Ghost Stories | Cigar City Brewing

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85
very good
227 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Braggot

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
227
Reviews:
26
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
14.44%
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
37
For Trade:
1
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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -54.1%

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1.93/5  rDev -49.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Enjoyed a bottle of this at a recent bottle share. Glad I got to try this in a small sample because it is not my thing. Dark tea leaves and honey dominate the aroma and taste but just did not work for me with this beer.

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2.25/5  rDev -40.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

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2.69/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

2/11/13. 750mL bottle - thanks, Jackson! How does this not have more ratings being bottled and all already? Deep brown pour, some ambers/reds under the light, mostly on the edges, under a nice, thick tan head that cuts to a murky ring but coats the glass almost completely in lace. Lightly sweet aroma that I suppose hints at marshmallow and chocolate (with honey) vaguely, but there’s a certain almost floral bitterness to the aroma that when combined with the light smokey tea definitely makes it smell like soap/shampoo/potpourri. The flavor, sadly, is much the same. There’s a definite sweetness with some chocolate, marshmallow, and honey, as well as malty beer aspects, but there is a lingering bit of a bitter potpourri aspect. I can’t place it 100%, but it definitely reminds me of soap/shampoo/candles in an overwhelming manner. The lingering mild oakiness isn’t helping the case and there’s also a touch of metal/peppers. I was ready to love this. I’m sad. :(

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.98/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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Ghost Stories from Cigar City Brewing
3.81 out of 5 based on 227 ratings.
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