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Smokin' Beech - Circle Brewing Company

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Smokin' Beech
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Circle Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: stumac on 10-03-2012

Bamberg-style Rauchbier. Based upon the original German Rauchbier, SMOKIN' BEECH stays true to its heritage. A melding of the two original Bamberg Rauchs, this lager conjures the best of both rival brews. Munich and Beechwood Smoked Malts blend to create a brew that is not overly smokey, but compliments the rich malty sweetness inherent to the traditional style. Properly proportioned and balanced accordingly...it's smokin'!
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Just came on tap at my job. So it pours up a nice cloudy rust color with a lil decent white crown. Aromas consists of very faint malts, and absolutely NO smokiness or pork or any traditional Rauch aromas. Tastes of pretty damn sweet malts, a kiss of hop backdrop, and NO smokiness. Not impressed here. The medium-leaning-to-full body was great and the carbo was nice and crisp. It wasn't a terrible brew. A little too sweet in my opinion. But they sell this too you saying it keeps in the old Germanic Rauch tradition. But I've had quite a few Rauch brews FROM Germany and this wasn't like them. Sorry Circle. Not this time....

Smokin' Beech from Circle Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.