Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale | Cigar City Brewing

Maduro Oatmeal Brown AleMaduro Oatmeal Brown Ale
BA SCORE
78%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 2,731 ratings
Maduro Oatmeal Brown AleMaduro Oatmeal Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pours brown in color with notes of caramel, toffee, chocolate and hints of espresso. Flavor has caramel/toffee sweetness is upfront with intermingling notes of chocolate and espresso with a roasted peanut expression in the finish.

25 IBU

Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,713
Reviews:
733
Ratings:
2,731
Liked:
2,129
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
10.97%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
191
Gots:
528
Trade:
21
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Photo of wjbent
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dertyd
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Juan_Andere
4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrJuengling
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MMOSNN
4.16/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BabaBeer
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheDoctor
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Serving: Can
Canned: Jun-7-2017 (Consumed throughout August)


A:
Pours a clear-but-opaque-in-the-glass mohagany with an inch and a half of fizzy tan head that disappears fairly quickly. Okay retention; scattered lacing. (4.25)

S:
Sweet roast nuts, brown sugar, light coffee. (4.25)

T:
Follows the nose. Nutty, slightly sweet, medium roastiness, hard water/carbonic bite at the finish.  (4.25)

M:
Medium body with medium carbonation, extremely drinkable with a clean finish. (4.25)

O:
This is a stellar example of a brown.
It is rich and drinkable at the same time. There is less sweetness and more caramelized nuttiness than some others. It is an easy-drinking and fully satisfying beer that I would love to have again.
Don't be afraid to let it warm up a little in the glass. (4.25)

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Photo of TheHopsman
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SydneyManchester25
4.52/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ntanner83
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oberon
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep mahogany brown with amber hue,a thick creamy nitro dispensed light beige head atop.Deep roasted coffee,roasted nuts,and chocolate in the nose,to me this delivers when it comes to the chocolate and coffee where alot of browns say they will but don't.The nitro pours gave it a silky smooth fuller feel.Coffee and brown sugar upfront on the palate then some chocolate in the finish but never gets too sweet.Just a fantastic brown,maybe the best I have had.

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Photo of gr0g
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VoxRationis
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a tap into a snifter glass at Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe, NY.
A: Pours a clear, mahogany color with a one quarter inch head. Minimal to moderate Belgian lacing.
S: Aromas near cane sugar, crushed coffee beans, and rum with maybe a light mocha note.
T: Tastes sweet immediately, with flavors of roast coffee to mocha and butter cookies.
M: Medium to full bodied with strong effervescence throughout.
O: Really a solid and enjoyable representative of the brown ale style, although leaning in the direction of a milk stout.

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Photo of pau622
4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phineasco
4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bill69
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

real nice and smooth on Nitro

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Photo of mike22ne
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can, dated 6/13/17.

Looks a nice dark brown with a thick tan head that reduces to a thin layer.
Smell is nice coffee and chocolate roasted malt, minimal hops but a dark earthy tone there.
Taste is similar to the nose, lots of coffee and chocolate, some sweet caramel malt too. Really solid, well balanced flavors. Minimal hops here too.
Feel is excellent, smooth and medium-full and chewy but it doesn't cling too much.

Overall an excellent full-flavored brown ale!

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Photo of ALHOPLOVER
4.88/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Canned on 5/15/17, enjoyed on 8/1,2,3/17
L: Dark. Poured gently because the can said so. Small sized cocoa tan head that dissipated quickly. Minimal lacing.
S: Oak charred barrels and roasted dark chocolate malt. Vanilla, caramel, slightly burnt chocolate and toffee. A little coffee bean and some cigar smoke in the background. Complex. Had to search for it, which is fun, but I prefer a stronger aroma.
T: Great flavor! Matches the aroma's description word for word. Then add hints of bourbon barrel flavor and just a smidge of Vanilla Coke. Very good!
F: Perfect! Thick but not too thick. Smooth and rich. Thankful that it has a good carbonated bite. Very drinkable by itself.
O: Delicious! My favorite brown ale so far. Lots of character. Wonderfully balanced. I don't know if the name is playing tricks on me but there's a smoked cigar flavor in there and there's a hint of cigar smokiness on the back of my throat that I don't recall experiencing with any other beer. Hmm... How did they do that? $11 for a 6pk at Orange Beach Publix; great local craft selection.

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Photo of MilaMila
4.56/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spectru
3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful dark beer. The first sip has a surprisingly chocolatey (some have said coffee) taste that the aroma gives scant preview. Not bad- A great change of pace.

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Photo of Turbo
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Drewvel
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bret717
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Doonzman
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pretty good beer by Cigar City. They are a really good brewery, especially when you consider that it's from the South

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