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Backdraft Lager - Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub

Backdraft Lager
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Ratings: 1
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rAvg: 4.3
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Brewed by:
Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub visit their website
Wyoming, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Backdraft is a rauch bier or smoked lager. Bamberg Germany is the home of rauch bier. The imported German malts used for brewing this beer have been smoked over a beechwood fire. Sutble smokiness makes for a very good complement to red meat, barbeque or any hearty fare. Backdraft is a singular creation of Head Brewer Cory Buenning.

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-23-2007)
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4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub in an American pint glass.

Good lacing all around with a decent retention, bright and clear orange sunset color. Just enough smoke off the nose with a sweet malt back. Solid crispness with a slightly chewy medium body. Both a complex maltiness and smoke flavor spring on to the palate to start. Both malt and smoke go back a forth with toasted bread and charred beechwood flavors. Hop bitterness is modest though some herbal flavor appears in the end. Finishes with a slowly fading smokiness and more of the complex maltiness.

Wow, very authentic in flavor. It more or less puts less than fresh imported smoked beer to shame.

Serving type: on-tap

08-23-2007 18:34:27 | More by Jason
Backdraft Lager from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
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