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Cigar City Caffè Americano Double Stout

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on tap

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Imperial stout with coffee, cacao nibs, and vanilla beans

Editor’s Note: Non barrel aged. In 2014, this was tap only. A 22oz bottle was released in May 2015, along with some draft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2760) - GREECE - SEP 10, 2016
650 ml bottle at home. Black color with brown head. Aroma in the beginning is full of green pepper.. Lots of green pepper. As it gets warmer the aroma gets better too, roasted malty, coffee, cocoa, chocolate, light spicy. Taste is much better than the aroma, sweet and bitter, coffee, chocolate, cocoa, vanilla. Full silky oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2016
22 oz bottle shared with Tmoney99 from notes. Pours dark brown to black in color with a medium sized khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, big chocolate, bigger vanilla, espresso, caramel, smooth mouth feel, full bodied, sticks to the glass, no sign of the abv, very solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (3452) - New York, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Bottle from Homer321 big coffee stout we got as I draft my fantasy football team. Black pour fine head. Nose is espresso. Tastes of espresso, toast, light cocoa, earth and hint of rubber. Thick mouthfeel and coffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
yourilevesque (1361) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2016
Partagée en compagnie de mon band. Cheers all! Liquide sombre et pénétrant affichant une tête crémeuse et couleur mocha. Après quelques instants, cette dernière se résorbe en grande partie avant de ressembler à la créma d’un cappuccino. Un nez de malts bien chauffés sans jamais avoir brûlé, de café froid mais surtout de chocolat. Un fabuleux chocolat noir en abondance. Saveurs bien précises d’un café fort et réconfortant ponctué d’une pointe anisée. Le tout est crémeux et riche, sans être décadent. L’alcool y est parfaitement dissimulé alors que je croque dans ce chocolat à pleines dents! Ohhhhh que c’est bon.......

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire (4146) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2016
Dark beer with a short lived dark brown foamy head that shrank to a lasting wisp on the surface. Really rich coffee and chocolate nose. Very smooth creamy mouth feel. This is a huge sipping beer. Like liquid chocolate with coffee and vanilla addedd. The alcohol is present but not intrusive. I almost thought this had a little of the hot pepper in it. If you like big flavor bomb stouts, this is a great one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (5898) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2016
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a dark brown creamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of nice floral coffee notes with some chocolate and vanilla notes is quite exquisite. Taste is a nice mix of floral coffee notes with some chocolate and vanilla, light roasted malt with some residual sugar also discernable. Body is full with nice creamy texture and good carbonation with no apparent alcohol. This si a great stout and probably better than the barrel-aged version.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2016
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a black color with an average frothy brown head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted chocolate, coffee and alcohol aroma. Heavy dark sweet toasted dark chocolate malt flavor with a heavy dark sweet and small alcohol bite finish of long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a standout beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (3856) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2016
Sample from shared bottle. Poured deep black in colour with a mocha coloured head. Nose of sweet roasted malts, dark chocolate, mocha, nuts, sweet charred espresso, light vanilla Cream, taste is charred coffe, molasses, Tiny bit of cooked vegetables. Impressive non barrel aged coffee stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (5589) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle. Poured a great looking deep pitch black with an average sized dark beige head. Aroma of coffee with a hint of green peppers, sour milk, dark toast. Flavor is better than the aroma, notes of chocolate, coffee, sweet vanilla cake, coffee. Big full body with a lasting aftdrtaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpringsLicker (3455) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Pours out as a dense, oily, opaque black with a thick tan head. Rich aroma with coffee, chocolate, roast malts. Complex. The flavor is sweet and rich with chocolate,espresso, roast malts all in a creamy full body. Very tasty.

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