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Cigar City / Terrapin Southern Slice | Cigar City Brewing

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Cigar City / Terrapin Southern SliceCigar City / Terrapin Southern Slice

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Collaboration with Terrapin Brewing. Doppelbock brewed with 900lbs of Vanilla Beans and Pecans.

Added by GatorLCA on 12-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 242 |  Reviews: 32
Reviews by GameFreac:
Photo of GameFreac
4.53/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Originally on tap at CCB. Wasn't even going to try this since we got it in GA but glad I did.

Appearance: Pours a dark brown color with a khaki head that dissipates quickly.

Smell: Smells absolutely phenomenal. Pecans, vanilla, toffee, caramel, brown sugar, whipped cream, very sweet. Syrupy.

Taste - Taste starts off with pecans and goes into some vanilla, followed by a slight bitterness and ends with a sugary sweetness. Mirrors the nose.

Mouthfeel: Medium mouthfeel. Only complaint is that there's a very slight boozy/astrigent taste on the aftertaste but it's barely there.

Overall: One of the most interesting, unique, and best CCB beers I've had.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of t2grogan
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerMe13
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of OompaMentor
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into snifter, dark pour w little carbonation. Hint of pecans and malts are evident to the nose. Sweetness on the palate with hint of pecan on palate. Too sweet for me but I'll give them their due!

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Photo of CRon_T
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of chinchill
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear deep, dark red
Sweet syrupy aroma with caramel, brown sugar and light spicing.

More sweet than bitter, Not much pecan or even nutty flavor.
Full smooth body with lively carbonation that is, perhaps, a little too high.

O: a bit to sweet and syrupy, with insufficient input from the pecans, which seem to new missing in action.

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Photo of jtladner
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of johnyb
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of acurtis
3.35/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of weonfire
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of seavercm
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of cjgator3
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Gonzoillini
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown. Medium khaki head. Settles to a thin collar. Then nothing.

Smell - Lots of vanilla. Nutty. Chocolatey. Brown sugar. Boozy.

Taste - Buckets of vanilla. Very sweet. Brown sugar. Caramel. Sweetness dies down into a nuttier flavor. Drops off in the back end. Boozy nutty finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation. Big and boozy.

Overall - Tasty. A little bit of a mess, but tasty.

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Photo of wilfonzo
4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Photo of Keith_R
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of JSBILK
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of sunofneurot
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of DrewSimm
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of HoppyBastard1
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of cyrushire
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of dvmin98
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have been sitting on this for a couple of years and finally got around to cracking it with some friends. Was a little worried when we opened it because it was a slight gusher, but not too bad. Smell was a bit of the pecans. Taste was sweet and nutty. Slight vanilla? Really nice. Decent carbonation, but not too bad. Good overall mouthfeel. Glad this turned out well.

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Photo of Adub7450
4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Cigar City / Terrapin Southern Slice from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 242 ratings
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