Scarlet Fire Rauchbier | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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85
very good
151 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Rauchbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by goindownsouth on 04-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
151
Reviews:
66
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
14.78%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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2.84/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at victory brewing company. Nice golden hue body. Good lacing
Nose is way too medicinal. Taste is peaty, bitter, and medicinal. Finishes enjoyable with a good smokey aftertaste. I know this is a rauchbier but what the heck is with the medicine flavor.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Victory

The more I go to Victory, the more I like their beer fresh and on tap from the source. This one really hit the spot, and paired great with my fish and chips.

Clearish medium amber pour into a 33cl glass, with a small white head that retained as a small ringlet. Biscuity malt aroma with a nice scent of a fresh burning campfire. A nice smoky malt flavor here that wasn't too potent or overdone, making this an easy-drinking rauchbier; lesser notes of toasted bread and maybe a faint whisper of leafy hops. It wasn't a full-blown smoked ham like some rauchbiers, but I think that's a good thing. I have to kind of be in the mood for a smoked beer, and even then, one is usually enough. This one was light and palatable enough for me to want to go back for more.

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Scarlet Fire Rauchbier from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.79 out of 5 based on 151 ratings.
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