An experimental beer that combines unlikely elements to a surprisingly refreshing effect: the base beer here is a German-style kolsch, brewed with just a touch of Scottish peat malt. Chopped lemon peel was added to the kettle, and the finished beer shows a complex marriage of smoke and citrus.
boFNjackson (4199) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Breakside... Poured clear amber/orange with a rocky, white head. Nose had a bit peat and citrus. Tasted of smoke and peat, charred grains with bitter rind-like spice and citrus. Clean yeast, low esters. Quite quenching. Drying finish with lemon peel and lingering smoked after taste.
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