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Batch #69 Double Cream Ale - Peach - Cigar City Brewing

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Batch #69 Double Cream Ale - Peach
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 02-13-2010)
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Reviews by Popkas:
Photo of Popkas
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Greg for this one!
A: Pour is a cloudy golden orange with a full finger of off white head that hangs around for some time.

S: A nice grainy spice, peaches and a touch of citrus.

T: Taste of yeasty spiciness on the tip of the tongue followed by a nice bit of sweetness and peaches.

M: Nice medium body that fills the mouth.

D: Nice brew and thrilled to have tried it.

Popkas, Feb 20, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of mikesgroove
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

started off with some bread and yeast tones, but soon warmed to reveal a nice fruity presence. peach, banana and orange. Very sweet and well balanced. The taste started off very hoppy, again with the juicy peach and light oak mixed with , Pineapple, fresh tasting. Felt a bit slick when sipping, not watered down at all though. A slight hint of alcohol, but not bad, just enough to let you know it was there. The sweetness and bitter/sour were very well balanced off of each other, and in the malts vs hops war, there was no definitive winner in this one. This was a great brew, very drinkable, and very nice. I would love to try this on ta

mikesgroove, Oct 01, 2011
Photo of ktrillionaire
3.83/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at CCB's Fruit in the Room event

This variant is neck-and-neck with tangerine for my favorite Batch #69 infusion. Though it looks and feels the status quo, the peach reveals itself in the aroma and flavor. In terms of aroma, it adds a soft fruit element that is very complementary. In terms of flavor it highlights a sweetness that I am less fond of, so it doesn't work as well to complement.

ktrillionaire, Oct 31, 2010
Photo of bob727
5/5  rDev +19.9%

bob727, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of tpd975
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy bright orange hue with a tall cream colored head. Nice retention and some leggy lace.

S: Wonderful aromas of dried peaches, candy sugar, and mild tropical fruit.

T: Very much like the aroma. Lots of dried peaches. Fruity yet slightly earthy. Nice sugary sweetness with a dash of citrus hops.

M: Medium in body, smooth, creamy.

D: Damn good, one of my favorite recent CCB treatments.

tpd975, Feb 13, 2010
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.38/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Slips out of the modestly-sized growler a clouded, orange-hued body with a splotchy, white head.

Smell: Aroma smelling of cereal grains, subtle floral accents, sugary-sweet peach nectar, and rippling booze.

Taste: Sweet, lightly grainy maltiness with a trace of carefully selected corn kernels. Then, a jolt of peach schnapps. Flutter of pale malted barley. Spicy, earthy hops with a touch of bitterness. Modest peach taste on the back end, as the sweetness and alcohol warmth takes over. Finishes about the same, a bit syrupy.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Bemusing enough for a reasonably-sized glassful, but the pendulum pounding back and forth between the heavy sweetness and alcoholic heat can only be charming for so long.

ChainGangGuy, Jan 05, 2011
Photo of GTB
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

GTB, Sep 29, 2012
Batch #69 Double Cream Ale - Peach from Cigar City Brewing
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