Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 723   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (1737) - Odense S, - JAN 25, 2013
Thanks to Mads K for this nice beer. Clear amber body with a medium creamy offwhite head. Aroma is smoke, wood chips, caramel, malt. Flavor is caramel, smoke, wood, alcohol notes, dark fruit. Medium carbonation. Smooth. This is really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (5660) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 23, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch intensiv rauchig, Schinken, leicht röstmalzig, Eichenfass. Geschmack rauchig, würzig, geräucherter Schinken, klasse!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weaselkenievil (1207) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
The kings of smoke. Darkish brown with a big bubbled off white head. The huge lashings of smoke and smoked food makes for an arousing aroma. Proper bloke stuff that is. Got alcohol present but that goes well in here, something medicinal about this. Prefer the urbock but this is still a good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sdcourtney (39) - Berlin, Germany, - APR 17, 2014
Very nicely balanced rauchbier. Doppelbock character dominates with maltiness and light alcohol, and the smoke in the flavor compliments the beer’s complex malt sweetness. Light amber color, crystal clear . Smoke aroma mixes with malt character in the nose, and the smoke character lasts to the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Valgreen (465) - DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
Tap @ Fermentoren Aarhus. Clear amber, small white head, great lacing. Aroma, malty, smoke, caramel, toffee, . Taste, smoke, malts, sweet caramel. I love the smoke.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2180) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
Tap. Pours deep amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of smoke, caramel and wood. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. An awesome smoked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5086) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2014
50 cl. bottle. Dark clear golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of smoke, oak, caramel, malt and hints of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DennisKirk (60) - DENMARK - MAR 29, 2014
Flaske 0,5 liter, Smagt hos Lars, god røget smag, bære dog nag af noget pølse af en art, dufter godt, men mangler lidt i smagen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BLADT (224) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2014
From bottle. Nice, luminescent amber brown. Small white head. Big charcoal nose. Lots of smoke. Some ash. Smells kind of like the shirt you wore next to a campfire when you smell it the next day. Taste is ash and smoke forward. Some basic maltiness. A small hint of caramel sweetness. Very interesting. Could not see myself throwing back a couple of these.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattiasA (622) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2014
On tap at Tröls. A smoke and spicebomb this is a beer that’s packing a sensoric punch, not really my cup of tea though.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dfinney23 (1436) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Smoketastic! Rich smokey malt aroma and taste with a smooth, lightly sweet finish. Would be great on ribs.

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