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BA SCORE
88
very good

158 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 24
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CampusCrew on 11-12-2010)
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Ratings: 158 | Reviews: 112 | Display Reviews Only:
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CliffBrake

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-09-2012 13:22:14 | More by CliffBrake
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JohnQVD

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-02-2012 17:16:13 | More by JohnQVD
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Single finger tan head on a jet black body. Aroma is very strong with vanilla, cinnamon, oak, bourbon, roasted malt and chocolate all prevalent. The malt is less apparent with bourbon, coffee, vanilla, chocolate and some mint notes dominating. full bodied, smooth and moderate carbonation. Complex and strongly flavored with the hops fairly mild and almost noncontributory to the flavor.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 01:31:34 | More by kylehay2004
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hattingc

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-28-2012 19:43:24 | More by hattingc
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RomaniIteDomum

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-14-2012 03:58:11 | More by RomaniIteDomum
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TheSamsquanch

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-09-2012 21:11:37 | More by TheSamsquanch
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Doppelbockulus

Florida

1/5  rDev -74.7%

01-27-2012 06:54:03 | More by Doppelbockulus
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-20-2012 06:14:37 | More by Satchboogie
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tugg407

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-06-2012 07:25:19 | More by tugg407
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.1%

01-04-2012 23:40:44 | More by IdrinkGas
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silentjay

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

reviewed from notes about a week ago.

pours a brown tinted black with very little head, but leaves lots of lacing.

lots of pine, leafy hops (mint leaf, some tobacco, some herbal) a bit of citrus, and plenty of roasted malts.

some peppercorn (freshly cracked) comes through surprisingly. odd, but not unpleasant. Piney grassy, mint-leaf hops added to the dark malts that stick subtly behind that, though they make their presence felt.

almost full-bodied with average carbonation and a slight resin left on the finish.

a well-balanced black ale that brings in some unique hop flavors to add to the roasted malt flavors. very nice collab.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 06:09:24 | More by silentjay
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whartontallboy

New York

3/5  rDev -24.1%

12-26-2011 00:46:18 | More by whartontallboy
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GatorBeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

12-20-2011 17:55:47 | More by GatorBeer
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TasteTester

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-17-2011 02:52:25 | More by TasteTester
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cosmicevan

New York

4.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

thanks to G311 and biglobo8971 for this one.

a - opened the bottle and filled the ccb snifter. poured a golden crisp brownish black that settled with a really attractive shine. thin fizzy head that was gone quick. very stout looking.

s - nutmeg and roasted malts with a blast of vanilla and wood. the honey is there as well. smells like a big stout.

t - nice hoppy black ale. great strong ale notes and flavoring...grapes, mmmm. there is a good enough amount of roasted malts and bittery chocolate to offset the hops and make for a tasty beer. i'm not a huge fan of this style, but this one is pretty good.

m - big and bold...finishes a bit bitter and leaves a tingle.

o - overall i dug this one...a lot. great roasted malt and superb balance with the hops. cannot wait to try the OR when i finish this one. i think that it is misclassified. this...to me...is a strong ale and a kick ass one at that.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 01:47:02 | More by cosmicevan
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uturn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

12-06-2011 02:16:05 | More by uturn
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

12-01-2011 04:59:08 | More by rab53
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UncleE

Florida

5/5  rDev +26.6%

11-30-2011 16:10:12 | More by UncleE
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xpdrinker

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-25-2011 15:00:49 | More by xpdrinker
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THECPJ

Delaware

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-21-2011 16:18:59 | More by THECPJ
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +26.6%

11-21-2011 15:50:06 | More by bob727
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-20-2011 18:48:29 | More by xnicknj
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass. Big plum raisin aroma. First sip gives a nice creamy mouth feel, aroma of chocolate and coffee come through, taste is mildly bitter with coffee and chocolate. Alcohol is fairly well hidden. A very good sipper, make it last.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 21:22:18 | More by Molson2000
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-18-2011 20:30:39 | More by Rochefort10nh
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biniek13

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +26.6%

11-16-2011 21:10:16 | More by biniek13
Either from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.