Cigar City Chocolate Almond Cherry Scotch Ale
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Big Sound Scotch Ale with chocolate, cherries, and almonds added

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
HighWine (959) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Tap at Hunahpus Day. Only had to wait 15 minutes to get it! Mahogany brown pour with short lived khaki head. Aroma is cherry fruit and almond extract. Taste is freaking delicious. Maybe the best chocolate flavor I’ve had in a beer. Huge cocoa powder flavor up front with cherry Almond Joy sweetness. Creamy mouthfeel. Best beer I’ve had here today, including Hunahpus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevencon (518) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2013 Hunahpu 2013! Cloudy dark brown. Aroma of almonds and cherry pits hits of chocolate. Nutty boozy malty taste. Full body. I like the style but too nutty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5266) - Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2012
On draft at Cigar City pours aa black color, aromas of almonds, caramel, light chocolate, and some feint cherries. Flavors are the same, the cherries and almond flavor was very balanced, glad this beer was put back on, I enjoyed this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresyourball (572) - El Cajon, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Shared with Steve from a growler, thanks. Pours brown with a small head. Smells faintly like almonds. Taste is sweet with almonds, and cherry on the back end. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hamilton23 (619) - Alpine, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Pours cola brown with minimal head. Aroma is tootsie roll with a bit of almond. Taste is sweet, with chocolate and a bit of tart cherry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcartamdg (3063) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Chocolate almond cherry scotch ale Dark brown almost black with no head. Aroma of almonds, cherries and caramel malts. Taste follows, chocolate almonds and an afterthought of cherries. Sweet yet balanced, really nice treatment! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (5168) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2012
On draft at Cigar City. Pours the typical Big Sound dark caramel brown with an off-white head. Nose is sweet malts, some almond extract, big cherry, and some light Hershey’s syrup. Flavor is similar with the flavors melding together pretty well. Nice selection of complimentary flavors here. Medium in body and some lingering chocolate almond in the finish. Nice treatment, Jason!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gkost (1709) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Pours deep ruby brown with big brown head. Nose is huge cherry, almonds, cocoa, sweet malts. Flavor is semi tart cherry, soft chocolate, hints of sweet almonds.

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