Evander Batch 1 | Cigar City Brewing

Evander Batch 1Evander Batch 1
BA SCORE
3.44/5
78 Ratings
Evander Batch 1Evander Batch 1
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Lare453 on 02-02-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
78
pDev:
11.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, and spice aromas. Taste is much the same with spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but nothing too exciting in my opinion.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a wine glass. Bottled 1/22/2013.

Appearance - Deep brown with red flecks. Decent khaki head. Wisps on the surface and a thick collar.

Smell - Dominated by spice. Cinnamon most predominant. Something a little more herbal to it as well though. I'm terrible at identifying these spices. Something like vanilla behind it.

Taste - A little more malt forward than the smell implies. Very spicy, but blended. Cinnamon and that herbal spice still dominates. Malty in the middle and heavily bitter from spices in the back.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Even slightly heavier than medium. Well balanced malt and bitterness.

Overall - It's nice. Heavily spiced, as their specialty brown tend to be. Oatmeal Raisin is the apex of the series, but this holds its own. I wish they told you which spices they used.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Large bottle into a dfh glass

A dark cola brown, tiny khaki head, head dissipates fast leaving a thin small ring and small islands of bubbles on top, no lacing...

S nutty, spicy, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove

T I wasn't expecting much, but pretty damn good. Big clove up front, the middle is a little nutty with more cinnamon and clove. The end has more clove and the brown nuttiness comes through. The after taste is pumpkin pie spice without the pumpkin...

M moderate carbonation, average to a tiny bit thick.

O maybe a little late in the season for a spiced ale. Seems kinds Christmassy... But good one the less. Not really suitable for aging I'd assume so I guess I'll drink it now. A good beer, solid, reminds me of anchor Christmas beer.

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Evander Batch 1 from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 78 ratings
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