Beer Review: CIGAR CITY SNACK ATTACK!

Beer Review: CIGAR CITY SNACK ATTACK!

Publisher: DAN Beer Reviews
Genre: Imperial Stout
Print Length: Not specified
ISBN: Not specified


Overview

Cigar City Snack Attack is a collaboration brew from Cigar City Brewing, Bluejacket, and Funky Buddha. Promising flavors of peanut butter cups, milk duds, black licorice, chocolate-covered peanuts, and salted caramel, this imperial stout boasts a 10% ABV and is on tap at Stone 16th.

Taste and Aroma

Pouring a dark brown with a frothy tan head, this stout delivers on its aroma with strong notes of roasted peanuts and chocolate. The taste follows suit, offering roasted peanuts, peanut butter, toffee, roasted malt, and a hint of spicy hops and caramel, with a subtle salty undertone. Despite its high alcohol content, the alcohol is well-masked.

Mouthfeel and Overall Experience

With a full-bodied and creamy mouthfeel, Cigar City Snack Attack leaves a favorable impression. Described as “fun,” this beer truly embodies a peanut butter cup in a glass. It is flavorful, enjoyable, and remarkably easy to drink for a 10% ABV brew.

Verdict

Cigar City Snack Attack delivers on its promise of an adventurous flavor profile. While it may not be for everyone due to its richness and intensity, those looking for a unique and indulgent stout experience will likely find this brew to be a delightful treat.