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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2406   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   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.


bigtourist's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigtourist (36) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Strong smoky aroma with a hint of bacon flavor. Much smoother and clear finish than expected, malty aftertaste


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (1550) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2016
500ml bottle. Dark body with a tall head. Smoke, bready notes, caramel, smoked meat. Big mouthfeel without being sticky.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrNosha (1020) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2016
0,5l Flasche. Das Bier ist dunkelbraun, beiger flacher Schaum. Geruch nach kaltem Rauch. Geschmack Rauch, keine Süsse. Etwas metallisch im Abgang. Mir fehlt bei dem Bier was.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonestGriff (28) - Birkenhead, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Wow this is the only Smoked beer I’ve had, blows your socks off, could only have the one tho, so thick, tastes like bbq slightly burnt sausages brilliant!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Syfher (204) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle of 50cl, in a pint glass, from the fridge. Nothing more to say that the presentation didn’t : it’s a perfect smoked beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Estebanik (452) - Lublin, POLAND - JAN 31, 2016
Bardzo drobna, bujna piana. Opada, znacząc szkło. W aromacie bardzo intensywna wędzonka. Smakuje jakbym wgryzał się w wiejską kiełbasę. Oprócz tego, lekka słodowa słodycz. Wraz z ogrzaniem wychodzi bardziej drewniana wędzonka. Klasyka gatunku

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nurmis (99) - FINLAND - JAN 30, 2016
0,5l bottle from alko. Foamy tanned head, black liquid. Aroma is smoked meat, little bit of roasted malts. Light sweetness, medium bitterness. First smoked beer I have ever tasted, really good with food.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBHansen (571) - Køge, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2016
bottle @ DØE Køge. Appearance: pours clear copper-red with powerful creamy beige head and lacing. aroma/taste: bread, light caramel, oak and smoke. palette strong malty and smoky aroma, average carbonation, medium body, medium to notable sweetness, somewhat balanced by an average bitterness, medium duration and a watery texture. Overall: distinct smoke that overpowers the other aspect a bit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Echon (194) - Århus, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2016
(Tap at Fermentoren Aarhus)
Deep red body with a white head.
Aroma and flavour of campfire, smoked sausage and malt. Light sweetness and bitterness.
Medium body with average carbonation.

The best smoked beer I have had. Very good balance.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mudfly (34) - - JAN 26, 2016
Bottiglia 0,5 l. Marrone scuro, bella schiuma beige, sentori affumicati, malto, tabacco. Molto beverina, corpo medio, bassa carbonazione, molto equilibrata. In bocca carne affumicata, tabacco, finale corto.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mduspara (25) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle 0,5 Pours clear, dark brown colour with a medium beige head. Smokey ( I love this word ) with the aromas of smoked meat, wood, caramelised malts and tobacco. Kinda reminds me of "Tabasco chiplotle ". Medium bodied and nicely balanced. On the palate it tastes like it smells. Almost like a barbecue with the Chipotle sauce. Nice smokey aftertaste with a light bitterness.


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