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Brewed by BraufactuM (Oetker Group)
Style: Smoked
Frankfurt, Germany

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Stilbeschreibung: Das Rauchbier hat seinen Ursprung im oberfränkischen Bamberg. Das Malz, das man für diesen Biertyp verwendet, wird über einem offenen Buchenfeuer gedarrt und erhält so seinen typischen Geschmack. Besonderheiten: Das klassische Rauchbier weist einen sehr dominanten Rauchgeschmack auf, der oft als zu dominant empfunden wird. Roog, das Rauchweizen der BraufactuM Kollektion, hat die Rauchnote entschärft, ohne dem Bier jedoch die Rauchbier-typischen Charakteristika zu nehmen. Der Dreiklang aus Rauch- und Weizenbier sowie Spezialmalzaromen ist harmonisch abgestimmt. Verkostungsnotiz: Rotbraune Farbe, trüb, mittlere Schaumbildung. Legt einen kapriziösen, sehr individuellen Auftritt hin: Die Andeutung von Orangenzesten und Banane wird überlagert von Räuchernoten wie von Wacholderschinken, die wiederum gemildert werden durch gebrannte Mandeln. Eine leise Bitterkeit hallt nach.


Edmoe's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Edmoe (241) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2011
[on tap] Pours murky brown with little head. Nice wheat aroma with a slight smokiness. Flavor is simple. Tart wheat beer with pleasant touch of smoke. Decent body and clean finish. Good beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8788) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2015
Deep amber pour with a thick white head. The nose is softly smoky and a little bit fruity. Moderately sweet and slightly plummy. Decent brew. Interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
KØLF 031014. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is smoked, caramel. Flavour is smoked, roasted malt, hop, caramel, bread. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
asimeow (166) - Sandsli, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2015
0,65l bottle in Sofia. Typical stout. Licorice and some fruit. Wheat? Didn’t notice. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
revolution2718 (306) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Pours reddish brown. Nose is wheat, a bit smoky, a bit caramelly. Taste is a smoky wheat beer. Effervescent, a bit bitter on the finish. I don't like the aftertaste, it lingers and is odd. Not great. No aecht schlerenka.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
massingasetta (351) - München, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2015
Roog is an interesting beer that I have been saving up, but now had the opportunity to taste at the BKL in Munich. This brown ale is smooth as silk in its approach. It is slightly malty and smoky, but adequately smoky without too much dominance. One notices elements of Weizen without much frill. A good combo of Rauchbier and Weizen that works, but it is not the most drinkable, more a Geniesser-Bier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2862) - Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
[Tap] Listed as ’Braufactum Rauch Weizen’. Cloudy pour is deep brown in color. Average amount of head on top. Aromas of smoky malts, meat, caramel and grains. Flavors of smoke, vanilla, wheat malt sweetness, banana and bacon. Lingering sweet and smokey finish. Balance is decent. Creamy mouthfeel. Tasting notes from 10/2014.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7381) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle, shared with Dave. Tea coloured amber, off white head. Sweet caramel, fruity/estery undertones, with a kiss of meaty smoke. Nice enough.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (709) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2015
Poured from the tap. Murky medium dark brown with beige head. Light caramel, plum and fig with a very light, subtle smoke. Feels a little safe, flavour dissipates quickly in the mouth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlchemikalGab (48) - Borgomanero (Novara), ITALY - JAN 31, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2015 On tap. Murky, amberish/brown liquid, with a thick off white head. Nose is a bit faint, smells of toffee, biscuits, raisins, a hint of charcoal, a hint of pear and banana. In the mouth is medium dry, not sweet at all, with the roastiness really shining through. Overall an interesting beer, worth a try.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2142) - Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Dark amber/cider color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of smoky sweet malt/wheat, caramel, cloves, & fruit; Flavor of smoky/roasted sweet malt, caramel/syrup, cloves/bananas, and some dark fruit; Interesting - decent.


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