Sledutah (7317) - Utah, USA - FEB 27, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle shared at the RBWG grand tasting
Appearance: Black with a small tan head, light lacing
Aroma: Whiskey, vanilla and dark roast malts
Taste: Roasted malts, vanilla and woody
Nice and smooth.
decaturstevo (6065) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Brown black pour with light tan head. Aroma is whiskey, oak, chocolate, and coffee. Dried fruit, whiskey, chocolate, and burnt coffee. Full body with good carbonation.
stevencon (522) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2013
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Rbwg! Dark black dark brown head. Sweet wood and roast malts. Some chili and cinnamon. Sweet coconut up front followed by roasted malts and ends with a nice pepper heat. Wow this beer has gotten better over time.
Leighton (20167) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at RBWG 2013 Grand Tasting. Pours oily black with a slight, filmy brown head. Lots of burnt wood in the nose, some dry cocoa. Big sweet flavor, marshmallows, cherries, dark fruits, raisins, subtle roast, chocolate. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly chewy. Warming finish, lots of burnt malts, dark chocolate, ripe dark fruits. Delicious.
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2013
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle at RBGW. Woot! The base Hunahpu is still front and forward. Huge amounts of chili and vanilla. Great oak on the back side. Beautiful. The Stranahans treated this better than the Bourbon.
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
750ml bottle, shared by Mikem409. Black, black color. Good dark brown / red thin bubbly head. Dots of lace everywhere. Great nose: chocolate syrup, vanilla, spice, wood. Good chocolate vanilla spice liqueur flavor. Great chewy, big body. Light carbonation. Good long light smoke wood whiskey dark bittersweet chocolate aftertaste. Delicious. Freakiní great.
b3shine (8574) - Indiana, USA - JAN 1, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 ml bottle to snifter. Looks great; a viscous black with mocha lacing. Smells and tastes sweet, malty, bourbony, and smooth with hints of pepper and a great mouthfeel. Fantabulous.
mikem409 (2015) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle. big big thanks to matt! pours thick oil black. big whiskey aroma. taste is super thick with lots of chocolate and roasted nuts. whiskey and spice on the end
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - DEC 12, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle poured into glass. Big thanks to DosBeerigos for sharing this. You rock brotha! The Hunahpuís by itself is just stellar but with the whiskey added to the mix it added a tad bit of spice/kick to the palate. Not overly boozy at all. A real treat!
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 24, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Blacker than black with a paper thing espresso crema head which fizzles into oblivion. Sucked in by a black whole maybe? Rests still and unwavering with a few trepid swirls leaving a black oily slick in its wake.
Burnt black licorice. Pure unfettered cacao Ė brittle, bitter, roasty, and burnt espresso caramel crema. Sweet heat and spice along the sides and rounding out in the back. Whiskey soaked black chocolate covered raisins. Black cake.
Intense but not intensely complex. Dark chocolate fudge and brownies. A silky mouthfeel carries each delicate flavor from beginning to finish. Spicy heat tickles the back of my throat with whisky and the cask it was previously aged int. Black root and more fudge mingle. Oily on the lips while dry and brittle on the tongue Ė cacao beans.
Between the Rum and the Whiskey, I enjoyed both but if I had to lean in one direction, it would be in the direction of the rum. Both were amazing beers though and while I donít know what new used barrel deliciousness Cigar City has in store for their next Hunahpu release, Iíll have to make sure I am there and ready.