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Cherrywood-Smoked Red | Station 26 Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Station 26 Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States | website

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by brentk56 on 04-05-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
8
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
8.08%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 8
Reviews by DenverHopHead:
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3.05/5  rDev -15%

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Photo of jaydoc
3.92/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of brentk56
3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Arrives with a clear amber color topped by an inch or so of foam; some lacing action

Smell: Slightly smoky and slightly fruity; somewhat biscuity

Taste: After a biscuity opening, the smoky/fruity tones come through; slightly bitter in the middle but the finish is balanced

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: I was expecting a bit more from a smoked beer, frankly; this beer is easy to drink but it is lacking flavor to make it to the next level

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Photo of coop5280
3.64/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.39/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

perhaps overly smoked on this one, not autumnal and like the german rauchbiers mature in its smoke character, this one seems like walking into a burning home, too risky, too much at stake, overwhelming. even a big frothy red malt body with plenty of sweetness cant balance it out. the smoke aspect really needs to be dialed back a bit, i have to fight it to taste the base beer, rather than have it serve as an accent flavor. i think its cool though that it was made in a fire house and its a smoky red, but it is need of some serious refinement to be drinkable more than say half a pint, it really smoked me out, and i like these beers usually. i see the potential here, and will revisit this one eventually, but for now its a palate wrecker in a way i dont really care for.

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Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Cherrywood-Smoked Red from Station 26 Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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