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Café Americana - Cigar City Brewing

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Café Americana
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world-class

176 Ratings
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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 7.54%
Wants: 103
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wiltznucs on 08-14-2013)
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -11.3%

09-22-2013 01:08:28 | More by djrn2
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.3%

09-17-2013 18:16:04 | More by Thorpe429
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -11.3%

09-22-2013 01:50:48 | More by acurtis
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

03-15-2014 17:00:53 | More by spycow
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.45/5  rDev -1.3%

Dark tan thick single finger head with excellent lacing on a jet black body. Aroma of espresso, burnt wood, banana peel, rubbing alcohol. dark chocolate and roasted malts. Aroma would be better if it was a bit stronger. Flavor follows with milk chocolate which dominates throughout providing a sweetness that at first is too much but you eventually get used too. Additional notes of coffee, vanilla, cake icing, milk, roasted malts and some espresso which doesn't overwhelm. Full and creamy body and light carbonation. Mouthfeel can't get any better. Very good brew. May be too sweet for some. Lucky to have had a chance to try this one.

11-16-2013 00:10:12 | More by kylehay2004
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

08-29-2013 03:08:10 | More by Knapp85
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.74/5  rDev +5.1%

Growler huge huge thanks to wickedtoaster (Reddit) for this amazing beverage. Filled about a week ago.

Great looking creamy foamy 1/2 finger head fades at a med pace, huge legs and decent lacing, ridiculously super dark pitch black beer. Practically strains the glass.

Nose brings pure awesome coffee, a light nutty aroma, nutty coffee mostly, little dark caramel and dark malts, chewy like dark molasses maybe, great awesomeness of coffee mild nutty and dark malts, hint cocoa, little syrup.

Taste is amazing, super thick dark malts, loads of chocolate and coffee. Dark thick melted bakers choc, creamy like maybe oats, milk choc, etc. Great nutty coffee, lots of awesome coffee, fresh roasted coffee beans. Then mild caramel and toffee like characters, into mild booze characters, little warming slight tingly booze. so much creamy awesome coffee dark choc goodness. Finish is a bit dry but lots more dark malt, bakers choc, little bitterness, little dark choc oat character, great awesomeness.

Mouth is full bod, super thick little booze, decent carb.

Overall holy shit! This is up there with the best beers I've ever had. So much awesome, I'm glad I was able to try this. We had a slew of amazing beers on the night and this was the winner big time! Big thanks Chris!

09-28-2013 19:47:40 | More by jlindros
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beernads

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-20-2013 23:54:29 | More by beernads
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

12-22-2013 13:38:17 | More by InspectorBob
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

09-07-2013 21:10:05 | More by dbrauneis
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-30-2013 15:54:29 | More by Gonzoillini
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-27-2013 20:52:01 | More by tdm168
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-11-2013 14:36:14 | More by ShanePB
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.95/5  rDev -12.4%

On tap at Coffee District. Served in a Duvel tulip.

Appearance - Really thick black body. Big dark chocolate head. Looks like Zhukov. Impressive.

Smell - Not a ton of aroma. Coffee and dark chocolate malt. Booze.

Taste - Lots of chocolate. Arguably more chocolate than coffee, especially up front. Coffee builds and even becomes a bit acidic in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Very thick. Standard fare for a Cigar City stout, but the acidity cuts back on the mouthfeel.

Overall - The coffee is too acidic for me. Impressive stout otherwise.

08-31-2013 23:08:04 | More by Alieniloquium
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jrallen34

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

09-15-2013 18:46:31 | More by jrallen34
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chippo33

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -16.9%

11-12-2013 21:12:57 | More by chippo33
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Durge

Connecticut

4.51/5  rDev 0%

A pitch black appearance with brown edges served in the tulip glass. There is just a wisp of a light brown ring on top and no real signs of lacing. The aroma takes charge with a thick sweet coffee chocolate with cherry malt and marshmallow vanilla. The flavor is similarly spectacular with intense coffee and dark chocolate. Again I get sweet cherry vanilla with woodsy undertones. There's just a vague hint if alcohol which just adds a satisfying warmth as it slides down. There's plenty of bitter licorice malt. Tart, sweet, intense but not at all cloying. Thick but velvety smooth. Just a near perfect brew, a defining stout.

09-20-2013 02:06:32 | More by Durge
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aasher

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

09-25-2013 23:19:25 | More by aasher
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Lare453

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

10-20-2013 22:46:56 | More by Lare453
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.74/5  rDev +5.1%

Huge thanks to JLindros for sharing.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a motor oil hue with a nice one finger mocha head that left tremendous legs and leopardess spotty lacing. This is just incredible.

S - Aromas of TONS of coffee, dark and rich, creamy, smooth, iced coffee on the nose.

T - Taste is just incredible, stupendous coffee and chocolate notes, bitter roast, chocolate rich and bakers chocolate, super creamy and code, like a mocha cappuccino. Super nice bitter roast with a nice lingering creamy iced coffee notes, incredible.

M - Mouthfeel is just silly creamy delicious, just velvet goodness.

O - Overall this is an incredible beer, so much coffee especially on the finish. Drinks like an iced coffee with rich expensive coffee notes. Exceptional.

09-28-2013 01:50:18 | More by rudzud
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -11.3%

09-18-2013 23:47:21 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.09/5  rDev -9.3%

Thanks to canadianghetto for sharing!

Pours black as night, with a light brown head with little lace. The aroma hits hard with coffee beans and roasted malts, cocoa, vanilla, and dates. The taste has plenty of medium bitter coffee roast notes, chocolate, toffee, candi sweetness. Pretty thick and chewy, full bodied easy. Overall, pretty great coffee stout!

09-16-2013 20:43:42 | More by EgadBananas
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

09-17-2013 03:09:49 | More by Sean9689
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -11.3%

10-02-2013 22:04:20 | More by tommyguz
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

08-29-2013 03:02:42 | More by millerbuffoon
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Café Americana from Cigar City Brewing
99 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.