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Moat Water - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

331 Ratings
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Ratings: 331
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 354
Gots: 68 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A big stout brewed with vanilla and coffee and aged on maple veneers.

(Beer added by: Lare453 on 10-29-2012)
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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CLCardinal84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

4.34/5  rDev -0.7%

Pours black. More so than stouts that are bigger, zero light even at the edges. Fairly thick tan head. Leaves a delightful mocha lacing around the snifter.

Smells like sweet coffee. Vanilla in there. Some sweet woody notes. A lot like a cold press coffee.

Fresh and slightly oily coffee bean and all sorts of sweet flavors. Maple woody notes. Not sure if I quite get maple syrup however. Really a tasty beer.

Full creamy mouthfeel.

01-18-2013 04:39:53 | More by Powderhornphil
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-18-2013 04:10:41 | More by SpdKilz
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stx00lax

Washington

4.4/5  rDev +0.7%

Bottle shared by Jaap. Thanks Jeff!

A-Pours black with a beautiful dark brown head. A quick swirl leaves sticky brown bubbles on the side of my glass.

S- Coffee, vanilla and chocolate. Pretty sweet and not very roasty.

T- Creamy, smooth chocolate milkshake. Very sweet with coffee, vanilla and subtle maple notes. Super tasty.

M- Mouthfeel is medium to full body, very creamy with lingering espresso on the tongue. NIce carbonation too.

O- Sooo drinkable for a big stout .Cigar city has this stout thing down. Every one ive tried to date has been fantastic and this one is no different.

01-14-2013 01:44:15 | More by stx00lax
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.34/5  rDev -0.7%

750ml bottle poured into HF stemmed glass. Thanks Don for sharing this.

A- Pours a jet black with about a quarter finger of mocha brown head that recedes at a moderate pace leaving some spotty lacing.

S- Chocolate, maple, vanilla, espresso. Very aromatic and lots of chocolate.

T- Creamy chocolate, roasted espresso beans, finishes with maple, vanilla and sweet smooth milk chocolate that has an extremely nice lingering milk chocolate aftertaste. Overall lots of chocolate with a nice maple balance.

M- Very smooth and creamy, nice carbonation, a little bit on the thicker side, extremely easy to drink.

O- This was a fantastic imperial stout from CCB. The combination of maple and chocolate paired very well together and worked to exactly how CCB wanted it to in making a beer that would taste as much as chocolate chip pancakes as possible. I thoroughly enjoyed drinking this beer and I would love to have it again. If you like chocolate you will definitely like this beer and I highly recommend checking it out.

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.21/5  rDev -3.7%

Huge thanks to egrace84 for the bottle share! Thanks elliot!

poured into tulip glass.

reviewwed from notes taken 1/8/13.

Appearance: black bodied beer with 1 finger of light to medium brown bodied beer.

Smell: Coffee, brown sugar, maple oatmeal.

Taste: Coffee and dark chocolates. Lite oak note. Roasty almost a char note from the coffee. Really sweet vanilla aftertaste that has a touch of artificial flavor to it.

Mouthfeel: medium body with low end of moderate carbonation. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. A beer milkshake. Not a hint of booze.

Overall: I really enjoy the nose and mouthfeel of this beer. CCB does a great job with dark beers, but the vanilla comes accross as artificial which is my biggest draw back of this beer.

01-11-2013 13:34:46 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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Moat Water from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 331 ratings.