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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bamberg’s speciality, a dark, bottom fermented smokebeer, brewed with Original Schlenkerla Smokemalt from the Schlenkerla maltings and tapped according to old tradition directly from the gravity-fed oakwood cask in the historical brewery tavern.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (5229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2015
Gravity keg at Akkurat. Dark brownish/amber with a medium slighty tan head. Nice aroma of smoke, ham, salt and wood. Taste of smoke, ham, wood and salt. The finish was bitter. Refreshing and really drinkable. A very nice beer.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
susonagger (32) - spain, - FEB 15, 2015
NOTA DE CATA: - Color: Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen 50cl es de color prácticamente negro. - Espuma: Densa y de color beige - Boca: Fuerte. El toque a malta y caramelo queda en segundo plano cuando toma poder el ahumado, que es difícil de calificar como dulce o como amargo. Al final aparece un toque picante. ELABORADOR: Schlenkerla Rauchbier GRADO ALCOHÓLICO: 5 %

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillWyce (781) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Poured clear nut-brown with a 2-finger bone-colored head. Aroma of wood smoke, with perhaps a touch of caramel underneath. Body is medium, but a touch watery. Lightly dry finish. Flavor of nutty malt with a touch of bright citrus at the back. The smoke is present throughout, but really shows at the back and lingers pleasantly in the finish. A touch of a metallic note at the back as well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
villevav (264) - FINLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Tuoksussa savustettua kalaa ja makeaa maltaisuutta. Maku alkaa savuisen maltaisena ja päättyy savustetun kalan makuun. Suutuntuma keskitäyteläinen. Miellyttävän alhainen alkoholipitoisuus täyteläisyyteen nähden.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alomtnez (57) - SPAIN - FEB 12, 2015
Brownish medium head, persistent. Redish brown medium body. Smoke and smoked meat aroma with hop notes. Same aromas in taste, salty with roasted and cacao notes. Nice bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (379) - Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2015
500 ml bottle to a pint. Dark Amber brown with tan head. Nice balance of sweet toasted malt and smoked pork. Very tasty!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantumnuss (48) - POLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Father of Rauchbier. Clear dark brown color with a creamy head but very unstable. Nose full of smoked aromas like ham and wood. Märzen fresh aromas. Nice caramel and bready taste. Medium/high carbonation and for me it’s too sweet and could be ballanced with more bitternes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaKeAFC (638) - ITALY - FEB 5, 2015
50 cl bottle. Black appearance, deep burgundy red in see-thru, clear, nice creamy beige head, looks like a stout. Smokey nose indeed. Aroma of burn malts, 5-cereals, wood, charcoal. Very smoked, with speck. I remember having tried this years ago and it was YUCK!! but now it’s not that huge smoke i remember, it’s pretty drinkable. Taste is flattish, propending on the bitter side. Body is strangely light to medium, and texture is thin. Finish is smoky, woody. Peculiar one.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
это пиво очень вкусно. я бы, конечно, рекомен& его всем. пожалуй& обратит& его. очень хорошо!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VDuquerroux (490) - Airvault, FRANCE - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle, 50cL. Home. Many thanks to @Jaghana ! A sparkling clear red brown beer witha big off-white creamy head ; average retention. Smoky aroma, salmon, roast, herbs, caramel. Light to medium sweet, light to medium herbal bitter ; nice balance. Good body, silky texture, good carbonation, sweet smoky sweet finish. Overall, oh yeah... fantastic smoky aroma ; great balance. Merci encore Pascal !


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