Rubio Fumando | Freetail Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: Smoke Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by elNopalero on 09-02-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by elNopalero:
Photo of elNopalero
3.39/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From my notes:

A smokey witbier? Not sure if that’s the appropriate description but it’s the first and second thing that has come to mind both times I’ve tried this beer. Pours hazy. There’s a great smoke profile that comes out in this beer. Chipotle? It’s not spicy on the palate, although there’s so much flavor. However, as a fan of smokey beers it doesn’t work for me. I wish for more body, more malt backbone, maybe more roasty notes to come through? But then it wouldn’t be a smokey witbier and I’d be drinking a smoked porter.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub shortly after the La Muerta bottle release.

The beer pours a golden white color with a large white head. The aroma has a ton of smoke in it, as well as a little bit of biscuit malt. The smoke is fairly ashy, not meaty like you get in a lot of smoked beers.

The flavor is similar. I get a lot of biscuit and bready malt, as well as some strong, ashy smoke. There is also a bit of yeast in the flavor as well as some light citrus notes.

Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of nickhiller
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of zonker17
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of jamescain
3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Poured a cloudy orange-yellow with a centimeter thick white head that lingers and fades into a thin lacing over the top of the beer.

Aroma: The smokey aroma over powers everything else. It's not in your face smokey but it is definitely more smokey then the regular la Rubia.

Taste: A touch of coriander, clove and some orange zest with layers of smoke.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with medium carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: It's pretty good and it paired well with my bbq pizza.

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Photo of t0rin0
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Rubio Fumando from Freetail Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 10 ratings