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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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Blue Blood Brewing – Smoked Marzen – 4.2 smokestacks (out of 7)

Found one in a can! Which is fun, because it’s so rare, but its really not that exciting because the canned smokebeers I’ve had have all been below average. And this one, which is only the 6th can in a … Continue reading

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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier – Marzen – 7 out of 7 Smokestacks

My first sip of this was like a punch in the jaw. After which I found myself in pursuit, chasing this beer down, for the rest of my life. I understand The Marzen’s reasoning, “How dare someone with a passion … Continue reading

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Fort Collins Brewery – Out of the Ashes Smoked Marzen – 5 out of 7

This evening we have Fort Collins Brewery Out of the Ashes Smoked Marzen shown here in a makeshift tabernacle (original tabernacle is under reconstruction). First off, I want to point out the picture of the poured beer; the visible 3 … Continue reading

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