Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 431   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
yackery (157) - California, USA - APR 2, 2012
Draught. Rootbeer-float-foamy head persists for ten minutes with creamy lacing over an dark amber body. Aroma is umami, smoke, and produce. Taste is umami and bitter. Palate is light and creamy with fine and lively carbonation. Excellent rauchbier

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3493) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 19, 2015
Bottle 0.5l from Alko, Vantaa. BBE 11/2015. Colour is brown with small foamy white head. Aromas and flavours: Smoke, some caramel, hints of tar, some sweetness and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (566) - GREECE - APR 19, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Dark copper brown color with nice light beige head. Aroma is smoked, bacon, caramel malty, wood. Taste is light sweet and bitter, smoked bacon, wood notes and caramel again. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2253) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Bottle from St Albans beer shop, St Albans, Herts. A dark amber/brown coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Smokey, malty aroma. Tastes smokey, malty, caramel, meaty, slight bitterness. Decent smoked beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (17079) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
13th April 2015
King’s Head. Keg. Clear amber beer, tidy cream colour head. Palate is airy with good fine carbonation. Smoked kipper nose transfers to the flavour. Light malts. trace of caramel sweetness. Strong carbonated nip in the finish. Fresh and nicely smoked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4762) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Red brown pour, with a caramel colored head. Smoke, caramel, smoked bacon, grassy, and some dried fruit. Quite good, I could drink more of this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leaparsons (8641) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2015
Keg, Brewdog, Leicester. Amber, brown with an off white foam. Aromas are smoky bacon with toasted malts and nutty aspects. Grainy with background toffee and sudsy notes. Flavours are weetabix and sticky toffee malts with smoked ham. Earthy and peppery with weetabix and light, soapy pine. Dry nuttiness with a spicy finish. Good to have this available.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OllieBBommel (1194) - NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2015
Tap@In de Wildeman, Amsterdam Appearance: clear ruby brown with beige head. Aroma: smoked ham. Taste: smoked ham, light bitter. Palate: dry and refreshing, full bodied, light carbonation. Overall: very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PeatyPete (460) - NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2015
Ruby red colour with beige head. Smoky meaty aroma. Taste of bacon, with a sweet malty background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6132) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2015
On tap at the moth, muddy brown color with some soapy foam, smoky wet wood aroma ,flavor is good smoke , wood char, meaty pork , reminds you of the little dog beers, mild finish, glad I got to try it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crajun (1046) - , Texas, USA - APR 12, 2015
drat at meddlesome moth; couldn’t get aroma in restaurant. slight smoke in flavor but nothing stood out to me; just a beer.....

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