Blue Smoke Ale
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A secret blend of two Brooklyn ales made specially for the Blue Smoke restaurant.

IMtheOptimator's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IMtheOptimator (1164) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - AUG 15, 2009
On tap at Citi Field. Poured dark amber with a fizzy white head. Aroma of slightly sweet biscuity malt with a slight touch of piney grassy hops. Flavor is lightly sweet with a nutty toffee character and a clean slightly hoppy finish. Not bursting with complexity but refreshing and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Silvan7 (1106) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 20, 2015
On tap @ Blue Smoke NYC. Giallo ambrato carico, quasi ramato, velato. Schiuma beige, fine, persistente . aroma tostato (frutta secca, nocciole e mandorle) caramello, melassa, marmellata d’arancio. Gusto secco, agrumato, tostato. Rotonda, piena, vellutata, poco/nulla carbonata. Calore alcolico basso. Equilibrata ed armonica.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SG111 (1296) - New York, USA - JUN 9, 2015
On tap at Blue Smoke, JFK terminal 4. Pours amber color, small off white head. Aroma is heavy caramel, British, German style malt. Slight hop character. Flavor is sweet, caramel malts. Too malty for my taste. Mild hop finish. Standard.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (2321) - New York, TURKEY - AUG 26, 2014
Drought at Blue Smoke. Rich yellow with off-white small foamy head, little malt aroma, low carbonation, slightly spicy taste, medium finish. Not bad for a blend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mfp13jr (152) - Glenville, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2014
On tap at blue smoke.... of course. Comes bready brown bodied with a smooth whitish head. Taste follows the nose with light bread and a bit of light grass. If this is a blend... I am guessing half brooklyn lager and half esb. Not very esb ish though. A tad lighter than the lager, with a bit more bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bwa5879 (904) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2014
clear brown copper pour with healthy half inch of bite head. Aroma is creamy, metallic euro hops, and faint florals. Lively carbonation, viscous oily mouthfeel, yeasty finish that leaves the teeth dry. Taste has sour lager yeast, slightly Belgian/ wheaty, light lemon, some floral hops. Crisp well rounded beer a little on the wheaty side. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drsandman (1101) - New York, USA - APR 23, 2014
On tap @ the jazz standard NYC. Pours clear amber with a white head. Very crisp, bitter, clean hop, smoke, caramel malts. Light to medium mouthfeel and dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (17239) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2013
Tap at Blue Smoke, the original venue, 24/11/13. Lightly hazed golden amber with a moderate off white head. Nose is toasted malts, caramel, floral hop notes, orange. Taste comprises toasted malt, biscuit, caramel crumble, dark citric fruit tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finale with light bitter notes. Clean and drinkable but a little boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (5226) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 1, 2013
On tap at Blue Smoke JFK Airport. It is good to see an airport with so many bars carrying good quality craft beer. Last beer in the US before getting on the plane home.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2595) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Draft at blue smoke battery park. Deep brown amber color. Crisp sweet slightly hoppy taste. Not my favorite, pippa is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2010
tap @ Blue Smoke at Saratoga Race Track. Caramel colored pour. Malt driven aroma, caramel sweet malts. Taste was buttery, malt sweetness, almost seemed old. Real buttery. OK

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