper here.. A hint of cinnamon. A touch of oxidation is present.

Ahh, my fears are allayed as the flavor shows no sign of sourness. Much better than the aroma. I am a bit shocked at the front row presence of the chili peppers here. Cinnamon is more present in the aroma. In the flavor it adds to the depth of the chili pepper flavor. Mid palate you are struck with some nice dark chocolate notes. They come on stage, strike hard and then quickly retreat. What’s interesting is that as I work through the glass, the spice builds and the prickly nature of the chilis takes hold. I like it. A bit of depth from the aging (barrels) but much more muted than expected. A touch of vanilla near the finish that seems to highlight the cinnamon for a brief moment. One thing is clear... A lot going on here...

Honestly a bit thin for what I expected. In fact, thinner than I remember the standard version to be... But that’s just off of memory. A bit slick.

What’s so interesting is my perception of how the body is holding this back a bit. Very nice and a very complex beer. So glad that I had a chance to try it....

Photo of tarheels86
3.56/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

750mL green wax 2011 release. Pours an expected used motoroil jet black with Martian red bubbles ascending into quite the thick, black looking head. Decent retention. Looks hilarious but the same as almost all Zhukov interpretations. Tawny, cellary nose with cinnamon apple and baked apples. Pretty obvious acetaldehyde like the Virgin Oak Hunahpu. Taste is woody, very bitter, rich, earthy, acidic coffee, very muted peppers. Great oily mouthfeel- wildly thick. Rich and tart in the finish with a lot of bitterness to back. Pretty good. 10/11/2011 6/4/7/5/14=3.6

Photo of ehammond1
4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2011)

Thanks for opening this with me, VaTechHopHead!

(Aged for 1 year)

Black on black with a small espresso brown head. Spots of lacing left down the glass. Thick and rich looking. Nobody makes better looking imperial stouts than Cigar City.

Earthy and bittersweet aroma of chocolate and char, along with vanilla and rich barrel character. There's perhaps a touch of a vegetable aroma.

The flavor is just a spectacular combination of chocolate, vanilla, molasses, char, and barrel. This is a transformed beer, and doesn't particularly resemble Hunahpu's.

Full bodied with low carbonation. Creamy, silky mouthfeel.

Very, very good, though the apple brandy and whiskey variations are better.

Photo of Jeffo
4.83/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Thanks to the generosity of a few people we were able to line up the 2011 base beer along side the Rum, Whisky and Bourbon variants a couple weeks back. Hunahpu is one of my favorite beers, so I was stoked to give these a try. Cheers to everyone who made this beer day possible.

From a 750 into a snifter
We opened the Rum, Whisky and then the Bourbon.

APPEARANCE: A thick, dense, black pour produces a two finger, tight, dark mocha colored head after a wonderful cascading effect that looks stunning. Head retains really well and slowly fades to a good full cap. Jet black body and minimal carbonation evident. A fuller wisp and ring remain, showing some beautiful swirl patters after each sip, and leaves some falling dots of lace down the glass. The same wonderful look as the base beer.

SMELL: This is a big, barrel forward nose for sure. Where the rum was slightly mute and the whisky was still quite balanced, this is full of bourbon, oak and vanilla from the barrel. A touch of roasted notes and dark chocolate, but no sign of the adjuncts any more. I wish there was just a touch more balance, but this is still top class.

TASTE: This is where it's at. The bourbon is not nearly as dominant in the flavor as it is in the nose, but it lends the perfect complexity to the base beer while still allowing the adjuncts to come out in a bold and flavorful way. Lots of base beer, with roasted malts, dark chocolate, molasses, as well as cinnamon and chili peppers. The aftertaste is great with lots of base beer and adjuncts, bourbon, oak, and some well measured booze notes. Everything is there and in excellent balance, but in slightly bolder form than the whisky treatment. This is as good as it gets people.

PALATE: Medium-full body, oily, with medium carbonation. Creamy on the palate, goes down fine with a slightly oily and mouth-coating finish. This is probably the fullest of the three variants, esentially being the same as the base beer before the barrel treatments.

OVERALL: This was probably my favorite. The nose made me think this was going to be a bourbon bomb, but the flavors were actually perfectly balanced between base beer, adjuncts and barrel treatment, while at the same time being the boldest of the three treatments. Piles of flavor all over the place. It also had a slightly heavier and fuller mouthfeel, which is something I always appreciate in a stout. Again, this set of beers was other-worldly, and another huge cheers goes out to everyone who made it possible. Thanks for hanging out for the day as well fellas.

Photo of thagr81us
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A massive thanks goes out to bross242 for bringing this one out during cmrillo’s 40 Beers* @ 40 Birthday Bash! Served from bottle into a Cigar City snifter. Poured pitch black with a half finger brown head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, roasted malt, dark chocolate, wood, sweet alcohol, spice, vanilla, and cinnamon. The flavor was of sweet malt, roasted malt, dark chocolate, wood, vanilla, sweet alcohol, spice, and peppers. It had a heavy feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall this was a pretty good brew. Finally, I got the chance to try this one… The base beer definitely shined through on this one, but the barrel made the vanilla and alcohol a little more evident throughout. This was definitely welcomed. I’ve seen these things trade for crazy stuff and now I understand why. Definitely worth seeking out.

Photo of Treebs
4.67/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Review #350

750 ml waxed bottle courtesy of Andrew (nasty31). Huge thanks and props go to him!!

A: Pours just like the regular Hunahpu. Dark black body, thick in nature, with a thin khaki head forming on the pour. It recedes to a nice ring that follow down the glass leaving some splotchy lace here and there.

S: Smooth bourbon right away in the nose. Mild oak, some dark fruits and unsweetened chocolate are meshing well with the bourbon. I'm not really getting any of the spices, but there is a mild touch chilies.

T: Those nose was so balanced that I knew how good this was going to be even before it hit my lips. I was not disappointed. The bourbon is upfront but quickly smooths out some light roasted malts, chocolate and a touch of oak. The dark fruit flavor is back as well and is combined with the hint of chili spice to give the beer another layer of complexity. The finish is a sweet, decadent caramel and vanilla.

M: Thick and delicious. It's very silky and smooth. The carbonation is on the lower end of the spectrum, but it works great with this beer.

O: Incredibly smooth and delicious. The base beer really stood up to the barrel and it didn't lose that typical thickness that comes with regular Hunahpu. Very complex and delicious. Huge thanks again to Nasty31 for the share.

Photo of s1ckboy
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Black body, 1 finger of dark brown and slightly reddish head.

S - Oak, bourbon, dark fruits.

T - A bit of bourbon/oak at first that quickly transitions into spicy chillies and cinnamon. Dark fruits. A bit of chocolate in the finish.

M - Thick though not as much as the non BA version. Perfect carbonation for the style.

Fantastic beer. Better than regular Huna.

Photo of AgentZero
4/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank as part of the Hunahpu Voltron. Don't remember who brought it specifically, but cheers for the group effort.

A - A black bodied beer with tan on the edges and a bit of a fine mocha head.

S - There's a lot of bourbon on this one. It masks the peppers a little bit but it's still there. Chocolate is present also. Smells nice, but the bourbon doesn't integrate quite as nicely with the beer as some of the variants.

T - The most boozy of the bunch, there's a lot of bourbon on this one. It's decently sweet, with the chili and cocoa nibs coming through pretty nicely. Good, but not great.

M - Big beer, pretty full bodied, softer carbonation.

O - Good beer, my least favorite of the variants, but this is a solid beer that I'd drink again.

Photo of PaulStoneAnchor
3.85/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted side by side with Whiskey Hunahpu

Pours a very dark brown with almost no head whatsoever. This beer also leaves no lacing as well.

A huge aroma of sweet bourbon, coffee, and dark chocolate, as well as some notes of vanilla.

Lots of bourbon, dark chocolate, coffee, and some light notes of vanilla.

There was a light carbonation as well a very creamy mouthfeel.

This beer was very good. I really enjoyed how the sweet bourbon mixed with the dark chocolate and coffee notes from the Hunahpu. I was really excited to try this and I was not disappointed. This was definitely a great beer.

Photo of drowland
4.66/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12/17/10. 22oz bottle. Solid black appearance with a small brown head that’s gone instantly. Huge boozey aroma with char, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and more. Amazing sweet chocolate and vanilla flavor with a tiny bit of roast. This reminds me of cream soda and coconut as well.

Photo of Rhettroactive
4.7/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From 750mL, green wax dipped bottle to CBS snifter on 1/25/12
*From notes

-- Muchos, muchos gracias to my three amigos who afforded me the opportunity to tick this big-time want --

*This is CCB's Hunahpu aged in Four Roses bourbon barrels

A: The pits of hell aren't this dark. Black as Buffalo Bill's basement and when generously poured, I get a robust .5 finger head. It takes a while for it to fade, and the lacing, though minor, is impressive. A creamy collar rims the glass.

S: Smoked bourbon, vanilla, dark chocolate and a Mexian spice bill that tingles the nostrils ever so slightly.

T: Huge. Epic. Beyond words, really. Hunahpu is my favorite non-BA ADIS, so to have it out of Four Roses bourbon barrels is like a dream come true. The whiskey hits right away, and leads to a thick layer of subdued cinnamon, spice and mounds of dark cocoa powder. The back end features a good amount of coconut and vanilla bean.

M: Much like it's base counterpart, this is a massive, brooding beer that feels like the satin sheets covering the king-sized bed in the Rain Man suite. Luxurious beyond most any comparison.

O: Finally.

This is one I've been hunting for months, and just when I thought I'd never get around to it, there it was. I really can't thank John, Eric and Bill enough for supplying the goods, and it was a pleasure to bring my Double Barrel Zhukov to the table as a worthy companion.

Everything you've heard and read about this beer are true. Sorry - it really is that good. When I die, cremate me and put my ashes into the empty bottle, as I can't imagine heaven being much better.

Photo of billab914
4.55/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured into a snifter. It poured pitch black in color with a thin, bubbly, tan colored head to it. Decent lacing on the glass as I drank it. Great looking beer of the style, very thick, dark and inviting.

The aroma shows a good amount of the barrel character to it with some really nice bourbon and woody oak flavors. The dark chocolate, vanilla and roasty flavors of Hunahpu come out nicely as well. I get just a little of the pepper spice to it as it warmed. The bourbon flavors really complimented the beer nicely and it came together very well.

In the taste I get a great mix of bourbon and dark chocolate right off the bat. The finish shows a little more of the woody oak and vanilla flavors along with a little of the bitter, roasted malts. Again, just a little of the pepper spice comes though. The bourbon and chocolate flavors in it were awesome.

The mouthfeel is thick and heavy with carbonation being moderate to low. Overall it was a great beer. The bourbon really complimented the beer well and didn't overpower it for the most part either. It did seem to cover up some of the pepper and spice though that makes Hunahpu so unique though. It had some great flavors to it overall though and it brought them all together very well.

Photo of siege06nd
4.85/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my 100th review, woo freakin hoo! Special thanks to billab914 and IrishColonial for helping me get this one, and for Rhettroactive for opening a DB Zhukov with this. What a great time.

Poured into a snifter.

A: Just like Zhukov. Inky black, impenetrable. About a half finger of dark brown head that fades to a quarter finger ring. Love the dark brown head on this. Spotty but solid lacing on the glass. Just like Zhukov, it's a beautiful beer.

S: Wow, very spicy. I actually get most of the peppers and cinnamon most prominently. Also a good amount of chocolate and coffee. Quite a bit of bourbon as well. Haven't had a lot of stouts that smell like this. Spices are most prominent, actually getting a tingle on the back of the throat from the pepper. Loads of wood on this, too. As it warms, chocolate and coffee become more apparent. Really interesting smelling.

T: Oh wow, this is one of a kind. Thick, dark chocolate, roasted coffee, vanilla, caramel, bourbon, woodiness, pepper, cinnamon. Drinks like bourbon soaked chocolate cake with a hint of chili powder and some cinnamon and coriander. Barrel aging is really nice with a solid wood presence and a good bourbon feel. Noticeable, but minimal, alcohol burn. Finish is all brownie batter with lingering spice from the pepper. This is incredible. I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E.

M: Perfectly balanced. Flavors are perfectly integrated, barrel aging is top notch. Not sure how it could be better.

O: I hate to shower such praise on a beer like this...one that commands so much on the trading and auction site block. But Bourbon Hunah is the real deal. A top notch stout from start to finish, the barrel aging and spice treatment really sets this one apart. It's just a lovely beer that has been crafted with a great deal of care. Standing ovation, CCB! Grateful to have had the chance to have this one. More grateful to have had such good friends to share it with.

Photo of mdfb79
4.58/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From 01/14/12 notes. Tried side by side with MZ, Hunahpu, and all the other variants. This one was my favorite. 750ml bottle into a tulip.

a - Pours a pitch black color with 1 inch of dark tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks pretty awesome, and like the others.

s - Smells of bourbon, oak, vanilla, chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, and light cinnamon and spice. Bourbon is pretty awesome here, and you still get a lot of the base Hunahpu as well.

t - Tastes of bourbon, roasted malts, chocolate, oak, vanilla, coffee, light spices, and some sweet dark fruits. Bourbon in the forefront again, though the taste is much sweeter than the nose with the fruit.

m - Thick, full bodied stout and low carbonation. Very easy to drink for 11.5% ABV. Perfect for a big stout.

o - Overall I thought this was an awesome stout, and I thought it was the best beer of the bunch. Awesome nose (almost a 5 for me) and a nice sweet taste, but the bourbon is still there. Would love to get this one again.

Photo of scottfrie
3.77/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks for sharing, Jeff. Sampled next to the Regular, Whiskey, AB, and Rum.

A: Pours near black with a very thin light brown head that faded into a faint collar. Looks like the original.
S: Huge notes of bourbon. I’m getting less oak than the other treatments but the vanilla comes through very strongly as well. The alcohol on this one is volatile and definitely reeks of Four Roses.
T: The most boozy of the treatments aside from the Rum. Bourbon dominates the palate until the finish where huge notes of vanilla come through. Chocolate brings up the aftertaste but the chilies are overpowered.
M: The carbonation was lower in this one than the original and the whiskey which gives it the illusion of a thicker mouthfeel. The alcohol warms my throat after every swallow.
O: This treatment was more unbalanced than the whiskey or AB. Bourbon is very forward but it’s still a good beer. However, this was my second least favorite the treatments.

Photo of drabmuh
4.82/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served along side the other variants, this was my favorite of the night by a long shot. Served in a Cigar City snifter because I can.

Beer is black with a one finger tight brown head of tiny bubbles, frothy, lots of lacing, low carbonation, looks good.

Aroma is very bourbon forward, roast, mild ash, some woodiness come through, mild chili in the background.

Beer is medium to full in body that cuts out in the second half of the palate. The bourbon is all over this beer. The base finds places to pop up and say "HEY YOU ARE DRINKING A HUNAHPUS HERE", mild cinamon and mild chili, overall an excellent beer. My favorite.

Photo of largadeer
4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to dsgolovin for sharing this one last night.

Apperance: Typical oily black Hunahpu's appearance, with little carbonation or head formation.

Smell: Spicy, charred nose, a lot of dark chocolate and pepper. Molasses, tar and mellow bourbon barrel and very slight heat. The pepper comes through pretty nicely.

Taste & mouthfeel: Chocolate and chili up front. Really nice blend of spiciness, bourbon, dark chocolate, faint soy sauce. Full bodied, very viscous but not too sweet. Cinnamon, chili and chocolate finish with integrated bourbon, mild heat. Really good stuff, I'm impressed.

Photo of ahalloin
4.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Hank for sharing this at a mega tasting!

Pours black and viscous like the other variants. A lack of head is a bit disconcerting though.

Super bourbon and vanilla aromas emanate. Strong oak presence as well. Not getting the chili and vanilla as much.

Strong bourbon oak flavor. Slight herbal nature from the peppers. Wonderfully complex.

Great mouthfeel like the others.

Overall another really interesting variation.

Photo of yourefragile
4.28/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle.

Pours viscous and dark black with chocolate edges. Dark mocha head, fades to a collar, with some legs. Bourbon, vanilla, light oak, chocolate and cinnamon but generally more mild than the other variations. Flavor is very smooth and starts with balanced blend of chocolate and bourbon with the base Hunahpu moving to the background until the finish when some chili spice kicks up. Low carbonated, full body, silky throughout. A little boring overall, but very nice and well integrated.

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.41/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Barrel-Aged Hunahpu's tasting! Thanks to all the guys in the tasting group who helped make this happen.

The beer is, like all of the Hunahpu's variants, profoundly dark. Ominous black with a thick, oily beige head. An awesome appearance for an imperial stout. Lacing stains the glass.

The aroma brings a heavy dose of bourbon, with mild hints of roast and chocolate. Smells good, but is less aggressive than I was expecting.

The flavor is predominantly bourbon, with light chocolate and roast.

Silky smooth feel with fairly low carbonation.

Overall, another delicious stout from Cigar City. Not the best bourbon barrel stout i have had, but still quite tasty. Very glad to have tried this.

Photo of John_M
4.4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Another excellent RIS from the finewinemike event.

After sampling the rum and whiskey version of this great beer, the bourbon version was simply more of the same, but this time with a lovely bourbon flavor. As before, the beer pours a blackish brown color with good head retention and considerable, espresso color lacing. The nose had everything I've come to now expect in this beer (dark chocolate, vanilla, licorice and bourbon), except this beer seemed to have more of roasty component, and I picked up less coffee and malt balls. On the palate it was just more of the same, except this time with some nice bourbon (that I did not think was overdone) interwoven around the dark chocolate, light vanilla and coffee. Mouthfeel was full, plush, soft and very long, with the alcohol very nicely integrated into the flavor profile. Just an all around excellent beer.

Frankly, I have not been all that big of fan of Cigar City, but the three barrel aged Hunaphpu beers have given me a whole new understanding and appreciation of this brewery.

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
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