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The Rauchbier style is an old German beer style, its origins go back to the 1500's and to the district of Franconia and the town of Bamberg. It's typically of dark colour and has similarities of the Oktoberfestbier. Green malts are literally dried over an open fire of beech wood, imparting a unique smokiness ("rauch" is German for smoke), the usage of which produces beers of an acquired taste. Imagine a smokiness so robust, so assertive, that it tastes of spiced, smoked meat.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier MärzenBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla5.404.041,84096
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla6.604.131,10994
Smoke & DaggerJack's Abby Brewing5.803.92701-
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier WeizenBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla5.203.9161891
Samuel Adams Bonfire RauchbierBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.3656080
Cinder BockBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.453.5744979
Z LagerThe Fort Collins Brewery5.403.53319-
Spezial Rauchbier LagerBrauerei Spezial4.703.69274-
Fire In The HamJack's Abby Brewing5.403.79231-
Aecht Schlenkerla FastenbierBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla5.504.2618295
Coffee Smoke & DaggerJack's Abby Brewing5.803.85152-
Scarlet Fire RauchbierVictory Brewing Company6.103.77140-
Smoked MärzenJack's Abby Brewing ? 3.89125-
Tinder RauchbierUinta Brewing Company6.503.84112-
Eisenbahn RauchbierCervejaria Sudbrack Ltda6.303.84109-
Rauch Ür BockCaldera Brewing Company7.404.05109100
Dog SchwarzFlying Dog Brewery7.803.9896-
Abandon Ship Smoked LagerBallast Point Brewing Company6.103.6990-
Emelisse RauchbierBierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse6.203.7684-
Saranac RauchbierMatt Brewing Company5.603.2969-
Rook & VuurBrouwerij De Molen8.203.5367-
RauchbierSouthern Star Brewing Company5.603.559-
Bonfire Of The ValkyriesNew Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House8.003.6556-
Ludwig's RevengeRoy Pitz Brewing Company5.003.8550-
Friar Bacon Smoked BockListermann Brewing Supply & Mfg7.003.6544-
RoogBraufactuM - Die Internationale Brau-Manufacturen GmbH6.303.6443-
Chicago SmokeRevolution Brewing Company6.203.6340-
Göller RauchbierBrauerei Göller Zur Alten Freyung5.203.8536-
Smoky MaryNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)5.303.9936-
Smoke OutStarr Hill Brewery8.003.531-
Deep Purple RauchbierMarshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant6.203.7631-
RauchbierIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant3.80426-
RauchbierSly Fox Brewing Company5.203.9726-
RauchbierSly Fox Brewing Company5.204.0625-
Smoked LagerBell's Brewery, Inc.5.903.5321-
Wildfire RauchbierPenobscot Bay Brewery5.403.5420-
RauchbockAppalachian Brewing Company7.003.6220-
Smokey The BeerZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread5.203.920-
Weiherer RauchBrauerei Gasthof Kundmüller5.303.5219-
Dragonmead Bishop Bob's Holy SmokeDragonmead Microbrewery5.603.718-
The Lubitsch TouchRight Proper Brewing Company4.703.8718-
Smoke MonsterBlack Husky Brewing9.904.3416-
3 Ravens Dark3 Ravens Brewing5.203.1216-
Smoke LagerTAPS Brewery4.503.0615-
Twisted Oak Stillage Barrel-Aged RauchPhillips Brewing Company6.803.8515-
Smokin' BeechCircle Brewing Company5.003.431485
7 Stern Bamberger RauchbierSiebensternbräu5.204.114-
Bamberg RauchbierMicro Cervejaria Bamberg4.803.7114-
RauchbierTriumph Brewing Company5.503.9214-
Spezial Rauchbier BockbierBrauerei Spezial4.603.9314-
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