Dos Costas Oeste - Grapefruit Wood Aged | Cigar City Brewing

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85
very good
195 Ratings
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Dos Costas Oeste - Grapefruit Wood AgedDos Costas Oeste - Grapefruit Wood Aged
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by PorterLambic on 12-16-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
195
Reviews:
53
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
14.96%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
28
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 195 |  Reviews: 53
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3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

WARNING!

This bottle Absolutely Needs to be Very, Very Cold before opening!
&
serve in a frozen glass
&
stand by with enough glasses/containers to pour entire contents plus mucho foam.

I did warn you!

Think Mentos + Diet Coke (CO2 nucleation)

After clean-up, & the foam settles a bit, here's what ya got >>>

Variable head (depending on how long it settles). More foamy than creamy.

Big spicy, citrus-pith, earthy, creamy/grainy nose. Belgian yeast, grapefruit-zest, & ginger.

On the palate > Big, full, round, & long. Spicy citrus & citrus-pith, ginger, & anise.
Hint of lactic sour along with creamy/grainy/fruity, citrus with a touch of sweet-sour/lemon-drop.
Not much heat, but does show it's 9% ABV.

This complex of flavors play out on a long finish & aftertaste with each rising & falling as they play out rather impressively.

89 Points

A very interesting, complex, intense brew, if you're willing to deal with the mess.
(note: I graded this brew purely on its quality, not the mess-factor)

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Dos Costas Oeste - Grapefruit Wood Aged from Cigar City Brewing
3.81 out of 5 based on 195 ratings.
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