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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2241   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.


PlinyHarris' rating

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PlinyHarris (28) - - NOV 15, 2012
I think everyone who knows I’m into beer has had to put up with me butchering the hard German "ch" in the Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier name. But I can’t help it. I’m vegetarian and never liked gammon one bit anyway, but this tastes like divine gammon.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CarlosChamu (6) - Oaxaca, MEXICO - MAR 6, 2015 does not count
De color marrón rojizo medio con destellos de color naranja brillante y espuma de cabeza compacta, firme y duradera. De aroma a salchicha ahumada y tocino un poco de moho y ligero aroma a frutas. Su sabor nos brinda un excelente equilibrio de malta dulce y el humo. El humo sustituye al factor del lúpulo como el equilibrio de malta dominante. Ligero retrogusto cárnico.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WhatDaddy (7) - GREECE - MAR 4, 2015 does not count
bottles, 0,5lt. Found at Valentin - Curious Bierkneipe, Volos. It’s just THE smoked beer. An overall winner. Aroma of smoke and bacon and a dark appearance. The taste just complete the aroma of... smoked bacon, A very nice full body that could be a meal too. But, it goes extraordinary with some saussages or heavy pork, wild etc And you can drink more than one, but not more than four, I guess.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jukkar (35) - FINLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Aroma is roasty, nuts and chocolate, smoky and hint of tar. Very dark and nice color, almost no head. Medium bitterness, not sweet, full body, thick feel, soft carbonation and long finish. I liked this a lot, very nice drink after sauna.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (187) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2015
Farbe: dunkles Rubinrot mit sahniger Krone Geruch: Rauch, Röstmalz Aroma: sehr rauchig, erinnert stark an geräucherten Schinken oder Fisch. Das bleibt auch absolut dominierend bis in den Abgang. Leicht bitter. Insgesamt durchaus gut, aber sicherlich alles andere als ein Alltagsbier

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (628) - Poznan, POLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Bardzo dobra wędzonka. W smaku trochę zbyt słodkie, to mi przeszkadzało, ale należało się tego po stylu spodziewać. Świetna prezencja i odczucie w ustach. Świetne piwo!

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
florent.janssens (176) - - FEB 24, 2015
Forte odeur fumée. Le goût fumée est très puissant dès le début, puis plus rien. Un arrière goût fumé arrive par après.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ulysse (242) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2015
Extremely smoky. Taste is overwhelmingly smoky. Not much else. Watery mouthfeel. Bland otherwise.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutnick (655) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2015
Reddish brown pour. Aroma is tang and light smoke. Tastes like barbecue. Not my sort of beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (624) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle - bright copper with a bubbly beige head. Aroma of malts, hay and light smoke. Taste is faintly smokey, wheat, peat and a little chocolate and caramel. Medium body, low carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JimmyBoy74 (317) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2015
50 cl systembolaget. Så denna i 101 öl boken och var tvungen att testa och den var mycket god.


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