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Beer Name: Cigar City Bolita Brown Double Nut Brown Ale
Beer Type: American Strong Ale
Alc.: 9%
Brewery: Cigar City Brewing
Origin: Tampa, Florida
Added: July 2011
Rated: Yes
Wayne Wambles has taken all the way from home brewer to well-known head brewer in Cigar City Brewing. Together with founder Joey Redner they are the main faces behind the brewery with the extraordinary name. But when you look at Tampa as a city with a long heritage of cigar rolling, the name is perhaps appropriate. The name "Bolita" refers to the illegal lottery-like game that was very popular amongst the working-class in Tampa back in the early 20th century. The man on the label is Charlie Wall, who was the king of Bolita in the 1920's. After him the mafia took over.