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Tinder Rauchbier - Uinta Brewing Company

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Tinder is a German-style Rauchbier (Smoked Beer) that kindles moderate malty sweetness and robust smokiness. Brewed with Bamberg beechwood-smoked malt, this medium-bodied lager ignites distinct campfire smoke flavors and aroma.

Aromatic, bright and balanced, Tinder is bottle conditioned and has an ABV of 6.5%. Scheduled to hit select shelves in late January, Tinder is a limited release beer, only 180bbls were brewed.

(Beer added by: BradC on 01-20-2014)
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Photo of jneiswender
4.7/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured out of a 750 mL bottle into a Pilsner glass
Orange Brown body somewhat cloudy with an off white thickhead
Smoke bacon wood some floral and vegetable
Good smoke flavor throughout with a bit of a minty finish
Medium Mouth feel
Very nice representation of the style I would drink this beer again

jneiswender, May 27, 2014
Photo of Bung
4.45/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

750ml. Dark golden pour, half finger of frothy white head. Sticks just barely to the glass.

Aroma, meaty campfire, some grainy hay like malt, caramel, grass.

Taste, Gentle caramel ramps up with the beachwood smoke. A real nice gentle malt backbone. A slight herbal grassiness and bitterness. BBQ smoke lingers nicely.

Real smooth real easy drinking. Mouthcoating creamy mouthfeel. No alcohol presence.
May be the best example I've had since visiting Bamberg.

Bung, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of Petey_the_Quiet
4.8/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Smells like wood chips, tastes like sitting around a camp fire. Very unique Smoked Lager, completely different from anything I've had that has classified itself as smoked anything. This beer had a special smell/flavor/mouthfeel all it's own. It's extremely rare to find a beer that is this different from anything else AND still be a good, tasty beer. LOVED it!

Petey_the_Quiet, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of utopiajane
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

utopiajane, Wednesday at 07:37 PM
Photo of jlindros
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

huge fluffy fizzy head takes up half the pour, tons of streaming bubbles, slow fading head, lots if lacing, mostly clear golden orange color.

Nose nice smoked meat, smoked malts, mild campfire big smoke aroma but not beat you with it, little sweet malt base, mild crisp lager like and fruity note.

Taste fair sweetness, candy like, with big smoke again, smoked cheese, little campfire mild smoldering log, smooth creamy, mild lager feel, soft, mild earthy grassy spicy hop in the background, with fair bitterness, little sticky finish but dry and mild crisp, long mild Smokey finish little bitter hop.

Mouth is med bod, mild creamy, decent but lighter carb.

jlindros, Tuesday at 04:12 AM
Photo of mscudder
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

mscudder, Sunday at 10:02 PM
Photo of Petegrieco
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Petegrieco, Saturday at 03:22 PM
Photo of Azeotrope
4.16/5  rDev +9.2%

Azeotrope, Saturday at 09:32 AM
Photo of baybum
3/5  rDev -21.3%

baybum, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Beerswag
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Beerswag, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Pagz09
4/5  rDev +5%

Pagz09, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of ShanePB
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

ShanePB, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of Bandi
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Bandi, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off whit head that died down but consistenty left a short head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of smoked malts are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has lots of flavors of iodine from the smoked malts.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer might not be for everyone's palate, but if you can handle the iodine-like flavors it is pretty good and would pair well with smoked meats.

Serving type: bottle

metter98, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of wonothesane42
4.15/5  rDev +8.9%

wonothesane42, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of Amalak
4/5  rDev +5%

This has a beautiful smokiness to it, but a distinct pilsner flavor. Clearish brown in color, it's carbonated with a sweet aftertaste to mix with the burnt wood and pils.

Amalak, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of Kinsman
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Kinsman, Sep 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Comparison_Ford, Sep 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

cherche, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

XicanoBeerRun, Sep 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.2%

KnightofPluto, Sep 05, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +2.9%

Deggar, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

ygtbsm94, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 18, 2014
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Tinder Rauchbier from Uinta Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.