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Smokin' Beech | Circle Brewing Company

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15 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Circle Brewing Company
Texas, United States
circlebrewing.com

Style: Rauchbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bamberg-style Rauchbier. Based upon the original German Rauchbier, SMOKIN' BEECH stays true to its heritage. A melding of the two original Bamberg Rauchs, this lager conjures the best of both rival brews. Munich and Beechwood Smoked Malts blend to create a brew that is not overly smokey, but compliments the rich malty sweetness inherent to the traditional style. Properly proportioned and balanced accordingly...it's smokin'!

Added by stumac on 10-03-2012

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#35,253
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
15
pDev:
11.63%
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Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Just came on tap at my job. So it pours up a nice cloudy rust color with a lil decent white crown. Aromas consists of very faint malts, and absolutely NO smokiness or pork or any traditional Rauch aromas. Tastes of pretty damn sweet malts, a kiss of hop backdrop, and NO smokiness. Not impressed here. The medium-leaning-to-full body was great and the carbo was nice and crisp. It wasn't a terrible brew. A little too sweet in my opinion. But they sell this too you saying it keeps in the old Germanic Rauch tradition. But I've had quite a few Rauch brews FROM Germany and this wasn't like them. Sorry Circle. Not this time....

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Smokin' Beech from Circle Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 15 ratings
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