Warmer Winter Winter Warmer | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
A old ale with american hop varietals that has a complex citrus and caramelized toffee aroma and underlying notes of chocolate.

Added by cjgator3 on 12-05-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
607
Reviews:
207
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
12.72%
 
 
Wants:
128
Gots:
174
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13
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3.08/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of stakem
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2010 vintage. 750ml bottle poured into a matching CCB snifter. The brew appears a dark mahogany color with ruby clarity and a khaki cap that fades leaving patchy lace.

Aroma is sweet with toffee, caramel, molasses and some toastiness. Raisony alcohol.

Taste is malty sweet like molasses, toffee, caramel and firm bitterness. A bit of burnt character and mild oxidation.

Medium to full bodied with modest carbonation. More bitter than I was expecting but still a solid brew with some of its age starting to become noticeable.

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3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle into a tulip
2015 vintage

A: dark brown, opaque, 1.5 fingers tan head, dissipates slowly and leaves a good amount of lacing 4.25

S: sweet citrus, caramel, an almost tart character 3.75

T: surprising amount of citrusy hops, some sweet Malts; doesn't really taste like a winter warmer, more like a light American barley wine 3.75

M/D: fuller side of medium bodies, carbonation appropriate, ABV is well masked and drinkability is average 3.75

O: it's ok, more hoppy then I would have preferred but a decent beer 3.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
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3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
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3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.72/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Warmer Winter Winter Warmer from Cigar City Brewing
3.93 out of 5 based on 607 ratings.
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