Cherrywood-Smoked Red - Station 26 Brewing Co.

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Cherrywood-Smoked Red
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Station 26 Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: brentk56 on 04-05-2014

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Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 2
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3.77/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Arrives with a clear amber color topped by an inch or so of foam; some lacing action

Smell: Slightly smoky and slightly fruity; somewhat biscuity

Taste: After a biscuity opening, the smoky/fruity tones come through; slightly bitter in the middle but the finish is balanced

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: I was expecting a bit more from a smoked beer, frankly; this beer is easy to drink but it is lacking flavor to make it to the next level

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.39/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

perhaps overly smoked on this one, not autumnal and like the german rauchbiers mature in its smoke character, this one seems like walking into a burning home, too risky, too much at stake, overwhelming. even a big frothy red malt body with plenty of sweetness cant balance it out. the smoke aspect really needs to be dialed back a bit, i have to fight it to taste the base beer, rather than have it serve as an accent flavor. i think its cool though that it was made in a fire house and its a smoky red, but it is need of some serious refinement to be drinkable more than say half a pint, it really smoked me out, and i like these beers usually. i see the potential here, and will revisit this one eventually, but for now its a palate wrecker in a way i dont really care for.

Cherrywood-Smoked Red from Station 26 Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.