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RATINGS: 751   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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The Humidor Series is a rotating offering of Cigar City Brewing beer aged on Spanish cedar.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 23, 2009
Several 750ml bottles consumed at last night’s Dubliner North CCB tasting. = I’ve got to say, this is absolutely sublime beer! The cedar component is remarkable… adding another layer of complexity and spiciness to an already killer IPA. The cedar aging seems to round out the bitterness on the finish yet adding a spicy touch to the initial flavor and massive spicy aroma. Honestly, one of the most notable IPA’s I’ve ever had…. TONS of complexity and multiple dimensions of aroma and flavor.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2227) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2014
750ml bottle purchased at Knightly Spirits in Orlando, Florida. Golden-orange, long lasting large off-white head, excellent lacing. Aroma is of citrus, caramel malts, good sweetness, grapefruit, pepper. Flavour is nicely hopped, lots of orange and lemon zest, grapefruit, some caramel sweetness, quite peppery. Hoppy mouthfeel, medium body, moderate carbonation. Finishes long, lots of hops, some wood. Nice, a refreashing IPA, about the same as the regular IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrFecesious (926) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2014
Hog shack bottle share. Hazy gold and low dense bubble white cap. Aroma of lemon and grapefruit, wood, pepper. Taste is bitter and a touch sweet. Creamy. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Duchammer (49) - Eagle river, Alaska, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Had it from a can. Poured golden with a white head. Aroma was explosive with cedar mixed with citrus hops. Nice balance malty citrus bitter with a nice cedar taste. Awesome beer!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
haddon90 (1439) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear orange color with a nice white head. Smooth, hoppy aroma with a hint of wood aging. Very subtle hops aroma with a strong, citrus finish. Hint of some cedar in the background. Such an amazing, crisp IPA. Really puts a lot of other IPAs to shame.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (10414) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2014
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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (1999) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle from SB. pale amber with a medium white head. Fruity and spicy tones. Fruit, caramel, hops and spices. Medium to full body with a nice bitter / acidic finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhilJackson80 (300) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 3, 2014
12 oz can. Tasted on 6/2/14. Can from Chae. The aroma did have some hints of cedar, pine, & maybe grapefruit. Taste was great with a bitter bite from the hops at the end. Nice IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
schlitzfaced (53) - Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Poured from can into pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy orange with a small thin head. leaves a nice lacing on glass. Aroma is Cedar, maybe even a hint of pepper. Hoppy but the cedar definitely comes through. This is an interesting beer in a good way.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JasonNYC (23) - New York, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Sold me on cedar as awesome for aging. Tastes of grapefruit peel but blended with the cedar. (Is that actual pulp suspended in the beer? Strange, but I like it.) Quite bitter. One of my go- to IPAs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (1713) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 13, 2014
12 oz can(!); canned March 2014; served in a lager glass. Excellent semi-creamy head over a deep amber liquid full of suspended particles. Very hoppy aroma of the piney/citrus persuasion. Feel: smooth and full for style. O: tamer, more interesting, and easy to drink than the very fine Jai alai Ale that serves as the base.


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