Hunahpu's Imperial Stout | Cigar City Brewing

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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
Ratings:
4,125
Reviews:
796
Avg:
4.51
pDev:
8.65%
 
 
Wants:
3,720
Gots:
1,264
For Trade:
118
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3.83/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.31/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.26/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.76/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.37/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.73/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

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4.88/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.02/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.91/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is one of those bucket-list beers everyone ought to try, and I must thank my friend Ian for hooking me up with one bottle after his trip to Hunahpu Day trip.

This jawn pours heady and smells like Mexican chorizo, cinnamon and black olive puree plus teriyaki sauce. Looks amazing indeed, great head and retention.

The taste is all bitter chocolate and dessert flavors... good but not terribly enticing. I lost interest about halfway through the bottle, even though I was sharing with a friend.

Too sweet, too chocolaty, too chili-y... not my cup of (beer) tea.

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4.54/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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4.4/5  rDev -2.4%
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.47/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Jet black, coco head
S- Chocolate, pepper, cinnamon
T- Tons of dark chocolate in the 17. Once you get used to that there is a nice spice note from the pepper and cinnamon, but not too much.
F - THICK
O- Like a dark chocolate milkshake

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4.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.48/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.44/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.37/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.67/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had this in 2014 at GABF -- enjoyed it then and enjoy it know! Bottle poured into snifter. Dark rich black in color with little carbonation. Cinnamon, chocolate and spices are apparent. Full bodied, peppery, spicey notes balanced with chocolate (coco nibs). Keep bottling!

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4.48/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
4.51 out of 5 based on 4,125 ratings.
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