Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Vanilla | Cigar City Brewing

Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - VanillaMaduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Vanilla
BA SCORE
88.3%
Liked This Beer
4.09 w/ 349 ratings
Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - VanillaMaduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Vanilla
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by tpd975 on 05-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,574
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
349
Liked:
308
Avg:
4.09/5
pDev:
8.56%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 349 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of frasergrove
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SHDoyle
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Description: Deep brown color with a hint of ruby and a light tan head. Smell is mostly coffee and roasty up front and followed by a sweet, cream, vanilla aroma. Seems pretty balanced. The taste is similar, with coffee up front followed by sweet vanilla flavors as it mellows and finishes. The mouthfeel might be the most interesting part of this beer. For lack of a better term it's "fluffy" and creamy but not thick or syrupy like a stout. Highly carbonated.

Suggested food pairing: Pulled pork

If you like this beer then you should also try: Sumatra Mountain Brown

Overall: 4.25 (This beer is good and I would likely have it again) Both coffee and vanilla flavors are noticeable and complement one another instead of competing or muddling the beer. Maybe not a beer I'd drink a lot of, but it was interesting, well executed and worth a try.

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Photo of marlinsrock
5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Somehow improves on the all-around fantastic Maduro. Props to CCB

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Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.27/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MooseBoose
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lochnessmonster
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A vast improvement over the standard Maduro - Cigar City knows how to take things to the next level, which they do very well with this. Some amazing things happening here, considering it's a brown ale.

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Photo of spycow
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ssippisam
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of parkwood
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FightinIrish88
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of krl2112
3.59/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rlee1390
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice vanilla mixed with a good brown ale base.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alexsergio
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of antman27
3.8/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rdoggg
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwbetts
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PassMeAZima
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of South2NW
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: pours a darker brown with a finger of off white head that fades fast
A: typical brown ale aroma, roasty/nutty, with some vanilla. Smells a little bitter but the vanilla balances it with sweetness
T: not a fan of this one. The vanilla saves the day but still a light brown ale at heart
F: it is rather creamy and smooth, easy drinking too

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.99/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale - Vanilla from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 88.3% out of 100 with 349 ratings
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