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Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at Cigar City Brewing
Style: Imperial Stout
Tampa, Florida USA
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.25/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (21191) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2016
15th January 2016
That’ll be me 20K then @ ChrisO’s. Opaque dark brown beer, good dark tan head. Palate is soft and semi dry, decent fine carbonation. Rich dark malts but quite light on it’s toes. Nice dark chocolate streak. Sweetish coconut. The bourbon is a little raw and spicy. Finishes light and semi dry with a touch of molasses.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mR_fr0g (8283) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle shared at the Kenny 20K mega monster tasting. 15/01/2016. Huge thanks to Kenny for this one. Opaque jet black viscous oily with a fading dark tan head. Aroma is big smooth rich chocolate, bounty, desecrated coconut, rounded. Warming alcohol on the nose. Flavour is composed of smooth rich dark choc, dried tart berry, toasted coconut, smooth, dark choc, light woody. Palate is full and velvety, moderate carbonation, oily, Lingering spicy woody finish, Love it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WingmanWillis (122) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2016
Bottle share at Ken’s 20k tasting. Thanks to Ken himself for this whale. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and a little soy. Tastes of coconut, coffee, booze and like wandering in the drawing room of a stately home and licking a weighty tome on the mantelpiece. Hides the booze well. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16227) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2016
Bottle split at Madmitch76 20K tasting, big thanks to Mitch himself, 15/01/16. Pitch black with a big ole dirty tan covering. Nose is rich roast, spice, bourbon infuse - pretty subtle on this front, dark fruit rinds, light coconut shavings. Taste comprises dark chocolate, spice, trace of peppermint, Bounty Bar, black pepper, light spice, dark fruit melt. Full bodied, fine carbonation, warming alcohol in the close. Solid impy action but not top draw for me.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
teorn88 (5858) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2016
75cl bottle shared at Kenny’s 20K celebrations @Chriso’s, thanks to Kenny. It pours a deep dark brown color with a medium brown head. Aroma is big sweet bold boozy with a hell lot of bourbon vanilla chocolate molasses and raisins. Taste is crazy bold sweet with loads of coconut dark chocolate vanilla and rum. Medium to full bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, extremely intense

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (5545) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle share at Kenny’s supreme 20K tasting - many thanks to Ken for sharing this and the other special beers. As ’Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - BBA’, green wax. Black, small foamy brown head, dotted lacing. Aroma is spicy bourbon, red pepper, cinnamon, woody, oak, meaty soy sauce. Body is medium, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is chocolate, vanilla, bourbon coconut, cinnamon, a little chili, dry salty finish. Tastes pretty nice, if a bit sweet. Like a lot of American-style imperial stouts, the smell is a bit meaty and harsh. Overall, a nice one. Thanks for sharing Kenny!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (16837) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle at Madmitch 20k tasting. Black beer lasting tan head. Soy sauce and coconut. Dark chocolate bounty. Good coconut. Fairly Tasty As It Settles Down. Feel the quality. I thought it was excellent. Some heat.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8763) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle during RBWG Grand Tasting. Pours a dark brown with thick creamy tan head that lasts. The aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, bourbon, dark fruit. Slick mouthfeel with nice dark fruit, cocoa, roast, rich malts, nice booze, really enjoyed this one!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biggsbowler (591) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle - pours dark black with tan head. Bourbon, oak, vanilla, cinnamon and spice in the nose. The taste is chocolate with slight cinnamon. Spice has greatly faded but its still tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1978) - Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2014
A little bit overrated for my liking, I’ve always thought the bourbon hides a lot of the qualities that make Hunahpu into such a unique beer. The texture is still there but the nose is much boozier and the beer is just too sweet for my liking. A good BA Stout by almost anyone’s standards, but definitely inferior to other Hunahpu versions.


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