Caffè Americano | Cigar City Brewing

Caffè AmericanoCaffè Americano
BA SCORE
98.8%
Liked This Beer
4.48 w/ 1,036 ratings
Caffè AmericanoCaffè Americano
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Traditional Caffè Americano is made by adding water to espresso. We break all the rules with this Double Stout. We refuse to add water to our beer after fermentation, but have no issues adding beer to our espresso. This deep, dark stout exhibits rich espresso and coffee notes, which are contributed by the generous use of roasted barley and espresso locally roasted by Buddy Brew Coffee. That simply is not enough for us. We also add roasted, raw chocolate and a hint of vanilla to this big bodied stout. Dodge the red eye and take a shot of the dark.

Added by wiltznucs on 08-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#158
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
1,036
Liked:
1,024
Avg:
4.48/5
pDev:
6.7%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
320
Gots:
187
Trade:
32
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,036 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of ArchimedesSox
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Pitch black opaque, with 1 inch khaki head, great lacing

S: Coffee, chocolate, burnt malts

T: Sweetness, coffee, chocolate, bitterness

M: Full, velvety carbonation, a little heat from the booze

O: One of th best imperial stouts Ive ever had. It was not as bitter coffee flavored as others that Ive had.

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Photo of DraughtJunkie82
4.11/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SuiGeneris1
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Glustick
4.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of carmike813
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pgrenvicz
4.85/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stevem68
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark midnight color with thin mocha head. Aroma is coffe and dark fruit stout. Fells is rich and smith. Overall a really nice stout with a complex balance, I really enjoyed this.

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Photo of ConradKenney
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LumpkinBrews
4.79/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vande
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rifugium
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of msink28
4.87/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HopBomb515
4.55/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Viscous, pitch black, tan head, and great lacing. Aromas of deep espresso beans. Notes of espresso, roasted malt and espresso with milk. Thick, viscous, creamy, and a nice coated linger on the finish. Amazing coffee focused stout!

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Photo of J_Mueller
4.17/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KobraKai
4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pcshotsauce33
4.8/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BurghFan16
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beefbucket
4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.57/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
4.33/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shogun250
4.24/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tmcneal90
4.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jmalo
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Caffè Americano from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 98.8% out of 100 with 1,036 ratings
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