Hunahpu's Imperial Stout | Cigar City Brewing

Hunahpu's Imperial StoutHunahpu's Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.58/5
4,184 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
Ranking:
#42
Reviews:
809
Ratings:
4,184
pDev:
8.52%
Bros Score:
4.45
 
 
Wants:
3,716
Gots:
1,272
Trade:
119
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,184 |  Reviews: 809
Photo of MorpheusIPA
4.27/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Milder than I anticipated but solid.

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Photo of SteveD082791
4.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.42/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Wow, what a lack of carbonation in this black and brown beer. Aroma didn't give much in the chili department, it had lots of roast though.

Taste gave some chili flavors, very minimal though. Mild Mexican chocolate. Cinnamon is there. Very thick viscosity. I gotta say, most of this series of beer I've had has been pretty underwhelming given its reputation.

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Photo of burns3y
4.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pletser
4.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BostonHoppa
4.82/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GoBears1868
4.95/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

2015 - still my favorite beer. so complex and delicious. works on any occasion, but best to share with special friends.

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Photo of Redgoatman
4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of neutralaction
4.47/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BNarc
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bmf5581
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rponder
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ArtZan
4.66/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Seamus
4.59/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of djay1310
4.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of edmaher
4.59/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fondyball20
4.52/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2015 opened almost a year after bottling. Much better then Abraxas, cinnamon is more mellow and overall makes for a much better experience and smoother beer. All the flavors compliment each other very well.

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Photo of AdrianC31
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of AdrenalinJunkee
4.84/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pollocwr
4.89/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Had in a blind tasting. Won overall and my personal vote. Smooth feel and the taste is unbeatable.

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Photo of ELS
4.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Living in Florida I've had the opportunity to have Huna on tap. To be honest, until recently I was never a big fan of the beer. Maybe my palette changed or I had a really good batch but I finally had what I think is an excellent imperial stout. What hit me this time was the cinnamon and touch of heat working so well with so many flavors of chocolate, coffee, smoke and more. I never realized how complex this beer tastes. I really enjoyed drinking this beer and will seek it out for now on.

Having it again on 5/8/16. I'm raising the look to a 5. I know this sounds ridiculous, but it has the best looking dark foam for a head. This beer is true luxury!

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Photo of zekeman17
4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dizzydsmith
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VetsPackage
3.99/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaycase
4.28/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2014 vintage

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.58 out of 5 with 4,184 ratings
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