Cigar City El Lector English Dark Mild
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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21447) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Hazy dark brown color. Aroma of caramel drops. Tate of butterscotch with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13475) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Draft sample at CCB. Poured clear brown color with an average fizzy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate complex hop and bubblegum yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12883) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2013
A beautiful mahoganny red ale with a thin creamy brown head. In aroma, a sweet nutty nutty brown malt with herbal notes. In mouth, a nice grainy malt with light roasted notes, British hops, light and smooth. On tap at brewery, Dec. 9 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2010
on tap-pours a tight light tan head and hazy brown with red tint. Aroma is roasty/cocoa-dark malt. Taste is slightly sweet dark malt-roasty/cocoa, 2nd spice hops bite. 4%, !, mighty full flavored!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11513) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Sample at the tap room. Pours a dark brownish-red color with a medium thin light beige head that recedes to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt and caramel. Light body with a roasty character of malt and mild coffee, plus a touch of spiced hops. The finish is rye bread and lingering malt. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (11180) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2011
Cigar City smokes NYC at Rattle N Hum. Hops in aroma, I was expecting more roast to be bang on the style. Carbonation comes through more aggressively. A good drinker, sessionable as I can have this and head back to whatever I was doing. An average beer overall however. Dark colour without noticeable head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: El Lector Mild
Date: March 11, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewery
Appearance: muddy brown, fine beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: rich chocolate aroma, light hops, touch of sweetness
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, just enough sweetness to bring out the rich chocolate
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 10/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 10, 2011
Hazy brown pour. Nice smooth aroma of caramel, hops, very light cocoa. Flavor is light but flavorful. Malt and hops are just right!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10612) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2011
Draft… Hunahpu’s Day 2011… Clear, dark mahogany ale with a minimal, fizzy, off-white head. The restrained aroma consists of toasted grains, caramel, praline and toffee malts. Medium-bodied with stinging carbonation. The flavor is nutty, roasty and medium sweet. Finishes crisp, mildly sweet and refreshing. Easy drinker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Draft at Capone’s. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose was walnut, figgy fruit, vienna malt. Tasted malty, with notes of fruit, nuts, backup hops, and brown sugar.

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