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Schlafly – Raspberry Chipotle Brown Ale – 3.2 out of 7 Smokestacks

St. Louis’s well liked brewery Schlafly brewed this experimental Raspberry Chipotle Brown Ale that didn’t do too well, too bad. And it started off great with smoke on the nose right upon opening it, but then when I poured it … Continue reading

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Jester King – Figlet – 5.25 out of 7 smokestacks

Everyone likes Jester King. Not everyone like figs, certainly not smoked figs, so why would anyone make a beer out of that? Well, for whatever the reason, it worked out well. The folks at the highly respected Jester King Brewery … Continue reading

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Oliphant Brewing – Smoked Wheat Erryday (can) – 2.5 smokestacks out of 7

I didn’t like this one. Why? How the hell would I know? Oliphant Brewing dumped so many unusual ingredients into this beer, how would anyone know what went wrong? Version 4.2.0 Smoked Wheat Erryday The Next Pineappisode could be the name … Continue reading

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B. Nektar – Cherry Chipotle – 2.25 smokestacks of mead

Little twist here, clearly this will receive the ‘not a smokebeer’ tag, but technically this isn’t even a beer. It’s a mead. Nonetheless, the infallible palate of the Ministry has an opinion to share about this libation based on the … 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 Abraxxxas Apple Lichtenhainer – 4 out of 7 smokestacks

Apple? Apple lichtenhainer? Well, I guess so, but I hope you weren’t expecting something comparable to a cider, because I’m not getting much apple at all. And I’m barely getting any smoke for that matter, and I just had the … Continue reading

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Pipeworks – The Roister – 2 out of 7 (not a smokebeer)

For starters, roasted does not = smoked. But plenty of good smokebeers come with full-on roasted tastes, plus I stumbled across the word smoke in reviews and descriptions of this beer, and even on The Roisters own label, so I … Continue reading

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Tieton Cider Works – Smoked Pumpkin Cider – 1 out of 7

This is the worst beer I’ve ever had, and that includes a ton of warm Busch Light I stole from Paul Darryl’s keg party that I ‘uninvitedly’ sneaked into only to fill several recently emptied 3 liter bottles of Kroger … Continue reading

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Woodchuck Hard Cider – Celler Series – Smoked Apple – 5 out of 7

Woodchuck Hard Cider – Celler Series – Smoked Apple Purchased at The Hobbit Cafe in Houston TX Richmond Ave. Love that place. I’m not really a cider guy, I’m a smoke guy. So, it didn’t matter if this was a … Continue reading

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