Barossa Valley Smoke

Brewed by Barossa Valley Brewing
Tanunda, SA, Australia
6.5% · Smoked · 6 Ratings · Special Release ·
Barossa Smoke – An example of how we incorporate the best aspects of our wonderful region. We smoke our malts in small batches at award winning small goods producer Steiny’s. The result is a wonderfully aromatic ale. It has a beautiful crimson red hue with a smooth caramel body with raisin and stone fruit flavours. The use of hops and smoked malts add an earthy smoky spice to this wonderful beer. Much like a great restaurant with a creative Chef, our brewers are always experimenting with the best the region has to offer. We have used Grapes, Chocolate, Coffee, Orange zest and even smoked malts with local woods. The result every 3 months we have something unique and different. Keeps us and our fans on their toes An example of how we incorporate the best aspects of our wonderful region. We smoke our malts in small batches at award winning small goods producer Steiny’s. The result is a wonderfully aromatic ale. It has a beautiful crimson red hue with a smooth caramel body with raisin and stone fruit flavours. The use of hops and smoked malts add an earthy smoky spice to this wonderful beer.
Aroma
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Appearance 
1
2
3
4
5
Taste
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Palate
1
2
3
4
5
Overall
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
Total Score 
Comments



Beer Rating Assistance

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
pale golden amber orange red brown black

Liquid
clear hazy cloudy sparkling

Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
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
light medium heavy

Bitter
light medium heavy

Sour
light medium heavy

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

Body
light medium full

Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

Click the descriptors above to add them to your comments.