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Samuel Adams Bonfire Rauchbier - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Bonfire RauchbierSamuel Adams Bonfire Rauchbier

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BA SCORE
77
okay

534 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 534
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 23.74%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HoustonTX on 08-06-2011)
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elNopalero

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I’ve been on a rauchbier kick lately, as I’ve made note of in previous reviews. Dunno what sparked it but anytime I see a smoked beer I have a burning desire to try it out. But enough lame puns! On to the beer!

This pours a nice, smoky auburn. A shade lighter than the bottle it came in, a tinge of ruddy reddish-brown. There’s a muted whiff of smoke on the nose, very subtle. Not anywhere as dominant or overpowering as some of the other, bolder smoked beers I’ve tried. But don’t be fooled, on the first sip you’ll definitely catch the smoked presence. This one finishes dry—and sharp. Very enjoyable. Pleasing. Even as it warms. I’d buy a sixer of this, especially for the price that SA beers go for. Overall another solid brew from these guys. I’d love to see Sam Adams introduce the masses to rauchbiers by promoting this guy.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2011 19:48:53 | More by elNopalero
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Samuel Adams Bonfire Rauchbier from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.