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Smoking Wood Rye Barrel Aged - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

705 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 705
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.62%
Wants: 84
Gots: 237 | FT: 29
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with beachwood and cherrywood smoked malt, and aged in rye whiskey barrels, Smoking Wood is a delicious demonstration of what wood has to offer when it comes to beer. This imperial smoked porter is brewed with a hefty amount of rye malt, contributing to a full body and light spiciness. Toasty oak, caramel and vanilla flavors balance the smokiness, contributing to an intense yet refined flavor profile.

(Beer added by: phichifiji00 on 11-20-2011)
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What an interesting beer! Jet black in color with very little head, decent retention though.

You can smell the rye as soon as you open the bottle- lots of rye, some bourbon booziness and toffee.

Tastes more like liqueur than beer really- rich and sweet, with rye, toffee, whiskey booziness but surprisingly little given the ABV. There's a little smoke in there towards the end and generally mixed in but I did not find it to be crazy smokey.

Mouthfeel is incredibly heavy but not cloying. Just sip very slowly there's a lot to savor. I'm sure this is killer during the winter months.

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Smoking Wood Rye Barrel Aged from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 705 ratings.