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Echigo Rauch Lager - Land Beer

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Echigo Rauch Lager
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.02
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Japan

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: shigg85 on 02-17-2012

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4.03/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at Kura-Kura in Kanda, Tokyo. (Plug for the bar, too -- very nicely kept and out of the way of street traffic so not overcrowded. Recommended!) This was my first rauch beer, and all I knew to expect was a toasted flavor. However, this beer had even more than that. The head was a beautiful dark tone that maintained throughout 75% of its life in the glass. The head really helped to release the smoked scent as I drank it, and also worked to introduce other scents of wood, grain, and even caramel perhaps. It was a bit thin in the area of mouthfeel, but perhaps this is the style of the beer. Overall, a very drinkable yet smokey brew. Definitely hard to pair with food though -- I would recommend this more for an after-dinner brew similar.

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Echigo Rauch Lager from Land Beer
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