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BA SCORE
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166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 26
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
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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Doppelbockulus

Florida

1/5  rDev -75.6%

01-27-2012 06:53:15 | More by Doppelbockulus
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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Skrip

South Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a Night Shift wine glass.

A~ extremely black, with a small brown head and no lacing.

S~ dark malts flood the nose up front, followed by a little burnt coffee and some nice wood. ending with some sweet citrus.

T~ follows the nose so far but wow this has a lot more to offer! roasty dark malts up front which are quickly taken away by an amazing honey sweetness, followed by a bit of burnt coffee, all leading into a crazy bitter citrus hop explosion! meanwhile everything is coated in cedar, which Cigar City seems to be soo good at! (White Oak, Humidor IPA, etc...) and not a hint of booze!

M~ super smooth and refreshing! i'm gonna blame that on the pilsner malt in this version. really nice carbonation and more stout like than most stouts haha!

O~ this little series is fantastic! i definitely got lucky with the bottles that i received, they must have been aged probably because the hop presence is still in your face which is really surprising considering how old these are. i really love the HF influence here, this is very similar to Jim without the crazy honey (which definitely adds a lot) but just remember i'm a little biased cause i love black IPA's/hoppy black ales. oh! and yup its a HF colab. haha!

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2014 04:15:57 | More by Skrip
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Romania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

08-31-2013 20:02:39 | More by jaasen64
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-18-2013 02:04:04 | More by TheDoak
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

08-12-2013 13:27:10 | More by mendvicdog
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-05-2013 01:51:13 | More by pathman
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warnerry

Michigan

3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Notes from June 2012; tasted side by side with CCB either.

A - Similar to Either, this pours pitch black with very little head.

S - Quite a bit of cedar, roasted malts, and a slight sweetness, though less than Either.

T - Roasted malt, cedar and milk chocolate. A little drier and more pronounced and drier than Either, though I found it to be less enjoyable.

M - Mouthfeel is rather full with some citrus bitterness and a very dry cedar finish. More boozy than Either.

O - I liked Either better, but this was still a pretty tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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