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Life Is Like... - Cigar City Brewing

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Life Is Like...Life Is Like...

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491 Ratings
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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 732
Gots: 115 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Imperial sweet stout brewed with cherries & cacao nibs & aged in bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: MatthewPlus on 08-15-2013)
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Reviews by CuriousMonk:
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev -2.9%

Pours oily black with a creamy brown head that leaves decent lacing throughout. The aroma is loaded with luscious, lightly tangy cherries and thick chocolate that follow up with figs, molasses, malt and vanilla. Those aromatic qualities are then followed up by a sweet flavor with some more chocolate, cherries, malt sugar, and mild alcohol. Full bodied with good carbonation. This is a very good lightly chewy beer that exhibits modest warmth, rich chocolate, ripe cherries - indulgent and decadent, yet still well balanced!

01-07-2014 19:26:08 | More by CuriousMonk
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Zakk

Florida

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-25-2013 09:14:49 | More by Zakk
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Schlais

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-07-2014 05:54:51 | More by Schlais
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Sam_Gladieux

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

04-27-2014 22:41:43 | More by Sam_Gladieux
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mverity

Florida

4.99/5  rDev +10.2%

Bottle from Proof. Poured into a snifter. Pitch black and opaque. Deep brown head with same collar. Decent legs, and head was thick and yummy. Aroma is of sweet/dark cherries, dark chocolate, vanilla, a smooth/woody bourbon. Taste is wonderful. Exact same as smell. Mouthfeel is viscous, fully coats my mouth, and is exactly what I want. Super fantastic beer. Dessert in a glass!

11-06-2013 01:38:56 | More by mverity
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BillKuhnel

New York

5/5  rDev +10.4%

07-23-2014 11:55:36 | More by BillKuhnel
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frenchblood21

Ohio

4.84/5  rDev +6.8%

Poured from bottle into small tasting glass. I am sharing with two other buddies. Date of review is 7/12/14.

Appearance- Almost jet black, but not quite. Dark brow head that disappears right away.

Smell- Cherry and vanilla blast off straight away. Just a hint of sweet chocolate is present too. Bourbon is detectable, but taking a backseat to the cherries.

Taste- Literally perfect in every way. Just like in the nose, cherries and vanilla take you away. Chocolate and bourbon are there, but not dominant.

Mouthfeel- Thick and luxurious to say the least. It's really quite hard to put into words how amazing this beer is. It's like I bit into a chocolate covered cherry.

Overall- Top three best beers I have ever had. I had it at DLD for the first time and have looked forward to this moment ever since.

07-12-2014 23:35:52 | More by frenchblood21
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deebo

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

07-12-2014 01:16:29 | More by deebo
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California

3.25/5  rDev -28.3%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

10-08-2013 00:46:19 | More by Cynic-ale
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Florida

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-18-2013 19:12:44 | More by jokermanboy
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

11-23-2013 22:41:06 | More by jtladner
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +10.4%

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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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Life Is Like... from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.