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Amsterdam Catch A Fire | Amsterdam Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Amsterdam Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada | website

Style: Rauchbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Sammy on 02-03-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
7.36%
 
 
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Reviews by liamt07:
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3.3/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Bar Hop for their Customer Appreciation Night. Rauchbier fermented with lactobacillus.

Unfiltered golden yellow, light lacing and a film of retention. Nose has big smoke, with a distinct sourness. Tart fruit character as well. Taste is quite sour and heavy, woody smoke. Some cheese and grain notes. Finish has a touch of sweetness to cut the tartness a bit. Mouthfeel is a lighter medium, medium carbonation. Although I'm usually all for the smoke, I wasn't on board with how it was presented here.

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3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rauch with lacto, on tap at Bar Hop FIrst Anniversary party. Very taste. Light brown coliured body. Smoked malt gives a malty rather than a meaty taste which results in Very good drinkability. Best of the party for me, Amsterdam knocks it out of the park again.

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Photo of jrenihan
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Bar Hop.

Beer is totally opaque, dark orange. Almost no head, just a touch of white along the glass.

Beer smells like a very sweet, BBQ'd pig! That is not a bad thing. Obviously a rauchbier.

Lots of smoke in the flavour, reminiscent of smoked ham or Canadian bacon, with a BBQ influence. There is a noticeable sweetness in the beer as well, which serves a nice balance to the smoked flavours. Some more typical caramel malt flavours underneath all of that. Unusual beer, but quite good.

Light to medium bodied, strongly carbonated- too much.

Overall, good but hard to drink too much of. In small amounts, quite enjoyable.

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Amsterdam Catch A Fire from Amsterdam Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
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