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Coffee Smoke & Dagger | Jack's Abby Brewing

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Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Rauchbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by taez555 on 05-11-2012

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500ml bottle served in a stange. Pours the color and clarity of cola with a fizzy, one inch, tan-colored head. Head eventually settles into a 1/8th inch cap with some residual strands of lacing left in the wake of the receding brew. Nose suggests chocolate malt, roast and a hint of coffee. Taste is roasty with a metallic quality in the forefront. Chocolate character is almost non-existent and the overall flavor profile comes off a bit watered down. Finish is slightly bitter and lingers between quaffs. Mouthfeel is light and a bit watery with a prickly carbonation. Overall, I have to say that I'm a bit disappointed by this one. Definitely not getting a rauchbier vibe either - not sure if it is classified correctly.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Smells decent, light hint of smoke, little bit of coffee. Pretty much same with the flavor, with occasional hints of light chocolate. I just now got a little toasted coconut on the end. Slight bitterness lingers for a bit. I've had Smoke and Dagger a handful of times, but probably variations of it more than the original. I'd really like to compare it to this side by side. Solid beer overall, anyway.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Cask at The Old Toad in Rochester, NY.

Pours a dark brown, with a quarter inch tiny head, and not much lacing.

Smells include coffee, smoke, chocolate.

The taste is the same. A little too watery for my tastes. Used coffee grounds are the coffee flavor here, plus mild smoke, and cocoa powder. Maybe a little bit of vanilla. A bit disappointing- none of the flavors are that bold.

Light body, too thin, really. Cask-style mouthfeel and carbonation.

Regular Smoke and Dagger is great, the cask version of this one is just ok, not all that exciting.

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Coffee Smoke & Dagger from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 179 ratings
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