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Smoke & Dagger - Jack's Abby Brewing

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88
very good

591 Ratings
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Ratings: 591
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 39
Gots: 34 | FT: 3
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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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Coco-Cola color body, including the ruby highlights. No carbonation visible though. Four fingers of whipped light ran foam. No lacing.

Aroma is light heavy, with coffee and chocolate undercurrents.

Taste begins with coffee and chocolate. Smoke builds throughout and mingles into a later, larger coffee taste.

Light and smooth mouthfeel, appropriate to the style.

Well made. Tasty. Deft touch with the smoke. Worthy of a try.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 05:03:39 | More by RonfromJersey
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Appearance: A one finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a dark brown black color with no vision of anything. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Smoke, ham, toasted cereal grains, doughy, earthy, toffee, and chocolate.

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Smoke & Dagger from Jack's Abby Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 591 ratings.