Cigar City Brewing

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Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
American Imperial Stout
4.59 | pDev: 6.97%
Feb 14, 2021
Apr 12, 2016
This beer is a double-barrel aged coffee coconut imperial stout and it is actually a blend of an imperial stout aged in Brandy barrels and an imperial porter aged in Bourbon barrels. The blend is then aged on Buddy Brew roasted coffee beans and toasted coconut before being packaged in 750ml bottles.
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Reviewed by RobMichel from Maryland

4.52/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Nicely balanced, with all flavors (coffee, coconut, bourbon, & brandy) present but none overpowering the other. Mouthfeel is perhaps a bit light, but the nose and taste are terrific.
Feb 14, 2021
Rated: 4.36 by vfgccp from New York

Sep 29, 2018
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

4.56/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Popped a bottle of this at Jesse's wedding 2017. Pours black. Brown head, 1/4". Aroma drops all kinds of coconut, bourbon and coffee all over the place, just turn after turn of these.

Chocolate malt, bourbon, coffee and coconut continue to power through, delicious roasted malt tempering it all. Really finds the sweet spot if you will, in that it isn't sweet, it truly is balanced, and not in a people just say that about a triple ipa because that sounds good, I mean the roastiness, the bourbon, the chocolate, the coconut, vanilla it all comes out to really provide a beer being pushed and pulled just the right amount.

They pair an amazingly thick ass imperial stout base and then just blast it through both brandy and bourbon, the bourbon dominates barrel wise, but the brandy seems to lend to some nice warm smoothness counter balancing it all.

Hate to say it, but this is a world class stout and right up there with double barrel hunahpu. Phenomenal.
May 14, 2018
Rated: 4.28 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Mar 31, 2018
Rated: 4.59 by YvesB from Belgium

Jan 05, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by grover37 from District of Columbia

Dec 02, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Oct 21, 2017
Rated: 4.85 by Tyecko from Minnesota

Jun 29, 2017
Rated: 4.45 by whitenads from Michigan

May 15, 2017
Rated: 4.71 by Casey3236 from Pennsylvania

May 15, 2017
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Rated by Fox82791 from New York

4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
older bottle, coconut was totally gone
Apr 11, 2017
Rated: 4.62 by jcugafsu from Georgia

Apr 07, 2017
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Reviewed by gcamparone from Rhode Island

4.24/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 750mL bottle into a taster.

Aromas are sweet, caramel, dark fruits, a little cardboard, milk chocolate. On the tongue is sweet vanilla-bourbon, caramel, not much coconut, toffee, finishes roasty . Nice thick body with low carbonation.

Wish I got more coconut here. Nice body and good flavor, but was expecting less sweetness and more coconut.
Apr 06, 2017
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Reviewed by RAlmeida77 from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Nice beer. Pours very dark....minimal mocha head. Subtle coconut in the aroma. Taste is similar...subtle coconut. Really expected and wanted more. Feel is average....not too thick, not too thin. Overall, good beer.
Mar 30, 2017
Rated: 4.83 by pcshotsauce33 from New Jersey

Mar 15, 2017
Rated: 4.69 by Bammer21 from Illinois

Mar 14, 2017
Rated: 4.6 by tmbgnicu from Pennsylvania

Mar 10, 2017
Rated: 4.46 by browniewithnuts from Pennsylvania

Mar 02, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by vziznznzyz from North Carolina

Mar 01, 2017
Rated: 4.69 by Dizzydsmith from Georgia

Feb 27, 2017
Decoherence from Cigar City Brewing
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