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Emelisse Rauchbier - Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse

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BA SCORE
85
very good

87 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.59%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: metter98 on 05-01-2010

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4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.8/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

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3.34/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy light brown color with a very nice cream colored head with decent retention.
Aroma is part roasted malts and part like a sort of smoked cheese - I like it.
The taste starts bittery, quite bittery really and is complemented by some roastiness and coffee feel.
Quite nice, I must say.

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1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Dec 2013. ABV is stated as 7%. Acquired ages ago from the Grog shop in Edinburgh and stored in my garage.

Poured into a Delirium chalice. Bottle conditioned. A dark chestnut-brown hue that appears almost black in the glass. Good carbonation with some chunky floating sediment. Produces a decent head of creamy beige foam that lasts for a few minutes before settling as a surface layer. Aroma of intensely smoky malt with hints of kippers, roasted malt, dried fruit, wood, mild brown sugar, smoked meat, peat, faint chocolate and earthy yeast. Woodsmoke dominates, though there is also a touch of whisky to it. Slightly sweet and most impressive.

Tastes of seriously smoky malt with a bitter finish. Notes of smoked malt, wood, kippers, roasted malt, liquorice, dried fruit, peat, faint brown sugar, subtle chocolate and earthy yeast. A twinge of woody sourness in the background. Well-attenuated, followed by a malty, smoky bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with pleasant carbonation and good body. Rather astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of wood smoke, roasted malt and mild fruitiness.

Pretty good - a solid take on the style. Perhaps not quite as balanced as Schlenkerla but well-crafted nonetheless. Looks alright, while the aroma and flavour are intensely smoky and woody. Hints of smoked meat/fish and fruitiness can be discerned. Decent body. Lingers long on the palate. Tasty; if you're a fan of rauchbiers then this is certainly worth sampling.

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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Emelisse Rauchbier from Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse
85 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.