Hunahpu's Imperial Stout | Cigar City Brewing

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Hunahpu's Imperial StoutHunahpu's Imperial Stout
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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:
#45
Reviews:
819
Ratings:
4,249
pDev:
8.52%
Bros Score:
4.45
 
 
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2015 vintage obtained in trade in spring 2017. Cannot vouch for storage first two years. Opened 11/1/17 and poured into Kane chalice.

I have a second bottle - 2016. These scores are placeholders until I drink that one, next year.

Very little light tan head and what there was was gone in an instant. No lacing or anything. Beer is very very dark brown. Definitely notes of cinnamon, cocoa, vanilla, and chilis, also present in taste. Definitely not rounded and mature as it should be over 2.5 years, as well as feeling washed out. Guessing this may not have been stored in dark. Medium body, almost no carbonation. Construction is fine, balance eh. ABV fairly well hidden or dovetails with chili heat, which is fairly subtle. Simply put, this does not taste like a beer one pays hundreds of dollars and travels thousands of miles to drink and does not match Kane Mexican Brunch or Prairie Artisan BOMB! But it could very well be storage. Will revisit.

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.58 out of 5 with 4,249 ratings