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Imperial Sweet Stout - Cognac Barrel Aged - Cigar City Brewing

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262 Ratings
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Ratings: 262
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.24%
Wants: 276
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lare453 on 10-09-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -15.2%

gpawned, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of Nicolay3535
4.98/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A- Pours very dark with medium to light head, its pretty

S- WOW we are talking quality cognac here, chocolate truffles, marscapone cheese, slight coffee notes and sweet malt, one of the best noses in the business.

T- Just like the nose it delivers all that cognac lacto, flavor with a sweet overtone, but not too sweet, perfect brew to enjoy with a good cigar. Probably one of the greatest stouts I've had yet.

M- Cigar City has this down, body for days, it oozes quality.

O- Such an amazing stout, and like stated above one of the best out there. I just hope it becomes a regular in their catalogue.

Nicolay3535, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of randyherring
4.78/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent Cognac flavors, velvety smooth. The bouquet is strong, you can definitely smell the alcohol content. Excellent taste for anybody who loves a good stout without the chocolate overtones.

I picked up a bottle at the CCB tasting room in Tampa. I am very happy with this beer.

randyherring, Oct 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

Ravenacht, Oct 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

robinsmv, Oct 17, 2012
Photo of Finatic
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Finatic, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of ncaudle
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

ncaudle, Oct 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

mixed_master7, Oct 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

SHolland, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of codysjb
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cigar City Imperial Sweet Stout ale aged in Cognac barrels
Drove 9 hours to buy 6 bottles. Poured into my Duvel Tulip.
A: Poured a decent head but dissipated quick. Black as night, motor oil black.
S: Caramel, Cognac, whisky. Wow.
T: Chocolate coats the mouth and some minor cognac notes round out. Overall very sweet but wow pretty amazing.
M: Sweet chocolate and caramel becomes a nice cognac taste with whisky notes and more caramel notes.
O: Wow!!! Ya this was worth the drive. It can stand up to most stouts and while it isn’t BCBCS, its pretty damn close.

codysjb, Oct 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

BAstoutsNsours, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of Lare453
4.99/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

750ml into a dfh signature glass

a extremely dark. black. cocoa brown head that dissipates at a medium pace. beautiful lacing. looks fantastic

s heavy cognac, bitter sweet chocolate, coffee, caramel, sweet dark fruits, vanilla,

t WOW!!! this is one of the greatest stouts ive ever had. it is super rich. heavy chocolate and sweet vanilla at the start, themiddle is sweet cognac and coffee middle. the ending is unbelievable, dark fruit, sweet chocolate, caramel, toffee. the aftertaste is cognac, oak and sweet chocolate.

m thick, rich, smooth, great carbonation.

o wow. this is delicious, complex, and one of the best things ive ever had. im very impressed with this beer.

Lare453, Oct 09, 2012
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Imperial Sweet Stout - Cognac Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.