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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown AleMaduro Oatmeal Brown Ale
BA SCORE
3.92/5
Very Good
2,745 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:
#6,019
Reviews:
735
Ratings:
2,745
pDev:
10.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
190
Gots:
532
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,745 |  Reviews: 735
Photo of MKrauss
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zythophile
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can Date: 4/4/17
Palate Contaminants: other beer

Color is an opaque dark brown. Plenty of light tan, moderately fine head.

The smell has molasses and cocoa powder. It's pretty lactic, too. There's also a honey wafer scent. Light sweet smokiness.

The first taste I get is charred barrel, accompanied by a little bit of dark dried fruit, call it figs and raisins. The lactic element is still there, but it kind of drifts on its own, not really connected to anything. I keep thinking something else is going to develop, but the charred barrel just pushes right back. I do get a bit of oatmeal grain on the back end.

Feel is thin for the type, and carbonation comes out a little too easily. Smoky aftertaste is pleasant.

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Photo of FrancisM12
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of SLewis
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of onlymurderers
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kahlerbock
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheItalianStallion
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Day drinking stop at Twin Peaks in Pensacola. Served wayyy too cold so not much of a chance to warm up and show it's true colors. Still super tasty. Haven't had a brown ale in a while. Solid and recommended.

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3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pdurm33
4.63/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tuowl74a
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Urk1127
2.58/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

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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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

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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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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 2,745 ratings
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