Galaxy Dry-Hopped Jai Alai - Cedar Aged (Humidor Series) | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by macrosmatic on 08-19-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
1
Avg:
4.35
pDev:
1.84%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes. Had from a firkin at the CCB tasting room. Poured into a pint glass.

A: Very hazy, dark amber with no visible carbonation and a small white head.

S: The galaxy dry-hop treatment seems to have tamed the cedar aroma - still present to be sure, but not as overbearing as the base Humidor brew. It seems overall more sweet, with citrus (grapefruit) and some tropical fruit.

T: Follows the nose nicely, with the grapefruit hop flavors forward. The cedar flavors are here also, and biscuit-y malts.

M: Creamier, flatter texture than expected, likely due to the firkin as serving vessel (which should be naturally carbonated). Low carbonation. The hang is piney bitter and the standard cedar dryness of the Humidor series.

O: This is really good. Not only recommended in general, but for anyone who thought the Humidor Jai Alai was overwhelmed with the cedar flavors. Excellent.

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Galaxy Dry-Hopped Jai Alai - Cedar Aged (Humidor Series) from Cigar City Brewing
4.35 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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