Tag Archives: Rauchbier

Weird Beard Brew Co. Fire (6%)

A Rauchbier brewed with chipotles you say? Don’t mind if I do. Weird Beard’s fire is a really fun little beer that’ll have your tongue tingling for more. Pouring a pale gold, the smell is peaches and wood smoke, and … Continue reading

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Birradamare Raaf (6%)

An Italian brewed Rauchbier, I wanted this to be so much better than it is. Sure, it pours a nice rich Amber and smells of wood smoke and orchard fruit, but the smoked malts that initially taste like an Autumn … Continue reading

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Black Isle Brewery Smoked Porter (5.5%)

Once upon a time I loved Black Isle’s beer. I even wrote a big article on them. But this is rather unpleasant. Organic or not, there’s something rather fake about the smokiness of this beer. The aroma is weak prune … Continue reading

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Hanging With The Hideout: The Sheffield Twissup

This morning I’m a little the worst for wear. Slightly hungover, and certainly feeling it when I had to take my youngest child swimming at 8.30am. Delicate I might be, but I’m happy too. Happy because I spent yesterday in … Continue reading

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Orbit Beers Leaf (6.2%)

Leaf is a Rauch Alt and it’s very very good. Pouring a deep chestnut brown, the aroma is toffee apples, bonfires and red peppers. As you take a swig you get an immediate hit of salty smoked bacon, and this … Continue reading

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