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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cloaked in mystery, this dark black beer skirts the line between a schwarzbier and smoked porter. The use of a small percentage of traditional Beechwood smoked malt adds complexity and balances the liberal use of chocolate malt. Notes of roasted grains, beechwood smoke and coffee accompany a full bodied and sweet chocolatey malt character. Smoke & Dagger uses locally sourced ingredients. OG 14.5 Plato


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Concealer (942) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown, near black with a foamy, lasting tan head. Aromas of smoke, dark fruit, grain, and chocolate. Flavor is sweet with smoke, light chocolate and malt. Light bodied, light carbonation.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sir__v (1070) - Lille, FRANCE - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: deep dark black beer with small carbonation and small brown head. Smell: oat domination. Notes of wheat. Smoked finish. Taste: lack of palate, oat taste, smoked malt and good bitterness. Easy drinkable. Aftertaste: malt and sweet smoked finish. Not my style.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
musinj6 (466) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Pours a murky brown with small head and no lacing. Moderate smoke and chocolate aroma. Mild sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate, almost effervescent carbonation. Medium smoked finish. Good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zdk (1832) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Draft @ pony bar. Creamy smooth nitro. Chocolatey & la to smooth. Roasted barley hulls and smokey body. Wants a bit more sweetness

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (6284) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Draft at pony bar HK with Brendan. Pours a deep Guinness body with thick white head. Aroma is light roast, milk/lactose and deep round malt. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with notes of chocolate milkshake, round malt and soft smoke/roast.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (3095) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Easily the best beer I’ve had in awhile. Pours brown with reddish hues. Aroma of smoke, roasted malt, and caramel. Roasted malt, coffee, and caramel flavor with just a hint of smoke. Very nice beer!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jayb0 (1088) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Excellent beer. The description is spot on, this is right there between schwarzbier and smoked porter. The smokiness is so well done it melds with , doesn’t dominate the somewhat creamy sweet, light coffee malt character. The lagering keeps it clean and sharp at the finish. More please.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1237) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2015
Negra, con notable espuma beige. Buen aroma, ahumado y con notas de chocolate. En boca cuerpo medio, base dulce de caramelo y malta tostada, y chocolate amargo. Final ahumado que compensa el dulzor predominante. Rica.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smiley31 (9) - East Aurora, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2015 does not count
This smoky black lager was a great recommendation from our brew house. The rich caramel flavors and clean crisp palate made this something I will enjoy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (722) - århus, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2015
duft: røg rugbrød. vanilje.lidt grøn. smag: karamel. svag røg blød æodt krydret eftersmag

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DYCSoccer17 (3490) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 29, 2015
6oz sample from a 12oz bottle purchased at the beer cabin in Plattsburgh. The aroma has some smoked malts with a little tinny, metallic character. Light roast, too. Transparent ruddy mahogany body with a medium light tan head present. Starts with mild smoke and some metallic sweetness. The middle is a bit thin and watery. Finishes with a little roast. A bit thin. Kind of lacking body, but smoke is decent.


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