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Cigar City Capricho Oscuro (Batch 4)

Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A blend of barrel aged Rye Porter, Warmer Winter, and Big Sound.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
gkost (1709) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2010
My 100th Cigar City Rating!!!!! Thanks for JW for popping this one open at Fruit In The Room. Pours a super deep brown. Nose is huge malt, barrel goodness, spicy rye, sweet molasses, earthiness, slight oxidation, booze. Flavor is heavenly! Sweet caramel and molasses, sweet alcohol, warming booze, spices, hints of smoke, huge sweet malt. Amazing. This may be the best one yet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 14, 2010
LCBS 2010. Dark brown pour. Aroma...well shit its loaded. Bourbon, oak, vanilla, plums, peat, caramel, chocolate...flavor is smooth, boozy, sweet, vanilla, caramel, dark fruits, oak. FUCK YEAH BABY.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bierkoning (12570) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 27, 2011
Bottle from EricAndersNavy, thanks! Black and opague. Oak, vanilla, malt, vinous notes and caramel in the aroma. Hopjesvla. Malty, full bodied, oaky, quite vinous flavor with porto, milk chocolate, vanilla, hopjesvla and some warming alcohol. Amazing complexity. Loads and loads of flavor. World class!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2012
The dark body on this sexy brew made it look like a stout. The aroma revealed bourbon-soaked raisins, cherries, vanilla and wood. The taste is beyond incredible! Notes of; Chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, earth, raisins, cherries and oak. In the finish is an almost tart fruitfulness that puts this one over the edge. Holy shit this is good stuff - thanks Jordan!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
steelcitybrew (454) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Pours a dark brown with a creamy tan head. Smell is sweet caramel, oak, and roasted malts. Caramel, toffee and wood notes for the taste. Palate is amazing with a balanced mouthfeel and nice warming ability. This beer is fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
markwise (5195) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2010
Thanks to JW77 for this one. Pours obsidian black with a tan head. Nose is chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, coffee, rye, slight fruit, and a tiny hint of booze. This is black magic...flavor is chocolate with rye, coffee, vanilla, and slight fruit. Silky smooth mouthfeel on this medium, almost full-bodied beer. Not too boozy; does not really taste or feel like 9%. This beer is amazing for mouthfeel alone, when you factor in the flavors it is outstanding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (3425) - Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2010
WOW!!! Another amazing freakin’ beer from CC. The pour was blacker than a steers’ tuchus on a moonless night. The nose was a blur with chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, and oak. The taste was unbelievably smooth and complex with all kinds of layers and sublayers. The beer has that silky porter feel to it with dark fruits, carmel, toffee, roasted malt, and bourbon flavors. One could get into some serious trouble with this deceptively smooth nine percenter...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Plovmand (7879) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2010
Bottle. Huge kudos to Hopscotch for bringing me this baby! It pours pitch black with a medium creamy tan head. The aroma is dark fruity and oaky with notes of chocolate, red grapes, light coffee and some hard roasted malt. The flavour is vinous and oaky. Notes of raisins, plum, chocolate, sweet caramel, sweet malt, roasted malt, light coffee and sweet tobacco. Light soy in the finish. Very lovely and complex brew! Wow!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tmoney99 (13595) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Bottle. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted chocolate malt, woody with a small alcohol aroma. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Heavy bourbon woody and dark sweet flavor with a heavy bittersweet finish of long duration. This is a standout beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Shaftie (218) - , Maryland, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Folks speak of infection with this one, I guess my tongue isn’t as perceptive or I’m a lucky man. Yummy with tons of things going on, roller-coaster for your mouth.

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