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Cigar City Ligero Black Lager
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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Served on draft at Mekong Richmond, VA. Pours a clear very dark brown head with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and nutty notes. The taste is very similar with some berries and bitter hops. Medium bodied, well balanced. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Draft. Great example of the style. Big, roasty malt aroma with coffee, chocolate, and a hint of smoke. Big tan head. Taste is rich, creamy, light and refreshing. There’s chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and crisp malt. Not too sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (2331) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Pours a dark back with a thick mocha head. Aroma of coffee, smoke and chocolate. Taste follows, roast is nice, not over the top. Smooth and very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBunn (2528) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2012
On tap at Tampa airport. Body is dark brown with a tan head and aromas of... well... Kalamata olives and chocolate. Messed up, huh? I let it warm, still olives. It doesn’t show up in the flavor however as this is a silky chocolate beer from start to finish. This is an excellent schwarz.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (5485) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 19, 2012
4oz pour at Churchkey is a murky, transparent black with some creamy white head. Malty nose, light smoke, dark chocolate. Flavor is malty, stale licorice, smoke, coffee grounds. Medium bodied, sweet finish. Just too sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11913) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Draft. Minimal tan head, black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, some caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, milk chocolate, some lager yeast. Medium body, some stickiness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 7, 2012
On tap at Churckey for the Funky Buddha event. Smokey malts and caramel toffee with espresso grounds and bitter bakers chocolate. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5380) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Draft at Churchkey for the Bluejacket/Funky Buddha/Cigar City event during SAVOR week. Poured a dark color, almost black, with a light brown color. Aroma was chocolate, caramel, toffee perhaps. Smoke notes are pretty well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - JUN 5, 2012
jet black color, aroma of fresh ground coffee, chocolate, flavors of coffee, chocolate, burnt caramel, slightly watery, light body

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2604) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Near opaque black showing red-brown. Aroma is dark malt, dry roast choc, caramel, brandy. Flavor is caramel and cocoa powder, dry finish. A little pep at the end.


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