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Sugar Plum Brown Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Cigar City Brewing's official celebration of Christmas. A rich-bodied brown ale forms the stage for holiday flavors which dance a festive ballet highlighted by pirouetting leaps of Christmas inspired spices. Cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, rose hips and chamomile compliment the subtle chocolate and light coffee notes of the malt and the addition of roasted carob and chicory complete the performance. Brewed once a year to celebrate the Christmas season. Pair with fresh cracked nuts, fruit cake and share with friends and family. Merry Christmas from the CCB family!

22 IBU

Added by tpd975 on 01-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,287
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
281
pDev:
15.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
37
Trade:
4
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Appearance: Rich deep brown with a persistent 3” light tan tinted foam cap that would be right at home perched atop a root beer float. Smell: Plum and spice, especially cinnamon and ginger, with hints of fruit cake. Trace of chocolate. Taste: Suprisingly dry considering all the fruit and spice on the nose. Chocolate, plum, fruit cake, and spice on the palate with a fairly mild hop bitterness on the finish with bitter coffee and chocolate notes. Mouthfeel: Chewy and effervescent with medium high carbonation.

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Sugar Plum Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 281 ratings
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