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Moat Water | Cigar City Brewing

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4.38/5
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364 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
65
Ratings:
364
pDev:
8.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Inky black. Slight flurry of bubbles and then just a khaki collar.

Smell - Vanilla and a big of a vegetal wood flavor. Dark chocolate, but light. Lactose in the back end.

Taste - Vanilla bomb. Woody. A bit of maple, but it's more of a raw wood. Milk chocolate and lots of coffee. The lactose is much more prominent.

Mouthfeel - Sweet. The lactose lingers. Fudgy texture with medium carbonation.

Overall - Very nice flavors. Adjuncts are the strongest aspect, but the base beer seems to persevere. I could do with the lactose, of course.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle opened on 6.11.13
Dated 25 Oct 2012

A - Pours a very dark brown almost black with a two inhc fine-silky dark tan head with good retention.

S - Coffee, roasted malt, vanilla.

T - Strong coffee/vanilla mix, roasted malts, subtle chocolate and more coffee.

D - Silky smooth medium body with good carbonation.

O - Silky smooth with lots of coffee and vanilla. Very nice.

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Moat Water from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 364 ratings
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