Wild Beer Smoke 'n' Barrels - Summer

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Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Smoked - Rauchbier
Shepton Mallet, England

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Bottle & keg; Seasonal - Summer (but available year round in bottle).

Smoked Orange + Barrel-Ageing + Gose

Summer is sweet!
For Summer we have brewed a barrel aged, smoked orange gose. The base beer, containing smoked malt, developed in barrels over many months, quietly gaining acidity and complexity. We then introduced home-smoked Cornish sea salt and smoked orange segments.
The resulting beer is full of juicy zestiness and mouthwatering acidity while the smoked sea salt provides a decadent mouth feel and salinity. Refreshing and complex in the same mouthful the vibrancy of the citrus contrasts the delicate sweet smoke from both cherry wood and oak.

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3.4
kermis (18400) - Amsterdam-ish, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2019
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2019 7 3 7 3 14
Bottle shared at THT January ‘19. Gusher. Dark brown with a thin beige head. Aroma of smoke, peat, earth, citrus and light funk. Flavour is moderate sweet and sour. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.4
AshtonMcCobb (8791) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 18, 2018
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2018 Bottle from Beer 52. Appearance - cloudy golden orange. Generous wild head. Nose - tar, salt and lemon. Taste - charred barrels, then orange juice. Salt and smoke generally. Palate - smoky and dry throughout. Some tanginess too. Overall - challenging but interesting.

3.2
dambor (1279) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2018
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2018 Pours dark brown with medium head. Aroma is of peat and dried fruit. Taste is peat-forward, followed by malt.

3.5
tommann (4835) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2018
330ml bottle. Pours hazy lemon gold with no head. Aroma is smoky, salty cheese and old socks. Taste is very sharp and sour lemon throughout with a smoky, salty finish. A little orange citrus.

2.5
weark (1190) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - MAY 6, 2018
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2018 Bouteille achetée sur QBeer.ch - Dr couleur jaune paille avec une fine mousse blanche - Au nez la fumée frappe tout de suite il faut beaucoup de temps pour passer par dessus, puis l'orange et le citron font leurs apparition, pommes verte cidre, légèrement vanillé, trop extrême pour être appréciée - En bouche c'est la même et je n'arrive pas à mis faire la petite touche de sel amplifie encore la fumée, pas terminée et c'est vraiment rare pour le souligné

3.5
Theydon_Bois (27046) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2018
Bottle split at Bodney, team purchase,12/04/18 as Smoke 'n' barrels 2017. Clear light yellow to blonde with a decent white cap. Nose is pissy citric shreds, smoked, straw, funk, grains. Taste comprises Laphroaig bite, bitter orange peel, lime leaf, spice, light funk, straw, earthy. Medium bodied, spritzy carbonation - aiding drinkability, drying close. Decent smoked affair ... good level of complexity for the ABV.

3.2
lasage (297) - DENMARK - APR 28, 2018
UPDATED: APR 28, 2018 Flaske. Uklar gylden, stort hvid skum, svinder til tynd lagt. Meget karakteristisk islay røg + nogle syrlige citrus/orange undertoner i aromaen. Umiddelbar meget syrlig Gose smag, som afløses af røget eftersmag. En udfordrende øl, meget speciel, bestemt ikke for alle og ikke en man drikke mange af, men meget lækker røgsmag hvis man er til den slags.

1.7
madmitch76 (30845) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2018
12th April 2018
Bodney Bier Huis bottleshare. Thanks to the team. Light haze on this paleish gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Thin dry palate, reasonable fine carbonation. Mildly acidic lemon clashes in perfect disharmony with peaty smoke. Battery acid finish. Fucken grim.

3.3
Leighton (26743) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2018
Bottle shared in Hackney - sourced from the brewery. Pours hazy yellow-gold with a creamy, white head. Smoke, lemon, burnt plastic in the nose. Light sweet flavour with strong smoke, burnt rubber, tangy lemon, wheat flakes. Light to meidum bodied with fine to average carbonation. Dry finish, a little warmth, more aggressive smoke and burnt rubber. Intense, interesting.

3.1
MrTipple (11208) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2018
12Apr2018 Burnt, smoked malts, savoury, sour citrus fruits, orange peel. Hazy, pale gold, medium, creamy, white head. Light sour. More smoked, burnt malts, lemon and lime, zesty, sour citrus peel, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Alright. Bottle shared at Leighton's - thanks to the team!


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