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Life Is Like... - Cigar City Brewing

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

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496 Ratings
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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 732
Gots: 117 | 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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Michigan

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4.11/5  rDev -9.3%

Tulip glass.

A: Pours black, thinnish, with a smattering of dark brown head which fizzles out to a ring almost immediately.

S: Dark melted chocolate and a bit of dark cherry, with pretty big but well integrated oak providing structure. Just a touch of roast in the background. Overall, very nice, like chocolate-covered cherries.

T: The roast is surprisingly prominent relative to the nose, but the dark velvety chocolate/cocoa and bright/slightly twangy cherries cut through and dominate. A bit of char, but barrel is basically absent. Wow, this is sweet. Like Southern Tier level, but a much thinner body.

M: Medium-light body—kind of thin but round and silky—and lightish carbonation. Alcohol is completely hidden, a nice feat at 15% (!?).

O: Flavors are nice, and the lightish body aids in drinkability. This is decidedly on the sweet side, probably best in digestif-sized portions for dessert, but which limits the overall drinkability. The barrel treatment is on the light side as well.

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Life Is Like... from Cigar City Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.