Hopfenrauch | Wig And Pen

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Brewed by:
Wig And Pen
Australia
wigandpen.com.au

Style: Rauchbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Spring

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Added by dgilks on 09-28-2009

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4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, amber colour with a tight, creamy, white head. Good head retention.

Aromas are fairly obvious with smoke, burning rubber and bacon all playing a role.

Hopfenrauch has a complex flavour with the smoked beer passed through the 'Modus Hoperandus' filled with smoked hops. I get burning rubber which fades to a soften bacon-like smoke. There is a reasonable hop character playing a role and working with the smoke. A good, bitter lingering finish.

A medium body holds up the flavours while crisp carbonation helps to make sure the flavour isn't too powerful.

For a rauchbier, this is very drinkable. The interplay of the hops and the smoke is very good and makes this a fairly drinkable beer which doesn't knock you out.

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Hopfenrauch from Wig And Pen
4.28 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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