When I think of Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, two beers immediately come to mind: Hunahpu's Imperial Stout, of which I have yet to try; and Jai-Alai IPA, which ...
If you're the type that tends to judge a book by its cover, then seeing the word "big" scrawled not once, but twice, in not so little letters across the face of a big bottle is probably going to have you thinking big. At least that's the impression I get when taking in the text and graphics found on the label of a bottle of Big Sound Scotch Ale from Cigar City Brewing of Tampa, Fla.
There are not many Cucumber beers on the market these days,[ref]The Twisted Pine Cucumber Cream Ale that I reviewed last year is just one of them.[/ref] but in 2011, Cigar City released one for the first time as a summer seasonal.
Gather round friends, and let me tell you the tale of that great whale[ref]In this particular instance, I am calling the beer a whale due to the hype that surrounds it, not as an indication of its rarity.[/ref] of a beer, Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout.