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Rowley The Smoking Swede
A beer by: Rowley Farmhouse Ales
from Santa Fe, NM, United States
Style: Ale
 
Score:
3.075
ABV:
5.5%
Availability:
Unknown

Reviews:
1
IBU:
22
Last Updated:
12/1/2019 8:44:29 PM
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Beer Description:
The Smoking Swede is an interpretation of Gotlandsdricka, an indigenous farmhouse ale brewed on the island of Gotland. The small island of Gotland is 40 miles or so off the coast of Sweden in the Baltic Sea. Since the Viking age, this beer has been continually brewed on Gotland, often in small wooden mash tuns called rostbunns. A main component to this style involves the use of juniper, and since we have no shortage of local juniper in and around Santa Fe, we foraged our own local boughs and berries to be used in the brewing of our version. We also used birch smoked malts, that our good friend Tobias smoked for us up in the hills in the Jemez wilderness. Typically one might choose a harder wood in the US, but we wanted to be true to style as much as possible. Besides the birch smoked malt, the grain bill for this beer consists of a large portion of rye, raw wheat and naked oats. We lightly hopped this beer to 22 IBU's using Russian Serebrianka hops, and fermented it using our house mixed culture. This beer was brewed exclusively for the Rare Beer Club, and Pints for Prostates, which is an organization we stand behind wholeheartedly. It will only be available through the club, and we will also be pouring a gin barrel aged version during Denver Rare Beer 10 and at our tap room. Cheers! Or should we say Skål!
 
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Overall rank28654 of 44030
Overall percentile34.9
Style rank77 of 123
Style percentile37.7
Lowest score3.3
Highest score3.3
Average score3.3
Weighted score3.075
Standard deviation0
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