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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Smoked wheat ale.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
markwise (4482) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2012
12oz bottle courtesy of Pari9869. Cheers, Sam! Pours a hazy brown with an off-tan head. Nose is campfire smoke with some light wheat bread-y notes. Flavor is similar- smoke dominates and light bread around it. Interesting idea, medium in body for the style with lingering barbecue coal- type smoke in the finish. I can see this being a great marinade beer.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
NachlamSie (2771) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2012 6 pack from Rouse’s. Pours a cloudy amber. There is a decent smokiness in the aroma which is tainted by sour grain and metallic notes. A few sips in and the smoke wanes in the face of the sour/pennies qualities. I was excited by this concept, but it has not been pulled off successfully. Needs way more smoke and more cleanliness in general.
[August 9, 2012]
So I’m still trying to work on this 6 pack. It’s pretty bad. The off flavors are abundant and aggressive. Almost any bad flavor one can get from a beer is here: pennies, sweat, eggs, spoiled milk. The smoke quickly becomes forgettable, it’s super weak anyway. Just a train wreck of a drink. I can’t even finish any more of these.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9730) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is light smoke, pear esters, wheat malt and light earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light smoke, fruity esters, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemattie (4200) - Georgia, USA - JUN 19, 2012
12 oz bottle. Amber color. White thin head. Aroma is toasted wheat. Smells sweet. Thin body. Tastes of toasted cereal and an odd wheat ale tartness. Not at all like any smoke beer I’ve ever tasted. (3370)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3007) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown, small to medium mostly diminishing head. Moderate malty and lightly sweetish aroma with light roasted malt, light sourness and faint smokiness. Body is light to medium, flavor is light roasted malt with light sweetness. Finish is short to average malty - faint wheat and dryish., light roasted malt and faint smokiness, light sourness. bBt thin-bodied "rauch bier" - could use more body and smokiness. Not so sweet, though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2083) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - APR 16, 2012
Thx to me mom for this one. Smoke wheat herb lemon orange candy aroma. The smoke isn’t quite hickory liquid smoke but it leans in that direction. I really dig this aroma. The taste is average at best but totally drinkable. Wheat smoke and lots of smoke finish with a light citrus in and out finish. Toasty malts and smoothness. Drank it and bored of reviewing today.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mar (4857) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2012
bottle thanks to americanbrew. amber pour with a cream colored ring of bubbles. smoke, wheat, lemon, spices, light beef. very smooth on the palate, flavor is wheat, lemon, maybe some smoke, it really comes through in the finish, but is kinda overpowered by spice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5005) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear dark copper body with a minimal fizzy off-white head that faded to a partial covering. The nose is pretty decent, nice campfire smokiness, though it’s fairly light, with some darker wheat, slightly earthy. The flavor is a mix of rauch malt and earthy wheat with some light yeast esters. Medium bodied with moderate fizzy carbonation. Not quite smoky enough for my tastes, but then I love Smoked beers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2694) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2012
Nice smoky, malty aroma from a clear amber pour. The flavor is smoky malt with a nice bitter balance. A little thin at the end and maybe a bit too much carbonation, but not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chriso (7390) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2012
Cask (gravity dispense) at Great British Beer Festival, day 4 on 5 August 2011. Bit of a weird one really. Fairly pale amber colour. Smoke is quite apparent in the aroma and flavour but there wasn’t really much else going on. Not much depth or body. Not enough presence to provide a counterpoint to the smoke for me. So it came over as a bit one-dimensional with the underlying beer being somewhat submerged. Apparently it’s a wheat beer underneath but I wouldn’t have guessed and that seems a slightly strange combination with the smoke (unless, of course, you start off with a gutsy one).


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