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Cigar City El Lector English Dark Mild
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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7824) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2175) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murphym45 (769) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Tap at RNH, one of my favorites at the tap takeover, although it could have something to do with the fact that I had it after drinking a handful of different IPAs, sours, imperial stouts, etc. and needed something refreshing. Poured hazy brown, aroam of roasted malt with some dark fruit. Light bodied and very refreshing, light bitterness on the finish but not too much. Very enjoyable and easy drinking, but still a nice aroma and plenty of flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
redlight (2316) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6624) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2011
Entering old-rates. Draft @ CCB, cheers to the old Ybor cigar factory Lector. Encore une petite brune qui se laisse déguster. Rappelle la Chaveta dans son profile léger mais pleine de saveur. Donne un brun léger avec col beige. Un arôme léger de malt avec des notes grillées le tout présente un léger parfum houblonné. Palais est similaire avec un profile malt très agréable allant vers le chocolat léger et une pointe grillée. Le tout conserve ce léger aspect épicé houblon et de grains concassés.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigSound (196) - New York, USA - JAN 16, 2012
From notes. On tap at cigar city. This brew poured a deep mahogany brown with red hues where the light passed through, very little head on this mostly due to the pour, what did remain was on the yellow side of off-white. The nose on this one was pretty roasty, notes of caramel, chocolate, and a bit of earthiness. Up front I get those sweet malty flavors, chocolate and a little fruit I can’t put my finger on. There are some earthy notes followed up by a bit of grassy hop. The body is fairly light and the carbonation sits on the high side making this brew very drinkable. Overall a nice drinkable beer, but nothing to wright home about.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4106) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Light, slightly fruity toasted aroma. clear, walnut-cola brown with a filmy bone colored head. Orange gel and light roast flavor. Medium bodied with a short, citrusy finish. Some grassiness in there as well. Pretty good. Momo’s, on tap.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevencon (430) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Clear brown off white head. Nutty toffee aroma thin body with nutty bitter grain taste. Very easy to drink. Sessionable beer with lots of flavor for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1249) - Florida, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Great brew. On tap at CCB. Nose is cocoa, some roast, coffee, and toffee. Malt heavy with tons of coffee and toffee flavors. Dark brown, almost black body.


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