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Friar Bacon Smoked Bock - Listermann Brewing Supply & Mfg

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Friar Bacon Smoked BockFriar Bacon Smoked Bock

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BA SCORE
83
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40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 17.71%
Wants: 12
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Listermann Brewing Supply & Mfg visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beejay on 06-29-2010)
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Reviews by fauxpunker:
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fauxpunker


2.55/5  rDev -30.5%

A: Looks good. Brown and clean with a thin, off-white head.
S: The label isn't lying. Powerful smokey aroma with bacon showing up clearly. Smells more like breakfast than beer.
T: Smoke blasts the tastebuds hard. Didn't notice the bacon as much, but the combination of smoke and malt wound up tasting kinda like a band aide. Not something I enjoyed.
M: Moderately full, the smokiness made it seem fairly big. Good carbonation.
O: This definitely wasn't my bag. The chemical/band aide affect in the taste left a lot to be desired. Pleasent to smell, not so much to taste. Didn't finish the bottle.

12-17-2012 16:43:49 | More by fauxpunker
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juicebox

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9%

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Pinioned

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -18.3%

03-19-2013 00:33:51 | More by Pinioned
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Cincy_Joe


3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

02-17-2013 04:09:41 | More by Cincy_Joe
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

22 ounce bottle. Served in a mug, the beer pours a slightly hazy orange/amber/brown color with a half inch light tan head that fizzled away pretty quickly. Not much lacing at all. Aroma is pretty much all smoked meats/malt (bacon), along with a bit of wood. The taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes mostly like smoked malt/meats, and there's also some wood and an apple juice flavor noticeable too. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick and coating with a decent amount of carbonation. I think it's a solid brew, it's definitely worth trying.

06-22-2012 20:35:35 | More by bluejacket74
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Beejay

Virginia

3.85/5  rDev +4.9%

A: Deep mahogany brown. Murky with tan head that fades into white bubbles on the top.

S: Definitely smells like smoked meat. Something sweet in the smell as well, almost like maple bacon.

T: Smokey up front.. this fades to a gentle pleasant sweetness. The finish is a nice long lasting grilled aftertaste. There is almost a Belgian flavor in here, I'll need to get another bottle or two to figure this thing out.

M: Thin to medium bodied, though it feels quite light in your mouth. Carbonation is there, but it is not featured. There is a nice roundness to this brew.

D: Definitely something I would like to get again. I think I could drink a few pints of this, and try to figure it out a little better.

06-29-2010 03:01:04 | More by Beejay
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-21-2014 14:10:38 | More by BuckTuckian
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.54/5  rDev -3.5%

22 fl. oz. bottle
Served in a mug

A - It is a dark rust color with amber highlights. I normal pour provided four inches of tan head.

S - It smells like a rauchbier. I get that wonderful aroma of smoked pork. I get some caramel malt as well.

T - It's got a pretty good smokey flavor to it. I get some sweet caramel malt in the middle, and it has a dry, bitter finish.

M - Medium with some prickly carbonation.

O - It has the makings of a great rauchbier. I loved the aroma, and the initial flavor was good. I didn't like the dry, bitter finish.

06-30-2013 23:15:58 | More by buschbeer
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elkinbrown

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-20-2014 01:29:38 | More by elkinbrown
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Ohio

5/5  rDev +36.2%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-14-2012 22:59:55 | More by danwho
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fishnuttoo

Kentucky

3.85/5  rDev +4.9%

This beer was bought at Listermann Brewing on Dana ave, 22 0z bomber.

A: Medium, hazy, brown color. Small tan head, faded quickly

S: Strong smokey smell, sweet smell intermingled.

T: strong smokey taste, some richness in there, and definitely some sweetness too. flavor stays throughout the beer.

M: lightly carbonated, medium bodied beer

D: good beer, strong smokey flavor, without being overbearing. would drink again.

Keep making em, and Ill keep drinking em

08-08-2010 03:28:51 | More by fishnuttoo
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-06-2014 17:46:46 | More by Jeffries55
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +9%

03-01-2014 12:22:40 | More by speedvagen
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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jsurfs82

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9%

07-21-2012 22:12:19 | More by jsurfs82
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nlmartin

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev -6%

This beer was picked up at a local stop and rob. The beer was served in a pint glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a murky dark amber coloration. The head was a thick beige that resolves to a ring of foam. No lacing noted.

Smell: The aroma of the beer is loaded with smokey bacon. A nice maple note couples with the meaty bacon.

Taste: A sweet maple smoked bacon, starts very strongly smokdy and mellows out.

Mouthfeel / Drinkability: The body of the beer is just shy of medium. I think a little less fizzyness would improve the drinkability. I would certainly grab another bottle of this should I see it great bang for the buck at $5.00 a bomber.

12-05-2010 14:22:54 | More by nlmartin
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ali1987

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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seeswo

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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DeadGuyRyan

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -65.9%

11-06-2012 21:16:11 | More by DeadGuyRyan
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backfat

Indiana

4.03/5  rDev +9.8%

100th review. super excited to get this. Thanks CMitchell! shocking my landmark review has something to do with pork....

This beer showed up at the house very cold today. I gave it 15 hours to settle in the fridge. Opened it up to a crazy gusher. Lost about 3-4 oz of beer all over my counter. Perhaps it was the extreme temp changes or the stress on route. Whatever, my kitchen smells like bacon so I don't mind.

L- a careful pour yields a dark, caramel amber. foggy and chunky. white flakes dance around in the murky cider like body. a fizzy, noisy, and lively head dissipates rapidly to a thin white film.

S- The smell off the bat is great. I was afraid since this beer emphasized bacon, that it would be like an overly smoked beer that gave a nitrate like amora, but this one is balanced nicely. Road tar, malted barley, honey ham, rubber, and charred hickory. absolutely awesome.

T- the taste is light and pleasant. It reminds me a Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen. Crisp with a silky malt presents.

F- overcarbonated and fizzy, but not stinging or thin.

D- Very high drinkability for me. Very happy I have another one. The taste isn't too heavy, but the smell is dank. I am very glad this one delivered. Bacon beer baby!

01-25-2011 08:02:38 | More by backfat
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mwa423

Ohio

4.05/5  rDev +10.4%

A - Pours a very hazy red with ample white fluffy head that had decent retention and left a decent lacing.

S - Smoke and lots of it, there is the typical pork/bacon aromas along with a malty sweetness.

T - All smoke and meaty notes, the typical pork/bacon flavors with a grilled bbq type flavor that starts strong and mellow through into a nice malty and smooth finish.

M/D - Mouthfeel is about perfect, coats the tongue but still light and goes down smoothly. Very drinkable for the style and worth a look for rauchbier fans.

11-07-2010 21:21:31 | More by mwa423
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Friar Bacon Smoked Bock from Listermann Brewing Supply & Mfg
83 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.