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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
We set out to craft a beer that could only be made in Houston - something that couldn’t be replicated anywhere else on the planet, even in a laboratory We smoked our malt at Beaver’s, Goode Company and Rockwell’s Tavern up in Cypress, and blended those malts as the base for a strong scotch ale. Houston’s BBQ scene is literally infused in the malt of this beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (3485) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Pours a dark copper-amber-brown color with soft off-white head. Light smoked aroma and taste. Taste is also malty rich, like a brown ale meet marzen and some smokiness in it. Notes: Humorously on the wrong tap and quickly corrected, this was going to be the most "hefeweisse-like scoth ale" I’ve ever tried!

kerenmk (5028) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 8, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tom L’s place. Thanks Ori. Clear red-brown. Smoke and a little fruity in the nose, with sweet apple notes. Sweet, a little alcoholic, candy taste. Medium body, light fizz, sweet, candy finish.

DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 6, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tom L’s place. Thanks Ory. Amber. Malt, caramel, a cookie hint, some fruitiness, light smoky hint, a bit of oxidation, sweet.

zvikar (6348) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 4, 2017
At Tom’s Place, pours orange with a beige head, aroma of malt, honey caramel, flavor of chocolate, dried fruit, medium bodied

Cybercat (6011) - Georgia, USA - AUG 20, 2016
Pours hazy, barely translucent mahogany with a thin pale buff head. Aroma features woody and smoky tones. Flavor delivers caramel, smoky, fruit and fresh malt notes. Body is OK, fizz is good. Don’t let this one get bayou!

Andrew196 (1974) - Katy, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2016 Not a pretty beer in my opinion... pours a swampy amber, minimal head. Aroma of spicy caramel, tobacco. Soft on the tongue, rich maltiness, caramel, woodiness, oak, pecan, notes of bourbon and even spearmint. Chocolate came through with warmth. Lingering finish.

Suttree (6484) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 14, 2015
I got this in a trade a while back and kind of forgot I had until my wife mistakenly grabbed it and because she thought it was another beer. Anyway, very malty, very rich palate. Lot of caramel and molasses, with maybe the faintest hint of smoke. Pretty good.

GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 8 Oct 2012 -- Drank in Austin. I didn’t write down many notes, but I rated this really high.

tapthis (272) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Pours a dark amber color. No head or lacing. Good varbonation. Tastes and smells of very sweet malts and candies

onceblind (10296) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 8, 2015
Clear deep Amber with a fast fading head. Nice nose with some sweet earthy caramalt and gentle smokiness with a touch of sweet boozy ester, and slight candi sugar notes. Big sweet flavor with berries and candi sugar and a bit of earthy sweet booziness. There’s a slight berry and citrus flavor with some gentle winter mulled spices.

presario (4916) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
Almost empty, better get rating! 9%!! Dark mahogany. Thin head. Aroma is light smoke and big dark toffee. Somewhat sweet, light smokiness, meaty malt and mixed toffee

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