Brewed to commemorate the smoking ban in public places in England from 01/07/2007. This golden ale has been infused with a puff of Weyermann smoked malt giving just a hint of smokiness. Spiced with Bramling Cross and Goldings hops from Kent, a hint of blackcurrant and zesty hop flavours suffuse this refreshing beer. As the old song goes...smoke gets in your beer!
harrisoni (15068) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask handpull at Market Porter, Borough. Gold with lasting white head. Certainly has got smokey malt. Comes through on the aroma like a rauchbier. Weirdly it’s a classic golden ale beneath it. The hop is more muted, some tingle, but good dryness. I would expect the smoke to overpower the rest, but curiously it works.
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