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Cigar City Capricho Oscuro (Batch 3)

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Cigar City Capricho Oscuro (Batch 3)
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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of Bolita Double Nut Brown Ale, Improvisacion, and Big Sound Scotch Ale aged in a Maker’s Mark bourbon barrel.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lothore (451) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a deep brownish hue with a nice big, 2.5 finger head. S- Almost all bourbon and caramel notes with a mettalic back end that is strange. T- Smokey, bourbon, hints of cream, finishes sweet. Reminds me of going to a smokey bowling alley when I was a kid for some reason. M- Thick with low carbonation. D- This one just didn’t appeal to me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcartamdg (1663) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Pours dark brown with a thick mocha head. Aroma of malt bourbon, oak and vanilla. Taste is chocolate, bourbon oak and vanilla. Very carbonated. Not the best in the series.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (5362) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 28, 2013
12 oz. bottle, sent by BrewtopiaofPJ (thanks a lot, Mark) - explodes upon opening - pours an amber-tinged dark murky brown with a large brown / beige head. Aroma brings out rich notes of bourbon, big caramel malts, scotch malts and toasted nuts. Flavour is very nice, with notes of bourbon and caramel upfront. The flavours are very rich, but somehow the body is very thin and the carbonation is stupidly high -- is the carbonation really supposed to be like this or is this bottle messed up? Either way, good flavour, poor mouthfeel. Has a lot of potential, but off the mark.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dcschiller (2201) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 21, 2013
Pours dark brown witha khaki head. Flat. Aroma is caramel and oxidized. Taste is band aid, hot....yuck. Just not good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Bourbon vanilla, coconut, caramel and toffee on the nose. A little earth. Brown amnber pour, murky with no head. Flavor is earthy and dry up front with a good dose of bourbon, balanced earth a little pepper and peat. Nice blend, but body too thin. Good flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3014) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Traded 2009, batch 3 bottle, #326/480. Holy carbonation Batman. This twice snaked out of the 12oz bottle and built huge foam in the glass. Aside from that, tons of bourbon,,,which I like. Surprisingly light mouthfeel. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marsiblursi (2983) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2012
(Bottle) Pours brown with a small head. The aroma holds caramelly and cookie-like notes from the malt alongside overripe fruits and soft alcohol-driven bourbon. The flavour is light to medium sweet, medium bitter and light acidic with robust malt, fruits, buttery/fudge-like oak/bourbon as well as a whisper of hops. The mouthfeel is soft and tiny tart with a light carbonation. Woodsy bourbon, complex fruits, complex malt and a dash hop on the finish. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (3896) - SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2012
Botlle 12 oz, tnx to Greg. This one was in a hurry out of the bottle. Pours murky dark mahogany with a small tanned creamy head. Aroma is sweet fruity vanilla bourbon slightly sour dill and a bit boozy. Flavor is sourish malty nutty and acidy in front, bitter buttery vinous and fruity from middle to the end. Finishes dryish bitter yet sweet malty as well. Something might be wrong with this bottle, yet good and drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1156) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle split with Chipalsa. Nose is sour apples, cherries, some walnuts, cocoa, caramel, vanilla, and wood. Complex and rich. Tastes are quite similar with a distinct tart flavor and a good amount of rich fruity esters and bourbon notes. This is nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1306) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Thanks Jordan, for the ever-so-rare treat. This reminded me of batch 4, except there was a lot more fruit going on. The nose was a tad sour, but very sweet like a caramel apple. Mainly rum-soaked cherries take away the palate with notes of liquor, toffee and stale bread (in a good way). The alcohol wasn’t all that well hidden, and that made for a better beer in my opinion. Cheers!


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