Capricho Oscuro - Batch 5 | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is a blend of at least five different beers, including Hot Blooded Foreign Stout, Puppy's Breath Robust Porter, and several vintages of Warmer Winter Winter Warmer. These beers were aged in some cognac and brandy barrels before being blended together. This will be a tasting room exclusive.

Added by Lare453 on 03-02-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
173
Reviews:
22
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
29
For Trade:
1
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12oz bottle dipped in yellow wax poured into a matching CCB snifter. The brew appears dark brown in color with a thin tanned cap that holds in a ring around the glass.

Aroma is rich with toasted coconut and woody elements blending to caramel and vanilla sweetness. Lots of complex sugary appeal going on here.

Taste is sweet with layers of malt contrasted by booze and barrel nuance. Vanilla, caramel and some fruity suggestions upfront taper off to alcohol and dryer barrel character leaving a tannic woody feel in the aftertaste.

This is a rich brew, moderate to heavier in the feel with low but ample carbonation. A delicious sipper that id love to have again.

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Capricho Oscuro - Batch 5 from Cigar City Brewing
4.24 out of 5 based on 173 ratings.
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