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Gänstaller Bräu Affumicator
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Brewed by Gänstaller Bräu
Style: Smoked
Hallerndorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2010
Tap @ Ma Che Siete, Rome Pours unclear orange with a small creamy white head. Heavy peat, bacon, camp fire and even some fresh hops beneath. Some caramel. Dry hoppy end with a lot of peat. Smooth and stikcy palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2010
Draught at Moeder Lambik, Brussels. Clear dark red/amber - offwhite head. Nice smokey. Fruity. Caramel. Sweetness. Nutty. Wood smokey.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2009
Draught@GBBF 2009. "Affumikator"? Deep amber color, steady beige creamy head. Strong aroma of smoke. Very sweet malty, some alcohol and then loads of smokey ham. Lingering sweet smokeyness in the aftertaste. A bit too sweet, but otherwise interesting smoked beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 22, 2009
Hazy amber-brown. Big smoke nose with lots of chewy malts. Rich smoke - more campfire char than most rauchbiers. Rich, long, chewy malt and smoke, with light caramel. The smoke lingers on your tongue for hours. Complex layers unveil themselves amidst an intimidating smoke character. Damn!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (11862) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
Tap at Olbaren, Copenhagen, thanks to Johan. I had too many glasses of this, and it was after a long, long way of drinking - but it was just damn good. It’s a big, sweet and smokey beer. Lots of caramel, some smokey ham, straight smoke. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Nice stuff. Mild warming finish, big and sweet, lots of smokey ham, light honey. Yeah, just a damn solid smoked beer on every level.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11276) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11255) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Koelschtrinker (11053) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 2, 2011
Süßlich hopfiger Antrunk mit deutlichem Rauchcharackter, der aber noch nicht dem süßen Hopfen gleichsteht und erst mit der Zeit immer weiter hervorkommt. Dabei spielt der Hopfen sowie die mitgebrachte Bitterkeit eine große Rolle, süßlich, perfekt abgestimmt. Zum Ende sehr viel rauchiger, trotz des sehr starken Aromas wirkt das Bier nie übertrieben, da eine deutliche Süße für Ausgleich sorgt. Im späten Nachgeschmack röstig. /14/12/14//14

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10648) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2010
On tap at Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fa, Rome. Hazed amber with white head. This has the flavour of wet bonfire with smokey peat and smoked pork sausage and crackling. Good flavours and full on the palate, great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2009
Cask gravity @ 1st BBF De Molen. What an excellent beer! Amber color. Smoked ham in the aroma. Full bodied. Loads of peaty malt, smoke and smoked sausage in the flavor. Slightly alcoholc. Long smoky aftertaste with a hint of licorice.


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