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Gänstaller Bräu – Franz Xaver smoked märzen – 6.8 out of 7

Franz Xaver smells perfect… the beer, not the dead composer. Bamberg has given the world so much. Gänstaller Bräu of Hallerndorf, Germany resides on the outskirts of Bamberg, the motherland of smokebeer, and perhaps the current home of the Holy Grail … Continue reading

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Gänstaller Bräu – Affumicator smoked dopplebock – 5.2 smokestacks out of 7

It’s not bad. I have to start with that phrase because the pour was pretty cloudy with a bunch of flakes in it. I did what I could to keep those bits in the bottom of the bottle, but the … Continue reading

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Gänstaller Bräu – Smoked Imperial India Pale Ale – 5 out of 7

I opened this one up and was greeted with a very pleasant campfire smell which prompted me to say, “oooh!” This bottom fermented Smoked Imperial India Pale Ale poured nice as well and due to my personal pouring technique, the … Continue reading

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