Høst Øl | HammerHeart Brewing Company

BA SCORE
79.2%
Liked This Beer
4.05 w/ 24 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
HammerHeart Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
hammerheartbrewing.com

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by XmnwildX12 on 12-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,501
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
24
Liked:
19
Avg:
4.05/5
pDev:
13.09%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by Snow81:
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Caveworm
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Høst Øl - HammerHeart Brewing Company. Poured from a 750 ml growler into a snifter, this brew's head is one finger thick and off-white, with lateral lacing, and a very dark brown/reddish body.

I smell a near-whiskey sweetness, along with tangier malts and grains. These will probably will be balanced by floral, delicate hops.

Tastes like a nice blend of "harvest"/saison-esuqe grains, along with an enjoyably noticeable smoked flavor that this brew is billed for. Quite the pleasing twist on this oft-copped style as of recent here in the States.

The mouthfeel I'm picking up over here is medium-light, with not a whole lot of carbonation.

I'll choose to award Høst Øl - HammerHeart Brewing Company with an overall 4.75. Yet another solid trade from my friend @jrsaffert. Thank you again, my brother in steel \m/

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Photo of NilocRellim
3.76/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, copper colour. Clean smoke aroma, with sweet bready and caramel malt notes, with a bit of an alcohol scent as well. Tasted like it smells, light, smokey body throughout, cereal and caramel malts, simple, but tasty. Had a slightly dry finish with a hint of caramel.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml mini growler from the brewery. Poured into a Hammerheart tulip glass.

Appearance: Color is a deep brownish amber. Moderate amount of bubbles and about a finger of off white head that settles into a thin patch.

Smell: A smokey and bready malt forward aroma with a scent of smoke, wheat, and toast. Upfront scent of smoke along with some wood. Malt scent of wheat, cereal grains, toast, caramel, and biscuit with some yeast. Subtle earthy hops. A pretty nice aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, smokey and bready malt driven taste with notes of smoke, wheat, and toast. Good upfront presence of smoke along with some wood. Malt notes of wheat, caramel, cereal grains, toast, and biscuit along with yeast. Undertones of earthy hop bitterness. A pretty good smokey taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp and pretty smooth.

Overall: A very good smokey brew. Nice smoke presence with the cereal grains.

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Photo of GRG1313
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Yet again this place just kills it. This could take over as the standard for smoked beers. Just about perfect in every respect.

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Photo of jakemn91
4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dave2234
3.49/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lee_Adams
4.57/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This winter warmer from Hammeheart was aged in Bernheim whiskey barrels. Smoke flavor is balanced by sweel. Very pleasant and enjoyable to drink on a winters day.

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Photo of Twotonsandwich
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Nordbier
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of millelacsmark
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Evilyak
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Amber with a little carbonation floating up in the beer, but no head.

Nose is smoke and oak, or no shit Sherlock.

Tastes smoky with a definite oak aftertaste. Again, nothing subtle here.

It delivers 100%.

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Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
2.5/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of mothman
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elliott1184
3.28/5  rDev -19%

Photo of brbrocc
3.84/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mdog
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Dark amber, good head.

Smell: Wood smoke, smoked meat, faint breadiness.

Taste: Mild citrus, then a nice breadiness, then finishes with a moderate woody smokiness.

Overall: Brought home from a 750mL mini-growler. This is one of my favorites at Hammerheart, a smoked wheat harvest ale. It has a nice smokiness while maintaining a good malt and citrus hop balance.

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Photo of DaveMiller
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of lonewolfcry
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bfirkin45
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of SaxmanRick
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tykechandler
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Høst Øl from HammerHeart Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79.2% out of 100 with 24 ratings
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