Forgotten Island | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Forgotten Island is aged in Appleton rum barrels, originating from Jamaica. This distillery makes the oldest barrel-aged rum in the world. The barrel lends notes of vanilla, molasses, orange peel, cocoa, brown sugar, nutmeg, hazelnut, apricot and peach. This plethora of flavors and aromas from the rum barrels intermingles with banana, clove, cinnamon, fig, plum and brown sugar aromatics and flavors from the quadrupel, creating a crescendo of elegance in a long flavorful finale.

Added by MasterSki on 08-07-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
323
Reviews:
25
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
12.29%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
85
For Trade:
7
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Ratings: 323 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of Lucnifter
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rspauldi
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.59/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rutager
3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Brown with those tonez, bro. Demerara and raw cane sugar, light rum, lasting molasses on the tongue. Very sweet, but nice in a small amount. Someone mentioned Bruery, good comparison. Fun stuff. Cheers, handsome!

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Photo of kidzord
3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cultclassic89
4.37/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sdeese21
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of monketeeth
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

WOW!!!! This is an incredibly complex beer. Admittedly sweet, but what a dessert beer. Had it with piece of NY style cheesecake, you wanna talk about awesome!!!

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Photo of Davepoolesque
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Nice sweet mollasses smell up front layered with blackberry, raisins, vanilla and alcohol. Starts off like it's going to be a sugar bomb but is tapered by the alcohol and oak. Super dry finish. Earthy. Pretty good.

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Photo of t8dd
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vziznznzyz
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Simply amazing complex flavors amazing

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Photo of VeganUndead
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of closisinthehouse
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ricoslim
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I would shotgun this beer if possible.

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Photo of mikepcarney
4.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of italianstallion
3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danny1217
3.31/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pmangold
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattsmith413
4.85/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of quetzal013
4.61/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.86/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this as part of El Cat club. Sat on it for about a year. Great aroma, great barrel flavor, but holy hell, this thing is waaaay too sweet. Probably should have cracked it sooner. Bummer

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Photo of tommy5
3.87/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of One1Asterisk
4.7/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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Forgotten Island from Cigar City Brewing
4.07 out of 5 based on 323 ratings.
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