Archives: Brewer: Cigar City

Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout – Laird’s Apple Brandy Barrel

August 8, 2010 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Cigar City, Country: America, Grade: A plus, Style: Stout

11.5% from a growler The Vice Blog just keeps racking up the awards. (Or getting spam emails.) To wit: Dear The Vice Blog, Congratulations! Madison here, and your blog, The Vice Blog, was determined to be one of the blogs to learn about your topic, and has received our 2010 Top 30 Alcohol Blogs award! […]

Cigar City at Rattle ‘n’ Hum

February 23, 2010 by Aaron Goldfarb | 12 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Cigar City, Country: America, Style: Brown Ale, Style: Cream Ale, Style: IPA, Style: Old Ale, Style: Stout

“I would like to take this opportunity to formally apologize for the events of the night of the 23rd.  I’m not accustomed to drinking alcohol.”  –Max Fischer, “Rushmore” I woke up near noon, still completely dressed in what I’d worn the previous evening.  Jacket, shoes, jeans with wallet, cell phone, keys still in it, everything.  […]

Cigar City Jai Alai Cedar Aged IPA – Humidor Series

January 19, 2010 by Aaron Goldfarb | 11 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Cigar City, Country: America, Grade: A regular, Style: IPA

7.5% ABV on cask I was dining with a friend’s family at a nice joint when I ordered a Scotch. “Mmm…I just had my one Scotch for the month last night.” It was my friend’s grandpa, Mr. Gibson, a 91-year-old but fit as a fiddle, he still walked on his own, drove short distances, and […]

Cigar City Jai Alai IPA

August 21, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 4 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Cigar City, Country: America, Grade: B regular, Style: IPA

7.5% ABV on tap Presented in ascending order, my most desirable American breweries to try a beer from, that I’ve never had a beer from.  Did that make sense?  So these are breweries–or tiny brew pubs in many cases, no surprise–in which I have never had a single beer from, yet are ones that I […]