Ligero | Cigar City Brewing

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86
very good
74 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
74
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
8.42%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcb7472
3.27/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chinchill
3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Broken Barrel in FL.
Pour was near black with a thick tan head that looked like a nitro pour.
The aroma is markedly less appealing, strong and rich compared to the flavor.The flavor has a load of dark roasted grains with a trace of smoke but negligible char. Hints of coffee and dates.

O: recommended.

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Photo of sendbeer
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hockeypuck
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BMMillsy
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lapalou
4.4/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A good roasty medium bodied offering. Notes of coffee and a a good malty finish. Great beer for the style, something easy to drink with a good flavor profile

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Photo of Corburk
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barfootbandit
4.63/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had on tap. Fantastic Schwarzbier with excellent execution of the style. Dark and malty with notes of chocolate, nut, and even toffee. Yet still crisp and a tad bitter to balance the beer out. A relatively heavy beer even at 5.5% ABV. Hope to see this beer more often and would obviously recommend it.

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3.06/5  rDev -21.9%
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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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of Thedrizzle
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.88/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Gator_Nation
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Cory-WC
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Maltyduo
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of ckollias
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of BeerBeast
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Ligero from Cigar City Brewing
3.92 out of 5 based on 74 ratings.
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