Legacy - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: n/a
Wants: 14
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Alieniloquium on 03-10-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed exclusively for Berns steakhouse.
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Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 3
Photo of Lare453
5/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A dark, dark brown, almost port dark. Fluffy and foamy coke colored head. Nice lacing. Looks great.

S big bourbon, dark ripe fruits, caramel, dates, figs, vanilla, brown sugar, lots of barrel

T bourbon forward, dates and figs, vanilla, caramel, plum, raisins, butterscotch, light nuttiness, light green apple, oak,

M smooth, velvety, soft, bold

O insanely good. Its wonderful now, I can only imagine how good it will be with a few years on it! It's as good as Leon.

Photo of thegoon55
4.24/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Went to berns steak house on vacation. Incredible place, excellent meal.

A- nice deep brown, fluffy head, good lacing.

S- sweet bourbon, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar.

T- very bourbon forward, caramel and brown sugar with hints of vanilla. Bourbon is a bit harsh still very good

M- medium body and carbonation

O- a great barrel aged barley wine. Doesn't quite compare too cognac church on a hill or Leon.

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.99/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter at Bern's.

Appearance - Deep brown. No head when they pour it. Leggy on the swirl. Just a few bubbles on the surface.

Smell - Nice caramel and vanilla from the barrel. Bourbon and rich brown sugar. A little bit of fruitiness.

Taste - Bourbon flavor up front. Caramel and brown sugar. Not very sweet. Bitter flavor behind it. A little harsh on the back end.

Mouthfeel - A little bit of the base beer's astringency comes through. Medium carbonation. Overly bitter.

Overall - Glad I had it, but nothing compared to Cognac Church on a Hill. The bourbon barrel isn't quite enough to call this beer great.

Legacy from Cigar City Brewing
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.