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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged - Cigar City Brewing

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel AgedHunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged

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499 Ratings
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Ratings: 499
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.32%
Wants: 519
Gots: 90 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial 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: MasterSki on 05-18-2013)
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MssrTussaud

California

2/5  rDev -56.2%

06-07-2013 23:48:37 | More by MssrTussaud
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -28.9%

11-06-2013 21:24:19 | More by Rifugium
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Treebs

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev -24.9%

750 ml waxed bottle served in a Funky Buddha snifter. Thanks to Matt for the share.

A: Pours a dark black color with a dark tan head forming on the pour. It recedes slowly to a thick ring that has some splotchy lace.

S: Brandy sweetness and fruitiness upfront. Pretty boozy on the nose with a nice chocolate character. Dark fruit with some light acetone/nail polish on the finish.

T: Lots of chocolate and cinnamon notes with a light brandy sweetness. Mild fruitiness from the brandy, a little oak and some dark fruit as wel.

M: Thick bodied with a medium low carbonation level. Smooth finish.

O: Probably the worst of the Huna barrel treatments I've had. The brandy didn't compliment the base at all and it was far too fruity for my liking. Apple Brandy or GTFO.

08-03-2013 14:27:20 | More by Treebs
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jivex5k

Florida

3.48/5  rDev -23.9%

This beer has fallen off. Had it last month with a good friend, it's nothing but Brandy now.
In fact we all preferred a 2012 Black Tuesday over this beer. It's got an awesome aroma if you like Brandy, I do, but the taste itself is just too damn harsh. Compared to when these were first release this beer is a pale ghost of it's former greatness.

07-09-2014 17:33:45 | More by jivex5k
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leschkie

California

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

06-02-2013 01:45:03 | More by leschkie
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Wantbeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

10-26-2013 19:09:45 | More by Wantbeer
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StoutSlut

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

08-31-2013 01:17:46 | More by StoutSlut
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stxSS07

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

06-03-2013 13:24:14 | More by stxSS07
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POTABLE83

New York

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

06-25-2013 12:49:29 | More by POTABLE83
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

10-14-2013 18:38:30 | More by drummermattie02
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

11-11-2013 02:22:19 | More by kscaldef
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Danimal25

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

02-18-2014 22:18:15 | More by Danimal25
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aasher

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

03-02-2014 17:28:11 | More by aasher
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

07-15-2013 22:36:09 | More by sweemzander
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seeswo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

09-30-2013 20:05:07 | More by seeswo
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CityofBals

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

09-12-2013 01:53:49 | More by CityofBals
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tripelhops

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

09-04-2013 18:16:16 | More by tripelhops
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

01-01-2014 06:11:23 | More by Kelp
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deekyn

California

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

05-10-2014 07:05:41 | More by deekyn
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Verecund

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

06-04-2013 14:43:50 | More by Verecund
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Artmcd88

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

05-02-2014 12:00:56 | More by Artmcd88
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BobCobb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

03-16-2014 06:56:27 | More by BobCobb
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SpeedwayJim

New York

3.79/5  rDev -17.1%

Thanks to Josh for this one. 750ml waxed and capped bottle into a snifter. Reviewed at a tasting from notes.

Pours pitch black with minimal lacing and minimal head. Oily legs legs that don't really stick around. Decent.

Nose is sweet fruit, chocolate, fudge, and cocoa. I don't really get a big chili presence here. Moderately aromatic . Solid but nothing out of the ordinary.

Opens chocolate, chili, cocoa and roasted malt. Some cocoa and roasted malt bitterness in the middle with a chili and dark chocolate end. Finishes is sweet and chili heat with a hot, sweet, and slightly salty aftertaste. As always, unique but the barrel doesn't add much to the base beer in this case.

Full bodied with low carbonation. Prickly, slick and heavy in the mouth and goes down hot and boozy. Messy finish with a lingering, filmy aftertaste. Pretty good.

This isn't much different from Hunahpu's. Spicy, boozy, balanced and complex. However, the barrel really doesn't add much in this case. A solid beer overall but not one to get crazy over.

06-23-2013 02:56:53 | More by SpeedwayJim
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GrapesofWrath

Georgia

3.98/5  rDev -12.9%

Consumed alongside Amplitude and DB Hunahpu's- poured into a CCB snifter

Pours black with cascades of tan bubbles and a thick mocha head.

Smell is reminiscent of standard Hunahpu's with some toasted oak.

Taste falls kinda flat with a great base stout, yet muddied spice character and no detectable brandy.

Mouthfeel is heavy and syrupy.

Overall, great stout, but could use some refining.

01-31-2014 17:16:58 | More by GrapesofWrath
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4/5  rDev -12.5%

04-13-2014 01:33:02 | More by TKEbeerman
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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
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