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Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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1,336 Ratings
Cubano-Style Espresso Brown AleCubano-Style Espresso 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:
This rich brown ale is redolent with Cuban-style roasted espresso beans, sweet caramel and toffee and hints of dry nuttiness. Cuban Espresso is a popular drink in the Cigar City of Tampa owing to its many Sicilian and Cuban immigrants. The beans for Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale are roasted locally by Mazzaro's Italian Market and Deli in St. Petersburg to our exact specifications.

25 IBU

Added by tpd975 on 05-26-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,971
Reviews:
307
Ratings:
1,336
pDev:
9.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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318
Gots:
209
Trade:
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4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.76/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: Very dark for a brown ale. Deep, deep copper or bistre. Highly carbonated with lots of tiny, quickly dissipating bubbles. Very little head, even with a textbook heavy center pour.

Smell: Strong malt as it typical of an English style brown ale. Vanilla, grain, nuttiness, and just a bit of espresso.

Taste: Strong flavors of English malt with a vigorous splash of sweetened coffee with some vanilla. A bit of roast, almost burnt espresso towards the back. Tons of nuttiness. A hint of toffee.

MF: A full bodied brown ale. Definitely a bit over carbonated for my liking, but that's being nitpicky. Goes down smooth.

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4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.66/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

One of CCB's best IMO. A brew that lures you with it's smell, and satisfies with it roasty espresso flavor.

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3.67/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

prettay, prettay, prettay good. mhm

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 1,336 ratings
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