German Rauchbier

Rauchbier is an old German beer style with origins in the 1500s from the district of Franconia and the town of Bamberg. Typically dark to amber in color, it shares similarities with Oktoberfestbier. Green malts are dried over an open fire of beechwood, imparting a unique smokiness ("rauch" is German for smoke) to the final beverage. Expect toasty-rich malt in aroma and flavor, restrained bitterness, low to high smoke flavor, clean fermentation profile, and an attenuated finish.

ABV: 4.8-6.0% | IBU: 20-30 | Glassware: Pint Glass (or Becker, Nonic, Tumbler)

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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier MärzenBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla5.402,4084.06
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla6.601,4334.14
Smoke & DaggerJack's Abby Brewing5.801,0873.93
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier WeizenBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla5.207993.92
Samuel Adams Cinder BockBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.454683.57
Aecht Schlenkerla FastenbierBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla5.503874.24
Fire In The HamJack's Abby Brewing5.403313.83
Spezial Rauchbier LagerBrauerei Spezial4.702973.71
Coffee Smoke & DaggerJack's Abby Brewing5.801833.86
Rauch Ür BockCaldera Brewing Company7.401404.06
Mac FannyBawAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse8.501393.58
Eisenbahn RauchbierCervejaria Sudbrack Ltda6.301133.85
Abandon ShipBallast Point Brewing Company6.10923.69
SWISHR CherryCarton Brewing Company6.00794.03
Saranac Rauchbier Smoked LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.60703.28
Ludwig's RevengeRoy Pitz Brewing Company5.00703.83
PunkrauchLe Trou Du Diable6.50673.67
Göller RauchbierBrauerei Göller Zur Alten Freyung4.90663.9
Orange SwisherCarton Brewing Company6.00653.93
RauchbierSouthern Star Brewing Company5.60643.48
RoogBraufactuM - Die Internationale Brau-Manufacturen GmbH6.30633.63
Bonfire Of The ValkyriesNew Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House8.00583.65
RauchbierSly Fox Brewing Company5.20554.02
Friar Bacon Smoked BockListermann Brewing Company7.00543.67
Spezial Rauchbier MärzenBrauerei Spezial5.30544.07
Smoky MaryNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)5.30403.93
Smoke OutStarr Hill Brewery8.00393.49
Deep Purple RauchbierMarshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant6.20383.76
The Lubitsch TouchRight Proper Brewing Company - Shaw Brewpub4.70343.93
Smokey The BeerZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread5.20333.95
Smokin'Great North Aleworks5.50303.95
Schwarzer RauchLive Oak Brewing Company4.50283.71
RauchbierIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant3.80273.98
Peach SwisherCarton Brewing Company6.00273.97
Smoke MonsterBlack Husky Brewing9.90274.18
Weiherer RauchBrauerei Gasthof Kundmüller5.30263.52
Zwönitzer RauchbierBrauerei-Gasthof Zwönitz5.50253.69
Wildfire RauchbierPenobscot Bay Brewery5.40223.52
Weisser RauchLive Oak Brewing Company5.30223.82
Smoked LagerBell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store5.90213.52
Hallerndorfer Raiterla RauchbierBrauerei Gasthof Rittmayer5.00213.77
RauchbockAppalachian Brewing Company7.00213.64
RauchbierFort Hill Brewery5.90203.53
Dragonmead Bishop Bob's Holy SmokeDragonmead Microbrewery5.60203.69
Gänstaller-Bräu AffumicatorGänstaller-Bräu9.80203.95
Bamberg RauchbierMicro Cervejaria Bamberg4.80203.7
GhisaBirrificio Lambrate5.00203.69
EldirBanded Brewing Co.5.60193.99
3 Ravens Dark3 Ravens Brewing5.20183.12
Gordon Biersch RauchbierGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant7.00183.79
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