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Maduro Brown Ale aged on whole vanilla beans

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (2389) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Pours a dark brown with no head, vanilla in the nose, vanilla and tobacco in the taste, very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1702) - Florida, USA - APR 25, 2012
When this beer is on, it really is some kind of thing. Heavy tones of vanilla but not in that "Southern Tier syrup" kind of way, sort of like an adult’s vanilla. Rich but not too sweet, it’s definitely hard to believe this is just Maduro with some vanilla beans, it tastes almost more like a porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mat42m (160) - orlando, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2012
On tap at CCB. Aroma was strong malty and vanilla. Appearance was brown with minimal head. Taste was sweet with the vanilla shining through. Finish was sweet with vanilla aftertaste. Overall a great beer from a great brewer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chipalsa (1311) - Florida, USA - APR 12, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2012 I finally got to try this beer! The body was the usual maduro; a merky brown brew with a soft white head. Aromas were pure vanilla with some nuttiness and slight roasted notes. Sip after sip reveals fresh vanilla among bready tones and a malty finish. As it warmed up the vanilla became fairly potent, and it was fantastic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Firkin @ cigar city. Aroma of hazelnut, cream, and a slight pot funk. Pours pale brown with a good fast head. Tastes of vanilla bean, dark nuts and a thin finish. A little overbearing for its actual substance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
uhljoseph (66) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Really good beer. As most of the cigar city beers are just delicious!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewDad (5117) - Olympia, Washington, USA - FEB 21, 2012
Brown in color, slight haze with a thin tan head. Big Vanilla dark roast malt aroma. Light with hops. This was a terrific flavored brew with great aging. Low in alcohol most can drink a few of these for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
burg326 (4555) - Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2012
On draft at the brewery, poured a dark brown color with little head aroma of sweet malt and straight vanilla. Flavors of light chocolate, smores, vanilla, and malt. This is the best variety of maduro I’ve had yet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1340) - Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Draft at CCB. Now this is my type of maduro. Nose is malt and vanilla. Pretty simply stated the vanilla flavor adds sweetness too the aroma of the original maduro. Pours dark brown. Flavor is similar with nice, drinkable, sweet vanilla with a bit of the nutty malt flavors from the original maduro. This one is superior in my opinion. Great stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rbrazell (1698) - Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Draft at the brewery Christmas day. Very nice take on the maduro brown. Provides a great vanilla flavor that rounds out sweetness and a bold flavor addition to the regular maduro.

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