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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 965   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
While for the classic "Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier" traditionally beech has been - and still is - used, the malt for "Schlenkerla Oak Smoke" is kilned with Oak wood. The resulting Schlenkerla Oak Smoke Malt has a smoother and more multi layered smoky note than the intensely aromatic Beech Smoke Malt. The hence complex smokiness in the "Schlenkerla Oak Smoke" is paired with the multifaceted bitterness of finest Hallertau aroma hops. With 8% alcohol and amber color it matures for months in the deep brewery cellars underneath Bamberg into a special treat for smoke beer lovers. www.Smokebeer.com


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (20225) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
Keg at Paisley beer festival 2016.... Copper. Thin white lacing... Big sweet soft smoke nose. Big smoke... Sweet toffee malts. Soft toffee fruit.. Long smokey malts

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ej (1191) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 14, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear brown with a medium offwhite top. Complex aroma with smoke, dates, wood and malts. Vinous fruityness. Light bitter flavor with smoke, cured meat and lightly roasted malts. Medium-full body. Finishes with a little warmth and a clean bitterness. Avg co2 levels.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Night_Cap (54) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - APR 2, 2016
Bottle 500ml. Served at cellar temperature. Pours clear amber. Head is off-white, good sized and lasts well. Aroma is smokey with notes of salty pancetta, caramel, toasted wood chips, peat and hints of berries. Flavour is very smooth with a light roasted bitterness, toasted grains, smokey wood chips, smoked/cured meats, caramel, hints of berries, a touch of aniseed and a salty finish. Medium bodied with medium carbonation and a long finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Clarkdvm (396) - Florida, USA - APR 1, 2016
Bottle in Florida. Purchased room temp. Chilled in fridge. Smells like smoked ham. Smoked meat flavor with definite sweetness. Can taste malt. Very good overall. One of best smoked beers I’ve had

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3541) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle Pours deep carmel copper hue with a nice eggshel head with very good lacing. big smokey nose with lots of wood. Flavors are smokey up front followed by nice doppelbock sweet malt and long into the finish. The Finish is both half smokey and half sweet malt. Body is big lush and quite slick. carbonation is mild. Very solid smoked beer here. Glad this is available locally.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (579) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle. Tan, with thin cream head and medium lacing. Massive smokey bacon aroma. Delicious aromas of caramel malt, gentle smoke and bacon, sweet finish. Great mouth feel. Fantastic beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (1596) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 22, 2016
Bottle. Dark reddish brown body with white head. Aroma is smoke with malts. Taste is also smoke, caramel. Aftertaste is sweet malts with nice bitterness in the background.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
migwell (271) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 19, 2016
500ml bottle into a Samuel Smith nonic. Paler brown color and a mild smoky aroma. This beer answers the age old question ’Is there any difference between beech smoking malt and oak smoked malt?’ Yes, Virginia, there is. This is a much less pronounced smokiness, both in aroma and flavor, as well as a less pronounced ’meatiness’ to the beer. I’m detecting a slightly burnt, ashy flavor to this one. I’ll have to say that I prefer the fuller flavored Urbock from this brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanillaringer (22) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 19, 2016
Wow. This is the best smoked beer I’ve ever had. Smells like bacon. Tastes of smoked meats. Very smooth.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mister_Li (684) - GERMANY - MAR 12, 2016
Klares Bernstein mit reichlich Schaum. Malzig, rauchig, reichlich Speck, süß, Karamell, Holzaromen, weich, sehr würzig.


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