RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.79%
Charkoota Rye is a Smoked Rye Dopplebock with a malty backbone of rye and four other malts, including malted barley smoked over cherry wood. Its smoke-forward body is balanced with tones of deep molasses and caramel, with a crisp, clean lager finish. Charkoota is best served with pork. Cheeses to try: Smoked cheddars & goudas. Beer or malt infused cheeses. OG: 19˚ P

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (25619) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty smoky aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish malty smoky caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty smoky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2010
11th October 2008. GABF. Clear dark brown beer. Starts off quite creamy malty but then the smoke hits. Okay but need a few mouthfulls to get used to the smoke.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (23631) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Very dark and clear brown, tan edge head. Aroma of smouldering campfire and charcoal. Taste has burnt chocolate. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16357) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 23, 2011
A: The pour is a dark amber color with a short lived off-white head. S: Very smokey aroma with a fairly evident rye smell. A light fruitiness hiding in the background with some roasted malts and a little bit of a salty character. Some charred wood in addition to the smoke. T: Lots of smoke and burnt wood flavor. Slightly salty and meaty with the same light fruit character. There is a bit of rye along with some toasted bread and roast. M: Medium in body with a moderate level of carbonation. O: Perhaps a bit too much smoke and not really very balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (15951) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours black. Nose/taste of smoky ash, peat and spicy rye with some hints of chocolate, caramel and molasses in the taste. Smooth with a smoky rye finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14895) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 2, 2010
Bomber from Archer Liquors. Pours a dark ruby brown with a slight beige head. Aroma is very smokey. Medium body with mild carbonation. Flavor is smoky. Not exactly bacon, but close enough. Smoke tingles the tongue. Not all that much other than smoke. Slightly malty finish. Some treacle. Quite an experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (14203) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 1, 2009
Bottle from Party Source. Poured cloudy brown hue with an average frothy off-white head that lasted and had excellent lacing. Moderate earthy rye, wet burnt wood and toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Moderate earthy bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Strange brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (14028) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 24, 2010
22oz bottle. Small beige head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, smoked meat, light molasses. Taste is moderately sweet, smoked meat, caramel, light rye, chocolate, raisin. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13557) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2011
A reddish copper brown ale with a thin moka head. A lightly smoked and peaty malt, quite interesting. In mouth, a smooth smoked malt with light fruity esters, caramel, not too intense, light sweetness in finale. On tap at Brewvvival, Feb. 26 2011.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (13303) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 13, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating#165. Bottle shared at the Downtown Inn Saturday PM Bottle Share. Pours a dark red color with a thin frothy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toffee, smoke, rye, raisin. The taste is smoke, brandy, rye. Medium bodied, disjointed.

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