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Smoke & Dagger - Jack's Abby Brewing

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86
very good

683 Ratings
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Ratings: 683
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 42
Gots: 44 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Cloaked in mystery, this dark black beer skirts the line between a schwarzbier and smoked porter. The use of a small percentage of traditional Beechwood smoked malt adds complexity and balances the liberal use of chocolate malt. Notes of roasted grains, beechwood smoke,and coffee accompany a full bodied-and sweet chocolately malt character. Smoke & Dagger uses locally grown unmalted barley from MA.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: mduncan on 07-29-2011)
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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

dannyfayy, Tuesday at 12:58 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Ace1117, Sunday at 02:58 PM
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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%

Pours into a becker a roasted chestnut brown with a half finger light beige head atop.Smoke,caramel,brown sugar,and German malts in the nose with that light tinge of iron.Smoke up front on the palate but not in your face a little earth and some brown sugar-like sweetness to round it out.A pretty solid rauchbier good smoke without being overbearing.

oberon, Oct 24, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

jayiz, Oct 22, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Chestnut colored with ruby highlights, a low wispy beige head settles out quickly. Aroma of darkly toasted malt, semi sweet, hint of smoke.

Flavor matches the nose, dark malt, hint of smoke, some cocoa, mild bitterness, no hop flavor, note of coffee and cola. Creamy mouthfeel. Really good beer.

far333, Oct 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Burkbom23, Oct 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

This beer caught my eye, and since I'm a sucker for renaissance fare, I picked it up.

Definitely a lot of smoke in the scent, pours dark brown, sits in the glass nearly black. Spawns a small tan head that settles quickly. Leaves a fair amount of lacing behind as I drink.

Smokey flavor at the forefront, I could even go so far to say that it's similar to hickory. Hints of coffee, and caramel in the back.

Rather thin feeling, leaves a bit of sparkle on the back of the tongue before dissipating. Very smooth and drinkable.

This brew fits my tongue very well, very pleased. Would buy this again.

predikit, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

The best non-Schlenkerla rauch I've had. I'm a big fan!

yarnbomb, Oct 01, 2014
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Smoke & Dagger from Jack's Abby Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 683 ratings.