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Smoke Signal - Chipotle Infused - Swamp Head Brewery

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Smoke Signal - Chipotle Infused
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

19 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.89%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aepb1 on 02-25-2011)
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beernads

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

09-12-2013 22:11:04 | More by beernads
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PorterLambic

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -15.4%

Arrives very dark brown and opaque with a light tan head. Retention isn't so great and there is no lace.
Smell is smoky, ashy, toasted (almost burnt) malt. A bit less complex than I expect. No pepper noe at all.
Taste is toasted malt, light pepper (mostly after the swallow), light toffee and hops. Better than the smell for depth.
Mostly full bodied with a ln effervescence slightly under medium and all up front. A good brew but in need of some tweaking.

08-21-2012 20:27:09 | More by PorterLambic
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

10-14-2013 18:00:12 | More by djrn2
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.01/5  rDev -7.8%

On tap at the brewery. Pours dark brown to black with a small off white head. Aroma of the smoke I love so much in the regular version, some light chocolate, roasty malts, and just a hint of chili in there. Flavor follows with mostly smoke and light chocolate, but then a dry hit of the chili flavor coming in and mingling alongside the smoke. The chilies are light, which is good, and they really just accent the smokiness of the beer rather than give it a bunch of heat. Mouthfeel is a solid medium with medium carbonation. A really nice infusion of chili here that doesn’t go over the top.

07-04-2014 14:00:28 | More by BMMillsy
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aepb1

Florida

4.22/5  rDev -3%

This is their Alderwood smoked porter infused with chipotle

A- Dark brown body with a small tan head

S- Smoked wood for certain, it's quite aromatic

T- Smoked maltiness and woodiness give it a dry finish. The chipotle flavor and heat begin to come through as this beer warms

M- Medium-bodied with a good level of carbonation but it's a bit watery in the finish

D- Letting this warm up a bit is the way to go as it is then a much more interesting beer than out of the tap. I will certainly give this another shot if I'm able to with its limited release

02-25-2011 07:11:56 | More by aepb1
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genogirl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

09-28-2012 02:09:34 | More by genogirl
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jme015

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

09-13-2013 14:41:31 | More by jme015
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GuttaMane138

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-17-2014 03:23:12 | More by GuttaMane138
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wo87810

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-07-2012 22:52:33 | More by wo87810
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BastionShaw

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

01-15-2012 13:56:18 | More by BastionShaw
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TonyJ815

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

08-16-2014 13:51:44 | More by TonyJ815
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ali1987

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

11-10-2013 20:46:21 | More by ali1987
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CampusCrew

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

appearance: deep dark brown nearly black, nice dark brown head retention

smell: coffee, loaded chocolate, smokey wood

taste: tons of dark raw chocolate, some woody notes but not barrel aged, balanced smoke and pepper heat, well done

mouthfeel: full bodied

drinkability: It's not easy to balance heat and smoke. Well done! I love this brewery's smoke beers. Keep em coming please.

06-22-2011 21:47:56 | More by CampusCrew
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

11-10-2013 20:45:13 | More by kylehay2004
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Thors_Bounty

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

08-20-2014 23:35:08 | More by Thors_Bounty
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nickfl

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

A - Poured with two fingers of dense, dark foam. Styles slowly and leaves delicate lace. Dark brown body.

S - Dark chocolate, raisins, fig, smoke, and peppers. Really nice, I can't get enough of the aroma!

T - Caramel and smoky toasted malt up front. Some dark fruit and spiced rum comes out in the middle. Dark spicy notes continue in the finish with molasses and more smoked plums.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation and a slightly sweet finish.

D - I'm stunned; it is spicy, smoky, and complex with a level of drinkability that is exceedingly rare in a beer that is this interesting. This is one of the best smoked beers that I have ever had and easily stands up to the likes of Schlenkerla. The chili character blends in perfectly with the malt and manages to add complexity and dark, fruity character without giving the beer any unpleasant hotness or other harsh characteristics that lead to most chili beer qualifying as little more than novelty. This is excellent and I sincerely hope I get the chance to try it again.

06-19-2011 02:46:52 | More by nickfl
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Bartos

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

01-16-2014 15:02:26 | More by Bartos
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jsurfs82

Ohio

5/5  rDev +14.9%

02-11-2012 17:58:49 | More by jsurfs82
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jgagne

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +14.9%

02-17-2012 05:04:11 | More by jgagne
Smoke Signal - Chipotle Infused from Swamp Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.