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S:t Eriks Rauchbier

Brewed by S:t Eriks Bryggeri (Galatea)
Style: Smoked
Arlandastad, Sweden


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Med rökmalt från Mackmyra Whisky

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Seffle (360) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle from SB 151113. Clear dark coppery body with lasting beige head. Very heavy peaty smoke and nice juniper touch both in nose and palate. You can recognise the Mackmyra smoke clearly, which is very nice in itself, but takes completely over the beer feel. The beer itself is too weak and sweet so the result is very unbalanced. It's an interesting beer but I'd rather drink the whiskey separatedly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (1440) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 6, 2015
BOTTLE 33 CL. Clear red-brown, beige head. Huge, almost medicinal, peaty aroma is dominating everything else. The taste, just as weird and full of peat, which tastes almost like petrol. Some malts behind all of this. Feels thin and overcarbonated. It really needs to get used to.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (5176) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2015
Flaske 330ml fra Systembolaget Umeå - Wasagallerian. Drukket i Skibotn 3 Jul 15. Gyldenbrun. Lavt tett skum som blir nesten helt borte. Kraftig whiskyaroma. Litt sur, bålaktig. Smaken forsterker det sure bålpreget. Bra - men mer røykwhisky enn øl.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NordicV (1518) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2015
Gyllengul öl med vitt skum. Doften är i stort sett bara whiskeymalt. Rökighet och whiskey. Tyvärr är ölen bakom inte tillräckligt bra för att balansera rökigheten. Blir obalanserat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7262) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2015
(Bottle) Dark reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, smoky nose with peat, smoked ham, brown bread, tar and a touch of heather honey. Malty, smoky taste with notes of tar, peat, smoked ham, bread, a touch of orange peel and a finish where peat smoke overshadows a gentle bitterness. Medium body, quite dry. Well made with a solid peat smoke and tar character. Possibly a bit one-dimensional, and something of an acquired taste. Quite nice.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Wischylini (211) - Grimstad, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2015
Pours a clear golden brown, with a faint beige head. The aroma is mainly peat, tar, ashes, and burnt plastic. The taste is dry and the aftertaste is harsh and phenolic. The carbonation is medium, and the mouthfeel is thin and dry. This beer is vile, undrinkable, and a horrible attempt at making a rauchbier, as they’ve used peated malt instead of smoked malt, and it does not taste much like an Islay either, contrary to the malt used.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6930) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2015
Big beige head doesn’t last. Clear reddish body with carbonation. Peat smoke and toffee aroma with creosote and chocolate notes, as well as earth and barnyard. Interesting. Recognizably similar to Scottish peated beers, like Ola Dubh, and not at all like the smoke character in Gotlandsdricke. Sweetish peat smoke toffee and licorice taste with earthy creosote notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish peat smoke, earth and roastiness aftertaste with creosote and barnyard notes. Lovely beer with lots of flavour. (0.33l bottle, from Systembolaget Karlstad.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Inbreak (3351) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2015
18.07.2015, 0,33l bottle shared @ BBGTC tasting, courtesy of bergstaden:
Nice slightly bubbly mediumlasting head. Aroma is dry peated, leather, peat, minerals, shed, weeds, grass. Taste is dry peated, minerals, peat, weeds, leafs, shed, hay. Medium bitterness, mineraly and very watery mouthfeel. Boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ej (1041) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle shared with BBGTC. Pours a brownish amber with a fast diminishing head. Heavy peat on the nose. Taste is light sweet with smoke, peat and cured meat. Body is abit watery and the co2 is soft to avg.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
klas (385) - SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget. Very powerful smoky aroma. Okay in small amounts.

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