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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubelknv3 (994) - Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Dark reddish brown, off white head, and decent lacing. Smoke, roast, wood, and dark berry aroma. Full bodied, flavor like aroma with Simone floral hop notes. Smoke dominated, dry bitterness, burnt, and mild hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hub66 (171) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 24, 2014
couleur brun foncé; mousse beige très fine; forte odeur de feu de bois (trop); goût malté et fumé; finale légèrement amère; bière intéressante malgré le fait que je n’aime pas trop ce style

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
leebotton (240) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
From brewers droop, Bristol
500ml [BBE:04/2015]
Blood alc:91mg/100ml

Big rich smoked cheese aroma with sweet maltiness and one pence pieces (and twos). Nice deep brown with a little rediness and a fine white head. Flavour is light but significant smoke with a medium sweet and also dry maltiness with an afterglow of honey.
Good

=72%

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
einherjar (58) - CROATIA - DEC 19, 2014
Dark with small white tan head. Smoky aroma. Taste medium bitter and smoky finish.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
darkseduction (630) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2014
Vom Holzfass@ Schlenkerla Bamberg. Wunderbar aus dem Holzfass gezapft, stabilere, sahneartige Schaumkrone. Raucharomen überall, aber auch frisches Brot und Schmalz. Äußerst gelungen im Verhältnis BittereHerbe. Zurecht ein Weltklassiker.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EtTuCthulhu (1137) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - DEC 13, 2014
This beer pours a dark reddish brown with a medium off-white head that fades slowly, and the aroma blends roasted malts with smoke. The taste is slightly sour and slightly bitter with an aftertaste that is purely smoke. The palate has a soft carbonation, then texture, and a medium-light body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
venom666 (414) - Elche, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2014 Crystal brown/reddish color with a generous fluffy white head. Aromas is rich in smoked meat and bacon, with a sweet malt backgorund. Taste is very rich, with smoked meat, bacon and slightly dark fruits ans sweet malts. Can’t find any bitter trace in this beer. Very solid.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (861) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - DEC 1, 2014
A surprisingly dark brown (like strong black iced tea), with a medium-fine, tan head that fades to a small ring quickly. Aroma is grassy smoke with some light, grainy malt sweetness. Evokes smoked salmon. Body is medium light, on the watery side, with a medium-heavy carbonation, moderate-to-intense burn. Flavor is medium-light smokiness with some spicy grass and grain. Less sweet tasting, even a bit thin (especially compared with my expectations from the bocks by Schlenkerla). Lots of woody tannins (but certainly not any vanilla/oak). Overall, a nice smoked beer with a lighter body and flavor (despite appearances). Not as impressive or delicious as the bigger beers in this lineup (like the urbock).

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GuideDogSaint (483) - Xiamen, CHINA - NOV 28, 2014
500ml bottle from BePLUS, Xiamen. Pours ruby red brown with a thin white head. Lovely smoked aroma with a smooth smoky finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Randy4Beer (248) - - NOV 27, 2014
You think it’s black, but against the light it is cherrywood brown. Very thin off-white head. No measurable lacing. Aromas of camp fires, burning wood, smoke, and a hint of bacon, and smoked meats. A slightly surprising medium mouth feel, with a slight oiliness.. A lot more of the aromas are on the palate, with a sneaky sweet maltiness lurking under it all. No hop presence that I can detect. A few years back, this was my first smoke beer, and years later, nothing has beaten it yet in this category.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1346) - Arizona, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Clear beautiful deep autumn auburn color with a fair beige head. The signature smokiness I’ve come to love and appreciate from this series. Soft. That great campfire character. Tremendous. A great drinkable smoke.


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