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Smoke - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

718 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 718
Reviews: 267
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 333
Gots: 222 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2007)
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Ratings: 718 | Reviews: 267 | Display Reviews Only:
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -51.1%

06-22-2014 02:06:19 | More by sgttibbs
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-16-2014 01:43:57 | More by Zuidman
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KevMo84

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-12-2014 03:21:40 | More by KevMo84
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-12-2014 00:49:58 | More by Mebuzzard
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-09-2014 15:04:13 | More by billhelm
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.01/5  rDev -2%

Smoke pours a black color with a nice lacing tan head. There is a strong smokey aroma; much like a smoked meat. The taste has a nice mellow, but pronounced smokey flavor, very meaty flavors. The body feels a little watery, but a nice warmth. Overall its a nice easy drinking smoking beer.

06-04-2014 00:41:04 | More by vette2006c5r
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ovaltine

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-31-2014 22:32:00 | More by ovaltine
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cathomae

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-31-2014 16:30:01 | More by cathomae
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -26.7%

05-25-2014 16:46:36 | More by tbone64
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-23-2014 02:33:12 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

05-18-2014 02:12:25 | More by PappyVans
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C2H5

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-10-2014 13:26:54 | More by C2H5
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.34/5  rDev +6.1%

Had on draft 4oz pour into snifter at churchkey on 5/8/14

A-Pours a dark brownish black with tan head.

S-Aromas of smoke, tobacco,and chocolate. Feels like you are at a campfire.

T-Tasting notes of smoke, roast, malts, tobacco, light chocolate.

M-Mouthfeel gives a medium-full body with a dry finish. Decent carbonation

O-Overall quite surprised loved the smoke aroma and flavor.

05-10-2014 02:56:57 | More by reebtaerG
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spoonhawk

Iowa

5/5  rDev +22.2%

05-09-2014 16:21:02 | More by spoonhawk
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-05-2014 21:42:19 | More by threedaggers
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Carb-Overlord

Wisconsin

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%

This is a very well made smoked porter. The smell is simply wonderful; soaked hickory on your hot coals smell! Sort of makes me hungry when I get a whiff. The smell is appetizing, but the smoke flavor is subtle and in no way overpowers the porter, what I feel is a big danger in smoked beers.

A: A rich dark black with an initial tan head that foams down to a crisp thin line.

S: Like my grill when I throw a handful of soaked hickory chips on those hot coals with a splash of yeasty chocolate in the back of the sinus.

T: Very interesting progression of flavors; initial bitterness (interesting for a porter) but it quickly mellows into a more chocolate smoothness and finishes with a smoky after taste. Again, when you breath deeply from your glass there is such a rich smoky scent, but the flavor itself doesn't overshadow the rich flavors comprising the base of a very good porter. Well done Surly.

M: I personally like my porters a little more smooth, the carbonation was a little too in my face to make this aspect outstanding.

O: Great smoked porter. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys the pleasure of smoke flavor in their food or drink. Quite enjoyable.

05-05-2014 00:59:52 | More by Carb-Overlord
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Captain_Chenko

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-03-2014 11:51:49 | More by Captain_Chenko
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Paul68

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10%

04-30-2014 12:52:27 | More by Paul68
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Holland

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

04-24-2014 05:37:09 | More by Holland
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funkel81

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-22-2014 03:20:09 | More by funkel81
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-21-2014 23:30:26 | More by sweemzander
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Ludy

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-20-2014 19:21:11 | More by Ludy
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SocalKicks

California

3/5  rDev -26.7%

04-20-2014 14:56:11 | More by SocalKicks
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-19-2014 23:42:42 | More by jakea
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Keananmichael5

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

04-19-2014 05:43:42 | More by Keananmichael5
Smoke from Surly Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 718 ratings.