Tobacco and dark chocolate hit the nose first, while cinnamon, fudge, candied apple, and smoked pepper aromas play supporting roles. Complex and beguiling on the palate, rich cacao and toffee flavors are punctuated by subtle heat, cinnamon spice, oak tannins, and alcohol while a lingering semi-sweet chocolate quality complements a velvety mouthfeel that lingers long after the final sip.
Steeped in the unique culture and history of Tampa, Florida, Cigar City Brewing began handcrafting award-winning beer in 2009. Cigar City Brewing’s ales and lagers bring to mind the sun and citrus for which Florida is known, while taking cues from the cigar industry upon which Tampa was built. Behind all of Cigar City Brewing’s liquid is the philosophy that quality is achieved by giving first rate ingredients to first rate people in a space where they are free to pursue their passion.