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

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BA SCORE
77
okay

560 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 560
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 23.81%
Wants: 19
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
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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1/5  rDev -70.2%

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1/5  rDev -70.2%

Bdel34, Dec 24, 2011
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

UncleNeighborChris, Dec 09, 2012
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

UncleJon206, May 31, 2012
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

MenardMa, May 31, 2014
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

DennisDullea, Jan 01, 2014
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

Sheesh101, Aug 30, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

ABVerageJoe, Dec 17, 2011
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

timmy2b, Nov 02, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

oneturbucfan, Dec 10, 2011
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

MikeyA, May 09, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

timoteo833, Jun 01, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

BeerTaster727, Dec 25, 2011
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1.25/5  rDev -62.8%

johnso98, Dec 07, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -62.8%

rmank, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of KeithVan
1.35/5  rDev -59.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.25

Tasted and smelt exaclty like buring firewood....Sam Adams Bonfire, no kidding. From the sam adams winter variety pack. Usually the variety packs are hit and miss. The winter pack was a great success. With the exception of "firewood Beer". I guess if you have this beer and take the name literially, you will not be dissapointed, especially if you happen to be a termite.

-Although it's been well over a year since I last tasted this "Gem", The taste is one that will not be forgotton.

KeithVan, Mar 18, 2013
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1.35/5  rDev -59.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Bonfire is the right name.. their is smoky beer and then there is this.

If you want your beer to taste like it was filtered through BURNT bacon drippings this is the beer for you. Simply undrinkable.

BTW I like bacon.. but this was somethign else.

CDGoin, Mar 28, 2013
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1.38/5  rDev -58.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Bottle poured into a standard conical pint glass.

A: Darkish amber. Head dissipated quickly, leaving a minimal amount of lacing.

S: Like a cheap cigar. Slighly sweet and acrid.

T: Worse than it smells. Like licking an ashtray. My wife describes it as 'being mouthraped by a hobo.

M: After the taste, I just wanted to forget that even tried this.

O: Horrible. I would rather not drink beer than ever drink this again.

jeaton, Sep 09, 2011
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1.39/5  rDev -58.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.75

In a pint glass and a stange at different times:

A: dark amber hazy body, no head, no lacing

S: smokey meaty coming through in a dull bland way

T: exactly the same as the smell

M: medium, not exactly sessionable (at IMO), bland sticky aftertaste pounding all around my tongue, assault by carbonation, bland meaty finish

O: however I guess this still fits the style, but I'm not a fan of this whatsoever

BeerKangaroo, Nov 09, 2011
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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

briandaube, Jun 02, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

zjbordeau, Mar 05, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

JonSnowdon, Aug 30, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

ZPB, Dec 23, 2011
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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

Golfrocket, Jul 30, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

Patsnsoxfan, Sep 04, 2013
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Samuel Adams Bonfire Rauchbier from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 560 ratings.