bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is almost a great rauchbier, but the finish is sufficiently astringent to cancel out much of the goodness.
rdixon77 (1403) - Georgia, USA - APR 14, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Old rating. Dark red brown. Smoked ham, slight campfire, but a nice sweeter malt base to balance. Good Rauch.
Erzengel (4928) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Many thanks to ThirstyBird for this bottle. Fresh smoked beginning. Malty fresh with lots of smoke. Nice, fresh, easy to drink. Nice dry and nice bittered.
MisoW (2098) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Zly Časy. Pours dark amber color, white head. Aroma of smoked ham, bacon, malty. Taste is medium sweet, lightly bitter, smoked, bacon, ham. Nice smoked beer.
Leighton (13254) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared on the train to the Cotteridge Convention 2015. Many thanks to Fergus. Pours cloudy amber with a creamy, light tan head. Strong dry smoke in the aroma, some burnt ham, toasted grainy bread. Light-medium sweet flavor with notes of fatty ham, more dry smoke, wood, camp fire, leaves. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Drying finish with light alcohol warmth, further strong and lingering smoke. Solid for the style.
rikstar (1164) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,33l fles bij de brouwer vandaan. Geur is een hout fuut met met wat ham op de achtergrond.smaak is geroosterd brood net ook wat dro. Medium Body.
47574xeCD (497) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle share en route to Cotteridge ... thanks to Fergus, 24/01/15. Hazy orange amber colour with a tan head. Aroma of smokey bacon frazzles, and malt. Taste of Malty notes with a distinct Rauchbeir feel. Not bad.
Theydon_Bois (11491) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle on the 10.43 Euston to Cotteridge express ... thanks to Fergus for this ’R’ bird, 24/01/15.
Hazed orange amber with a well appointed light biege covering.
Nose is big on smoked malts, bacon frazzles, woody, peaty, damp chip bark mulch.
Taste is less intense smoke wise, toffee, smoked malt, biscuit.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a touch of TCP.
Solid rausch affair.
Scopey (8328) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, train on route to the Cotteridge Convention. Thansk to Fergus with this old-timer. It pours clear deep red-brown with a small white head. The nose is big smoke, 1 metre distance from a bonfire sort of aroma, rich, juicy and honey-glazed ham. The taste is bitter-sweet, earthy, dough, subdued smoke, meaty, gammon, grainy and toasted brown bread. Medium body and moderate carboantion. Really nice punchy aroma to it. Decent.
rok1024 (1192) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JAN 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber brownish appearance, medium to rich head. Heavily smoked, typical smoked meat aromas. Very light sweetness, medium bitterness, balanced. Very good smoked beer.
Geiserich (3568) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Dark brown color, off-white head. Aroma of smoke, malt, bacon, light sweetness. Flavor is also malty, caramelic, light sweet, medium smoked, bacon, barrel notes, roasted malt bitterness. Good Rauchbier.