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Brewed by Gänstaller Bräu
Style: Smoked
Hallerndorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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24.5° Plato. Affumicata: Italian for "smoked". Made with 95% smoked malt.

Brewed for Ma Che Siete in Roma. Note: physically brewed at Trabelsdorf until Dec 2010.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2010
From barrel at the Great British Beer Festival, August 2009. Copper colour. Very smoky aroma. More on the palate. Maybe a little plastic. Still an excellent smoked, albeit an “in your face” one. Alcohol not too dominant.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (3036) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2010
Draught. Pours brown orange with a creamy white head. Smoke, sausage, malt and toffe. Barley wine like sweetness and mouthfeel, which was the only hint of the alcohol. Smooth, comlex but balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (7553) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 7, 2010
On tap at Akkurat. Dark amber. The foam was large, thick and white. The aroma was smoky with some fruitiness. The taste was absolutely wonderful, without a doubt the best tasting Smoked beer I have drank. Smoked bacon, salt, spices and a nice sweetness. Aftertaste was dry with some bitterness. Nicely balanced and very easy to drink despite 9,6%. Weltklasse!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hirigalzkar (2896) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2010
Draught @ Akkurat. Ap: Dark orange color. Hazy, Creamy white head. Ar: Smoked and the usual hefeweizen tigerbalsam thing. Fla: Smoked sausage at first, then a lighter almost hefeweizen like taste of banana and some spices. Finishes with a small bitterness with som licorice. Small vinous taste reminds the drinker of the 9,6% abv. Pal, Ov: Oily, smooth texture. Big bodied. Clean. A beer with contrasts that still is very well balanced. Very good!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2010
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. Hazy dull amber with a rich sticky off-white head. Rich aroma of smoke, bacon, tar and salty licorice. Full-bodied notes of tar, bacon, licorice, smoke and mild caramel. Solid yet rounded mouthfeel. Long smokey finish with notes of tar, bacon and salty licorice. Rock solid.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (12663) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2009
Deep amber with a lasting tan head. Bacon and campfire smoke aroma with bready malt and a hint of alcohol. Dry and malty, well balanced flavour with great smoke flavours, wood and campfire.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2009
Tasted at the first, great, Borefts Beer Festival 2009 @ De Molen. Amber colored brew. Aroma has got a very nice smoke aroma, caramel, some hops. Flavor is smoky, nice! Malty, some hops. Good brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2010 1. Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 05/08/2009 Smoked bacon aroma. Amber coloured strong in alcohol and malty with a big smoky bacon flavour. A little bitterness and dryness in the finish. 2. Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 04/08/2010 Big smoked aroma. Amber coloured a little rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a smoked flavour. A hint of dryness and bitterness in a smoked finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (12023) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2009
Cask @ 1st BBF, De Molen.
Pours hazy orange amber with a nice, creamy, white head. Aroma has smoke, lots of caramel, sweet rye, light sugar and a hint of flowery hops. Light, medium carbonation, nice creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is smokey, slightly meaty, lots of sweet malts and a really good, flowery hoppy dry finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6591) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2009
Cask @ BBF. Slight hazy golden color, medium head. Aroma of smoke, slight grain, malt, ashtray. Nice smoked taste, slight bitter, bit malty. Very nice smoked brew.


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