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Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Stranahan’s Whiskey Barrel Aged

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.27   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Hunahpu Imperial Stout aged in a Stranahan’s whiskey barrel.

Served on draft and as a 2011 Limited Bottle Release

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
burg326 (4719) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Bottle sbared at the Brandon Brass Tap, poured a dark black color with aromas of fudge, light pepper, whisky and some roast. Flavors were the same, mellow pepper and light whisky made this beer amazing. Glad I saved the bottle and shared with some friends. Please make this beer again.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ernesto987 (4709) - Arizona, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Huge whiskey aroma, chocolate hits big in the flavor then bam the coffee kicks in, then cholos all about 30 sec apart. This is simply amazing. Jesus Christ.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAY 17, 2014
Big thanx to Bobochamps for the taster ! Pours black, smell is oak , whiskey , chili . Taste is full , chili ( much chili yet not too much, still very balanced ) , very intense chocolat ( yet again , not over the top and just pure awesome ) . Bitter, full, complex . Véry nice !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sonnycheeba (4281) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours opaque black with average, fizzy dark tan head; short retention and no lacing. Aroma is whiskey, woody notes, roasted malt, dark chocolate, light smoke, and espresso. Flavor is heavy malt and some supporting dark fruit esters; whiskey and espresso undertones throughout; dry, ashy finish. Full body, medium carbonation, and high warmth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4205) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
Bomber @ CCB Day. Pours oily pitch black with a nice creamy dark brown shortlived head. Aroma is mint cocoa coffee whiskey oaky vanilla chcolate, quite fullbodied. Flavor is so nice; tingly on tounge, velvety peppery hot chcolate coffee whiskey..... the lot. Great hot whiskey sweet chocolte finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle at CCB Day, Sätila 2012-07-07. Black beer with a brown head. Dark cocolate, vanilla, figs, whiskey, mint aroma and flavour. Lovley beer :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (4024) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle, "shared" at RBWG. Pours black with a small fizzy tan head that fades. Nose is whiskey, soy, salty, light coconut, cocoa. Flavor is very sweet with lots of booze. Reminded me of the black tuesday i had tried earlier in the day, but was not quite as potent. Still, I prefer the regular Hunahpu over this treatment. Fun to try, though!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drewbeerme (3901) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2011
thanks to adam for sharing this one. Pours black tan head, nose smoke, char, Fl chocolate, chili pepper, smoke, vanilla, some cinnamon, good heat too, thick body bigger than virgin oak, excellent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 2, 2012
black, tan large bubbled head. Nose is burnt raisin, wood, tar, light heat. Flavor is more wood and heat, especially through mid, charred as well, light plum and milk chocolate through finish, lightly stinging sugar but balanced and dry for cigar city, meaning still a final OG that’s higher than any starting OG from Jandrainoiulle.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
_angst_ (3636) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2012 750 ml bottle shared @ tkrjukoffs CCB Day tasting. Pours oily pitch black with a fizzy very dark chocolate brown head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace. Smell is sweet with roasted malts, vanilla, high quality dark chocolate, cinnamon, dark roast coffee, bourbon, burnt wood, roasted coconut, vanilla, cocoa powder, red chilis, toffee, nougat, tar, brown sugar and alcohol. Taste is intense, sweet and very tiny sour with roasted malts, roasted coconut, high quality dark chocolate, resinous wood, smoked chili, bourbon, nougat, earthy tobacco, brown sugar, dark roast coffee, tar, alcohol, vanilla and hints of pine and lemon zest. Mouthfeel is intense, creamy, boozy, tiny tart and full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with dark chocolate, coffee, cocoa powder, earthy tobacco, bourbon, roasted nuts, nougat and vanilla. A tad bit too boozy compared to regular Hunahpu.

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