Hunahpu's Imperial Stout | Cigar City Brewing

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4,155 Ratings
Hunahpu's Imperial StoutHunahpu's Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
In Mayan myth, Hunahpu gave cocoa to the Mayans. An Imperial Stout Aged On Cacao Nibs, Madagascar Vanilla Beans, Ancho Chilis, Pasilla Chilis and Cinnamon.

80 IBU

Added by tpd975 on 01-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,155
Reviews:
807
Avg:
4.51
pDev:
8.65%
 
 
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3,721
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Photo of mbbransc
3.77/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Maybe my bottle was bad but I didn't get the hype. Mexican Cake is much better.

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Photo of ttp86
4/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Deshaies
4.84/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BecauseWhalezbro
4.39/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vicinandp
4.78/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kylemacs
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BiltmoreShores
4.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gregf51
4.28/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ssippisam
4.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hawkfish
4.2/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ToddThompson
4.32/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dolphinsmarlins1
4.69/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours raven black in the glass. I was expecting much more heat on this one, something similar to that of Mexican Cake. I was pleasantly surprised by its smoothness. Perhaps it was due to the fact that the bottle had been aged (2014); nevertheless, I was pleased. Chocolate dominates the palate, though hints of cinnamon and pepper undertones fight for some recognition. Mouthfeel was silky smooth. Overall, I am pleased with this one. Wish I had more.

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Photo of Bizoneill
4.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JBreits83
4.88/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of jdcompton2
4.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of KT123
4.57/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 510a
4.64/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tiburon
3.92/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

'11 Huna on New Year's Eve. Mildly bitter choco w faint taste of chili's. Taste did not change for me as it warmed up.

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Photo of guido19
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ryanalday
4.63/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DMillerTampa
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of KWhyte23
5/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TBonez477
4.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Nearly pitch black in body with a dark khaki, thick head. Legs are long on this one.

S: Aroma is sweet but difficult to discern. Elements of cocoa powder, deep, dark fruit juice and sweet malts.

T: Taste is dominated by dark chocolate fudge or brownie. The flavor is not as complex as expected but the finish does provide a flash of heat as the liquid clears the palate.

M: Feel on this one is in line with the appearance. Nice and thick yet smooth and silky going down.

O: This is a great beer worthy of the ratings and reputation. One of the few non-BA imperial stouts that has the full mouthfeel that I look for.

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Photo of Willyd81
3.69/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zonker17
4.68/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Released March 9, 2013 consumed 12/27/15. Pours very dark near black with slight beige ring. Some vanilla and bourbon on the nose with coffee. Taste mainly malts, bourbon, vanilla, but the chilies are muted, may be due to time. Chocolate finish. Heavy body and slight carbonation.

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
4.51 out of 5 based on 4,155 ratings.
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