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Batch #69 Double Cream Ale - Peach | Cigar City Brewing

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4.18/5
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7 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by tpd975 on 02-13-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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Reviews:
5
Ratings:
7
pDev:
10.77%
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of GTB
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of bob727
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of mikesgroove
4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

started off with some bread and yeast tones, but soon warmed to reveal a nice fruity presence. peach, banana and orange. Very sweet and well balanced. The taste started off very hoppy, again with the juicy peach and light oak mixed with , Pineapple, fresh tasting. Felt a bit slick when sipping, not watered down at all though. A slight hint of alcohol, but not bad, just enough to let you know it was there. The sweetness and bitter/sour were very well balanced off of each other, and in the malts vs hops war, there was no definitive winner in this one. This was a great brew, very drinkable, and very nice. I would love to try this on ta

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Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.38/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Slips out of the modestly-sized growler a clouded, orange-hued body with a splotchy, white head.

Smell: Aroma smelling of cereal grains, subtle floral accents, sugary-sweet peach nectar, and rippling booze.

Taste: Sweet, lightly grainy maltiness with a trace of carefully selected corn kernels. Then, a jolt of peach schnapps. Flutter of pale malted barley. Spicy, earthy hops with a touch of bitterness. Modest peach taste on the back end, as the sweetness and alcohol warmth takes over. Finishes about the same, a bit syrupy.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Bemusing enough for a reasonably-sized glassful, but the pendulum pounding back and forth between the heavy sweetness and alcoholic heat can only be charming for so long.

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Photo of ktrillionaire
3.87/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at CCB's Fruit in the Room event

This variant is neck-and-neck with tangerine for my favorite Batch #69 infusion. Though it looks and feels the status quo, the peach reveals itself in the aroma and flavor. In terms of aroma, it adds a soft fruit element that is very complementary. In terms of flavor it highlights a sweetness that I am less fond of, so it doesn't work as well to complement.

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Photo of Popkas
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Greg for this one!
A: Pour is a cloudy golden orange with a full finger of off white head that hangs around for some time.

S: A nice grainy spice, peaches and a touch of citrus.

T: Taste of yeasty spiciness on the tip of the tongue followed by a nice bit of sweetness and peaches.

M: Nice medium body that fills the mouth.

D: Nice brew and thrilled to have tried it.

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Photo of tpd975
4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy bright orange hue with a tall cream colored head. Nice retention and some leggy lace.

S: Wonderful aromas of dried peaches, candy sugar, and mild tropical fruit.

T: Very much like the aroma. Lots of dried peaches. Fruity yet slightly earthy. Nice sugary sweetness with a dash of citrus hops.

M: Medium in body, smooth, creamy.

D: Damn good, one of my favorite recent CCB treatments.

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Batch #69 Double Cream Ale - Peach from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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