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RATINGS: 1033   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A hearty brown ale that benefits from the silky mouthfeel provided by oatmeal, pairs great with Cigars.

Swarley88's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swarley88 (11) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Aroma is sweet and a bit roasty. Getting a little alcohol smell as well, nothing bad though. Taste provides more of the roastiness. Very smooth and complex. First beer by CC. (Don’t get it where I am from) quite impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (3098) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Dark mahogany body with crimson highlights when held to the light. Aromas include roast, brown bread, smoke, earth, nuts, leather. The flavor follows the aroma. Light to medium in body. Lingering hints of coffee and a hint of bitterness. Good stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
StoutDr (48) - Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Roasted and musty aroma. Light on the mouthfeel. Very bitter and lingers on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (2031) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2015
Can: Dark Brown colour, with a nice White head. Aroma is domiated of caramelly, chocolate, citrus, coffee. a bit vanilla to. Flavor had a smouth coffe, caramelly, mouthfeeling., thin boddy, medium coffe finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rajendra82 (999) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - NOV 18, 2015
The dark brown pour had the look of cola, which was emphasized by the fizzy carbonation, and the short lived head which rose to no more than one finger thick. The aroma was that of a fine chocolate with a touch of cinnamon. The taste was less interesting than what the aroma hinted at. There was some chocolate in the taste and some coffee and toffee as well, but the body was a little thin to truly support the flavors. There was some vanilla and cinnamon in the finish, with a light aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kroney (233) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 12, 2015
BIF project 2. Appearance: deep dark brown, decent lacing. Aroma: muted aroma of dark chocolate, burnt sugar, roasted coffee beans. Taste: similar to aroma. Muted. Good flavor, just a bit light. A bit of a "smoke" thing going on with the aftertaste. Palate: good carbonation, weird lingering aftertaste. A bit astringent. Not bad, definitely not great.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
HuldgaardRJ (174) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2015
Had it with a pizza. Remember it being very good. Smooth and flavorful...on our list to try again

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
steez (31) - Georgia, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Best brown I’ve had. Got it at 16 days old 12oz can. Bought it because I feel you can’t go wrong with cigar City. Correct. These guys get just about everything right. Dark brown almost porter color pour. Cocoa, toasted nuts, espresso...lots going on for a brown ale. Not too complex though. You could session this beer since its low on carbonation and high on taste AND...thank goodness, NOT another IPA which is so played out that its embarrassing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ICEatALAMO (1173) - Troy, Michigan, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle. The pour is lighter brown. The aroma has a little funk to it so this one might have been an old one. The taste also has it, but good flavor. I guess I need a fresh bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dhatton (234) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - OCT 30, 2015
On tap at the Growler NYC. Dark brown body with reddish highlights beneath a tan head. Roasted malt, vanilla, and toffee nose. Richness continues with a malty, nutty taste. Hint of acidity. Smooth, velvety feel followed by some spice and chocolate notes on the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilovedarkbeer (2539) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Pours a nice mahogany color with a foamy taupe colored head. Taste is caramel and roasted nuts. Nose is olives, brown sugar, soap.

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