Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 761   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 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tim9887 (20) - USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours cloudy golden amber with considerable amount of sediment floating around. Mostly citrusy hops with a gentle wisp of cedar in the nose. The cedar is in your face in the taste and finishes dry and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scampycampy (39) - Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Pours clear with a a suspension look. Average carbonation. Beautiful grapefruit and hop aroma. Tastes of citrusy hops. With a dry light similar finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5813) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Draft at World of Beer, Fort Myers. Poured like their Jai Alai, clear orange colored with a medium sized white head. That’s where these two depart. Aroma was very interesting, I give them 5/5 on originality (if that were a choice to rate on). It smells like a humidor. It reminds me of being a child and passing by the Tobacco Barn every time I was in my local mall. It smells like I just cracked open a new box of cigars. It has that residual smell of my hands after smoking a cigar. However, all of that dominates the beer for me - it destroys whatever nuanced notes you get from the beer itself and replaces it with cedar. I love cedar. I don’t know if I love a beer that smells and tastes pretty much like cedar. I’d probably drink this one again, but I don’t know if I can stand behind it as a beer. itself when placed up against their other offerings or other IPAs.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WanderinCelt87 (195) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2014
Pour from a can is a nice amber with a white head. Aroma is a subtle citrus with hints of flowers. Taste is a little sweet and tropical at first but goes down smooth. Leaves a nice citrusy after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (2095) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 1, 2014
Shared by Donnie. Actually surprised that I had not had this before. Taste was a lot of spiciness and peppercorns up front, with spicy citrus hops. The cedar contributed a lot to this beer. Was interesting and certainly a nice thought on where you can take an IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
thome50 (1233) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Can from homer321, thanks Sean for free beer! Pours a copper light brown with moderate off white lacing. Aroma is pepper corn, orange, lemon peel. Taste is loads of pepper corn, good beef jerky, slight cedar notes at the beginning which goes away by the middle to end. Very nice way to change up an IPA. I dig this!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (867) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Can pours copper with white head. Tropical fruit, white grape, pine, citrus, caramel. Moderately bitter and sweet. Sticky, fully body. Light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thebullshornbar (74) - Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Poured out of a bottle really hazy with a somewhat muted nose that really doesn’t do this beer justice. The palate is quite rich with thick resin notes as well as orange, honey, grape must, and a light woodsy tannin to compliment the hop bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (3470) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2014
First off, I like Jai Alai just fine but I do like this better. Oddly, I think the cedar has a negative impact on flavor and aroma--albeit a unique one--but this is a bit dryer and strikes me as a more drinkable beer. It pours a real nice, clear orange color w/ a head of very fine white bubbles. The nose is of fresh mango, pine and tangerine w/ an unfortunate catty muskiness lurking in the background. I assume that is the cedar since I didn’t notice it in the base beer. This nice and dry though and very drinkable. The cedar adds a woody astringency which seems to meld well w/ bitterness that hits mildly on the tip of the tongue and grows grows firm and resinous in the finish. A little bit of that fruit hop nose linger on the tongue as well. This is a beer that is both interesting and good. It is definitely worth going out of your way for if you are a fan of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3970) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2014
La robe orangée montre un mince col beige. Quelques pointes de mousse restent collées sur la paroi de mon verre. Le bouquet riche d’agrumes est fortement touché par un cèdre qui libère des parfums de poivre, de piment et d’épices de toute sorte. La bouche montre, quant à elle, un certain équilibre entre les saveurs. Reste toujours que le bois de cèdre transpire beaucoup dans cette soupe maltée et tropicale. Au palais, j’ai l’impression d’un liquide au corps moyennement dense avec un bon pétillement et une texture huileuse. La finale est agréable, pleine d’agrumes, de pêches et de notes boisées douces. C’est unique. Une expérience en soi. Je ne trouve pas cependant que le cèdre est un incroyable complément. Pour cette raison, j’attribue la note de:

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 77

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50