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

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BA SCORE
77
okay

550 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 550
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 23.81%
Wants: 17
Gots: 21 | 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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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

Golfrocket, Jul 30, 2013
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2.53/5  rDev -24.7%

When I first heard about this beer, I went crazy with excitement. I love the fall and the smell of bonfires. I drank this beer out of a pint glass: it has a deep amber color with a strong head but when put against the light you can see the lightness to it. A very cool color. The smell was amazing: i felt like I was sitting next to a bonfire! However, after finishing half my glass, I was about done. The after taste of burning wood overwhelmed the overal positive taste of the beer, which was moderate at first but then got way too strong. A huge fan of Samuel Adams and their autumn harvest beers, I was disappinted by this. Will be sticking to Octoberfest and Harvest Pumpkin for the fall season from SA.

Eando35, Jul 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Barnsley, Jul 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

jonaspb, Jul 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Jackal, Jul 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

pastramionrye7, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

prdstmnky, Jun 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

beerbtl, Jun 24, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.5%

cofeeguru, Jun 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

MikeyC37, Jun 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

RedWeizen83, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Celtics76, Jun 01, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

timoteo833, Jun 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

Purp1eOne, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

herrburgess, May 27, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.2%

MikeyA, May 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

DrunkinYogi, May 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

FliryVorru, Apr 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Kelp, Apr 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

randylangford, Apr 14, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -33%

Arsenal0328, Apr 11, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.5%

Ograd001, Apr 06, 2013
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1.35/5  rDev -59.8%

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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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

surfrogue1, Mar 25, 2013
Samuel Adams Bonfire Rauchbier from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 550 ratings.