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Highland Big Butte Smoked Porter


Brewed by Highland Brewing Company
Asheville, North Carolina USA
Style: Smoked | Ratings: 60 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 7%
We are proud to present homebrewer Alex Buerckholtz’s smoked porter as best of show in the second annual Highland Cup. This beer will be entered into the 2009 GABF’s Pro-Am competition held in September and will only be sold in NC. This Robust Smoked Porter is brewed with a generous portion of German smoked malt and accented with earthy Fuggle hops. The result is an amazingly rich, complex porter with undertones of smokiness and roasted malts flavors. Enjoyable now or later, this beer can be cellared and will evolve over time.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

Other
alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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