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Hillsborough River Dry Irish Stout (Patio Tools) - Cigar City Brewing

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Hillsborough River Dry Irish Stout (Patio Tools)
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90
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128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 12
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pours black in color with coffee and very light cocoa notes. Hillsborough River is brewed with roasted barley which contributes forward coffee notes with small notes of cocoa and toffee in the flavor.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: Chaney on 07-15-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-31-2013 15:44:09 | More by Masspike84
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

07-22-2013 02:27:53 | More by jkd03c
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

07-10-2013 23:19:47 | More by dannyhead
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mverity

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-24-2013 02:32:15 | More by mverity
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TheDoak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-14-2013 20:27:45 | More by TheDoak
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craftbeerasian

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-30-2013 17:29:23 | More by craftbeerasian
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SDean82

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-28-2013 21:04:20 | More by SDean82
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-28-2013 03:36:56 | More by lupercmda
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GuttaMane138

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-25-2013 20:59:40 | More by GuttaMane138
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sblank

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-22-2013 15:56:26 | More by sblank
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johntfox

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-21-2013 01:26:26 | More by johntfox
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Gtreid

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-20-2013 00:46:35 | More by Gtreid
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.44/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at The Local Miami. Served in a Guinness tapered pint glass.

A- Pours a perfectly opaque black color with a 1/2 inch tan head that stays and stays before eventually diminishing to a 1/4 inch head. Thick, fluffy resilient lacing.

S- Very nice milk chocolatey caramel aroma with a hint of mocha.

T- Incredibly smooth flavor reminiscent of a chocolate milkshake due to the nitrogen. Minimal bitterness although there is some on the tail end. The taste ends up being quite neutral, but let's just call it balanced and super drinkable.

M- The creme de la creme...literally. So creamy and soft it's sublime. Semi-robust body.

O- I'm such a sucker for stouts on nitro pour so my rating is a bit overly generous. Still, this is a fantastic beer and I highly recommend it, nitro pour or normal.

Serving type: nitro-tap

05-07-2013 23:03:02 | More by Immortale25
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silverking

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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Arsenal0328

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-10-2013 21:05:47 | More by Arsenal0328
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Tumble

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-07-2013 20:22:16 | More by Tumble
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Has the Guinness appearance you would expect from a nitro tap and leaves plenty of lacing behind

Smell: Roasted black bread, vanilla and a hint of coffee

Taste: Roasted black bread, up front, with the vanilla and a bit of burnt brown sugar in the middle; dries out, after the swallow, with a bit of bitterness in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Very nice dry stout and I love the pun

Serving type: nitro-tap

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Florida

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standardcherry

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nitro-tap at CCB takeover at OTC.

A: Good looking stout. Dark brown with a small tan head. Standard for the style I guess.
S: Not much going on. Some dry, dark chocolate smells and roasty malts. Very faint though.
T: Dry roasted malt. Some vanilla and chocolate, with a burnt flavor at the end. Slight bitterness.
M: Thin bodied. A bit watery. Super creamy mouthfeel though because of the nitro. Silky smooth.
O: This is a great sessionable stout. The thin body bothered me a bit but this was overall very smooth and drinkable.

Serving type: nitro-tap

03-21-2013 04:18:13 | More by standardcherry
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Florida

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Hillsborough River Dry Irish Stout (Patio Tools) from Cigar City Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.