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Cigar City Minaret ESB
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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pours amber in color with notes of caramel and slight hints of red delicious apple in the aroma. Flavor has a moderate earthy and herbal hop bitterness followed by moderate caramel notes that are subdued by floral hop bitterness in the finish. A damn good and authentic ESB.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8571) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2013
On nitro, at Pingleheads. Dark coloured, tasty stuff. The hops survived fine on nitro. A little creamy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Really enjoyed this. Slight fruit notes. Some caramel hint of vanilla. Bitterness not overbearing. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (967) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Pours medium body solid head. I had on nitro. Golden color. Slight aroma. Average taste. Palate of bitter hops at end. Not my favorite Cigar City.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - NOV 30, 2012
copper color, aroma of caramel, earthy grain, toast, grass hops, flavors are the same, nice creamy texture from being on nitro, good for the style

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6613) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Sampled from the tap at the brewey. Pours a clear deep amber with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a decent amount of musty grains with a hint of light earthy grass. Flavor starts a light grassy note and finishes with earthy grains and a note of bread.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1839) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2012
October 19, 2012 tap (cask) from the brewery. Copper pour with huge head. Malty and caramel aroma and taste was same with slight bitterness and a spicy finish. Smooth and creamy, which I like, due to the cask.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1124) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3 ounce sampler at the Grovetoberfest Miami beer festival 10/13/12. Very good!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jnkor (316) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Aroma is slightly sweet with almost a syrup edge, and slightly malty. Color is a brown/orange with a small off white head. Taste is not exactly sweet, but more malty with a toasted edge. Palate finishes a bit sticky, like too much of a sugary edge.

3.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maekchu (2093) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Strong bitter nose with a slice of pine. Deep amber-gold color, no head. Goes high and low with bitterness and malt. Final is a bit sweet. Very smooth, just a bit sticky at the end. This one works fairly well.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Clarkdvm (112) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Great appearance. Smooth taste. Maybe having it straight from the source at the brewery makes it better.


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