Brooklyn Smoked Porter

Brooklyn Smoked Porter

Rated 3.025 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Style:  Smoked Ale

5.5% Alcohol by Volume

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Brooklyn Smoked Porter was inspired by the famous smoked beers of Bamberg, Germany. Up into the 1750’s many beers had smoky flavors because the malts were dried over wood fires. As smokeless indirect malt drying became standard, the smoke flavors disappeared from most beers, but in Bamberg the tradition has continued until this day. Brooklyn Smoked Porter is brewed from imported smoked malt from Bamberg, cured over beechwood fires. The campfire flavors enhance the chocolate and coffee flavors from the other dark malts, creating a complex earthy flavor that has been largely lost for more than 200 years. It’s a great accompaniment to meat dishes, especially steaks, pork chops and barbecue.

ID: 19848 Last updated 16 years ago Added to database 16 years ago

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Overall Rank38374
Overall Percentile22
Style Rank235 of 261
Style Percentile10
Lowest Score3.1
Highest Score3.1
Average Score3.100
Weighted Score3.025
Standard Deviation0.000

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    rated 3.1 16 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 6

    Poured a dark brown color with some reddish hints, a small tan head and light lacing on the glass. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, and light smoke. Mouthfeel was average, nothing special. Taste was chocolatey and roasty, with faint smoke, some vanilla, and some caramel malts as well.

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