Brewed by Church-Key Brewing
Style: Smoked
Campbellford, Canada


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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Our Holy Smoke is a peat-smoked scotch ale. This 6.25% abv ale is dark and malty, and is enhanced with smoked whisky malt straight from Scotland.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
guil0000 (408) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
Pours a dark tar black color with a small white head. Aroma of mocha coffee, whiskey malt and a bit of smokyness. Taste is sweet with medium bitterness. Medium body with average to light carbonaton. Overall very good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1747) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
Liquide rouge-brun trs fonce et plutt opaque, col de mousse persistant la priphrie du verre. Odeurs de bois, de vin et de caramel, mais assez peu de fum. Celui-ci se dtecte enfin en bouche, modrment dabord, puis cest le seul arme qui reste, aprs la lente disparition des malts (caramel, sucre dorge). Elle est un peu aqueuse, surprenant pour une scotch ale, mais possde une belle complexit et demeure agrable malgr des notes un peu timides.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HipHopOpotamus (233) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2014 I purchased this beer from LCBO, tastes meaty, which is what I look for in a smoked beer. I really enjoyed it, well done Church-key Brewing, you guys surprised me on this one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
OntBeerDrinker (515) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
noise bubbly head that disapers. Smoked smell and spice from bottle. Kinda cola like smell and smoke smoked smell in glass. Black wth some brown kinda looks like cola. Taste watery, sourish, some peat smoked taste and it kinda drys out and leaves a little burn in belly. Heavie bodied. Some sips r like a watery ale with a little peat smoke. Some sips r like a watery stout w/ a little chocolate and some peat smoke. Nothing bad, but has some flaws. Could use some changes to it. Cheers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
punkska101 (1872) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
bottle from lcbo A: smoky, caramel, leather. App: close to black no head. t/p: full body with sweet finish of average duration. rather soft carbonation. o: pleasantly surprise. not a big fan of smoked beer but this one worked for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2014
Dark mahogany pour with two fingers of head that slip away fairly quickly, leaving a little ring of lace. What a strange nose this has. Theres this really mossy, peaty thing going on with a hint of smoke and some molasses. I get this really weird gasoline/kerosene note as well. Im getting this weird impression of red wine too for some reason but I cant put a finger on it. Interesting, but not exactly pleasant. A lot more reasonable on the palate although the flavours are a little muted. Lots of toffee and peat smoke flavours but really not much else. Ultimately, this stuff is fairly boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Canmoore (438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
Pours a nearly opaque dark amber, with a medium white head. Aroma is quite muted, with some notes of chocolate and liquorice. Tasting notes include lots of chocolate, some peat, and liquorice. The palate is a little thin, and very little smokey character. This beer bills itself as a Scottish smoked peat ale, but it tastes more like a watery imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
defothebunt (22) - - DEC 21, 2013
Definite smoke aroma and flavour. Poured dark with a slight frothy head. Smooth and clean to sip on. No aftertaste. Looking forward to enjoying more in the summer with a slow roasted rack of ribs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 12, 2014
NIce pitch black body with modest beige head on top. Aroma is all heated shoe leather and peat, lots of peat like a scotch. Flavour is animal hair with all that peat coming through with a peaty finish. Did I mention the peat yet? This is a common problem I find with the "smoked" style, way too much smoked without enough other nuances showing through.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pushkinwow (2716) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 24, 2014
On tap at the Only Cafe during the FM tap take over. Medium brown with tan head. More smoke on the palate then the nose moderate body and carbonation, meaty, fresh, and an acquired taste but I quite enjoyed this one.

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