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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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2012
muddy brown color, aroma of nuts, toffee, grain, same flavors with small chocolate notes, light and easy drinking

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chipalsa (1309) - Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Quite the drinkable beer here. Aromas revealed some nuttiness and coffee with a touch of yeast. The taste was malty with more toffee and light toast with some nice subtle hop notes towards the end. Pints of this would go down fun.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (5326) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2011
Draft at Cigar City Smokes RnH event in NYC. Pours deep mahogany body with slight lacing. Aroma is light malts. Mouthfeel is thin with not too much going on - some sweet malt notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10886) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rbrazell (1646) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - APR 13, 2012
Pours a very clear medium amber with a small white head that laces a good amount. Aroma of roast, caramel malts, and some spruce and pine. Flavor is bitter throughout with bits of roasty dryness and touches of toffee. Not too shabby.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1435) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6191) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Tap at Cigar City. Brownish pour with a nice frothy head. Lots of peanut in this - awesome for its style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9999) - 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.

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.


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