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Caldera’s Rauch Ur Bock is a German-style lager billowing with intense cherry and beachwood smoke flavors. We used two different smoked grains in this lager, one cured with cherrywood and the other cured with beachwood. Warning, this beer has an intense smoked flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4990) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin round white head. The aroma is big smoky bacon. The flavour is moderate bitter with a rich woody, resin, smoky bitter hop palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (8987) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Rusty orange color, small off-white to beige head. Aroma has a lot of smoke and smoky bacon. Taste malts, smoke, sweetish. Tastes better than it smells. Not my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5739) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2014
Sample at the Molen monthly tasting. smokey aroma. Clear amber pour. Nice smokey taste. Very drinkable

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 12, 2014
16/VIII/14 - 50cl bottle @ 5de Gents Bierfestival - BB: n/a (2014-922) Thanks to PriorL and JorisPPattyn for sharing the bottle!

Clear reddish amber beer, small aery beige head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: smoky, caramel, sugary, banana, dried fruits. MF: ok carbon, full body. Taste: sweet malty start, caramel, little bitter, soft smokiness, lots of chocolate, bit sugary. Aftertaste: pretty smoky, caramel, some coffee, dark chocolate, lots of dried fruits. Well done!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Neorej80 (154) - - SEP 7, 2014
Apples and pears with caramel aroma, subtle. little head and copper colour. The rauch part comes only when tasting. Sweet and malty. Caramel aftertaste. Balanced, but not enough rauch and a bit to sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosskie (459) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2014
Beautiful amber red transparent, weak head, lively carbonation. Smokey smell mixed with gentle fruitiness, caramel, apples. Almost like oil. Great balance. Taste is dark sweetness, berries, caramel on a smokey base. Bit unbalanced, the sweetness gets away from the whole making it somewhat chemical. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (3471) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
This was shared with Strykzone on Facebook Chat. From a 22-oz bottle this poured a dark amber with beige head and big bubbles. Nose of roast port or maybe smoked pork. Medium plus body. Smooth mouth feel. Flavor is smoke, with fruit, and toffee in the finish. Some chocolate appears. The smoke is never overwhelming. This is a top flight smoke. Loved it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5074) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Bomber from Hayduke that we had together via facebook chat. This is deep opaque amber and has a nice tan head that leaves sticky lacing. The aroma is Slim Jims, the beef stick that comes in a wrapper. The first sip brings less meat and smoke than expected after the aroma. Those are tasted but this is malt forward. A lot of malt that makes for a smooth feel and this is sweet. Woody smoke is also noted along with the meat. That wood seems to be cherry. A bit of hop based bitter fruit is a surprise. And then chocolate milk shake pops up. And then fruit and then toffee. This was really well done. I am not a fan of smoked beers but this one went above and beyond.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (1322) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2014
shared bomber bottle. poured a brown copper colour with a tan head. grains, smoke, malts, caramel, smoke ham, wood, no this is not my stylw

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Brown color. Beechwood smoke in the aroma. Smoked cheese. Fat malty roasty sweetish flavor with beechwood smoke and smoked sausage. Nice!

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