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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Most beer was once smoky and we think smoke is still delicious. Brooklyn Fire & Ice is a robust porter that wraps beechwood smoke around a silky core of oatmeal and roasted malts. Wood is cut in the beechwood forests surrounding Bamberg, Germany, and our maltsters use it to dry their smoked malts, which form the basis of this beer. Together with a blend of roasted malts, it creates a beer that is gently smoky and beguilingly chocolaty, with notes of coffee and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzgorog (449) - FRANCE - MAY 31, 2014
Bière noire avec un haut col de mousse noisette. Nez fumé, moka et fruits secs. En bouche, l’attaque est sur le café, belle amertume, et laisse la place rapidement au fumé. Et, petit à petit, la malt torréfié reprend le dessus. Belle texture mousseuse et crémeuse. Pour ma part, première belle surprise de la brasserie Brookllyn qui m’avait déçu jusque là ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (3217) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2014
4 ounce draft at ChurchKey poured into a snifter. Pours dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of light smoke, dark fruit. Tasting notes of light smoke, caramel, sweet malt, some dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Light creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3777) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
On tap @ La Fine Mousse. Dark reddish-brown with a small persistent creamy beige head and little lacing. Aroma is of smoke, peated notes, chocolate, roasted malt, caramel and light vanilla. Taste is moderately smoke with peat, chocolate, coffee, caramel and vanilla. Light acidic presence. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Decent smoked beer. The light acidity in the taste is a little off, but otherwise it’s a solid well-balance beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4008) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
tap. Near black with small head. Roasty malt base with some light smoke. Very smooth. Well done porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkinWell (365) - - MAR 27, 2014
Pours jet black. Smoky, malt aromas. Earthy, bitter taste, slight sweet citrus followed by smoky

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1718) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Aroma: Dry, woody smoke with a light powdering of cocoa. Appearance: garnet black with a light skin of tan head. Flavor: Moderate woody smoke up front; smoke centric throughout. A little cocoa makes it’s way through, but it’s very hushed; smoke and cocoa come up a bit more toward finish. Palate: Light body, oily texture, flat carbonation, long finish. Overall: A solid smoked beer, but would have like a little more Porter personality.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (5659) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
Keg @ Baum, Rochdale. Black with an off-white head just around the glass rim. Has a fine roasted malt porter aroma that’s fused with hop, and a smoked character with a small sweetness also evident. It does fizz a lot in the palate which is its only downside. Its high strength is not so evident.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4361) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Pour is pretty dark with some burnt wood brown edges. Nose shows some diacetyl and resembles a Dry Stout. Some chocolate malt and meaty smoke. Medium full body with a light carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimsRatings (421) - - FEB 28, 2014
On tap at Tyler's (Raleigh) Pours dark. Aroma is smoke. Taste is smoke. If set on fire the smoke would smell like smoke. If I was that big of a Jim Carrey fan I'd make a "smokin'" joke... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jflopsu (811) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Pours a dark black with light light brown head. Has a smoky aoolewood aroma. A sweeter and creamier taste than expected, with some smoky and roasted malts. Dry finish.

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