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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2187   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.


Testodan's rating

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Testodan (7) - - OCT 16, 2012
Nice beer, aroma like smoked jam, wood and spice, nothing that I ever tasted before, even so easily to drink and refreshing


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Baalzevuv (19) - - NOV 20, 2014
Piękny aromat a’la grodziskie z butelki. Piana obfita, trwała, grube pęcherze, lacing średni. Piwo bardzo wędzone. Kolor ciemnoczerwony, pełny. Klarowne. W smaku słodycz, lekki karmel i gorycz. Wszystko dosyć stonowane, w postaci dodatków do konkretnego wędzenia. Odczucie w ustach pełne, ale nie intensywne. Gaz rozchodzi się po całej jamie ustnej, lecz szybko znika. Goryczka lekko ściągająca.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
puredelusion (10) - Lviv, UKRAINE - NOV 18, 2014
0,5 bottle. Great looking bottle. Brown nice head. Aroma of smoked wood, caramel and bread. A little bit oily, with nice aftertaste. Awesome beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
miirab (1) - - NOV 16, 2014 does not count
A proper rauchbier, mild bitterness, toffee roasted flavour with a smoky bacony after taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Filipbeer (93) - - NOV 16, 2014
Dark brown color with creamy head. Very good lacing. Roast aromas, mainly smoky. Also some fruits and some of caramel and vanilla. In mouth it is slightly bitter. Medium body and a bit oily. Good carbonation. To sum up, equilibrated but slight flavor.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
torejh (8) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 12, 2014 does not count
500 ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a tiny dark brown head. Aroma of smoked wood, caramel and bread. Quite salty taste. Almost no carbonation. A bitter finish. Not my piece of cake.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rotaman14 (146) - Potsdam, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2014
Smoked ham, coke, nuts, plum. Amber body with a medium beige head. Soft, medium-bitter taste, with an aftertaste of smoke. Smooth, medium-bodied mouthfeel. Oh, that is quite a nice one indeed.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bellco33 (370) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Poured from bottle into a tulip: pours dark brown with a one finger off white head. Aroma of smoked meats, caramel, and more smoke. Flavor is light smoke, caramel, nuts, and dried leaves. Medium body, slick mouthfeel, a little bitter. Nice beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
churchgonewild (5) - USA - NOV 5, 2014 does not count
Dark red body, light brown head; strongly smoked, some caramel, a bit woodsy. Medium bitterness. Not for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hrc_Cro (93) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 5, 2014
0.5l bottle. Black color with medium brown head. Strong smoky smell. Strong aroma of smoke and some nuts. Pleasant bitterness in finish and overwhelming smoky flavor. Very interesting beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rjplumer (431) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Woodsy smoked aroma. Dark chocolate with a red tone color with a minimal tanned head. Smooth crisp smokey taste.Caramel background. Has a crispy fruity feel. Once over the initial smokiness in mellows but still leaves that burned after taste. First of it’s style I’ve had and I think it’s great.


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