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Smoke & Dagger - Jack's Abby Brewing

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88
very good

651 Ratings
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Ratings: 651
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 41
Gots: 42 | 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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A: [4.00] Appears black - but with backlighting shows red hues. Gets a 1/2 head that is made of uniform khaki bubbles. The head has real staying power (Right after I poured I had a 10 minute converstation - before the first sip - the head had not gone down at all). 25 IBUs and 5.8% ABV. No visible date.

S: [3.50] Chocolate and smokey malts.

T: [4.00] Smokey malts and some sweetness. Their is a nice smokey chocolate after-taste.

M: [4.00] Smooth and creamy. Some slight tingle of carbonation.

O: [4.00] I like the smokey flavor and the sweetness of the malts. The mouthfeel is smooth and enjoyable. I haven't had a beer from Jack's Abby that wasn't above average. This is not an exception. It is not my favorite beer from Jack's Abby - but it is still worth repeating.

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Smoke & Dagger from Jack's Abby Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 651 ratings.