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Cigar City / Swamp Head Church On A Hill - Cognac Barrel Aged - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
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world-class

157 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.38%
Wants: 329
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: djmichaelk on 07-09-2012)
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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tectactoe

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-15-2014 01:32:06 | More by Hopsiam14
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JReites

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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tmryan21

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

04-28-2014 18:17:32 | More by tmryan21
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

04-10-2014 21:56:51 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

This has been a big want of mine for a while, cracked at the CCB share night, thanks again to rudzud.

Light fizzy head, no retention, super dark murky molasses color.

Nose dark malts brown sugar, toffee, caramel, etc, little brandy soaked raisin and fig, candy, etc, with light cognac fruity booze, little dark brown malt,

Taste is very sweet, candy malt, caramel, toffee and lots of toffee, into big cognac barrel, sweet fruity candy cognac, into mild brandy raisin and fruit, fig, arc, great cognac fruity booz. Fair hot booze, sift aged malt too, nice raisin and fig paste really come through, with a candied fruit too. Finish is sweet and sticky, more booze, cognac, candied fruits, etc.

Mouth is sticky sweet, lighter but decent carb, mild warming booze, little underwhelming mouth feel.

Overall great but too sweet, nice cognac and booze fruits, tasty, quite nice.

04-04-2014 00:52:35 | More by jlindros
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev -8.1%

Shared with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice slightly cloudy brown with a thin halo, very nice.

S - Aromas of cognac, light cardboard, faint malts, caramel. Really sweet smelling.

T - Taste is super sweet, sticky, cognac, malts, caramel, sweet brown sugar. Incredibly sweet, cloyingly so.

M - Mouthfeel is a bit syrupy lowly carbonated.

O - Overall this beer was tasty, albeit really sweet. The cognac is really restrained.

04-02-2014 19:44:07 | More by rudzud
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Minnesota

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Pennsylvania

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Florida

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Indiana

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Virginia

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New Jersey

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Cigar City / Swamp Head Church On A Hill - Cognac Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.