This English-inspired Imperial Stout was naughty this year and indulged in the infusion of roasted hazelnuts from Oregon’s recent 2015 harvest, two unique cacao nibs from Central America, and Indonesian vanilla. Aging the beer on cypress wood added a cake-like note to the beer, giving it an overall impression of devil’s food cake with a hazelnut expression.
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.