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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikeyo1 (418) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear copper color with a small white head. Intense big smoky aroma of smoked birch, charcoal,burnt bone, salt, leather and sweetness from dark sugar and hints of maltiness. Taste is dry with dark fruits maltiness, smoked wet wood & leather. Taste is a bit disappointing compared to the fantastic aroma. It has a good smoke flavor, but you expect even more after smelling it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CarlJonas (228) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Clear reddish brown, small head. Big smokey aroma, leather and dark sugar. Taste is slightly smokey but dominated by dark fruits and quite dry. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. The smoke clears when you drink it and your left with a competent bock but not much more, so bit of a let down but still pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6236) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Bottled, rusty brown color with fine soapy foam, aroma is dry wood smoke, clean woods smoke and pecan shells, astringent dry finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (4216) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 4, 2014
22 oz. bottle. It pours a very deep copper/mahogany color with a tan head. The aroma is super smoky with lots of wood smoke and beef jerky. Very much like Schlenkerla. The flavor is again, super smoky with with a nice underlying malt and brown sugar sweetness that lends a nice complement. Flavors of smoked wood and beef jerky dominate. The body is medium and the carbonation is prickly. My only complaint is that the mouthfeel isn’t quite as smooth as Schlenkerla, but otherwise this is just as good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
malrubius (2098) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle from Decicco Ardsley. Clear amber with lasting head and lace. Strong smokey cherrywood sweet grassy grainy aroma. Very grassy grainy medium caramel smoky sweetness with sweet earthy smokey soody ash mildly bitter finish that is dried by efferevescent carbo. Slightly gassy. Very smoky. Very good, but lacks the refined palate and mouthfeel of the true greats (Shlenkerla).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2821) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle. Clear very dark brown liquid with ruby hue and medium off-white head. Aroma of smoke, bread, toffee, sausage, earth and caramel. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of smoke, bacon, sausage, bread and toffee. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyW68 (1217) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Dark brown with off white head. Aroma? Yes, it smells like beef jerky or maybe a s smoked country ham. Sweet s miley flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2584) - New York, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Bottled. Pours brown obviously. Great smoke aroma. Deep maltiness and bacon bits. Bamberg quality rauch here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2416) - California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Darker copper color, moderate head, decent lace/retention. Big smoke aroma, mmmmm I love this shit. Caramel and light alcohol also present, lightly fruity. Medium bodied, fairly dry, smokey. Not as good as the Aecht Schlenkerlas but still delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (4118) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 30, 2013
Dark brown color. Huge smokey, cheese and meat in the nose. Full bodied and huge smokiness. Not too sweet. Well balanced, tons of smoked cheese. A touch sour. Huge lingering smokey finish. I love this beer.

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