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8 Wired Barrel Aged Big Smoke Porter
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8 Wired Brewing
Brewed at Renaissance Brewing

Style: Porter
Blenheim, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Big Smoke Porter, aged in American oak barrels for 3 months before kegging.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (9839) - DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
Tap @ CBC as "Barrel Aged Imperial Smoked Porter". Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, smoke, meat and a little roasted malts. Flavour is malt, smoke, meat, little roasted malts, little salty, bacon and chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, light smoke, oak and vanilla. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, liquorish, light smoke, oak and vanilla.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borup (5086) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Black with a small brown head. Aroma and flavour of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, licorice, hops, fruit, oak and smoky notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (1875) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2013
On tap @ CBC 2013. dark brown with a small brown head. Smoky and malty tones. . Malt, smoke, fruit and hops. Medium body with a long bitter sweet after taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (9651) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013: Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. Aroma: Smoke, coffee, roast, chocolate, oak, vanilla. Flvaour: Roast, coffee, light liqourice, smoke, chocolate and oak. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter with a distinct smoky touch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 12, 2013
[5/4/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Black. Smoked meat aroma with roastiness, dark chocolate and some cofffee. Sweet flavor with chocolate, smoked meat, some coffee and a somewhat bitter and burnt finish with some alcohol. Full-bodied. Great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9853) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
CBC. Black with a small light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and smoke. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 040513

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (2766) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
On tap @CBC13. Aroma sweet with lots of roasted malts, smoke, oak and chocolate, plus some tangy notes. Taste is very smoky and roasted, tangy with dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4091) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013, Saturday. Black with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, smoke, light oak and licorice. The finish was long with some alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6176) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2013
Tap. Pours jet black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is smoked and roasted with bacon notes. The flavour is sweet roasted and smoked ham. Dried fruit and licorice.


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