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110K+OT Batch #1 - Der Rauch Gott - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 22.76%
Wants: 23
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  11.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 10-31-2008)
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jbuddle

New York

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

07-30-2013 13:10:00 | More by jbuddle
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joel66

New York

4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not the biggest smoked beer fan but for style, this was great. Poured motor oil color with a thin tan head. Nose was burning wood and smoked meat. Flavor was smokey, dark chocolate, with a viscous mouthfeel Very little if no oxidation despite other reviews

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 12:51:42 | More by joel66
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BucketBoy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-27-2013 23:03:58 | More by BucketBoy
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freehafe

Michigan

2/5  rDev -48.8%

02-09-2012 00:21:22 | More by freehafe
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klipper

Michigan

2/5  rDev -48.8%

01-07-2012 00:29:48 | More by klipper
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-22-2011 18:48:39 | More by ygtbsm94
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-22-2011 07:21:35 | More by MasterSki
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

went for it. thanks to greg who hooked me up years ago, this sat in my fridge forever and i just went for it on a random note.

dark and thick looking. A small two finger tan head rose up from it, quickly faded down to just a thin pillow and left behind large amounts of sticky chocolate lace. Now this was a dark thick stout, I got a drop on my counter that I did not notice right away, and it took a little work to scrub it off this morning!

The aroma was very nice, a good little bit of a smoked aroma was naturally present, but it was a nice roasted coffee and cocoa smell that seemed to dominate it. As it warmed, some light notes of caramel came through, and the campfire like aroma started to show its fierceness. as well as a touch of earthy and dark hop notes. The flavor followed along beautifully. At first coming through with a large dose of chocolate malts that really just smooth right over the tongue, as it developed some sweet sugary notes and a bit of coffee start to come through. With a nice finish that was more complex with every sip. Started off with a touch of coffee like bitterness that slowly evolved and turned into a more dark and roasted, smoked finish and left a long lingering smoky flavor on your tongue, now I was wondering when that would come into play. Very nice full-bodied Mouthfeel that was never thin or dull feeling at all, and had a creamy smoothness that was just perfect for the style.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2011 01:46:34 | More by mikesgroove
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markwise

Florida

4.3/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks retorp for the share. Pours cola brown with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, smoke, and band-aid, with caramel. Flavor is smokey vanilla, maple, and earth with some lingering smoke in the finish. Medium mouthfeel and an exceptional beer for the style. I am not a fan of the style (if you couldn't tell), but I could drink this beer. The more I drink other beers of this style, the more memorable this beer becomes.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2009 17:37:05 | More by markwise
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got a deep pour of this from a very generous new friend at DLD. I couldn't give enough good beer in reciprocation but hope to pay him back next year. This is one of only 2 beers I'm reviewing from DLD this year, mainly due to the large sample size and the ability to focus on the beer due to rarity and focus. This beer is very dark, black brown with very little head. The smell is rauchbier, smoky like a campfire. The taste is much more than your average rauchbier, the smoked malts are only once component. Outside of them I get some RIS style flavors, chocolate and sweet malts and deliciousness. God so good, and thick bodied and substantial. Very good, I wish I could find it again!

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2009 22:24:04 | More by TurdFurgison
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Kiefdog

Florida

4.88/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle courtesy of JRedner. Pours a dark brown to black color with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, smoke, campfire, some notes of honey and caramel. Flavor is much of the same (roasted malt, smoke) with some hints of honey and molasses. Generally medium to full body with a slightly sweet, slightly malty smoke finish. Finally -- a drinkable smoke beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2009 22:50:42 | More by Kiefdog
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illidurit

California

4.22/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle courtesy gunhayver. Poured into a tasting glass. Extremely dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is obviously smokey but it's not really meaty like the Schlenkerla rauchbiers. More like charred redwood bark. Also a decent amount of roastiness and burnt sugar. Flavor is similar but the smoke seems multifaceted, unlike any other smoked beer I've had. It's like every single ingredient was dried over smoldering alder and cedar before being used in this beer. Burnt wood, burnt caramel, burnt fruit, burnt chocolate. Body is well thicker than medium, but everything is crafted so well and there's no booziness so it remains drinkable. Awesome imperialization of the rauch style.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2008 07:01:59 | More by illidurit
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tpd975

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the very Rare Cigar City 110K + OT brews. 29 bottles on earth. I was lucky enought to try one and cellar another. Thanks Joey and Wayne can't wait for the full release.

A: Pours a very black hue. Small thin head with no retention. Looks thick, oily, and evil.

S: Holy Smokes! This one smells like a Cub Scout camp fire. Tons of smoke, earthy wood, and ash. Hints of smoked meat, brown sugar round things out. This one is smoked to the max.

T: The smoke transfers through is such a good way. Smoked bacon, and fresh beef jerky up front. Hints of chocolate and caramel attempt to provide a bit of balance, but if you love smoke this one is for you.

M: Full bodied, thick, and creamy with a smokiness that overcomes your being.

D: Rather good actually. Give me a rack of ribs off a green egg smoker and a bottle of this and I am set.

The motto of the 110K brews is: 1101K+OT is not for college pukes, white collar sissy boys or mamby-pamby Nancy boys who haven't done an honest days work in their lives. Nor is this beer for the common man. This beer is for the working man who has arrived. If your work boots are steel toed, come back when they are gold toed!
110K+OT is reserved for the hard working man with a taste for the finer things in life and the curiously structured salary that allows him to obtain them. In fact if you are reading this you probably attended college and should just put this beer back on the shelf for a real man to buy.

110K+OT varies from year to year, but will always be a brash style-bending brew that pairs well with sweat, clenched knuckles and over the top bravado.

This one is the definition of that!

Great work guys, hope to sway you guys into brewing this one again.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2008 14:23:44 | More by tpd975
110K+OT Batch #1 - Der Rauch Gott from Cigar City Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.