Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 2101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
profane (40) - - JUN 19, 2007
bottled. Nice creamy compact head. Very sparkling on the tongue. Persistent smoked and sweet end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
generallee08 (523) - New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
The body has a deep copper body with clear reddish highlights. On top it has a tall, light tan head that makes spotty and slick lacing on the glass. Its aroma is very smoky, like hardwood BBQ smoke, roasted malt and those imitation bacon bits that go on salads. There is a deep smoky wood character with grainy malt with hints of bacon. It has some mild sweetness underneath that is balanced buy some light mineral (salty metallic) notes and leafy hop bitterness. The palate has a slightly slick smooth feel with a medium body and carbonation. It finishes with a slow deep smoky fade off the tongue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (522) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
Couleur brune avec des reflets ambrée et une mince mousse durable. Nez intensément fumée et caramélisé. En bouche c’est beaucoup plus rond, fumée, caramel, torréfaction, chocolat. Corps léger a moyen. Carbonation faible a moyenne. Peu d’amertume. Je suis pas fan de bière fumé... une bière correct...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
a_cross (593) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
I like the bottle; pours brown, off white head; aroma is smoked ham, really good; taste is sweet and smokey, like a souped up dunkel; it’s an acquired taste that I found myself acquiring quickly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djoeye (1207) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2014
Pale tan head, clear mahogany body, dense laceworks. Aroma; sundried seaweed, liquorice, dark malts, hints of smoke. Taste; smoked liquorice, chocolate, malts. Normal nice on palate. Finishes cocoa choco flourish, good and moreish. [50cl br btl abv5.1%, B@Harrislee/Flensburg DE, T@Middelfart Fyn DK]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karol (591) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle bought the LCBO in Toronto/Canada. Overall a very good rauchbier. Smoked meat, bacon, saussages aroma. Dark brown coloe, head off white. Taste is malty, smoked meat, a bit watery, refreshing. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (72) - GERMANY - JUL 6, 2014
Cola-ähnliche Farbe, schön dunkel. In der Nase extreme Röstaromen sowie Bacon und Rauch. Am Gaumen abermals Röstmalz, Bacon, herbe Bitterkeit gegen Ende. Vollmundiges Bier. Klassiker, aber nicht 100% mein Stil.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
petexner (882) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2014
On tap in Piv.brana. Very heavily smoked, great smell, medium head. Good palate. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gregus (140) - Kraków, POLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Butelka; Barwa miedziana. Piana drobna, ale szybko opada do obrączki. Aromat wędzonki, dymu, ogniska, delikatne nuty słodowe. W smaku dominuje wędzonka, która jest kontrowana przez przyjemną słodowość. Goryczka raczej delikatna.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lele (84) - ITALY - JUN 21, 2014
Birra affumicata per eccellenza! Sembra di stare davanti ad un caminetto. I sentori affumicato e legnoso le fanno da padrona, accompagnati da un gradevole maltato e anche da un percepibile biscottato

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (913) - Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Pours clear dark amber with a medium sized tan head. Smells smokey and hints of caramel. Taste is smoke, hints of sweetness, a kiss of bitterness. Medium-bodied with a wet texture and mild mouth-carbonation, Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen finishes with a lingering smokiness.

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