Smokey The Beer - Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant

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Smokey The Beer
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.76
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Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: ffejherb on 07-30-2009

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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2
Reviews by mactrail:
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3.36/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The brewery describes this as a Marzen. I might call it more like a Brown Ale. In any case, this is a warm and malty brew with a pleasant hint of smoke. It's just very subtle. It is so sweet, however, with roast malt. Tastes of honey and cocoa. There is the barest scratch of hoppy flavors.

A grainy aroma with a nose of butter and honey. Sort of a copper-tinged amber in color. Quite drinkable if you just think of this as some kind of malty ale. On tap at the Beach Chalet restaurant and served in a tall 14 oz glass.

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3.92/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Beach Chalet on 7/14/09. Described as a "smoked Scottish ale."

A - Dark amber/light copper-tinged body with a thin off-white head that settled to a thin ring and deposited sparse lacing on the glass.

S - Hefty caramel malt presence with subtle smoked maltiness and a touch of charcoal.

T - Nice balance of sweet caramel malt and smokey flavor. Finishes with a light herbal, floral hop bite.

M - Medium body with a syrupy texture and moderate carbonation. Finish is bittersweet on the palate.

D - Probably my favorite of all the Beach Chalet offerings, and definitely their coolest named beer! This one has a nice light smokey character with a sweet malt backbone and even a touch of hop bitterness.

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Smokey The Beer from Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant
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