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Aecht Schlenkerla Fastenbier

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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 637   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Original Schlenkerla Lentbeer is an unfiltered smokebeer, brewed according to the Bavarian Purity Law of 1516. Bottom-fermenting yeast gives the reddish brown lentbeer a natural cloudiness. Its smokey aroma is already noticeable in the smell, combined with a fine hoppy note. In the drink the fullbodied, highly drinkable lentbeer shows its strong malty flavour, rounded up with the smokey taste and a light bitterness. Due to the nourishing yeast, the Original Schlenkerla Lentbeer has the "Brotzeit already included" (German word for afternoon snack). Served / Sold: - Only during lent from Ash Wednesday to Easter - Only from the wooden keg at the Schlenkerla Data: Original Gravity: 14.5% Alcohol: 5.5% EBU: 32


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (4311) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2016
Bottle in Germany. Aroma of smoked malts, eel, bacon, sugars and fruits. Flavor is quite sweet, thick bodied and smooth. Very well balanced rauchbier.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (4001) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Opened today when Wiesn (Oktoberfest) Started. Coz za zapach, wedzonego i spalonego drewna, sliwka wegierka, gruszka wedzona, jablko z ogniska. Kolor metny brazowo czerwony, fantastyczna metnosc i ta bezowa spora piana, ktora stoji niewzruszona caly czas. Smak poteznie wedzony, lekko slodowy, wedzony ser, szynka serrano lub inna regionalna, a do tego goryczka w gardle zalepiajaca i zalegajaca bardzo dlugo. Kunszt i klasa Rauchbier, nie dziwi tak wysoka ocena. Lovely Smoked Beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drbalci (2) - - SEP 13, 2016 does not count
fastenbier very tasty, smokey, but also silky.you can find it only strict period.it belong to the spring

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexmate (71) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2016
Appearance: dark Guinness-style colour with a big dirty white head. Nose: caramel, smoky bacon, roasted malt, wood chips and some sort of metallic smell. Taste: Smoky bacon at the start, some red fruits similar to a red wine, brown sugar, charcoal and roasted malts. Finishes slightly sweet with light bitterness. An interesting and complex beer. Price Paid: £2.10.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (1126) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 11, 2016
Bottle. Murky amber-brown pour with a thick, pillowy off-white head. Both aroma and taste are fairly smokey, but nicely integrated and balanced with the rest of the beer. Fairly rich for the ABV, malty but also complex and delicious. Really tasty and surprisingly drinkable for a smoked beer - wish I could get this more often.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Teran (288) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 10, 2016
Stronger taste version of a smoke beer from this brewer. Delicous beer. Clear dark amber. Very easy to drink. Perfect taste, aroma superb, palete unforgettable. My, my, hey, hey, great stuff!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21630) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 2, 2016
bottle at home ... copper ... smalll tan head ... soft smoke sweet herbal tofffee smoke malt nose ... big smokey bacon ... loing soft smoke... just not me

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2016
On tap at the Hereford Beer House, June, 2016. Deep amber in colour, with a faint haze and decent, frothy, beige head. Smoked wood chips, slightly fatty bacon, sweetish red berries and a touch of leafy hop, before a full finish with accompanying smoke. A great beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (7336) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Deep hazy amberish brown under a rocky and sticky light tan head. Mild aroma that’s a little smokey, a little meaty, a little toasty and something kinda semisweet, like date fruit. Smooth and balanced flavors that’s slightly smokey, somewhat toast-y, bready, gently sweet and medium flavored. Quaffable, clean, balanced and not overbearing for a smoked. Just kinda even tempered.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bozo_skeleton (1015) - Grenoble, FRANCE - AUG 19, 2016
Robe caramel foncé, grosse carbo, gros collet persistant. Bien marquée sur les notes fumées, du caramel derriere. Relativement mince et comme toujours avec cette brasserie elle se boit tres bien meme avec un niveau eleve de fumé.


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