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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The Humidor Series is a rotating offering of Cigar City Brewing beer aged on Spanish cedar.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ragesaq (71) - Arizona, USA - MAR 3, 2013
I dug out my Cigar City Humidor Imperial Stout, which I believe was the 2009 bottling. Iíve been looking forward to drinking this beer as a bottle of 2009 Marshall Zhukov was the best Imperial Stouts Iíve ever had and I was not disappointed. Outstanding port/sherry aged character, hefty malt sweetness, dark chocolate truffles, fig and date and a big rich mouthfeel are very uniquely complimented by the cedar aging time. The cedar is at once both sharp and slightly savory, keeping the sweetness in check and spinning a fantastic beer in a really unique direction. Just really blown away by how awesome this beer is, and I have to say it ties with my previous 2009 Marshall Zhukov experience as Best Imperial Stout.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3170) - Tennessee, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Black oily pour with very little carbonation. Complex aroma of bitter chocolate, roast malt,alcohol. The flavor is sweet and complex. Some bitterness and soy in the finish. Almost too much. Cedar didnít show up anywhere.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2311) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Coffee, smokey, roasted malts, thick and oily, rich maltiness, dry finish, raisin, very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 6, 2014
75cl, at 11%Vol, as Cigar City Humidor Series íImperial Stoutí, exclusive American brew, thx alot to Dirk for sharing!, very complex Stout, woody/spicy/roasted and slightly smoked/fruity, heavy, yet balanced, cloudy, small head, very good brew, íSadly, the cedar didnít add anything to the already wonderful Imperial Stoutí

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"maybe if iíd tried this first in the Humidor line it woulda blew me away, but the heavy cedar aroma and flavor that were so great in that first ipa are starting to get repetitive. Still good, and the stout is a big enough beer to break through a little, but the cedar spice and smokiness could be scaled back a couple notches and this could be an elite beer. As it is, itís still very good, and unique, but several points below the base beer."

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
budznsudz (581) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Sweet and smoky aroma with an oily glass coating consistency. Lots of complexity from the cedar. Quite a tasty brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (1800) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2014
this was an imperial? didnt get that sort of feeling from this one. more just a standard stout.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Had this at a fantastic tasting and had such a great time with great people and great beers! This was a pretty middle of the road stout. Nothing at all special about it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyit (3483) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2014
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of wood, cedar, liqurice and roasted malt. A flavor of roasted malt, bitter, dark chocolate, raisins, prunes, weak coal and an oily texture.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2925) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle shared at Proof. Black pour with thin tan head. Aroma is roasty, dark fruit, cedar. Tastes are burnt, roasted, cocoa, coffee, vanilla, wood. Little tangy. Oily palate. Prefer the base stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DWestrick (456) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 23, 2013
bottle. Very nice imperial stout. Hit all the right cords in what I like in an imperial stout - Not incredibely distinct but sits well on the palate.


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