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Smoke - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

706 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 706
Reviews: 266
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 338
Gots: 220 | FT: 8
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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drabmuh

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Review #2400, Yay! Sorry liver. At the time of this review, this is the #3 Baltic Porter, fitting that a landmark review is a top 5 beer for me. Served in a 2008 Darkness glass (thank you Lunch) because I don't have a Surly glass unfortunately other than this one.

Beer is black, thin lazy pointless head, tan bubbles, breaks immediately, low retention, no lacing, low carbonation.

Aroma is smoky, peaty, a little malty. Sweet.

Sweet, smooth, mild smoke, a little dry, very nice. Maybe I'm warming to the whole smoke beer thing but this one is really nice. I like it. Great finish. I would have this again.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 03:34:44 | More by drabmuh
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beersis81

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-27-2011 16:49:55 | More by beersis81
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jh1982

Nevada

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-27-2011 00:04:26 | More by jh1982
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daveytheformer

Oregon

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-25-2011 18:58:00 | More by daveytheformer
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-25-2011 03:10:46 | More by nmann08
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larryi86

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thank you hockeyd for throwing this in as an extra!
750 mL bottle poured into a snifter

A- Black with a tan one finger head.

S- Smokey, roasted chocolate malts, coffee.

T- A lot like the smell, good balance between smoke and sweet malts, alcohol is well hidden, nice porter base.

M- Smooth, robust body, creamy.

O- A really nice beer, worth seeking out. Definitely would trade for another bottle or two.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 00:56:23 | More by larryi86
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-19-2011 17:48:00 | More by dasmusik
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-19-2011 03:39:50 | More by brandoman63
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-19-2011 03:14:20 | More by inbierveritas
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-19-2011 02:33:12 | More by DoctorB2B
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I2uss

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-18-2011 18:28:56 | More by I2uss
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-17-2011 14:15:46 | More by sideshowe
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Centennial

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-17-2011 08:32:53 | More by Centennial
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-17-2011 05:26:32 | More by JAHMUR
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dwaz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-17-2011 02:31:47 | More by dwaz
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Desaparecido

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2011 21:53:58 | More by Desaparecido
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2011 03:02:10 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2011 02:24:11 | More by Magery
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Pdiddey3d

New York

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-16-2011 01:07:11 | More by Pdiddey3d
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-15-2011 21:14:31 | More by HopStoopid120
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mellowmark

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-15-2011 20:04:23 | More by mellowmark
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JoRado

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-15-2011 18:52:46 | More by JoRado
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-15-2011 17:19:00 | More by BeerThursdays
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RRC87

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-15-2011 17:10:50 | More by RRC87
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rebis1bear

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-15-2011 15:52:43 | More by rebis1bear
Smoke from Surly Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 706 ratings.