110K+OT Batch #3 - The Other West Coast IPA - Cigar City Brewing
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Reviews by Gobzilla:
2.83/5 rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Poured a copperish golden orange with a. Finger of head that left a little lacing on the glass. The aroma showed no signs of a DIPA but did have lots of sweetness which consisted brown sugar, raisins, malts, some type of other dark fruits, slight citrus, and sign of any hops whatsoever. The taste was just that, no hops grapefruit or any bitterness but was very sweet with raisins, brown sugar, malts but did have a little booze and citrus; still no hops to be found. The brew was medium with a good amount of carbonation that had a whole lot of sweetnes and malty frothy finish; but still no hops. Drank pretty good even though it was all sweetness and really intrigued me that it was labeled a DIPA with no hop profile in the nose or the taste. CCB try again.
Serving type: on-tap
08-30-2010 05:46:56 | More by Gobzilla
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4.28/5 rDev +31.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Reviewed from notes. Had out of a firkin at CCB tasting room. Poured into a snifter glass.
A: Deep caramel in color, translucent, with a one-finger khaki head and no visible carbonation.
S: Sweet malts, a bit of pine & citrus hops, and boozy. Some roasted caramel.
T: Follows the nose very closely. The hoppiness is still trying to hold on but is clearly losing the battle. Still a little alcohol heat but it does seem tamed. Overall a nice sweetness here.
M: Medium body, smooth & silky mouthfeel. Boozy but the alcohol heat doesn't overwhelm. Minimal carbonation sensation, likely due in part to the firkin serving.
O: Wow, this was very good, and I'm glad I had the chance to try it! Guess they had this one aging for the last couple years. I never had the opportunity to try it fresh, but it sure was tasty as is!
Serving type: cask
10-12-2012 00:18:31 | More by macrosmatic
3.48/5 rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Pours a beautiful but thin golden red color – really beautiful. A small white head tops the beer and quickly recedes. Smells of deep citrus hops so very fruity. First sip has shown some age but this one was kept in my fridge since purchase. The hops have so faded but in its place a pleasant maltiness shines thru to the point of being both chewy and doughy. Super candy sweet notes are upfront and in your face without the hops to balance it. Plenty of toffee too. I keep thinking how nice it would be to have this one fresh and on cedar. I had this one fresh and enjoyed it more than the aged version. Pretty tough to drink but I’ll manage.
Serving type: bottle
12-14-2011 01:26:32 | More by ATLbeerDog
110K+OT Batch #3 - The Other West Coast IPA from Cigar City Brewing
75 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.