Moat Water | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A big stout brewed with vanilla and coffee and aged on maple veneers.

Added by Lare453 on 10-29-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
364
Reviews:
65
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
8.53%
 
 
Wants:
341
Gots:
59
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 364 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of suckaj
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dvmin98
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ristaccia
4.27/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of enelson
4.39/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of grover37
3.82/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Minir infection in this bottle. Way over carbed.

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Photo of mlhyatt
4.39/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RyanK252
4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cellared 2013 bottle poured into a snifter

A: Pours deep brown with a big frothy tawny brown head that settles to a solid layer and laces well.

S: Slightly smokey earthy roasted malt, coffee, hints of licorice, light chocolate and vanilla, a little maple comes out as it warms.

T: Roasty, nice coffee, a bit spicy, hints of licorice, light chocolate and vanilla, maybe even a little molasses and dark fruit.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth.

O: Had no idea what I was getting into when my buddy pulled this one out from the back of his cellar, but the years have done this one well.

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Photo of KVNBGRY
4.85/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is way better than CBS...

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Photo of matt23j
4.6/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of floridadrift
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Chocolate chip pancake goodness.
A perfect dessert beer.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MaseFace
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chart813
4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of baybum
3.87/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I think this has fallen off but still nice

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Photo of XmnwildX12
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of danwho
4.17/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A little more coffee bitterness than I like.
At 8% this won't last much longer, was losing vanilla notes.
I would have loved to try this fresh.

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Photo of Nick_isthatstillcool
3.51/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Oxidized, second spoiled bottle I've had recently, i suggest drinking them if you still have them.

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Photo of Onestophopshop
3.54/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smalls like an ash tray .

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Photo of SP1_FLA
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of FrankHammer
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of trippnwo
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of gator79
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of halo3one
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of LowbrowMedic
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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Moat Water from Cigar City Brewing
4.34 out of 5 based on 364 ratings.
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