Cincinnatus 2011 | Listermann Brewing Company

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74 Ratings
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Cincinnatus 2011Cincinnatus 2011
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Listermann Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
listermannbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brew3crew on 12-15-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
74
Reviews:
33
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
11.31%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
16
For Trade:
1
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4.11/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

recalling from 2 yrs ago in KY.
smell and taste, really boozy at first but mellowed out a bit as the warmer it got. vanilla and bourbon came through. cigar goes well with it

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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4.01/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of buschbeer
3.7/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 fl. oz. bottle
Served in a snifter
2011
1632/2324

A - This beer is black. An increasingly aggressive pour produced basically no head. There were a few mocha bubbles around the outside of the glass.

S - I get some caramel and vanilla notes. It has a dessert smell. The alcohol was apparent especially at the beginning.

T - There is a surprising amount of heat in this beer. I would have thought 2-3 years would have mellowed it more. The vanilla is somewhere in the background.

M - Full

O - This beer smelled great, but the alcohol taste was a little harsh.

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No head really on a deep amber body with reddish tint when held to the light. Despite minimal head, there is still some scattered lacing. Aroma is fairly bready with bourbon, brown sugar, toffee, raisin and dark chocolate but overall the aroma is light. Flavors of chocolate malts, bourbon, dark breads, vanilla and brown sugar. Full body and moderate carbonation. Highly drinkable and booze well hidden. There are better bourbon barrel aged stouts but few as flavorful and drinkable. Thanks to Chris K in Cincinnati for this one.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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2/5  rDev -49.7%

Photo of Brez07
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed blind as part of the Bind Beer BIF 8. Sent from nlmartin

Ruby, dark brown pour. Sits dark and still in the glass. Poured with 1/2 head, which quickly turns into a thins coat on top of the beer. Gone by half way thru, and a swirl only generates some brief fizziness in the beer. No lace, but decent "legs"

Nose is somewhat boozy but nothing to retract from. Fig, Chocolate raisin, rum soaked cherry and... oak?

Sweet and dry, bitter chocolate, warm finish similar to rum/bourbon. Light on the generic dark fruit (can't pick a specific one out), a little tobacco smokiness. Dark roasted malt, giving off a slightly burnt toast flavor. Torn between oak aged or bourbon barrel... or scotch barrel? Does have a subtle peat characteristic, but I might just be over thinking this. Reason number 67 why this BIF rules

If this is a stout, I'd say medium bodied with a thin appearance. But I'm leaning old ale and being spot on with my expectations of mouthfeel

This was a fun one to start with, but maybe not on an empty stomach haha. Definitely felt a little buzzed afterwards. Guessing around 10-11%. Really great beer, overall I'd give it a 4.5

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Cincinnatus 2011 from Listermann Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 74 ratings.
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