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Emelisse Rauchbier

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Smoked
Kamperland, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The Emelisse Rauchbier is brewed with a unique combination of five different malts,and with a large percentage of smoked malt from Bamburg, Germany. The maltery from which it comes is known around the world for the superior quality of this special malt, which is smoked on damp beechwood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mutz (716) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2014
Troebel bruin van kleur, kraag zakt redelijk snel weg. Ruikt naar leer, rook, sigaren, bbq spek. Smaakt rokerig , tabak, gebakken spek, mocht wat meer body hebben, de nasmaak zakt wat dunnetjes weg.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4171) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle, picked up off the shelf three days ago. Pours a cloudy brown color with a moderate off-white head on there. Nose is definitely smokey, yet has a bit of sweetness (caramel?) underneath; however, the nose is somewhat light, to it’s a tad hard to tell. Taste is slightly bitter and strongly smoke-filled, like there’s a bit of charcoal in there. All in all, not a bad drink, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (6151) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2014
Draught at Arendsnest, Amsterdam Deep copper with an off-white head. Leather and tar, in the aroma. Rather light body with a slitly harsh bitterness. Leather and tar in the flavour as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (11093) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orange bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht rauchig, Karamell, hopfig. Geschmack leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, leicht rauchig.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kita (1506) - Koper, SLOVENIA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle, 0.33l. Hazy amber orange color with small creamy off-white head. Aroma of smoked sausage, ham, leather with some earthy hints. Taste starts with moderate sweet malt supported with strong smoke character, following is umami with some fruity notes, warming mouthfeel and moderate bitter finish. Full body, oily texture and lively carbonation in palate. Liquid smoked sausage :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoNm (1746) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 8, 2014
Pours a hazy light brown color with a very nice cream colored head with decent retention. Aroma is part roasted malts and part like a sort of smoked cheese - I like it. The taste starts bittery, quite bittery really and is complemented by some roastiness and coffee feel. Quite nice, I must say.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomekk1978 (946) - Ząbki, POLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Barwa: miedziana, lekko zmętniona. Piana kremowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, umiarkowanie gęsta. Dość szybko opadająca i pozostająca tylko na ściankach. Wysycenie średnie. Aromat: wyraźnie wędzony i właściwie nic ponadto. Brak nut chmielowych, alkoholowych czy owocowych. Smak: początkowo słodowy i lekko słodki, jednak od razu następuje wytrawna kontra i atak dymu. Wędzoność utrzymuje się na końcu i dochodzi do niej nuta alkoholowa, która przyjemnie ogrzewa. Browar Emelisse jest podobno w Holandii bardziej poważany od popularnego u nas De Molena i chociaż produkuje znacznie mniej piw to zawsze są to propozycje solidne. Taką jest również Rauchbier, w którym nuty wędzone są wyraźnie zaznaczone, aczkolwiek nie męczące. Do tego nie są niczym zakłócone i piwo to faktycznie jest bliskie pierwotnym przedstawicielom tego stylu. Cena wydaje się również rozsądna, zatem z pewnością jest godne polecenia.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (4070) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Pours red hazy with a medium head, aroma of sausage, wood and some fish, flavor is smoked, fish, sausage, wood, malt acidity, medium bodied

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerman33190 (76) - FRANCE - MAR 9, 2014
Bought this as part of my beer education. I can see how you could get hooked on this but it’s not for me. Outrageously smokey, not like a stout, REALLY SMOKEY ! Like smoked sausages, or peat, yeah, peat ! Smells like a good irish whiskey. I guessed it might taste strong so drank it out of the fridge to take the edge off. I’m drinking as I’m reviewing and it’s growing on me. Glag I bought two now. Very interesting indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (339) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
Aroma: Wood, smoke in a peat kinda way, campfire Appearance: Dark amber, little haze, off white, disappearance, light lace, almost no carbonation Taste: Very nice balanced smoky taste, light caramel, grapefruit dry bitter finish also well balanced, caramel aftertaste, really really nice balance

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