El Monstruo Lúpulo | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Cigar City’s new Rare Beer Club-exclusive IIPA is a hefty, highly focused beer which has spent some careful aging time on both Spanish cedar and spruce – the result going way beyond the imperialized version of the cedar-aged Jai Alai we first imagined. But it still sings like that beer does: revolving around the careful marriage of wood and hops.

Added by smithj4 on 07-13-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
64
pDev:
7.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
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4/5  rDev -2.4%
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3.49/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.65/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.52/5  rDev -14.1%
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4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a bottle, pours a bright orange color with a full active head.

The nose is heavy malt and citrus, pine, pineapple and very faint wood. The flavor is very strong pine, spruce and resin, bitter citrus rinds, great malt backbone. A very bitter, clean finish that dries out your mouth. This is pretty tasty and an interesting spin on the DIPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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El Monstruo Lúpulo from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 64 ratings