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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   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 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Derek881 (1186) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 20, 2014
Poured from the can into a pint glass to drink. The beer had a deep amber-copper color with tons of noticeable, cloudy sediment throughout, and a very large foamy-creamy off-white head with great retention, and excellent lacing and cling. The aroma was a blend of citrus and floral notes, with some grain and yeast, all set within the sweet, woody, humidor scent. The beer was fairly bitter with citrus and grainy notes, but also a modest sweet humidor flavor for a nice blend. It was a very lively beer with a good, filling mouthfeel, a touch on the watery-wet side, but with a dry finish and great carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2014
Golden amber brown color with very dry smell. Tastes of hops and almost of a cigar. weird but true

   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 (6119) - 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 (2129) - 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 (1246) - 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 (878) - 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.

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