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Freigeist and Against the Grain Breweries – Zerbster Bitterbier (A Traditional German Style Smoked Beer) – 4 out of 7 smokestacks

The darker one. In a can is kinda rare. What the hell are you reading? This is the most comprehensive beer site in the world dedicated entirely to beers that taste like smoke. And the beer up for review today … Continue reading

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Against the Grain – Lichtenhainer (A traditional German style smoked sour beer) – 3.9 smokestacks out of 7

The brewery that seems financially sound, but has to reel in countless other brewers to produce a decent beer (and then make crude diarrhea jokes about it), has produced two canned smoked beers that have been marginally approved by The … Continue reading

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Pipeworks – The Long Hair Affair – 1.8 smokestacks out of 7

If you must put the word hair in the name of your beer, write it like Pipeworks has and make it illegible. The Long Hair Affair is a kolsch beer brewed with hemp seeds and mesquite honey, fermented in oak. … Continue reading

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Braustelle – Freigeist Pear Abraxxxas Lichtenhainer – 4 out of 7

This review is the 5th and final part of the Freigeist Bierkultur beer reviews, where Eherenfeider, Hoppeditz, Apple, Pear, and regular Lichtenhainer, were all reviewed consecutively… Good beer, but still of the same cut of wood as the Freigeist Apple … Continue reading

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Braustelle – Freigeist Hoppeditz – 4 out of 7

Here’s part 2 of the 5 Freigeist reviews. Hoppeditz is another beer that has the word smoke printed on the label, and was therefore rightfully delivered straight to the Ministry officials at SmokeBeerMinistry for a proper smoke rating. And while … Continue reading

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Braustelle – Freigeist Ehrenfelder – 4 out of 7 (not a smokebeer)

Here’s the first installment of a 5 part series where Freigeist beers are reviewed. And this beer, Ehrenfeider, an unfiltered altbier, is oddly enough tagged in the not a smokebeer category. Why review it? Well, the description on the label states … Continue reading

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Braustelle – Freigeist Abraxxxas Smoked Lichtenhainer Weisse – 5 out of 7

Freigeist Abraxxxas is a lichtenhainer kind of beer, which is apparently slightly different from gratzers (both are kinds of smoked beers with high wheat content and a sour taste). Abraxxxas comes off as extremely similar, delivering the same compulsion to … Continue reading

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