Caffè Americano | Cigar City Brewing

Caffè AmericanoCaffè Americano
BA SCORE
98.8%
Liked This Beer
4.48 w/ 1,034 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:
#157
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
1,034
Liked:
1,022
Avg:
4.48/5
pDev:
6.7%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
320
Gots:
187
Trade:
32
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

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

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4.84/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.56/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ScottP
4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.14/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of raspy22
4.79/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Sleeper beer! Pitch black with a beautiful deep dark brown minimal head. So much espresso and chocolate on the aroma and flavor. Nice aftertaste. Thick and chewy mouthfeel. Possibly one of the best non-barrel aged coffee beers that I have had. Quite recommended!

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4.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SomethingClever
4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle poured into tulip glass

A: Small dark chocokate head that disappears to a small ring. Body is pitch black as befitting a big stout.

S: light sugary coffee smell, tons of chocolate, light nuttiness, dark licorice, a lingering umami finish.

T: Lots of nice sweet roasted coffee, followed by a thick chocolate, a light soy sauce finish really coats and clings to the tongue.

M: Slick oily and tongue drippingly thick. This beer is chewy and slick it just coats and clings.

O: This beer is fantastic if you like big rich chewy thick stouts with while not overwhelming coffee quite a nice supporting role. The mouthfeel on this beer is perfect, its so lush and full. If you like your stouts huge tasting with just a little umami you will love this beer.

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4.51/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of DankScuba
4.41/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Most purely coffee/espresso beer I have ever tasted. Incredibly thick/motor oil texture. Bitter coffee, dark chocolate, espresso smell and taste. Very intense.

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

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4.21/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.56/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.88/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev -3.3%
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4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Caffè Americano from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 98.8% out of 100 with 1,034 ratings
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