auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - JUL 26, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
500mL Bottle. Thanks Sean! Small campfire and sausage nose. Flavors are kind of underwhelming, with a crystalline sugar glaze that comes out tasting like a weak version of everything they wanted it to be. There’s not much smoke in the flavor, there’s not much maple, and it’s just kind of a bland, lightly smoked Brown Ale without much depth or intrigue. Bummer.
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Blackback. pours a deep brown, hazy withe an offwhite head. Nose is quite sweet, noted beechwood type smoke. Faint mapley notes suggested and toast. On tasting, it is definitely on teh sweet side. Has a balancing bitterness but beer overall tends sweet. Low caramel, the lactose is kind of out of place, imo. Clean smoke and neat, just far too sweet.
drowland (6831) - Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
7/3/13. 500mL bottle shared by nulledge. Murky brown pour with a small khaki head. Light smoke in the aroma, but still that nice smokey bacon aspect with touches of maple. The flavor again has a dose of bacon smoke aspect, but not too much, well balanced with the malts and maple sweetness. Tasty... breakfast in a bottle.
50belair (2954) - Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to Seth. Clear light amber pour with a white head. Smokey nose. Smoke, maple syrup, and lager notes. Below average mouthfeel.
DedicatedToFun (3934) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Awesome smoked lager, excellent taste of bacon and the whole works, from a shop in Boston
Radek Kliber (6675) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Where and how Prohibition Pig
Aroma soft milder side with malty and mild smoky feel. Clean with golden malt base. 7+
Top: medium lighter.
Base: amber gold, clear.
Palate : soft, easy going with lighter carbonation. Average plus finish. Medium bodied.
Taste: slightly mineral with herbal hops. Sweet biscuit like with mild smoke behind.
Other notes Refreshing lean lager with soft smoke. Session like despite being listed at 6%.
HeadyDE (589) - Delaware, USA - JUL 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at lord hobo..can’t make out exact color due to low light..aroma of smoked peat malt..bit of the maple action but dominated by smokiness..smoked meats..bacon..interesting lager..had to try this one..decent lager offering..
Steve_0 (3346) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Aaron’s shared with friends. Pour is clear orange-amber with a small cream-colored head and decent lacing. Big smoky, BBQ, charcoal, slightly fruity, bready, and toasty aroma. Taste is smoky, fruity, lightly tangy, a touch of sweet pears, apple, bread, meat drippings, and honey with a crisp bite on the finish. Medium body with high carbonation. The smoke is really used nicely in this one.
adnielsen (10068) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home, shared by Steve_0. Thanks Stephen! Pours a bit hazy dark orange appearance with a cream colored head. Woody, campfire smoky, caramel, a bit sweet, herbal, maple sappy aroma. A bit earthy, toffee, maple, sweet smoky, light meaty, woody, herbal, light fruity flavor. Pretty tasty, fun beer.
Dunt (299) - Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Received from Allen, thanks a bunch man! Poured into a BCS tulip. Pours a murky orange-brown in color with a half fingers worth of off-white head that quickly dissipates to a soapy ring of bubbles around the glass. Nose is all smoked malts, it reminds me of an aecht scherlenka. Maple is lost on the nose though. Flavor is smoke as well with a little sweetness on the finish, no maple whatsoever though. Mouthfeel is light and slightly slick, carbonation is good, and it has a light to moderate finish. Pretty solid smoked beer from these two, pretty drinkable and isn’t oppressively heavy handed with the smoked malt.