A nose of red apple, raisin pudding and toffee are accentuated by a pleasant aroma of alcohol that previews the beer’s hefty ABV content. A texture from the malted wheat that makes up over 50% of the grist and high carbonation help to balance the sweetness of caramel and molasses flavors, while Calypso hops add the complexity of orange and black pepper on the palate.
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.