Imperial Sweet Stout - Cognac Barrel Aged | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Lare453 on 10-09-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
282
Reviews:
62
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
7.29%
 
 
Wants:
263
Gots:
40
For Trade:
1
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.58/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent syrupy thick stout with a deep dark opaque look, yielding minimal head with the initial pour.

Smell of sweetness and bready molasses with great depth and complexity.

Taste is tremendous, with even more depth and richness from what is foreshadowed by the smell. Significant level of sweetness as is anticipated from the name and style, but well matched by the other characteristics. Tastes of charred and caramelized molasses and a hint of cognac from the barrel aging.

The mouthfeel is great, with an intensely thick consistency that coats the mouth.

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4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +13.9%
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4.58/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.86/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Imperial Sweet Stout - Cognac Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
4.39 out of 5 based on 282 ratings.
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