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Smokey The Beer - Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread

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Smokey The Beer
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86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This style is brewed using a majority of beechwood- smoked malt (smoked in Bamberg). The smoke character is well integrated and balanced by a hint of roasted malt and German hops.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 11-06-2009)
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-15-2013 23:38:51 | More by LoveStout
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

12-14-2013 17:59:52 | More by acurtis
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-light amber color with a decent off-white head and some lacing

S-malt, caramel, light smokiness, hint of spice

T-toasted malt, light caramel, grassy, nice light smoky flavor well-integrated into the beer, mild bitterness in the dry finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-nice example of the style, easy drinking and enjoyable

Serving type: on-tap

10-14-2013 00:55:23 | More by MDDMD
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sluggo013

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-23-2013 20:59:04 | More by sluggo013
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nafredet1

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-02-2013 19:09:52 | More by nafredet1
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Stopped into the Burlington Hearth on 10NOV12 with Alewife to enjoy some good company, conversation and bier. Started with a glass of this, a 12oz fluted pils at $5.00.

This one was a clear, deep copper/amber hue. Head was a light tan, creamy layer of froth, which left decent lacework. Definitely had a smoky aroma, with some caramel also evident. Pretty nice on the tongue; fairly smooth and medium bodied.

Tasted a bit of toasty malt, with some caramel and a hint of roastyness, with a nice level of initial sweetness. The rauch character is easily noticed, but it's not too strong to put you off - just the right level. Some light floral hopping is noted in the dry finish. Quite nice! Zum Wohl!!

4/5 rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

1537

Serving type: on-tap

11-14-2012 16:12:41 | More by Bierman9
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.7%

10-20-2012 01:23:47 | More by djrn2
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MEW

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

10-07-2012 19:45:45 | More by MEW
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer at the Burlington Hearth. Served on tap in a 12oz glass, cool.

A-light gold body, nice head

S-faint campfire, some sweet malt smell

T-sweet malt, strong smoke, ketchup

M-light

D-really nice beer. Great food beer. I would drink this again.

Serving type: on-tap

10-12-2010 01:17:38 | More by jneiswender
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kingcrowing

Vermont

4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap poured into a pint glass.

Pours a fairly light amber with almost no head but a nice light smokey and malty aroma that's very nice.

Wow, the taste is awesome, it's smokey but also very rich malty with a light hoppy/smokey finish. Very nice crisp an smooth mouthfeel with a dry finishthays really good. One of the best rauchbiers I've ever had.

Serving type: on-tap

09-24-2010 00:11:43 | More by kingcrowing
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Brad007

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a mild copper color with a one-finger head into my glass.

Grainy, slightly smokey malt penetrates the nose. Very muted.

Taste is full of smoke with a sweet, grainy background. Almost like a lighter version of liquid smoke.

Mouthfeel is chewy, sweet and full of lingering smokiness. Very palatable.

Its always nice to have a local version of this style. Its rich, satisfying and definitely something that you'll want to savor slowly and sparingly.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2009 20:06:18 | More by Brad007
Smokey The Beer from Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.