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Cigar City El Lector English Dark Mild

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Cigar City El Lector English Dark Mild
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Formerly brewed at Cigar City Brewing
Style: Mild Ale
Tampa, Florida USA
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2348) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 27, 2011
Dark mild describes this one well, it pours quite dark but yet a lightness too, but tastes light for the way it appears, it has a taste medium bitterness and little bit of sweetness almost, good offering for a great brewery

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Draft @ redlight redlight. Caramel malts on the nose. Pours a dark amber. Caramel malts with bread notes with spicy hops and drinkable dry finish. Excellent session beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2250) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Sample at CCB. Light brown/dark red pour with slim off white head. Caramel, toast and nutty aroma. Med body with coffee, chocolate and nuts. Very flavorful for a mild. Roasty finish with more chocolate and coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mzaar (2082) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2012
15 cl test på Cigar City Brewing, Tampa, Florida. Nötighet och fruktighet, så kan jag väl bäst beskriva detta öl, som i all sin tämliga anonymitet ändå är helt okey.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 10, 2011
Pours a hazy amber brown color with a tan head. Aroma is fruity, toast, roast, chocolate, and a touch of floral. Flavor is caramel, toast, roast, some chocolate, and light floral finish.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (1957) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 4, 2012
sort of a weak brown ale, easily sessionable. very clean on the palate, though there was a odd metallic zing between the sip and the swallow. but otherwise, pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1900) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Pours dark brown with white head. Aroma was bready and smokey. Taste was a little sweet. Light mouthfeel

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Slightly hazy brown color. Aroma is light, has some roasted malt, a hint of bitterness and peanuts. Flavor is slightly bitter, toast, malts and a hint of dark fruit like fig and plum. Slightly odd finish but still tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Appearance: deep dark plums and grapes. Smooth and creamy khaki head with pomace inclinations. Fades with pockets of bubbles while lace marks the sides of my glass.
Nose: roasted coffee beans. Iced coffee. Brittle dry cacao crumbles and powder. Fall leaves and twigs signify the changing of seasons. Raisins and dried prunes. Rye seeds and rye bread crust.
Palate: chocolate powdered truffles of the dark cacao variety. Whispers of cinnamon. Pumpernickel sticks and pumpernickel crust – dry, crunchy, and toasty. Treacle. Raisins. Dried coffee along edges and in the finish. Plum and grape skins carry the essence of the fruit along with dry tannic notes.
Final Thoughts: a fantastic dark mild that would feel right at home in merry ol’ England. Low abv, lots of flavor, and immense quaffability. Belly up, buy a round, and chat it up with your mates long into the night.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1751) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2012
On tap in Orlando. Pours a mahogany color. Nose is malty. Taste is malty and grainy. Finish is dry and short. On the light side . Quaff Score 6 / 10


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