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Kraus Hirschentrunk - Brauerei Kraus

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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Kraus visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-17-2009)
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herrburgess

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +13%

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tripledbrew

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-13-2012 05:00:33 | More by tripledbrew
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light copper colour with good clarity and a thick, bubbly white head on top.

Malty smelling with a bit of spice blended through the middle and rounded off nicely with a touch of cinnamon and hints of smoke.

Caramel and a nice malt base to this one along good bit of spice and a nice cinnamon kick that the nose suggested. There is also a background smokiness to the beer.

Smooth, light to medium, mild bitter finish.

A fairly average tasting beer that was drinkable and had a good mix of malts and smoke.

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Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 21:31:41 | More by flyingpig
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shwami

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-10-2012 20:42:33 | More by shwami
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

3.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I stayed at the Kraus brewpub 22-26SEP11 but, unfortunately, their restaurant was closed at that time. I was able to buy a bottle of this at the reception, though. I quaffed the 0.5l (€2.00) serving in my room on 25SEP11.

This rauch was a clear shade of copper, with a rocky, off-white, quickly-thinning head which left some OK lace. Had an aroma of light smoke and toastiness. Medium-bodies, the prickle level was low, making for a decent passage over the tongue.

A little caramel was in the mix before the rauchiness came into play. It was medium-strength, like a Spezial Rauch, not a killer cup of bacon. Some florality played a part in the dryish finish. Decent and drinkable, but not top-shelf. Prosit!!

3.8 rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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Serving type: bottle

10-05-2011 20:20:41 | More by Bierman9
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

3.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Half litre bottle. Medium tanned head which went quickly. Mahogany colour, slightly cloudy. Strong smoked meat smell. Taste reminded me of the smokey bacon crisps I used to eat. Not as smooth as Schlenkerla but goes down ok. The locals say smoked beers only taste after the third one.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 19:13:17 | More by jonb5
Kraus Hirschentrunk from Brauerei Kraus
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