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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 1404   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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(First tapping every first Thursday of October) A smoked bock beer for Bamberg’s strong beer season (October through December). Matured for months in ancient rock-cellars underneath Bamberg and tapped freshly from the oakwood cask. Similar to, but much bigger than the classic Maerzen style.


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4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Henrik8660 (4) - - MAY 8, 2013
Jeg har lige smagt den på Die Kleiene Bierstube. Den var overraskende røget af en urbock at være. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (3534) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is smoky, woody, malty, taste is similar, dry, some chocolate.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
slawek (215) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle. Dark red, clear with big head. Aroma: Smoked, medium intense. Smoked cheese, some coffee. Taste: Sweet with low bitterness. Flavor of smoked cheese with sugar:D Mouthfeel is ok, but sweetness ruins effect. It is not rauchbock, it is süßrauchbock.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zaakistan (14) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Beautiful aroma - immediate scent of smoked salmon or smoked meat. Flavour is super balanced and very unique. Retention of head was steady, clear coppery brown beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogniskowicz (179) - POLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Zapach: przepiękna wędzonka, charakter skórki z oscypka, do tego nuty koźlakowe, suszone owoce, rodzynki. W smaku pełna słodowa baza, sporo suszonych owoców, nuty rodzynkowe, skórki od chleba z oscypkową wędzonością, wszystko świetnie zbalansowane i jak na koźlaka - bardzo pijalne.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swieca (50) - POLAND - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. Nice smoky aroma - ham, sausage, smoked cheese. Pours dark brown with strong medium head. Taste of smoked meat, malty, earthy. A bit of iron in the background. Medium body, average carbonation. Classic Urbock.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a flaky deep amber brown with a resilient, thick, creamy beige head. Aroma is smoky, woody, salty and meaty. Flavor is fruits, meat, salt, berries, caramel, brown sugar. Finish is smoky, woody, salty. Medium body, velvety mouthfeel, average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agent_persik (437) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 3, 2014
Dark reddish brown color, small beige head. Aroma with roasted malts, smoked bacon and oak. Taste is similar plus some fruity notes - dry sweet with medium bitter finish and smoky aftertaste. Medium body and average carbonation. Nice smoked beer, quite enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamnowek (247) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2014
Amberish in colour with a nice thick white head. Deliciously smoky in taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (5685) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2014
50cl bottle at Haasche Bluf. smokey aroma. Thick creamy off white head. Clear amber pour. Smokey aftertaste but well balanced. Very good.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Gregus (288) - Kraków, POLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Butelka; barwa brązowa z rubinowymi refleksami. Piana beżowa, bujna, zostaje do końca. Intensywny aromat wędzony, palony, dymu, ogniska, szynki, oscypka, suszonych owoców, śliwek, spalonych kabli, słodu, karmelu. Smak wędzony, dymny, suszonych owoców, kompotu z suszek, słodowy, karmelowy, ciemnego chleba, ciasta, oscypka.


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