Coffee Smoking Wood | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Furlinator on 10-11-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
38
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
10.39%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 38
Reviews by augustgarage:
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4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at the brewery in Placentia. Served in a tulip.

Seal brown, opaque body with a buff color crescent of foam around the rim. Vague retention, though the bubbles linger. No lacing or even legs.

Aroma is well integrated, and surprisingly light. Tobacco, roast malt, coffee, cocoa, butterscotch, and notes from their signature yeast strain.

Sweet and deeply malty - chocolate, cherry, brown bread, loam, vanilla, and light smoke on the palate. A little tart in the finish - bright and fruity with a final whisper of ash.

Medium-bodied, creamy, warming, but not hot (even at 13%!). Mellow tannins, no astringency.

Smoke and coffee are both present but very subdued - the well balanced stout-like base beer is unique, potent, and a treat on its own though, which saves the overall impression.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rizzy17
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vrbulldog22
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beerbuddy21
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
3.32/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rhettroactive
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smartymcfly310
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of M_C_Hampton
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: served on draught at the brewery, dark brown colored with a tiny dark tan head, clear

S: smoke, meat, booze, the smoke smell is very assertive

T: Barbecued meat, Worcestershire sauce, sweet honey, brown sugar, coffee, espresso

M: thick and rich

O: very similar to regular Smoking Wood with a slight bitter coffee finish

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4.1/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.61/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had this at The Bruery Tasting Room alongside other Smoking Wood variants (Blueberry, Mole). This was my favorite- reminded me of Goose Bourbon County Coffee. Cold-brew coffee, roastiness, toasted beans, some sugar... beautiful.

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

Photo of Raziel313
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of MickeyHops
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HeartofMiami
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of bmur112
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of marqoid
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of MSandahl23
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CaptainPancakes
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of JSuperman
4.05/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of CJNAPS
3.93/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Coffee Smoking Wood from The Bruery
4.33 out of 5 based on 38 ratings.
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