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Scarlet Fire Rauchbier - Victory Brewing Company

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Scarlet Fire Rauchbier
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BA SCORE
85
very good

139 Ratings
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 13
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: goindownsouth on 04-19-2003)
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

First had: on tap at Victory

The more I go to Victory, the more I like their beer fresh and on tap from the source. This one really hit the spot, and paired great with my fish and chips.

Clearish medium amber pour into a 33cl glass, with a small white head that retained as a small ringlet. Biscuity malt aroma with a nice scent of a fresh burning campfire. A nice smoky malt flavor here that wasn't too potent or overdone, making this an easy-drinking rauchbier; lesser notes of toasted bread and maybe a faint whisper of leafy hops. It wasn't a full-blown smoked ham like some rauchbiers, but I think that's a good thing. I have to kind of be in the mood for a smoked beer, and even then, one is usually enough. This one was light and palatable enough for me to want to go back for more.

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Pours an amber-brown color with an eggshell colored head and good carbonation. Good lacing through consumption. Smells smokey yet some sweetness is present via the nose. Taste reveals some caramel or candy up front and then finishes with a long smokey flavor. A definite favorite from Victory.

Oakenator, Dec 31, 2012
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Drinking this from a tap at Good-Ta-Go in Chambersburg, Pa. Beer has a decent color. The taste is definitely a bit smoky and reminds me of hot dog / grill water but not in a bad way by any means. We dont have much experience with smoked beers but this is unusual but drinkable.

oneeyedhoolie, Dec 08, 2012
Scarlet Fire Rauchbier from Victory Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.