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Vuja De - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
79
okay

154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 25.66%
Wants: 26
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.96% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Ale with Black Currants, Locally Foraged Lemon Leaves, Hibiscus, Cane Sugar and Elderberry Flowers.

(Beer added by: djmichaelk on 01-19-2011)
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.11/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured out as a deep reddish brown color with a quick fading tan colored head on top. The retention is minimal and there is no real lacing. The smell of the beer is definitely sour, with some vinegar-like notes to it. The taste is a little fruity with some very subtle malt but the sourness of it all overpowers everything else. The mouthfeel is lighter bodied with a very acidic puckering sensation left in the finish. Overall I wasn't that impressed with it, I was happy to have tried it but it's nothing worth seeking out.

Serving type: growler

05-27-2013 04:23:45 | More by Knapp85
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

04-29-2013 23:12:51 | More by DaveHack
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hopkrid

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-08-2013 02:22:05 | More by hopkrid
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yokken

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

02-17-2013 20:32:34 | More by yokken
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

02-13-2013 07:09:06 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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pixieskid

Germany

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

02-13-2013 07:05:51 | More by pixieskid
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev +16.6%

02-07-2013 07:42:12 | More by beernads
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DmanGTR

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

01-28-2013 16:38:53 | More by DmanGTR
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

01-27-2013 04:37:20 | More by yourefragile
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spycow

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12.5%

01-14-2013 05:36:36 | More by spycow
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MordorMongo


2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

01-14-2013 00:05:35 | More by MordorMongo
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iemailjack

Florida

2/5  rDev -41.7%

01-07-2013 23:32:40 | More by iemailjack
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bbadger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

12-14-2012 02:45:27 | More by bbadger
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djtomain

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

12-02-2012 02:09:14 | More by djtomain
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Gtg642

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

10-31-2012 03:50:30 | More by Gtg642
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RandomBattle

New York

2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

09-19-2012 20:03:08 | More by RandomBattle
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t0rin0

California

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

09-15-2012 21:55:56 | More by t0rin0
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jda007

Florida

4/5  rDev +16.6%

07-20-2012 01:44:28 | More by jda007
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PthPndr

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

07-05-2012 01:37:33 | More by PthPndr
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scott2269

Ohio

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-07-2012 14:20:49 | More by scott2269
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

04-23-2012 22:31:16 | More by ygtbsm94
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brystmar

Texas

2/5  rDev -41.7%

04-13-2012 16:37:09 | More by brystmar
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joshodonn

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

04-01-2012 02:12:09 | More by joshodonn
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billab914

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Another bottle shared by Rhettroactive. Poured from a 750ml bottle into a tasting glass. It poured a murky dark brown color with a thick foamy head to it.

The aroma is slightly funky with a lot of fruitiness coming through. A little bit of a malty, slightly caramel like flavor is there. I liked the light funk to it. Not bad overall, but not great either.

The taste shows a little more funk and sourness to it but the tart fruits show through as well. Pretty big malty base to it as well. Pretty decent flavors to it.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with high carbonation. Overall I thought it was pretty good. It had a nice mix of funky, tart fruits and some decent supporting malt flavors. It was pretty drinkable as well.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2012 16:29:14 | More by billab914
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From 750mL bottle to Portsmouth glass on 3/24/12
*From notes

A: Shit brown. This beer ain't taking anyone to prom. A hearty pour yields a one finger white head and a decent collar.

S: Traditional funk. Not much more to it.

T: A lot more malt then I was expecting. It's rich and robust, like there's a bigger beer underneath the wild yeast that covers this from top to bottom. Fairly well balanced and reasonably complex. Not nearly the "paint thinner" I'd been warned of.

M: Extremely thick for a Wild Ale. Plenty of bite. Creamy and robust.

O: A surprisingly above average beer. I'd heard horror stories of this one. It's lingered in the back of my cellar for well over a year, and I'd no idea of when I was gonna open it. Yet after all of my worries, I'm glad I finally shared this with friends. Everyone generally enjoyed CCB & St. Somewhere's Vuja De. Not the best of the Wild Ale style, yet it certainly passed my taste test.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 19:24:38 | More by Rhettroactive
Vuja De from Cigar City Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.