HenrikSoegaard (11477) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Gusher. Frothy White good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter wonderfull flavor. Cedar cask nicely present. Long heavy nice finish. Creamy palate.
Pinball (11407) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Ratman197 (11240) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml botle poured a hazy golden amber with a lasting off white head. Aromas of biscuit, orange, pink grapefruit, cedar and light pine. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, orange and cedar with a smooth lingering bitter finish. One of the better Cigar City beers I’ve tried!
Lubiere (11155) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A golden amber IPA with a thin lacing off white head. Nice peppery hops in aroma, with celery salt notes, very nice. In mouth, biscuitty malts with light wooden notes, peppery, quite nice and smooth. On tap at Willards, Jan 5 2011.
bierkoning (11111) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Orange golden color. White pepper, cedar wood and apricot in the aroma. peppery oily hopbitter flavor with loads of cedar wood, white pepper and apricot. The aftertaste is that like a wooden cigarbox. Well made and satisfyingly balanced. Very dry mouthfeel.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2011
Name: Cedar Aged IPA
Date: August 13, 2009
Source: Ale Atlanta
Appearance: hazy orange, wispy white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet and spicy aroma, woody sweetness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, well balanced hops, lots of spicness, lingering bitterness
Overall: cedar adds a unique character that provides both a sweetness and an earthyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Score: *** /4
Name: Humidor IPA
Date: March 23, 2010
Appearance: clear copper, frothy off white head, sticky lace
Aroma: sweet woody aroma, sweet crystal malt, lots of wood character
Flavor: dry malt flavor, lots of wood and earthy hops, light spicyness from the cedar that picks up a peppery edge, just a touch of malty sweetness, long bitter finish
Name: Humidor IPA
Date: September 10, 2011
Source: the porter
Appearance: opaque orange, frothy off white head
Aroma: sweet and spicy peppery aroma
Flavor: peppery flavor, lots of cedar, hops add depth
Overall: nicely subdued on cask
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
jtclockwork (10827) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2010
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle thanks to hopscotch. Pours orange amber with white head. Nose is strong cigar box cedar with floral hops and citrus. Taste is cedar, hops, citrus and nice caramel malt balance.
BeerandBlues2 (10775) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy off-white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is cigar, cedar and earthy hops with biscuit and straw malt, and fruity esters. Flavor is malt forward with cedar, cigars, fruity esters and a sweet finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.
madsberg (10738) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
Drake (10510) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Immy’s Backyard Throwdown. Didn’t catch whose this was, but thanks! Pours an amber color with a large head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is citrus hops, bitter resiny notes and light peppery wood notes. Taste is bitter, resiny hops but sadly I can’t find any notes from the wood. Medium bodied.