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Life Is Like... - Cigar City Brewing

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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

503 Ratings
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Ratings: 503
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 739
Gots: 115 | FT: 8
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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4.11/5  rDev -9.5%

A nice brew, a good depth to it for a sweet stout.

Pours a jet black with a tan head and no lacing. Pretty solid look. The smell starts off with a heavy whisp bourbon and barrel, but then another sniff opens up to the cocoa, a nice unexpected smokiness, roast, vanilla, and malt.

The taste follows suit with notes of sweet espresso, lactose sugar, acrid cherry, cocoa, a bit of oak, and again a slight smokiness. Nice refined balance to it all....feel is decent but sort of thin mouthfeel, less burn than I expected.

A good but not great beer, it's not super notable but very solid.

Dreadnaught33, Apr 20, 2014
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Life Is Like... from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 503 ratings.