Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged | Cigar City Brewing

Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedHunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BA SCORE
97.8%
Liked This Beer
4.53 w/ 183 ratings
Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedHunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
El Catador Club Exclusives

Central to Mayan mythology is the story of twin brothers named Xbalanque and Hunahpu, the Hero Twins. After the Twins’ father was murdered by evil deities from Xibalba, his corpse became a cacao tree that spawned our two Heroes. Epic adventures followed, culminating in a journey to Xibalba to avenge their fathers’ death. Vanquishing their enemies handily, the Heroes then ascended unto the heavens where they became the sun and the moon.

Imperial Stout brewed with Ancho and Pasilla chile peppers, cinnamon, vanilla and cacao nibs aged in white oak barrels previously used to age bourbon.

OG: 30
IBU: 80

Tasting Notes:
Cinnamon, vanilla and bakers chocolate are assertive on the nose with rustic wood and molasses playing supporting roles. Viscous and assertive on the tongue, baking spices meld with fresh ground coffee, dates and fudge as this massive beer coats the palate. Mild scoville heat builds with each sip but never overwhelms the bourbon spiciness or the nuanced finish of this truly complex stout.

Added by tpd975 on 12-09-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#274
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
183
Liked:
179
Avg:
4.53/5
pDev:
7.51%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
733
Gots:
32
Trade:
1
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4.28/5  rDev -5.5%
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Really happy to see CCB restore some BA greatness again. Rich, luscious, and so smooth. Waves of chocolate creaminess, smooth bourbon, and the lasting finish or peppers without too much heat. Perfect blend for my taste. They nailed it.

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This was a 2013 Huna drank on 1/9/16
Incredibly smooth with rich plum flavours, super smooth Bourbon backbone with no alcohol presence what so ever. Never gave a beer a perfect score before but this absolutely blew my mind.

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 97.8% out of 100 with 183 ratings
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