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Brewed by Matso’s Broome Brewery
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Broome, Australia

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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The ’Smokey Bishop’ is a regal beer, resounding with dense and lush chocolate and coffee notes. As indicated, this beer is based on the dark lagers of Munich, Germany and is, as far as the brewers are concerned, a rewarding and hedonistic beer.

Note: 4.7% in bottles, 4.9% draught.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
crispi (105) - - SEP 6, 2012
bottle from fridge, pours dark, clear copper, with high carbonation, but little head or lacing, aromas of toffee and roasted malt. slightly sweet. not very smokey. ok.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattyhennessy (253) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2014
Pours a reddish brown with a small beige head. Immediate light cocoa and coffee aroma backed on some sweetness. Very light body, low carbonation. Stronger coffee than chocolate flavour. Quite nice, but needs a little more complexity.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
crippledbrewer (45) - - DEC 9, 2013
After the last two beers I must admit I was dreading this one! As it ends up all that worry was for nothing! This Dark Lager delivered exactly what it promised on the label. A deep copper brown color, the aroma was malty with a hint of roasted cocoa, the mouth feel was medium and the flavors were as advertised, subtle chocolate notes and hints of coffee and hops. This is a great introductory lager for those who are curious about the world of darker beers and a great one for those who want a lager to go with a lighter meal without overpowering it.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jado (488) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 18, 2013
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a clear burnished bronze with a one finger off-white head and moderate carbonation. Aromas are pretty light, but some caramel, noble hops and a touch of smoke come through. Taste is similar, although light chocolate and vanilla notes are present at the end. Clean finish with a gentle sweet aftertaste. Not bad at all.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
KeefOz (835) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - NOV 16, 2013
BB 03/05/2014. Poured a translucent light brownish red colour (a bit like cola) with a 5mm light beige foamy head that diminished quickly and laced poorly in spots. Carbonation low with medium sized bubbles. I though I got a wiff of smoke but that was short lived, aroma mostly sweet caramel. Taste of roasted grain although not over-done; bit of sweetness and no bitterness. Light body, a bit watery. Smooth, no real flavour to it, easy to drink. Where’s the smoke? Nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dervock (432) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle - pours reddish brown with a beige head. Not much of an aroma, some roast choc malt, with a caramel sweetness. Subtle toasted malt up front then a dry slightly choc lately finish. Mouthfeel is a bit thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
M_Sack (341) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle. Browny colour with unimpressive off-white head. Faint aromas of slightly burnt caramel and maybe a touch of coffee. Flavours of dark malt, nuts and a little coffee. Not too bad for a dunkel, but I wanted the promised chocolate and the implied smoke from the name. Oh well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sevenlee (1253) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2013
Pours a dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, chocolate, coffee with hints of smoke. Taste medium sweet leading to a slightly fruity aftertaste. Not bad.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rangi (550) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 16, 2013
Poors a clear dark brown. Aroma and flavour was a mellow touch of smoke. Easily drinkable and enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (525) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2013
Pours dark brown with a thin head, tastes slightly of coffee. Not the strongest favoured dark beer, but it’s quite smooth and pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
Bottled 33 cl from Chas Cole Cellars, Belmont/Geelong, on August 1, 2013.
Clear brown color, off-white head. Sweet, malty, fruity scent. Sweet, tobacco, malty taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Fruity aftertaste.


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