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
Ratings:
281
Reviews:
61
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
15.73%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
35
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 281 |  Reviews: 61
Photo of Jobin_24
3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of spycow
3.47/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ttylicki
3.28/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EricTKole
3.61/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
3.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a nice brown color with off-white head. Sweet dark fruits on the nose, with some subtle spices; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice little sweetness.

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Photo of Peter1977
2.6/5  rDev -27%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

I'm not a huge fan of brown ales

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Photo of Jlabs
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of trippnwo
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of indurTheB
3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of KRG
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of mulerofthewhalez
1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

Photo of jblain
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Brihon
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of OldeSchool
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Freehouse
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Raziel313
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of wesbourne
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of floridadrift
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

UPDATE: THIS IS NOW A 8.2% PORTER in 12oz CAN 6pk, as it was a 5% Brown Ale

A: Can is very decorative, beer is darker but light gets through

T: Spicy, carbonated, sweeter and rich once it warms down. drank on 10/28. Bottled on 10/27

M: Medium

O: Get it! Its worth it now in a 6pk and with a new body profile.

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Photo of LowbrowMedic
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of yankeej13
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of sicilian
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of Danny1217
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of velcrogrip
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Sugar Plum Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
3.56 out of 5 based on 281 ratings.
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