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Minaret Extra Special Bitter - Cigar City Brewing

Minaret Extra Special Bitter
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86
very good

106 Ratings
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 14.17%


Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pours amber in color with notes of caramel and slight hints of red delicious apple in the aroma. Flavor has a moderate earthy and herbal hop bitterness followed by moderate caramel notes that are subdued by floral hop bitterness in the finish.

47 IBU

(Beer added by: Gtreid on 05-29-2011)
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Minaret Extra Special Bitter from Cigar City Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.