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Terrapin Side Project Roggenrauchbier

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Formerly brewed at Terrapin Beer Company
Style: Smoked
Athens, Georgia USA

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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At Terrapin we enjoy our rye and our smoke...beers. Volume 2 in the "Side Project" series combines a Rogenbier and a Rauchbier, two German classics. Roggen means rye, Rauch means smoke, and bier means beer. We love them all! Introducing Terrapin’s Roggenrauchbier. With a slight hint of spice from the rye malt and a pleasant overtone from the smoked malt this beer has two great tastes that taste great together.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5408) - Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2012
22 0z. bottle. Pours a hazy amber brown color with a medium sized beige head and decent carbonation. The aroma has sweet malts, hints of caramel, light rye, applewood smoke; touches of fruit. The flavor has a nice combination of spicy rye and a decent level of smoked malts. Additional notes of caramel and fruits. Medium body and pretty smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAY 1, 2012
This is my first dabble with either of these styles, so why not knock them off with one beer. Consumed on 6/22/09. Pours a milk chocolate brown with a 1 inch tan head. No retention, and no lacing. The scent of this really reminds me of a dark wheat. Smells of banana, clove, bread, grass, and rye. There is no smoke in the nose, which I was disappointed about. Mouth is smooth but with just enough carbonation to tickle the tongue. Rye is the main player in this beer. This gives off a slight bitterness that I like, and it finishes smoky, like smoked meat. There’s the smoke! Dang, I like that finish. This is a really great style that I am going to seek out more. Recommend.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8393) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2012
Bottle. Pours brown with light tan head. Nose/taste of smoked malt, honey, smoked breads and honey. Medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (4930) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Sampled at an ESBLS tasting. A light brown beer that was hazy with a light tan head. Feel was fizzy. The nose was smoky with some fruit. Flavor was pretty much the same. Nice malt backbone and an occasional hop flourish. This was a light version of the style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6430) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 27, 2011
22 oz. bottle via trade. Sorry, can’t remember who sent it. Pours a cloudy amber color with a small beige head. Aroma of smoke, pork, brown sugar, earth, and not much else. Flavor of mild smoke initially, then peat, pork, brown sugar, sweet bread, and honey. Medium-bodied, with a peaty mouthfeel and moderate cabronation. Nice smoked beer that may have mellowed over time.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29281) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
Bottled. A hazy red beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of dusty hops as well as a light note of mold. The flavor is sweet with notes of dust as well as lighter notes of smoke and fruit, leading to a dry dusty finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Unclear medium grey amber color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, smoke, light to moderate yeasty, soap, spicy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110223]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear amber /red - white head. Smokey, ryebread, roasted, wooden notes, high malty, grainy, straw notes. Light thin finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (6480) - Helsinge, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
Bottle. It pours hazy amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is light mint, light smoke, tobacco, fruit and caramel. The flavour is Light smoked, dark fruit and light hops. Not that smoked.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
bottle at papsø hazy brow, smooth white head. fruity aroma, smoked malts, sweet malts in the aroma flavor is fruity, slightly smoked, mild sweet malty. not much hops. ends slightly smoked, slightly bitter.


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