Monthly Archives: August 2015

Aecht Schlenkerla – Fastenbier – 7 out of 7

Schlenkerla can do no wrong in His eyes. This beer is what happens when you open the doors of your holy sanctuary to the nectar of the gods. It cannot be understated that SmokeBeerMinistry walks in stride with this marriage, … Continue reading

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FATE – Gratzer Ale – 2 out of 7

Not much to report about on this one (unless you want to hear about vanity in Boulder, CO brew pubs… It was like a fashion magazine in there). This beer was light on every front. Without a touch of smoke, … Continue reading

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Backpocket – Iowa’s Swabain Hall – 4 out of 7

El Bait Shop gets the nod on this day. Note to brewers: Try not to let your beer get upstaged by the bar. Actually, El Bait Shop isn’t all that unusual considering how many beer halls there are out there nowadays, … Continue reading

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West O Beer – Smoked Red (Draft) – 2 out of 7

The good news is that West O has this same beer in bottle format which is still to be reviewed. Hopefully the score will come out a bit higher from the bottle, but as far as the draft I had … Continue reading

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