Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 2309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
20107589 (490) - randers, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2015
Appear Dark Brown with a small White head. Smokey aroma, light bitter taste, light bitter aftertaste average carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
huineman (395) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2015
Pours dark reddish brown, tan rocky head. Aroma is intense: smoky (bacon) and liquorice. Savoury, soft and bitter, with a spicy note in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle at The Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg, Denmark 2015-02-28. Hazy amber beer with an offwhite head. Smoked fruity malty aroma. Smokey grassy, bready flavour. A really nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lebermilz (94) - GERMANY - MAY 23, 2015
Nearly black, thick, persistent off-white froth, smells like smoked ham, malty. Medium carbonation, smoky, slightly sweet. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vjohans (420) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2015
caramel, bread, smoke, woody, black, hazy, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
clockk (140) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - MAY 21, 2015
Sabores maltosos y ahumados. Baja en olores. Color oscuro. Cuerpo bajo. Espuma poco persistente.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (288) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Looks lovelymin the glass nice oily tongue feel tastes and smells of smoked sausage and charred wood unusual but not entirely for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandon1989 (435) - Euless, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Pours a dark brown with some ruby shining through it. There is a a medium off white head that had good retention and left a lot of lacing. The aroma is smokey, meaty, and bacon. The taste is is very similar to the aroma. I believe it is a little less smokey/meaty compared to the urbock giving it a little more drink ability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BreWedge (375) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2015
500 ml bottle @ Hair of the Dog Toronto. Pours a dark reddish/brown with a minimal off-white head. Powerful smoke and cured-meat aromas. Umami and campfire smoke dominate the palate. Surprisingly thin body for such huge flavours. Medium to heavy carbonation and a fairly assertive medium smoky finish. Decent beer but not terribly complex. I enjoyed it but probably didn't need the whole 500 ml. Based on the look on my wife's face after trying it it was apparent she wouldn't be helping much! ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foerdifuxx (20) - Franconia, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2015
When poured into the glass it produces a dense rocky tan head. The beer itself is red-brown coloured. The flavour is rich in smoke, bacon and some hops. Aromas of smoke, bacon, malt and a little bit of realy dark chocolate, some earthy hops and smoke in the aftertaste. Good carbonation, enough to keep it refreshing. Probably THE icon of franconian smoked beer. I can recommend it.

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