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Cigar City Caffè Americano Double Stout

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocJitsu (1264) - Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Pours a used motor oil black with a scorched-gravy-in-the-bottom-of-the-frying-pan brown head. Looking through the glassware, where the head leans against the inside, that scorched brown color takes on a reddish hue. Freshly ground coffee, dried red fruit, cigar leaf, and chocolate are all noted in the aromas. Thick, yet not chewy mouthfeel. Cherry and tobacco dominate the flavors. Bitter coffee expresses itself aggressively as well. Now this is an imperial stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2568) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Aroma: Burnt Coffee, Mild Cocoa Nibs Appearance: Dark Opaque Hud, Passes No Light, Brown Head Ring, Minimal Lacing Taste: Burnt Coffee, Mild Milk Chocolate Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Filling

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7801) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2015
Crowler @ CCB, split with Meadme. Couleur noire huile de moteur, col léger moka. Arôme au bouquet puissant faisant le plein de malt, café et grillé. Palais est épais et met bien en avant les 11%. Plein de café, grillé pointe chocolatée, épais et liquoreux. Pas mal de sucre presque de mélasse résiduelle avec un café qui est un peu surfait.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1704) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Savor 2015. Tasty stout, good amount of coffee, vanilla. WIsh I could find around here.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle shared from Craig at Butler’s house. Pours very dark brown with some ruby hints. Mocha foam on top. Aroma is lots of coffee, dark chocolate, slight vanilla. Flavor follows and is slightly sweet with lots and lots of dark chocolate. Full bodied. Really a super nice beer. Thanks so much, Craig!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (13537) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 19, 2015
Dark brown, sweet, nice bitterness...arguably smells like a colada. Very sweet, rich gooey coffee and sugar character. Very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jacobrm (38) - - JUN 17, 2015
Coffee is a tad too strong. Still fantastic!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (1888) - Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2015
22 oz bottle. (Non barrel aged 5/2014 release) Caffe Americano. Wow, talk about a shit ton of coffee. It’s like an espresso milkshake. Slight cream and sweetness. Fantastic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
radagast83 (5657) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Somewhere between a 2 and 4oz draft pour at SAVOR 2015’s Saturday night session. Poured a black-brown color with a pretty small dark tan head. Aroma is tons of roasted malts, lots of coffee, vanilla. Woody roasted notes, smooth booze, vanilla, roast and chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GenDV138 (3366) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2015
2-4 oz bottle pour at SAVOR 2015’s Saturday night session. From a 22 oz bottle labeled Caffe Americano Double Stout. Dark brownish black with tan head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, roast, caramel, mocha. Tastes of same. Full body with a dry finish. Fantastic beer.

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