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Rittmayer Smokey George (5%)

 
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Formerly brewed at Brauerei Rittmayer Hallerndorf
Style: Smoked
Hallerndorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rauchbier mit einzigartigem Whisky-Rauchmalz-Geschmack. Unser Braumeister hat im Vorfeld Brauereien und Distillerien in Schottland besucht. Dieses Torf-Rauchmalz ist nur in Schottland erhältlich.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 10, 2012
on tap at the old favourite hutt’n. nutty shade of light brown with a thin but lasting head; they didn’t hold back on the whisky malt - loads of honey cured ham, old train carriages, thick socks; perhaps it was the ambience of hutt’n but some caraway came through in the aftertaste as well as heavity peated whisky, of course, sea breeze and some musty air conditioning. hopefully will inspire more franconian breweries to go a bit wild and crazy from time to time

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (3473) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle. Clear whiskey amber with a short lived head. Smoked peat whiskey aroma and flavour, unusual.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
EHouse (170) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Well this is certainly smoky in the Scottish sense. Tons of peat in the aroma and flavor (Islay Scotch), which unfortunately always reminds me of formaldehyde. I can’t get past this. If you dig on peaty scotch you may enjoy this. As for me, I’ll pass.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevnic2008 (11212) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2012
Pours a amber color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty smoky aroma + Whiskey. Roasted malty smoky caramel and chocolate flavor.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rauchbierlover (638) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2012
Dark orange body with a small white head. Whiskey aroma, so the taste. A bit watery. It gets worse and worse while you drink it. A bit disappointing

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (15469) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting 2012, Bratislava. Pours amber with a small creamy head. Peated smoke, caramel and grain. Heavy . . Not a fan.. Too much peat.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heavy (2736) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 31, 2012
21/07 GT at Richtar Jakub, 0.5 l bottle. It poured clear orange body with tiny white head. Whisky aroma, peat and ash, not alcoholic though. Nice peat flavor, slightly acidic, only some touch of caramel and cheese noted. Medium in body with long finish. Very simple, almost exclusively peat, which I did not adore, but still managed to be pretty nice.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (10475) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting 2012. Dark orange appearance with a light brown head. Rich peaty smoky, swampy, earthy, herbal, mild ashy aroma. Rich caramel, burnt, a bit spicy, peaty smoky flavor. Cool beer.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
erickok (5268) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JUL 23, 2012
Beige lace, clean brown body. Peat, big time, almost like a pleated whiskey. Bitter astringent taste and more peat. Really not my kind of thing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (4835) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle, RBESG 2012 grand tasting. Amber to brown clear colour. Aroma very strong peat, you can almost feel the taste in your nose. Smoke, wood. Taste strong peat all the way, medium bitter. Very smooth, extremely drinkable, not harsh at all. One of my highlights of the evening.


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