Hunahpu's Imperial Stout | Cigar City Brewing

Hunahpu's Imperial StoutHunahpu's Imperial Stout
4,184 Ratings
Hunahpu's Imperial StoutHunahpu's Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle into tulip. Date of review is 6/14/14.

Appearance- Pitch black with a half-finger dark tan head. Great lacing straight away. Little to no carbonation.

Smell- Peppers and cinnamon are the first two dominant scents. Following that, I detect brown sugar and vanilla. I imagine this is gonna be a sweeter stout. Just perfect in every aspect of scent.

Taste- Same exact flavors as scents, which is remarkable. The vanilla, cinnamon, peppers and cacao nibs all play their parts perfectly. So much hoppier than I had expected. A real treat to say the least.

Mouthfeel- Again, perfect in every way. Coats your mouth in a delicious stew of wonderful flavors and gives you the tingles in your throat. This beer has the perfect amount of peppers.

Overall- Almost a perfect beer. I will be seeking this beer out on every possible occasion. I will be trading for this, so I am ISO.

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark black like oil with some tan head. Chocolate, some grain, a little coffee, and some sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice roasted character. Very good, very complex stout.

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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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