Pracownia Piwa Smoked Cracow

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Brewed by Pracownia Piwa
Style: Grodziskie/Gose/Lichtenhainer
Modlniczka, Poland

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smoked Cracow by Pracownia Piwa. A top fermented beer in Grodziskie style. ext. 7.7 P, non-pasteurized, non-filtered. Pour soft leaving the yeast sediment at the bottle bottom. Food pairing: chicken, cheese. Serve in a Grodziskie style glass. Storing and serving temperature: 8-10 C. Ingredients used: oak smoked wheat malt, Lubelski hops, yeast, water.

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3.4
Juks (1054) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 18, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours clear pale golden colour, fluffy white bubbly head. Aroma of intensive wood smoke, some wheat. Taste is malty, smoky, crisp. Very light and easy to drink, bit watery. High carbo. Bit overcarbonated, but still nice.

3.8
ogniskowicz (1066) - POLAND - JUL 4, 2017
Ocena z notatek celem uzupełnienia profilu. Dla mnie osobiście - doskonały grodzisz.

4.3
stjamesgate (278) - IRELAND - JUN 29, 2017
On tap at Pracownia Taphouse, Krakow. Hazy taupe with sticky white cream that crusts. 4.25 Lightly fragrant smoke with hints of wood + citrus leaf. 4.25 Thin Wheatena then gentle smoke, some lemon, and fresh herbal end. 4.25 Light, crisp, smooth. 4 Smoked fish nose - low phenols. Amazingly delicate. Smoke enhances rather than dominates. Ideal for summer. Mind kinda blown by the. 4.5

1.7
CloakedDagger (2774) - - JUN 26, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a hazy, grayish yellow with a tiny, white head. Has a vague, greasy smoke aroma. Thin body, very watery, a slight tartness andagain this greasy, smoky note. But extremely watery with hardly any trace of malts. Ends dry with a little hop presence. 260617

2.4
kraddel (8876) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUN 25, 2017
Sampled at LIBF 2017. Thnx for sharing, everyone ! Pours unclear, very light blonde, small white head; Smell is mild smokey. Taste is smoked, bacon, mild bitter. not too intense. OK .

3
tderoeck (10195) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 20, 2017
5/VI/17 - sample from 33cl bottle @ LIBF 2017 (Leuven) - BB: n/a (2017-714) Thanks to the Belgian RB crew for sharing today’s beers!

Clear pale yellow beer, small aery white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: very smoky, funky, bit fruity. MF: soft carbon, light body. Taste: very smoked, watery,s oft acidity. Aftertaste: more smoke, watery, grains, little bitter.

3.6
ArtificialCyst (1340) - Szczecin, POLAND - JUN 18, 2017
Aroma: Crisp aroma of smoked malts. Appearance: Golden clear body, nice head. Taste: Smoky, light, watery, maybe a bit citrusy, light bitterness, some hoppy notes. Palate: Dry finish, low body, medium carbonation.

3.7
Alengrin (5718) - BELGIUM - JUN 7, 2017
At LIBF. A traditional Grodziskie (or Grätzer), the ancient style of smoked wheat beer that originated in what is now Poland and gained a lot of popularity there in bygone times, but died out, only to be revived by the craft beer revolution - not in the least its Polish division, which has risen to great heights in a relatively short amount of time. Egg-white, thickly moussy but slowly opening head, hazy straw blonde robe with ochre-ish tinge. Aroma is indeed classic Grodziskie - I only had a few Polish examples so far but their typical nose stays with me forever - with notes of smoked sausage, smoked olives, soggy white bread, soapy wheat and a whole lot of it (unsurprising of course - this beer, like other classic Grodziskies, is 100% malted wheat), green bell pepper hint, spicy dried flowers, smoked lemons. Fruity onset, apple and unripe pear with a lemon peel touch from the start but softly so, medium carbo, extremely soapy wheat body, very slick, umami-flavoured smoky ending, smoked fruits and even sausage, countering the soapiness with a pleasant spiciness; a vaguely sourish, wheat-induced lemon zest flavour lingers afterwards. This is not an easy style to master - mostly because really good and purely ’traditional’ examples are far from widespread even within Poland - but this is as classic as it gets and a very well-made example of this elusive yet fascinating, centuries old European wheat beer style.

3.4
77ships (11026) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 6, 2017
330 ml. bottle sampled @ LIBF 2017. Thank you for sharing RB-InBev Belgian crew! Weirdly pale golden, little white head. Nose is massive smoked wheat, hugely intense, got that weird Grodziskie smoke going on. Taste is massive on same Grodziskie smoked wheat profile, little else, back is mineral, vaguely lemon. Lacks body, bit mineral, rather watery actually. Lacks body, classical but I a lot of these traditional Grodziskie to be rather weird, this is another one. Plus its watery & mineral.

2.1
MrW (740) - Mechelen, BELGIUM - JUN 6, 2017
Sample at LIBF’17. Aroma of smoked sausage, not much more. Poured hazy yellow, white small head (LIBF...) Taste is again not rich, only the smoked meat, a bit grain. Watery texture, light bitter finish. Very weak.


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