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Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged

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Formerly brewed at Cigar City Brewing
Style: Imperial Stout
Tampa, Florida USA
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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1299) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle at big tasting in STL, thanks boys. Pour is black. Aroma roasty and very fruity with hints of coconut and faint pepper. Also notes of vanilla and very smooth oak. Flavor as above with a very faint spice that kicks in more than with some other variants. Aroma better than flavor here.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
asheft (2509) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2012
[bottle at Danish Invasion tasting with cgarviuk and fonefan--thanks, fellas!] Potent bourbony butterscotch oak aroma with some pumpernickel. Oily, opaque black under a ruddy, dark brown ring. Sweet pumpernickel flavour with chocolate and chocolate brownies. Slightly salty possibly from being highly hopped. Full body, sweet but clean finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crosamich (431) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - JUL 10, 2012
for me Brandy>Whisky>Rum>Bourbon Hunahpu. This is a nice treatment but doesn’t quite compliment as much as the others. Vanilla, moderate boozy, sweet malty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gEUS (1055) - Linden, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2012
Vertical tasting of the straight Hunahpu - rum, whisky and bourbon barrel aged. Hunahpu vintage 2011: pours pitch black with no head. Aromas of liquorice, vanilla, drop/anice and cinnamon on top of intense roaste malt and dark bittersweet choclate. Full full body, leaving a thick cover over the palate, all aromas coming back in the taste, finishing quite spicy and peppery, softly tinkling the back throat. A real treat. Certainly worth it’s money. 4.6/5 Hunahpu Rum Barrel Aged 2011: much more peppery in the mouthfeel (added with the alcohol warmt of the rum). Nose has more berries and raisins. 3.9/5 Hunahpu Whisky Barrel Aged 2011: nose has almond and shoe polish, intensity is more subtle than the straigt one and rum one. Actually, I liked this the best when it comes to aroma. 4.5/5 Hunahpu Bourbon Barrel Aged 2011: (from notes): biggest wauw is the salty finish. 4.1/5

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2012

Bottle 750ml. @ [ Edinburgh Danish Invasion Tasting) by cgarvieuk - Edinburgh ].

Clear dark black colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, brown head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, dark roasted, vanilla, alcohol - bourbon, heavy chocolate. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, chocolate, bourbon - sweet bourbon. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20120422]

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (2522) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Barrel-Aged Hunahpu’s tasting! Thanks to all the guys in the tasting group who helped make this happen. The beer is, like all of the Hunahpu’s variants, profoundly dark. Ominous black with a thick, oily beige head. An awesome appearance for an imperial stout. Lacing stains the glass. The aroma brings a heavy dose of bourbon, with mild hints of roast and chocolate. Smells good, but is less aggressive than I was expecting. The flavor is predominantly bourbon, with light chocolate and roast. Silky smooth feel with fairly low carbonation. Overall, another delicious stout from Cigar City. Not the best bourbon barrel stout i have had, but still quite tasty. Very glad to have tried this.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerDeltaBravo (53) - Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Pours a breathtaking black with a thin head. Very light lacing. Well-balanced full-bodied scent, laced with a touch of lilac and bubblegum. Stunning barnyard palate, and I also get some toffee and marzipan. Elegant mouthfeel and hoppy finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2012
From bottle. It pours jet black, with a thin dark tan head. The nose is sweet vanilla, coconut, chocolate, roasted malt, bourbon and wood. The taste is roasted malt, toasted coconut, chocolate, rich-roast coffee, bourbon, vanilla, oak, dark fruit, warming alcohol and toffee. Full body, fine carbonation and luxurious mouth-feel. Well balanced, smooth and tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b3shine (5425) - Indiana, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Bottle to oversized snifter (thanks hubsluvsbeer). Looks good; pitch black with thin lacing. Smells great; malty and boozy. Tastes great too; much like it smells. Nice on the palate too. Excellent stuff!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikem409 (1482) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Bottle thanks baker!!! Pours blackkkk. Aroma of barrel and roasty stout. Taste is super barrel with hefty coffee finish


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