Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged | Cigar City Brewing

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel AgedHunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by MasterSki on 05-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
608
Reviews:
60
Avg:
4.49
pDev:
8.24%
 
 
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533
Gots:
88
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2
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was another big on my wants list, thanks to HanksBeard (reddit), shared at the CCB bottle share night.

pitch black color, stains the glass, long legs, no real head,

Nose awesome dark malt stout, choc, cocoa nibs, very mild chili note, big dark choc, vanilla, coffee, little nutty and roast, little brandy like fruity barrel note.

Taste is phenomenal, dark creamy melting choc, cocoa, buttery coconut oak, fruity brandy notes and little vanilla barrel, little earthy hop, mild peppery spicy note, so much melting cocoa, etc. Finish is more vanilla, barrel, long spicy pepper but not overpowering, little vanilla barrel note, mild fruity.

Mouth is fuller bod, creamy lush, thick, decent carb, mild warming booze and mild pepper.

Overall great, very good but just wish the brandy came through a bit more, it's hard to get through the huge awesome base beer.

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

Thanks to JLindros for sharing.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice oily black with a thin mocha halo.

S - Aromas of coconut, cinnamon, vanilla, brandy, delicious.

T - Taste is just like the nose, coconut, cinnamon, vanilla, brandy, chocolate, light malts and smoke. Super tasty, really drinkable.

M - Mouthfeel is smooth, nice drinking, alcohol hidden well.

O - Overall this beer was much better than ba abraxas. Delicious.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Thanks Axic10 for opening this for my engagement. Poured into a 2012 Huna Day snifter

Appearance: A decadent opaque deep espresso brown with one finger of mocha head that eventually dissipates into a spotty ring. Very nice retention here. Nice dark coating on the glass reminiscent of the base beer

Aroma: Cinnamon and cocao dominant with light brandy sweetness; in no way overbearing.

Taste: Dark chocolate and roasted malts; brandy sweetness really brings out the vanilla and other base beer ingredients. Although unlike in the nose I do not detect any cinnamon. Lots of dry oaky goodness in the finish; charred oak. This is a very complex beer.

Mouthfeel: Thick and chewy with low to moderate carbonation and a very dry finish

Overall: Excellent. What you would expect from a Huna variant. Very complex flavor profile really brought out by the brandy

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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
4.49 out of 5 based on 608 ratings.
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