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AECHT SCHLENKERLA OAK SMOKE DOPPELBOCK

On tap at Copper Mine, palpably askew russet-browned German rauchbier (a.k.a. Eiche) brings unexpectedly heightened brown-sugared malt sweetness to anticipatory oak-smoked meatiness. Subtle faux-beechwood oak singe sunk into bacon fat, honey-glazed ham, barbecued pork and beef jerky illusions drops off a tad as syrupy maple-sapped caramelizing gains prominence. Latent dry nutty undertone emerges below beefy wood-soaked hop char.