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RATINGS: 770   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Humidor Series is a rotating offering of Cigar City Brewing beer aged on Spanish cedar.

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4.4
dalfaro86 (309) - Mexico City, MEXICO - OCT 4, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2011 Thi is simply the best ipa iīve tasted, It has a medium body, an excelente intense aroma with notes of citrusy hops, pine and wood, the flavor is also excelente, perfectly balanced, its dominated by the hop and wood notes but very well supported by the malt caramel notes.

3.9
ruskiimperial (308) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2011
Poured a very cloudy dark orange with a half fingerís worth of head. The aroma is high on cedar and some sweet bread dough. The taste is high on the floral hops up front, with the lighter sweeter cedar coming in on the aftertaste. The carbonation is quite soft as well. Iíve had oak aged ipaís that did not work at all because the tastes contrasted so much. Not so with this one. Excellent combination.

4.1
novice101 (308) - - JAN 5, 2014
This is by far my favorite IPA, pours a copper color with a one finger white head. Smells of hops, pine and grassy there is some caramel undertones. Taste is glorious there is the hop character a load of grassy and fruity (grapefruit maybe) followed by a bit of the spanish cedar, smoaky, spicy, caramel hard to describe. Finish is not bitter at all which I found as a pleasant surprise.

3.9
beerandIT (300) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2011
I think I have to give this one a high rating mostly because of the uniqueness. I can smell cedar, and slight hops. Very cloudy darker golden color. Nice amount of head with little lacing on the glass. I can taste slight hops first and stronger cedar after the fact. Wood is not over done here though. Slight carbonation and great finish on the palate. Great beer here. Highly recommended.

3.3
mverity (294) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle from Proof Bottle Shop. Poured into a snifter. Clear amber orange with tiny white chunks suspended throughout. Some white head, thin white collar and poor lacing. Aroma is citrusy, sweet earthy cedar, some caramel, lots of orange, some grapefruit and lemon. Taste is mostly the cedar and orange/grapefruit with a touch of the medium malt. Mouthfeel is slightly under carbonated and a little thin too. I finally sat down to write this review after a few four packs over the past few years. Decent, but Iíll take Jai Alai any day of the weeks.

4.6
Beardaxe (293) - - AUG 4, 2013
One of my favorite IPAs ever. Well balanced, the cedar comes through and gives it a unique twist. Just amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
bjt512 (292) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 17, 2010
Poured a bomber into a tulip, yielding a russet liquid with an ample, creamy head that laced the glass nicely. This will sound bizarre, but the aroma is hot unglazed donuts: yeast, sweet sticky starch, and just enough wood smell to simulate burnt flour. The flavor combines juicy hops with the complex flavor of cedar to yield something altogether more subtle that what you get from oak. If oaked beers give you smoky old wood, this is more like a fresh green twig (thanks in large part to the fresh taste of the hops). A really fine ipa.

2.6
Jimsal27 (291) - New York, USA - APR 24, 2014
i just didnt care for this beer. It has a very strong cedar presence. humidor is a great name for this.

4.1
theothermatt (286) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2013
On tap at Falling Rock for GABF week. Bitter and citrus aroma. A bit of woodiness and lots of citrus. The cedar really balanced out the rest of the bitterness and makes the entire thing really well without anything being overpowering. Itís really easy drinking and awesome.

4.6
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2013
On tap at Cigar City tasting room in Tampa, FL. Of the ~15 Cigar City beers I had this week, this took the cake. The Spanish cedar aging is a first for me, but I will be doing trades for every single humidor series beer they make in the future. Definitely an all time favorite.


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