RATINGS: 510   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Collaboration Stein beer from Tomme Arthur and Tonya Cornett of Bend Brewing.

It’s not too often the brewing process requires us to make beer in a mind over matter sort of way. Hot Rocks Lager presented us an opportunity to work with Tonya Cornett of Bend Brewing Co. on a collaborative project. Working with our brewers to bring her recipe to fruition, she decided to "Rock It" old school.

You see, not too long ago, brewers produced beers by pulling glowing orange rocks from raging fires. The sizzling rocks were heated until they glowed like hot magma and were then dropped into the wort causing it to boil. Smoke, steam and volcanic rolling boils became the hallmarks of what German brewers call "Stein Beer". Hot Rocks Lager was brewed this way and transported us back in time. The production of this beer made for a memorable experience. As collaborations go, this one ruled. Because as everyone knows, playing with fire is cool.

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3.5
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle from SJ trade. Nice notes of sweet malt, spice and caramel. The finish was spice , but not over bearing. I liked it a lot.

3.5
Fatehunter (2582) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Pours three fingers of tan head on a dark brown-red colored body. The aroma has roasted malt and a little cocoa power. Nice. The taste is dark roasted malt, bitter chocolate and a little cream. The texture is soft and fizzy. Excellent flavors and smell.

3.4
SoberDave (182) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Pours dark black with white head. Strong but simple raisin flavor with a strange viscous mouthfeel. Did like it but not the best I had all night.

3.4
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Drank from pint glass poured from a large bottle. Delicious. Nice beautiful black color low carbonation with a nice beige thick head. Nice malty aromas and taste. Delicious.

3.4
BelgianBeerGal (4121) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Draft sample at the brewery which is cool because the actual chunks of granite are outside. Dark brown pour. Light aroma of chocolate malt. Nice flavor of coffee and darker roasted malt. Nice.

3.5
Chadski4 (170) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Toffee nose backed with a light smokiness. Little head retention or lacing from a bottle pour. Nice flavors of caramel and coffee with a hint of booziness. Flavor is long lasting.

3.5
ansjelaah (1748) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle @midlaren with dutchdrebus. Brown red color with a beige head. Smells sweet, ranja, malts. Tastes brown sugar, fruity, malts.

3.6
Torrefacto (1702) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 7, 2014
Caoba oscuro con espuma beige densa y cremosa. Aromas de frutos rojos, toffee y tostados. Cuerpo ligero, con inicio dulce y afrutado, al que sigue un toque achocolatado que se une a un suave amargor final. Muy rica,

3.2
conway (2210) - - AUG 1, 2014
Draft. Dark cola with a thick tan head. Aroma is smoky and roasty. Taste adds some fruity and lactic notes. Medium mouthfeel and finish. Decent.

3.7
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. Nose is caramel. Taste is caramel as well as burnt caramel and smoke. Also some of the normal lager bite.


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