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RATINGS: 736   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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Here in Colorado we are blessed with abundant natural beauty.
Smokejumpers are those fearless wildland firefighters who specialize in parachuting into the wilderness so that we can continue to enjoy it. Smokejumper Imperial Porter is a tribute to them - a twenty-one degree plato porter made with barley malt hand- smoked by our brewers. Roasty brown in color, the long lingering smokiness wraps around flavors of molasses, toasted malt and an earthy hoppiness. Here’s to smoke in your glass, not in the woods. Smokejumper is the official beer of The National Smokejumper Association.
www.smokejumpers.com.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremyh70 (831) - Missouri, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Pours a dark brown ruby color with little head or lacing. Aroma has of teriyaki and smoke with a bit of sweet BBQ. Taste is similar to aroma with a briny component and a savory flavor with a roasty finish. Mouthfeel is full with a light body and medium high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3967) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle thanks to Homer! Pours dark black, small tan head, dissipates fairly quickly, decent lacing. Aroma is smokey for sure, campfires, ashes, roasted malts. Medium sweet, light plus smoky, lightly bitter. Notes of roasted malt, ash, wood fire, and cocoa. Medium body, low acidity. Well integrated and definitely not meaty. +1

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkam (220) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a small head. Very thick texture. Rich flavour and aroma of roasted malts and smokiness. Very good, rich, pleasant beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2025) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle cotteridge pissup. Black thin head. Great smokey bacon aroma taste same lots of smoke pest dark fruits and malts. Ok body. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (11073) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle split at the Cotteridge Convention, thanks to Garrold, 24/01/15. Light black with a decent tan covering. Nose is liqourice, sice, light smoke, treacle toffee, dark maltings. Taste comprises dark berry fruit, more liqourice stick, light smoked malt, faint cocoa, toffee. Medium+ body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok offering but perhaps falls a little short on deliverance when considering the ABV. I’d proably have this down as an imperial porter over smoked style wise, pretty subtle rauschings.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
47574xeCD (427) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle share at Cotteridge Convention 24/1/15 Poured a black colour with tan head of decent proportion, Aroma of smoke and coffee, Taste of Coffee, Chocolate, Toffee, Cocoa, oly texture, all smoked in., I quite liked this!!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (8035) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle at the Cotteridge Convention thanks to Garrold. It pours dark brown with a small white head. The nose is liquorice, umami, salted caramel, earth and smoke. The taste is bitter, rich roast, cocoa, salted caramel, umami, oily, burnt wood, earth, light spice and mild smoke. Medium+ body and moderate carbonation. Smooth. Decent enough, but it didn’t wow me.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (2527) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle share at Cotteridge Wines. Black, very little head. Aroma is, as expected, smokey. Body is medium, low carbonation, smooth. Taste is light malt, semisweet toffee, smokey salty bacon, light bitterness. Decent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (4435) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2015
24th Jan 2015: Bottle shared at the Cotteridge Wine meet. Poured a dark, deep brown with a cream coloured head. Smoke is the name of the game here, it rules the roost in everything about this brew. Fancy tasting and smelling a dark chocolate covered smoked ham hock rolled in gravel? Well that’s what this beer is like! Nice and different if you like smoky beers that is, which I don’t.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2134) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle share. Cotteridge Beano. Clear brown. Film of tan head. Light, savoury smoke. Light fruit. Smooth, rich, and fruity. Dry, light bitter finish. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13012) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle shared at the Cotteridge Convention 2014. Thanks! Pours deep brown with a creamy, tan head. Good smoke in the snout, accented with chocolate and earth. Medium sweet flavor with rich smoked malts, earthy bitterness, baking cocoa. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lingering smoke in the finish, more dark chocolate, balancing scorched earth bitterness. Solid.


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