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Smoke & Dagger - Jack's Abby Brewing

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88
very good

581 Ratings
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Ratings: 581
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 40
Gots: 33 | 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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4.56/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Picked it up in a Mix Six. Bottle poured into a glass.

A: Beautiful very dark brown/black. Small head.

S: Mostly roasted malt smell, not overpowering.

T: I have never had a beer with such a complex taste. It isn't something I could drink all night but it is phenomenal. I usually don't like the toasted flavors but the hints of smoke even it out perfectly.

M: Medium carbonation. Fairly smooth.

O: This is a great treat beer. I would absolutely buy this any day.

Serving type: bottle

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4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My first rauchbier. Thanks to dgthrasher for sending it in a BIF. I was expecting a lot of smoke - bacon beer if you will, but instead the smoke just played at the edges. That's not a bad thing. Malt and a dark chocolate hint take front and center. It's all blended well. You can really taste a well made lager underneath.

A little involved of a beer for a hot day, and a little thin to be a great winter beer. Hell of an autumn beer though.

Serving type: bottle

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Smoke & Dagger from Jack's Abby Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 581 ratings.