Temptation (134) - - NOV 21, 2012
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottled the day before. The typycal Schlenkerla aroma to smoke and bacon. Excellent retention, head and lace. In mouth, wood, smoked meat and a little trace of sweetness of a plum kind. Delicious, as usual.
nealblind (118) - USA - JUN 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown pour. Tan moderate head that stays. Smells like a sweet smoked roast hot dog. Tastes like smoked hot dogs. Watery mouthfeel a little sweetness thickening it, but it finishes quite dry. Wet hops flavor refreshing yet very hearty at the same time. Impressive.
ghendrix (16) - - JUN 13, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours dark reddish brown with off-white frothy head. Good lacing once settled. Aroma is oaky, smoked sausage, dark malt. Taste is nice and smokey, woody and meaty too, but a little sweet also. Finish is dry and the smoke really stays. Lovely smokebeer, quite a heavyweight too.
makromaniak (115) - Tilburg, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Red/dark brown beer with an offwhite head. Aroma is smoke, malts and wood. Taste is lots of smoke, sugar, bacon/porc, wood and a bit bbq/ashy.
Heavyheavy stuff...lots and lots of smoke.
ttoadee (381) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark pour, tan head. Nose is smoked meat and blackened malt. Sweet. Middle is burnt wood, roasted chocolate malt, and piney hops. Finish is mellow but persistent wood smoke. Really nice beer.
RobertDale (2000) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Hopfest 2013. Comes reddish brown with a decent tan head. Aroma of smoke, wood, and malt. Taste is smoke, malt, smoked meat, and wood. Great smoked beer!!
AndyW68 (437) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Red copper with an off white head. Aroma smoky with a hint of smoked country ham. Taste is smoked malt. Has a littl saltiness. Dry mouthfeel.
Fritz123 (284) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUN 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Sybarite Pig. Tulip. Pours dark brown, nearly opaque. Medium off-white head. Great lacing. Aroma of a campfire grilling hot dogs. The taste is the smokiest rauchbier I’ve ever had. Wow! Serious smoked meat (cured sausages) is very dominant.
teorn88 (1222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
50cl bottle. Easy drinkable beer despite the smokeyness and the dark brown color. Body is thin and mauthfeel is dry. Lightly hoppy and smoky nose. Palate is pleasant with a strong smoked finish. Great beer for a summer BBQ!
revolution2718 (29) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
If smoke is what you want this is where to get it. Very assertive smoked bacon/ham flavor. Smells like a BBQ, tastes the same. You either like Rachbiers or you don't. However the Marzen is much more balanced and enjoyable.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
jmalecki05 (20) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2013
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2013 Rating: 4/5 = Sex in my mouth - need I say more!!!. -This is an amazing beer! Instant aroma of wood smoke upon pour. Reminds me of a campfire just as the last embers are still ablaze. Fluffy ivory head, almost creamy like raw milk. Jet black liquid. Tons of lacing. Not quite smoked meat, but very strong and unique smoke quality. Amazing sensations. Slightly saltly upon kissing the tounge, but quickly faded. Reminds me of a porter. Zero smoke taste in my mouth. Also zero hop bitter. Creamy on the palate, just amazing. Very clean taste. Oddly - the finish reminds me of bacon (just a tad). Again, this is an amazing beer, what an experience. Wouldja - Hell Yes!!