Monthly Archives: January 2017

Stillwater Artisanal – Fear of Ghosts – 5 smokestacks (out of 7)

Stillwater Artisanal’s Fear of Ghosts beer is a smoked sour farmhouse wheat ale, and that description written on the bottle is half of my review right there. Sour notes found their way to my olfactory glands seconds after popping the … Continue reading

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New Glarus – Smoke on the Porter – 6.7 smokestacks out of 7

People of Wisconsin speak highly with conviction of the great accolades of New Glarus Brewing. One thing that New Glarus does better than anyone is please the masses alongside the beer snobs (level 5 beer snobs). Spotted Cow, now available … Continue reading

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De Dochter van de Korenaar – Charbon smoked vanilla stout – 3 out of 7 smokestacks

Charbon smells and pours fine, meaning nothing stood out as notable at the start. This beer tastes belgian, like a smoked belgian, with a funny vanilla in it, and do I detect juniper? And now that I have reviewed the … Continue reading

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Rogue – Fresh Roast – 4 out of 7 smokestacks

Let’s start off with roasted DOES NOT EQUAL smoked, but, the image of flames and malts on the bottle incited too much curiosity to resist. Plus, for $5 or $6 it didn’t seem like too big of a risk. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Benford Brewing – Smoked O’Hickory – 3 out of 7 smokestacks

Only the 5th smokebeer I’ve ever seen in a can (and 2nd this week). That’s unusual. It’s also unusual to see silt pour out of a can, but with beer companies throwing everything and the kitchen sink into the market, … Continue reading

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