Hunahpu's Imperial Stout | Cigar City Brewing

Hunahpu's Imperial StoutHunahpu's Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
97.5%
Liked This Beer
4.58 w/ 4,164 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:
808
Ratings:
4,164
Liked:
4,059
Avg:
4.58/5
pDev:
8.52%
Alströms:
4.45
 
 
Wants:
3,720
Gots:
1,266
Trade:
117
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very very good! Pours with no foam. Super dark chocolate brown. Smells of vanilla and a little coffee. The flavor is excellent. Almost everything is in balance: a little too much pepper, but cinnamon, vanilla, cacao just right. Gets even better as it warms. There's mild bourbon-like flavor. Vanilla? Then, there's a strong but not overwhelming pepper burn on the end.
Overall, a great beer. I want to drink this head to head with other non-BA pepper beers like Bomb!, and whatever else I have that is comparable.
Update:
Went head to head w/ Abraxas! Very close. Thicker almost viscous compared to Abraxas, more lingering pepper heat, more carbonation, more vanilla. Geez, this is too close to choose. Both are excellent.

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 97.5% out of 100 with 4,164 ratings
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