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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Bamberg-Style Lager w/ Smoked Malt


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2009
On tap at the brewpub in burlington, VT. Loaded bacon arom, tons of flavor. Taste is like biting into fresh bacon. Absolutely delicious, incredibly well done. Awesome.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (5219) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 28, 2010
Sampled on BQ2010. On tap at the brewpub in burlington, VT. Loaded bacon aroma, tons of flavor in this little guy. Taste is like biting into fresh bacon. Absolutely delicious, notes of bacon, meat, burnt, roast.. incredibly well done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 8, 2012
My Bottom Line :
Beechwood smoked malts seduce from aroma to finish in this simple but ever-so-efficient Rauchbier.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A creamy sheet of foam covers the misty amber.
-Carbonation is quite prickly (artificial). Drinkability would be higher with softer, natural carbonation, imho.
-Mouthfeel is as crisp as all of their lagers.
-Subtle herbal hops add depth, but this is still a brew for smoke lovers, and smoke lovers only.

On tap at the brewpub.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (3526) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 19, 2013
On draft, big plisner flavors, smoke, light and tasty, pretty good stuff. I like it

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TonyDiUlio (643) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Tried on Beer Quest 2010 with all the guys. This was number 24. Drinking Bacon. Aroma is smoky and has hints of hops. The flavor is bacon. Did i mention it tastes like drinking bacon.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 28, 2010
En fût. Verre de 8 oz dégusté chez American Flatbread (Burlington, VT). Arôme: Légère odeur de fumée. Apparence: La couleur est orangée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de viande fumée avec une pointe d’houblons. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement fumé. (Rating #3340)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2114) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 16, 2010
On tap at Flatbread Burlington.
Appearance : Clear amber with no head.
Aroma : Fruity and smokey. Woody and malty.
Taste : Malt, wood and smoked ham. Smokey finish with light caramel.
Overall : Great smokes profile. nothing special but well made and tasty. Quite drinkable especially for a smoked.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (5938) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 4, 2011
In short: A very smoky and very hoppy/bitter golden ale. Tasty stuff.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Clear golden body topped by a small off-white head
In long: Nose is moderately smoky and the smoke is more like smoked ham than smoked wood. Somehow once I started drinking the beer the taste felt uber-smoky. Lots of smoke over toasted caramelized crackers-like malts, Ritz™ comes to mind with its vaguely cheesy flavor. Generously hopped by a strong leafy and resinous bitterness. This is a tasty beer. Another good food and beer evening at Flatbread. At first our plan was to hit Vermont Brewpub just across the street but the food and beer was just too good at Flatbread. So I decided not to cross the street, because you know, I’m not a chicken.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Draft (sample) at SIPtemberfest 2011 - Pours a darkish amber in color with a medium off-white head. Aroma is a bit malty and medium of a peaty smoke. Flavor is also mildly smokey with a medium maltiness. The hops are muted, but present. I like this because the smoke is not at all over the top. Good one!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2228) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Very light and smokey. Could use a bit more malty sweetness to counter the dry cracker malts and smoke. overall its decent but lacking.


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