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Cigar City Hornswoggled
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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Irish red ale aged on white oak and vanilla.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (2904) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Aroma: Vanilla, Caramel, Mildly Bready..8... Appearance: Dark Red/Brownish Hue, (nitro) Passes Mild Light, Thick Creamy White Head, Sticky Lacing...4...Vanilla Beans, Caramel, Toffee, Sweet Bread...8...Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying. mildly sweet

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (1035) - Collinsville, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2016
I had this at Brass Tap. Pours dark reddish brown with a thick white head. Taste vanilla, sweet, caramel. I thought this was pretty good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (4177) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Draft. Nitro. Nose is light vanilla with some toffee and caramel notes. Fairly clear, deep red. Taste is high in vanilla with a light vegetal note. Malt is supportive with a light roasted note and never too sweet. Pretty damn tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smaynard6000 (975) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2016
On nitro. Dark amber color with small beige head. Subtle malty aroma. Sweet flavor with caramel and toffee notes. Creamy mouthfeel with slightly sweet finish. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (4552) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 28, 2016
Nitro at WOB Orlando. Pours deep reddish-amber with a thick, creamy beige head. Smells like oak, wood chips, vanilla, slight spice, and caramel malt. Tastes like oak, vanilla, caramel, and strong malt. Medium body and low carbonation. Very interesting...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9089) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2015
Nitro @ CCB, cheers Joe for the glass. Ambrée, col blanc-cassé. Arôme de vanille laissant un bouquet assez doux et plaisant, rétro moyen de malt pâle, caramel. Palais est doux gardant ce côté vanillé sans être surfait, léger caramel, Vienna? petite rondeur douce sur la fin tout en restant très léger en bouche. Amertume est plus en retrait. Je ne note cependant pas le côté boisé du chêne.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
youdictategood (467) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2015
On tap. Deep amber pour with a fairly thick , solid head that sticks around. Somewhat mild, sweet aroma - gingerbread, caramel, vanilla. Taste follows, without the "mild" - big vanilla and caramel up front, some holiday spice to follow, and finishes with a little resin and wood. Typical nitro mouthfeel, thick and silky. Like this one a lot, even though I’m not a big fan of the style.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ColovianTrader (464) - - APR 30, 2015
I could see this being a love-it-or-hate-it beer. The vanilla is too heavy handed for style. A heavier beer would’ve handed it better. Other notes of caramel, grain and oak.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
haukur (1711) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - JUN 16, 2014
Red with a firm white guinness head. Vanilla in the aroma. Some sweetness on the tongue, but loads of oak and vanilla. Nice for such a small brew

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boarderlime (13) - - JUN 15, 2014
Almost a medicinal flavor, the vanilla doesn't seem to be working with the red. The white oak barrel is actually pushing the flavor further from where I would want it to be. The body is a bit thin. The color is a rich brownish red, and the carbonation is subtle because it's on the nitro today. Overall, not one of my favorite reds. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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