Wagner-Bräu Kuckuck

amber beer with big head in mug
Wagner-Bräu Kuckuck

Brewery: Wagner-Bräu
Town:
Kemmern
Style:
Rauchbier
Color:
light amber
Head:
rocky, dense
Nose:
malty but a hint of smoke
Body:
medium
Palate:
a big malty flavor with a fair smokey note
Finish: clean, dry

Served: on tap at the brewery

Impression: Since we were staying just up the road and were sharing beers, I decided to give their Rauchbier a go. I’d had a bottle of it a few years prior and remembered it as being quite good. It was another beauty with a huge head and nice faint smoke in the nose. It full and quite malty with just a faint smokey note for accent. It had what seems their signature dry, bitter finish. Another good introductory smoke beer for those weary of the style.

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