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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
The Humidor Series is a rotating offering of Cigar City Brewing beer aged on Spanish cedar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
masonjer (609) - Holt, Michigan, USA - SEP 14, 2009
Thanks to Jeff for bringing this to the Metro Tasting. Pours cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma is oranges, cedar and orange zest. Taste is much the same with a bit of spicy cedar character, grapefruit, well rounded and smooth. Pretty easy drinking stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (24032) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of hops, spices, pine needles and grape fruits. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles, grape fruits and spices. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puzzl (3257) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle shared by MaxxDaddy. Cloudy orange pour with a wispy white head. Big, sweaty, funky hop aroma, a bit of spicy cedar. Sweet and chewy flavor, more cedar spice, and a mild sweaty funk. A nice beer but not 99th percentile good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11590) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
cloudy orange, small white head. very nice fruity hoppy aroma, some spices. flavor is woody, hoppy, bitter, flowery. faint sweet malts, ends very nicely bitterhoppy and sweet woody.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30991) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with a thin lazing white head. The aroma is very spicy - ginger and cardemomme, combined with notes of cedar wood and fruit. The flavor is sweet with notes of cedar wood, spices - ginger and cardemomme, oranges, on a malty back ground, leading to a dry spicy finish where the cedar wood note lingers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10891) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. Citrus, sweetness, pine, spice and fruits. Flavour is sweet, piney, citric and flowery. Quite smooth and balanced. medium to fulll bodied. dry. has s nicely balanced bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (36271) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
75 cL bottle. Pours cloudy dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild mango, citrusy and dry cedar wooden. Smooth wooden and solid hoppy with a light mango and citrusy fruity base flavour. Dry and wooden hops flavoured. Mild wooden flavoured lingering flavoured finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Retorp. Clear deep golden with a lacing off-white head. Extremely spicy, citrusy hop aroma. Medium body, some citrusy fruitiness, extremely peppery end enticingly spicy - must be the cedar. Dry, hoppy and bitter finish. Very interesting. 130909

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
basewars (169) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 11, 2009
Bottle while on vacation in Orlando. Pours amber gold with decent head. Plenty of lacing. Plenty of floral and citrusy hops. Grapefruit and pine. This was countered by the malty sweetness, and perhaps a bit of fruit. I love to get the bottom of the bottle and get some of that yeast. While it didn’t add much in the way of flavor, as would be the case in a Belgian offering, the yeast here was great at mellowing out the hops. As it warmed it turned into smooth but complex beer. The alcohol was very well hidden. Extremely smooth IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5749) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - SEP 10, 2009
Bottle from daknole. Thanks! Good bit of cedar on the nose. Very woody. Iced tea, lime, floral notes. Citrus underneath and some toast. Murky orange amber pour creamy beige head. Spicy cedar, toasty, lime, iced tea. Lots of tasty cedar. Very noticeable regular jai alai flavors with cedar added. Drinks nicely, dry cedar aged finish. Nice, interesting.

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