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Cigar City Cafe Con Leche Stout
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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A sweet stout aged on Cuban-style roasted coffee beans from Naviera Coffee Mills in Ybor City, Florida.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3687) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Growler thanks to Collin, awesome coffee flavor, sweet beer with coffee bitter finish. Tons of vanilla

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
burg326 (3667) - Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2012
On draft at brewery, poured a dark black color with a little tan head. Aromas of freshly brewed coffee, light milk, and some cream. Flavors are robust coffee, light roasted malt, and sweet milk. I have been waiting for this one to come back on tap for a long time, and it did not disappoint. Another solid stout from CCB.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WeeHeavySD (3360) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2009
Thanks so much for the handbottle tpd975!, thanks Greg. Shared with dalekliz, this one goes out to Sayid on lost for its badassness. Porus black with a light brown ring. Nose is sweet, and has a ridiculously strong coffe, and for that wow what a nose. Taste is out of this world coffee, with big sweet bitterness and a wallop of coffee. This is excellent and Iím glad I saved this to share with Liz. According to Liz "this is like Sayid because its sexy, smooth and really dangerous!". Excellent. and I donít even drink coffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3356) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2009
had the last remnants out of a keg in additioin to the bottled version at CCB. thanks joey.... pours an almost black with reddish brown edges and medium tan head.... sharp, assertive aroma of coffee beans with semi-sweet chocolate... assertive espresso and roasted coffee flavors intertwined with a sweet stout base and dark chocolate fudge. smooth and tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2008
Draft at the brewery, courtesy Joey & Wayne. Pours just about pitch black, perhaps showing a hint of mahogany at the outer reaches. A thick, spongy, light brown head displays excellent retention, leaving gobs of sticky lace on the glass. The aroma is knock your socks off espresso, roasty as all hell. Being married to a Cuban woman, I am used to this aroma on Sunday mornings, as the little *cafetera* is always brewing up some Cuban Coffee. After the initial blast of espresso, the nose opens up to reveal malted chocolate, scorched caramel, and heaps of earthy hop bitterness. Flavors follow suit, again incredibly roasty and very accurate in interpretation of a Cuban Coffee beer, complete with a lightly acrid finish. I will note, however, that the name implies that there is lactose in the brew, which I was unable to detect. Nearly full on the palate, with a silky mouthfeel and light carbonation, even the body resembles that of a perfectly roasted cup of espresso. This is a really nice brew, especially for those with a penchant for hearty coffee, but I think the addition of some lactose would improve things overall and bring things more in line with both the name of the beer and the sweet stout category.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dchmela (2635) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Finally he to try this! Thick black pour with a creamy thick head. Huge Cuban coffee, cream and sweetness in aroma. Big creamy roasted grain, coffee Tate with a hint if bitterness. Awesome breakfast beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2625) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 28, 2013
On tap at Proof. Near black pour with thin tan head. Aroma is sweet roasty malts and coffee. Tastes are dark chocolate, sweet milkiness, bitter cocoa, little earthy. Slick texture, cocoa bitter. It was very good, but I was expecting crazy stuff given the other ratings. 7.6

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2012
On draft at Cigar City. What a great way to start the afternoon. Straight up coffee bean aroma, and flavor. Bitter creamy chocolate after taste. Very smooth and easy to drink, regardless of the weather.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2013
draft at redlight redlight. Coffee and vanilla aromas coming off the glass. Pours very dark brown/black with a thin off white head. Sweet coffee notes with vanilla and hints of chocolate. Very very nice, dessert in a glass!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (2303) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 29, 2013
This is realllllly tasty stuff. Tons of roasty esspresso and sweet vanilla bean with a smooth silky body. Sweet but not cloying as it fades to great coffee flavors. This is a beauty.


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