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Ligero | Cigar City Brewing

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3.86/5
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74 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A traditional schwarzbier, Ligero pours brown to light black with notes of roasted coffee and nutty expressions. The flavor has elements of smoke with roasted espresso beans, sticky caramel-covered almonds and notes of dry dark chocolate in the finish.

25 IBU

Added by Heatwave33 on 12-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,999
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
74
pDev:
8.55%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.06/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown color with off-white head. Dark malts, cereal grains, and some bread and biscuit on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with roasted malt.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.27/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Heatwave33
3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from tap into a TBC Pint.

Color: Black with a brown head.

Smell: Coffee, hops and roasted malts.

Taste: Dame as the aroma. Coffee, hops and roasted malts.

Mouthfeel: Great carbonation, coarse and mid dry on the palate.

Overall: A fine black lager but I wasn't blown away by any means. A nice thick body and balanced well. Did have a nice rich coffee taste. A sipper for me. Cheers.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From tap to tasting glass at The Funky Buddha Lounge on 6/2/12
*From notes

A: This one's reasonably dark and pretty clean brown. A minimal tan head and thin collar top this small glass of beer.

S: Medium roast coffee, tea leaves and milk chocolate.

T: Dry autumn leaves. A bit of dusty cocoa and dry malt round out the flavor profile.

M: The feel is decent if not slightly thin. Overall the texture, body and such are a bit better then just ok.

O: A decent stab at a Schwarzbier. I can't say it's one I'll spout off about at my next tasting, but I'd probably have a couple if offered.

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3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown beer with a creamy head that was kind of brownish-white in color.

S - Roasty with some brown sugar and a touch of honey.

T - Not a bad tasting beer. Some nice German influence with some nice roasted/toasty malts. There is an earthy quality to it and a slight touch of spice.

M - Medium bodied with lighter carbonation.

O - Pretty easy to get down, solid flavors, could do more than a couple. Wouldn't mind this one again.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Ligero from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 74 ratings
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