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Devils Backbone Smokehaus Rauchbier

Devils Backbone Smokehaus Rauchbier
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An aromatic amber lager with a slight hazy appearance. Caramel and smoke flavors come from the use of Beech wood smoked malt from Bamberg. Youíll enjoy savory flavors reminiscent of bacon.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6066) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Sampled at Fireworks Arlington pours a clear amber with a ring of white head. Nose has mild meaty notes, a little maple, some root veg, some candy. Flavor is candy sweet, some oak cube, light smoke, some apple, grilled pork chop. Smooth finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (2310) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2015
On tap at Churchkey. Medium brown pour with a slight tan head. Aromas of campfire, slight maltiness. Taste is smokey and malty. Not overpowering though. The beer was great with their pizza.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nasmith003 (164) - Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Light caramel and light smoke aroma,amber, brown, light malt flavor with a hint of smoke that is cleaned up by the hops. Hop and smoky aftertaste that lingers a bit.medium body, average carbonation,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luvystypotables (1126) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Aroma of wood smoke, pours a clear amber color with a short lasting head. Tastes of wood smoke and grain with a light body and a creamy feel with a smokey finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mike5326 (1275) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Clear copper color, medium frothy off white head. Hickory smoke aroma. Medium body with a great smokey flavor and a medium finish with a great after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (16429) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Hazy to cloudy brown color, tan head. Aroma of peppery burnt bacon. Taste has smoke, earthy straw. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4626) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 21, 2014
On draft at Curchkey DC. Pours A mostly clear deep cooper with a thick off white head. Malty nose. Flavor is sweet malt and smoke. Quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5813) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft at Snallygaster 2014. Handed to me, with some hesitation, I took my first sip. This poured a yellow color with a medium sized slightly off-white head. I wanted to avoid this beer, itís a smoked beer. Not my favorite style. However, this particular brew was a nice light lagered beer, with some very mild smoke notes that didnít overpower it nearly as much as I expected. Like a light bbq or mild beef jerky. Decent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (5473) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Like most smokey lagers, itís not super drinkable, but still ok. Pours amber without much head or lacing. Charcoal meat kind of taste, some caramel. Tap at Snallygaster.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12322) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft, Snallygaster. Lightly hazed apple juice body topped by small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, smoked caramel, cheese. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some smoked cheese. Medium body, some stickiness.


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