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Aecht Schlenkerla Fastenbier

Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 470   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2413) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2015
Flaska från SB. Rödbrun färg, aningens disig med högt tjock ljusbeige skum. En mjuk rökdoft utan tillstymmelse av brända toner, lite trä oh lättrökt chark. Fyllig men ändå lätt kropp, de rökiga smakerna dominerar men är inte påträngande utan mjuka, lätt efterbeska där rökigheten hänger kvar länge. Lite karamelliserat socker, trä, tobak och chark. Relativt lättdrucken och väldigt välavvägd. Riktigt gott.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2350) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle from SB. Dark reddish brown with a thick tan head. Smokey and malty tones. Smoke, malt, caramel and hops. Medium body with a smokey, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (2030) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2015
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av humle, karamell, torkad frukt, charkuterier, tjära, läder, aska, rök, bränt trä. Lagom sötma, fina smaker och rökighet, fruktig med lagom beska. Gott under förutsättning att du gillar rököl!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (1566) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2015
@ Havregatan 150524. Bottle (500 ml) from Systembolaget. Roasted, malty and smokey with fruity notes and charcuteries, medium sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, roasted and smokey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Garlic_of_Doom (555) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget. Really dark amber, perhaps almost brown with a creamy beige head. Sweet malty aroma that is quite peaty. Aroma is sweet and light smoky. Light body, low carbonation, dry. Herbal bitter after taste.
Not as good as the other offerings from Heller.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lawger (213) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2015
Pours a pretty clear chestnut with big light-khaki head. The usual charcuterie scents dominates the nose. Smoked ham, smoked sausages, a hint of damp wood smoke, wet moss, a hint of hay, some assorted grains and semi-dark chocolate in the background. Light to medium bodied, dry palate. Quite muted flavours. Ends on a dry, slightly spicy, herbal and ashy note on the shortish finish. I prefer the normal Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cool_Bond (1930) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2015
Smoked meat, charcoal and smoke smell. Slightly smoky flavor, which makes it easy to drink. OK bitterness which fills the upper part of the mouth for a long time. Good in the beginning, but you lose the urge for a while. Smaller bottle thanks! Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vjohans (370) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2015
caramel, bread, hay, smoke, woody, brown, black, hazy, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, A bit more smoother and more body than rauchbier märzen and not as heavy on the smoke. Excellent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mysland (62) - GERMANY - MAY 21, 2015
Flasche. 0,5l. Braun, klar. Feiner Schaum, beige. Duft nach Geräuchertem, vielleicht holzig. Kräftiger holzig-rauchiger Geschmack im Vordergrund. Trockenes Mundgefühl, sehr leichte Süße und runde Bitterkeit. Harmonisch. Absoluter Hammer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ilovedarkbeer (2406) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2015
On tap at the Moth. Been looking for this one for a while. Pours a brilliant reddish orange color with a yeasty taupe colored head. Notes of smoked ham, cooking oil, olive tapenade, and faint brown sugar. Can’t drink much of this stuff.

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