Monkey Paw Low & Slow Rauchbier

Brewed by Monkey Paw Brewing
San Diego, California USA
5.4% Smoked | 29 Ratings | 20 IBU |
Smoke. That’s what this beer is about. We love traditional German Rauchbier (Smoked Lager) but we also love to share our beer and welcome patrons into new styles. The use of American Cherrywood Smoke in our version creates a slightly sweeter smoke profile that is more like bacon than campfire. Perfect with anything from the smoker or grill, this beer will seem assertive on the first sip but will quickly become an all day crusher once the palate acclimatizes to the new experience.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
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Texture
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Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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