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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2493   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1738) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2016
Bottle. Deep mahogany colour, thick white head, looks great. Super smokey, hints of deep malt, smoke, smoked pork product. I always enjoy this but never really fancy another.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martpez (118) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2016
Delicately smoked and pretty delcious. The smoke is not overpowering with bitter hops coming through. Wonderful scrumptious head that dissolves too quickly. A cracking beer with a lot of flavour for 5.1%

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kobracai (105) - FINLAND - JUL 3, 2016
Aroma is like walking into a boat shed. Tar and smoke off course. Gets me in the mood for whisky. Sausage taste and nice cream. An exciting and surprising beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (3094) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Brews n chews. Pours a darker brown. Big smokey meaty aromas. Taste is smokey with a nice sweetness in there too. Like liquid bacon.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ozzatoadisback (77) - ITALY - JUN 28, 2016
Dark brown with wonderful reddish hints, soft and white big head, shows decent retention and low lacing. Aroma is strongly smoked (bacon, speck, slight ashes) among a subtle roastiness and some dark fruit notes. In the taste, smoke is less dominant in a perfect balance of sweetness (dark fruits, caramel), bitterness (roasted malts) and smokiness ((bacon, ashes). Leaves a nice mix of smoke and fruity sweetness in the aftertaste. Medium to light body with very low crispness. Splendid smooth but still slgihtly creamy, goes down so easy. Wonderful and highly satisfying.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scooterbub (1014) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUN 27, 2016
16.9 ounce bottle. Pours a dark, hazy reddish brown with a thin beige head. Taste is of roasted malt, smoke, caramel and wood. Nice smoke and malt aroma. Has a smooth body with a smokey finish. Quite excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ndburns (146) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2016
500ml bottle at Brewhouse & Kitchen (Cheltenham). Pours dark brown with no head. Aroma is dominated by smokiness, some dried fruit. Flavour is fruity, smoky, caramel, quite sweet, only a touch bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
portwood (143) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Smell: smoked meat, chocolate, roasted malt, ashy Taste: rich mouth feel, meaty, slight fishy note Finish: coffee, smoked salmon, dry smoke, dark chocolate (tasted 05/23/16, bottle BB 10/2016)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen (3180) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours an dark amber color with cream head. Smoke, ham, wood, slim jim aromas. Smoke, sausage, ham, wood flavors. Classic rauchbier.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pioter (132) - POLAND - JUN 21, 2016
Piana obfita, piękna, kremowa. Kolor piwa brązowy. W aromacie przyjemna dawka dymu. Raczej średnie wysycenie i średnia pełnia. W smku raczej słaba goryczka i ponownie dym od drewna. Na pewno ciekawe marcowe, ale ogolnie to dość średnie


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