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Cincinnatus 2012 - Listermann Brewing Supply & Mfg

Not Rated.
Cincinnatus 2012
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BA SCORE
85
very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 9.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Listermann Brewing Supply & Mfg visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bobhits on 02-28-2013)
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doldham

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-11-2014 19:24:49 | More by doldham
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-12-2014 23:52:52 | More by nmann08
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +11.7%

Another beer thanks to crapturds (reddit), intersting looking beer, 2012 vintage so some age, I hope it still has all the nice characters.

Pours a super dark colored fizzy small head that fades fairly quickly, jet black beer, no light getting through this puppy. decent legs on the sides as well.

Nose is loaded with bourbon, wow bourbon, lots of barrel and barrel juice, vanilla, buttery oak, etc, as well as a fudgey cocoa and dark chocolate, caramel, hint of a fluffy nougat, again more vanilla, cocoa, mild roasty char, with hint coffee like roast.

Taste brings lots more barrel, a big buttery oak note, very buttery oak, and lots of vanilla, so much barrel character it's ridiculous! Also lots of bourbon, nice sweet candy bourbon note, with a little tingly warming fairly hot booze, even after a couple years on it. Nice fudgey dark chocolate, baker's choc and cocoa, mild creamy note with that. Also a hint of a roasty char but that seems to have mellowed out a lot from what it probably was. Also a little black malt, little fluffy nougat carafa like note, and some caramel as well, and fairly sweet. Finish is sticky and a bit sweet, bit more warming booze, more baker's choc, fudgey notes, more bourbon and buttery oak barrel as well lingering nicely, with a touch more roast.

Mouth is med to fuller bod, decent carb but could have used a bit more, mild fudgey and chewy and creamy, some warming tingly booze.

Overall quite nice, as a big fan of bourbon and buttery vanilla oak I really liked that aspect. The malts were pretty nice too, I wonder if it's over roasty fresh but that aspect mellowed nicely, unlike the booze which is still fairly prominent. But quite a tasty beer! Not sure why it's rated so low.

04-12-2014 02:38:54 | More by jlindros
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nlmartin

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-09-2014 18:17:25 | More by nlmartin
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shredder83

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-26-2013 21:28:38 | More by shredder83
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-19-2013 05:06:08 | More by Lovely85
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.8/5  rDev -0.8%

Had back to back with 2011. This one has a markedly different appearance form the 2011 which looked less like a stout. This one forms a thin dark tan head on more of a jet black body. Aroma is a bit mild with a very distinct earthy aroma with coffee and roasted malts. Some vanilla notes as well. Flavor follows with a mellow and semi sweet bourbon presence with a background of dark chocolate, oak, vanilla and roasted malts. Full body and light carbonation. Very interesting how different years 2011 and 2012 are.

Thanks to Chris K in Cincinnati for sending me this one.

12-19-2013 05:03:43 | More by kylehay2004
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-19-2013 04:58:38 | More by nickfl
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ddedhed

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-12-2013 21:02:27 | More by ddedhed
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voodoofish65usf

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-03-2013 19:08:09 | More by voodoofish65usf
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wiltznucs

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

09-20-2013 00:21:05 | More by wiltznucs
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-16-2013 21:49:34 | More by ajzy
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elkinbrown

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-07-2013 00:56:00 | More by elkinbrown
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Lare453

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-15-2013 22:34:36 | More by Lare453
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

03-19-2013 09:33:27 | More by ohiobeer29
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bobhits

Kentucky

3.16/5  rDev -17.5%

Picked up in a Cincinnati Kroger, about 18 bucks for a 4 pack. A bit high and no nice wax on these like the pictures of prior year brewings.

Pours about as dark as dark gets, just a hair of brown hues break through at the rims. Even the pour is nearly pitch black. There's a bit of a tan head but it has a sort of fake head fizz sound and looks rather bad, would be better with no head at all.

Molasses, raises, hints of vanilla and oak. I'm not getting the chocolate or coffee often seen in these stouts nor am I getting oak aromas.

This beer takes on a rather sweet stout side. Again chocolate while here is way in the back and coffee just isn't really showing up to me. What I do get is a lot of floral hops, oak, vanilla, raisins and prunes. This is not as big and dark in flavor as the beer looks.

A rather thin body given I would put the ABV in the 10% range. This isn't syrupy nor is there any body from carbonation.

This is a nice beer, but given the price I wont' be buying again. If there were a style for bourbon barrel american imperial stout, this would score a D- if not even an F. This style just has so many amazing examples and this falls into the home brew levels. Still I love this style and I don't score to style. I'm 'happy with this beer and I'll try again.

02-28-2013 04:13:55 | More by bobhits
Cincinnatus 2012 from Listermann Brewing Supply & Mfg
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.