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Manayunk Rauch E. Balboa


Formerly brewed at Manayunk Brewing Company
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
Style: Smoked | Ratings: 6 | Alcohol: 5%
To put it simply, “Rauchbier” is the German term for smoked beer, a style seldom seen today. Although smoking is a technique usually reserved for food, malt smoked over beech wood had been an important brewing ingredient for centuries until modern malting methods were developed. This garnet colored lager is brewed in the classic German style offering an intense smoky character while maintaining a smooth malty flavor. Best if enjoyed with your favorite smoked or slow roasted foods.

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

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resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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