ben4321 (3471) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location: 750 ml bottle from Colonial Wine and Spirits, 3/5/12
Aroma: It is rather wheaty at first, with some lemon, spice, yeast....and then the smoked meat shows up
Appearance: Pours a hazy yellow color with a big, thick, and foamy white head, and random lace bubbles
Flavor: The taste is much like you’d expect, its a wheat and meat (my apologize for the rhyme time...)
Palate: The body is fairly light and it is surprisingly easy drinking, with a decently fizzy carbonation
Only the 5th rater of this one (and the first who didn’t have it at the RBWG), I guess it hasn’t been around too long... Anyway, this is an odd one. It combines some of the most common aspects of a wheat beer and a rauchbier. I certainly can’t think of anything similar to this one that I have ever tried, but I also can’t imagine that I’d want to drink beers like this regularly. I’m torn. Props for the originality, I’ll throw a couple of bonus points to the overall for that, but it still isn’t a great beer.
djd07 (2766) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at RBWG 2012. Pours a hazy yellow with a small off white head. The aroma is yeast and wheat. Thin mouthfeel with a smoke and pepper flavor. Easy to drink a decent ale.
Sledutah (4066) - Utah, USA - MAR 2, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared at RBWG 2012
Hazy yellow with a small white head and some light lacing. Smokey, meaty, yeasty and bready. OK.
Fratto (2510) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2012
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle shared at the RBWG in Austin. Light pour with a small white head. Aroma is a little meaty, bread, and kinda yeasty. Taste very strongly resembles vegan bacon.
drowland (5893) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
First to rate! 2/25/12. Bottle shared at RBWG 2012. Very light pale dusty golden pour with a small khaki head. Smokey, meaty aroma for sure with touches of yeast. Very smokey, salty, meaty flavor with light citrus. Whoa.