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In Mayan mythology, Hun Hunahpu was the father of the Mayan hero twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque. Hun Hunahpu, along with his brother Vucub Hunahpu, was tricked by the Dark Lords of the underworld and slain. Hun Hunahpu’s corpse morphed into a cacao tree, his head becoming a cacao pod, which in typically awesome mythology fashion, spit upon the hand of a young maiden named Xiquic who promptly became pregnant with the hero twins. The twins would ultimately grow up to avenge their father and uncle and defeat the Dark Lords and ascend the heavens to become the moon and sun. We brew Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout once a year and release it only at the brewery. We will continue to do so until the end of the cycle. Released on the second Saturday in March at the brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HIGHB4LL (713) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2014
On tap at GABF 2014. Appearance: slight brown head, black color, Aroma: prune, roast, chocolate, mat and molasses. Palate: full body, oily texture, soft carbonation, light dry finish, Taste: sweet malt into a very nice fruit taste, coming back to a chocolate sweetness and dark chocolate bitter finish. Overall, the smoothness of taste transitions are amazing, the balance is superb, absolutely love this beer! Lives up to all the hype. Maybe my new favorite for the style.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
coldbrewky (1461) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle donated to my cause by UDbeernut. Muchas gracias amigo. Magnum equals dark chocolate infused silk in liquid form. Plums and happy drunken gnomes. Look out undead mexican garden gnomes!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Klimaet (343) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle shared with ma fellas vestergaard and rasmusott. Pours pitch black with a thick, creamy mocha dark head. Aromas of chocolate, slight roast, cinnamon, vanilla, caramel fudge. Taste is dark chocolate, vanilla, fudge, pepper, chili sweetness, sweet dark fruits, slight sweet licorice, cinnamon, good amount of roasted malts. Dang, this is good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (6160) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"i’ll start by saying this is a great stout. if it were local and at a reasonable price, i’d get it all the time. it’s unique. it’s tasty. the head on my wife’s glass did not BUDGE til her glass was at more than a 45 degree angle! that was cool. i do, however, prefer the BASE of this beer (Marshal Zhukov’s) to this. The added vanilla, cinnamon, cocoa and peppers took away from the Russian part of it, and while very good, was not as spectacular as the original brew. the peppers only made their presence known upon popping the top, then did not make another appearance. the cocoa, cinnamon, and vanilla were obvious throughout. present, but not overdone, and the body was amazing, as expected. "

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiiruBierBeer (320) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Smells and tastes like cinnamon raisin bread, brownies, brown sugar, and malty stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (1126) - Colorado, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with tan head . Taste is Chocolate, cinnamon, sweet, good body. Overall, great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lectvay (161) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 16, 2014
2011 I decided to crack open tonight. Pours dark oily brown. At first it looked totally non-carbonated, but as I continued to pour a mass of small, foamy bubbles erupts from below, almost like nitro. The head is dark reddish brown, probably the darkest head I’ve seen. Coats the glass like motor oil. Cool looking beer. It also smells and tastes amazing. A dark and musty aroma, some cherry, bleu cheese. Taste is bright and fruity up front, with a sweet syrupy side to it. Some roasty bitterness. Coffee. Lots to grab onto. So good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
[5698-20130817] Bottle. Roasty fruited smoked chocolate aroma. Black body with a quick foamy light tan head. Chocolatey Worcestershire sauce roasted soya flavour has a long-lasting roasted aftertaste. Full body. Good. (8/3/8/4/16) 3.9
(@ Campground Brewdown 2013, Millmont, PA)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2508) - Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle: Oily, deep black body & thick looking like all Cigar City stouts. Creamy, velvety, deep tan head fades quick to a super thick, chunky collar. Aroma is nice & complex; deep chocolates, both sweet & slightly bitter, roasted malt, leather, light cinnamon, a hint of chili pepper spice, almost like green peppers, & a bit of brown sugar with some faint cream. Taste is pretty nice; creamy with a nice mix of chocolate & cinnamon graham cracker. Think Teddy Grahams. Light vanilla, brown sugar, bittersweet cocoa, & a finish with a light hint of cinnamon sticks. Chili peppers are very faint, not leaving any real spiciness on the palate. Hint of roast, lingering cinnamon in the aftertaste with a touch of sweet milk chocolate. I really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatDane1632 (659) - USA - SEP 5, 2014
Horizontal with some other whales: Dark Lord ’12, Darkness ’13, Cinnamon Roll’d Wake ’n Bake ’13, Hunahpu ’14 -- Poured into a snifter sampler. This beer is phenomenal, my favorite of the four listed. The complexity with the spices and adjuncts is just incredible. The closest thing I’ve come to a perfect Stout.

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