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Brewed by Birrificio del Ducato
Style: Smoked
Roncole Verdi di Busseto (PR), Italy

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Questa è la birra che decisi di creare per celebrare il mio matrimonio, in omaggio alla mia sposa che ha sempre avuto una predilezione per le Rauch. La città di Bamberg con le sue tradizionali birre affumicate ci è rimasta nel cuore; l’abbiamo girata in lungo e in largo, abbiamo indugiato sui tavoli delle sue birrerie e ci siamo fermati tante volte a contemplare i rivoli d’acqua del fiume Regnitz.
Al matrimonio ci furono circa duecento invitati e 450 litri di birra a disposizione. Ricordo che il giovedì mi trovavo ancora a Tettnang a selezionare il luppolo del nuovo raccolto e mi dovevo sposare il sabato, per decorare la festa portai dieci piante intere di luppolo appena staccate dal campo. Invece del riso gli invitati ci lanciarono fiori di luppolo e nel taschino della giacca portai un rametto di luppolo in fiore. Quella del matrimonio fu a detta di molti la festa più bella di tutta la loro vita, fu una cosa davvero memorabile. Vendemmo la birra non consumata ai nostri clienti ai quali piacque così tanto che decidemmo di continuare a produrla e ora è entrata a far parte della famiglia.

I created this beer to celebrate my wedding and my bride who has always loved Rauch beers. The city of Bamberg is particularly dear to us. We ventured through its streets, indulged in its well known smoked beers and stood together contemplating the water ripples of the river Regnitz.
Being in Tettnang 2 days before the wedding to select the newly harvested hops, I brought back 10 freshly uprooted hop plants to decorate the wedding reception. Instead of the traditional rice tossing, the guests showered us with hop flowers. My weeding suit was garmented by a small hop blossom as well. With more than 200 guests and 450 liters of beer, many remember our celebration as one of the most memorable gatherings they have ever attended.
Selling the leftover beer to some clients was such a success that we decided to keep brewing it. It is now part of our beer family!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FBoekman (40) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
Nötbrun. Bubbligt skum som försvinner snabbt. Luktar svagt rökigt. Smakar svagt rökigt. Lite blaskig

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
Far too watery. Overall, a very uninteresting smoke beer without bite and apparent smokiness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
JanVah (118) - SWEDEN - APR 30, 2014
På flaska från systemet. Mörk bärnstensfärgad vätska. Luktar rökt ekfat. Smakar surt rökigt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5586) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Deep amber with a slightly tan head. Wet leather and some tar in the aroma. Rather light body. Flavour with some wet leather and mostly tar and oak.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2235) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Almost clear amber liquid with small to medium off-white head. Aroma of smoke, peat, bread, ham, toast and light white pepper. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2006) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 26, 2014
26.04.2014, 0,375l bottle @ home:
Small bubbly mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly smoked malts, smoked ham, hay, toffee, grass, shed, hints of dark sugar. Taste is slightly sweet, lightly smoked caramel malts, smoked ham, hay, grass, shed, sugar, hints of toffee. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice and easy drinking smoked beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerSkull (1264) - SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of sour smoke, cured meats and roasted malt. In the taste also aroma of stables and taste of grassy hops. A bit watery in taste.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
lopisar (191) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2014
Dark brown color. Rich smoke aroma which reminds me of smoked sausage. Roasted coffee and smoke taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1317) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2014
Aroma: Smelling of bread, apple and smoke.
Appearance: A clear chestnut colored beer. A low off-white head with small lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting toffee, bread, sausage and smoked hay.
Palate: Medium high carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a slightly dry finish.
Overall: I have difficulty with smoked beers. And this is no big exception. Not a bad beer though.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. Reviewed 2014-04-20.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4140) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2014
Bottle from SB cons 2014-04-23 Göteborg AR: heavy smoke sausage, burk suryp AP: great dark mahogny, stouthy cream beige steady head F: rich sharp carbonation, heavy bitterness, watery feeling, great smoke do, sausages at the butcher, bread syrup, wee caramel


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