Baker’s chocolate, vanilla custard, and fresh ground coffee express themselves on the nose with dark licorice and earthy hop aromas making themselves known in the background. Full but not cloying on the palate, this stout offers milk chocolate, espresso, vanilla icing, molasses, and treacle flavors with a moderate bitterness and a hint of alcohol warmth.
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.