Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 1199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Schlenkerla Smokebeer Wheat is an ale with light smoky aroma. As Bavarian wheat beers, it is being brewed with a mixture of both barley malt and wheat malt. The portion of barley malt is hereby a classic Schlenkerla smokemalt, while the wheat malt remains unsmoked. Served unfiltered with its natural haziness, Schlenkerla Wheat reaches its full aroma through bottle fermentation with fine top fermenting yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (8508) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2015
Bottle at De Paas. Pours hazy amber with a medium off white head. Aroma of smoked ham, bacon crisps, burnt bacon and weizen aspects clear behind. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kamillozo (96) - POLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Butelka, warka do 01.2016. Barwa miedziana / ciemnobrązowa, piwo zmętnione. Wstępnie obfita i drobna piana koloru ecru redukuje się niemal całkowicie nie pozostawiając śladów na szkle. Szkoda. Aromat wyraźnie wędzony i dymny, z trudem przebijają się nuty słodowe i bananowo - drożdżowe. W smaku nadal dominuje wędzonka (bardziej szynkowa) uzupełniona bazą słodową o charakterze tostowym, opiekanym i drożdżami. Umiarkowanie słodkie, z nieznaczną kwasowością i goryczką. Posmak słodowo - wędzony. Pozostawia odczucie średnio pełnego i zbyt nisko nagazowanego (jak na waizena) piwa.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pityu (461) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 24, 2015
Bottled - Very nice smoked cheese and smoked ham aromas with a spicy, wheaty base. Cloudy, orangeish colour with a huge, long lasting off-white head. Mild fruitiness, well rounded, spicy taste. Bread, banana, cloves and smooth smokiness pairs very well with the low noble hop aroma. Lively carbonation and medium body. A very well balanced, easy drinkable, smoked wheat beer for the ages. Highly recommended brew, a must try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (922) - Airvault, FRANCE - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle, 50cL. Home. 2 months after BB date. A brown orange light opaque sparkling beer ; medium off-white head ; medium retention. Smoky aroma, roast, acid, clove.Medium sweet, medium lasting ; light dry ; refreshing. Light to medium body, thin texture, good carbonation, smoky acid lasting finish. Overall, a good refreshing light smoky acid beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Panzerfaust (719) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - SEP 21, 2015
500 ml bottle from Beervana. Thank you Naty, love of my life Pours a cloudy mahogany color with orange hues and a medium off-white head that diminishes slowly, leaving a thin lingering film. Aroma is really incredible. Amazing balance of smoked malts, wheat and yeasty smells. Smoke predominates slightly with notes of peat, bacon, smoked ham and burning firewood. The second layer gives classic German Hefewizen hints with some vanilla, banana and soft spices including ginger and coriander. This is not only interesting but also enticing. Taste is well-defined and rounded with a touch of mild fruitiness, low bitterness and an subtle smokey character. Banana cake, lively spices and smokey flavors pair very well together here. Not explosive assertive flavors, but awesome balance. Light to medium body, well carbonated, mild smokey aftertaste. Excellent. A highly refined Hefeweizen with nice amounts of smoke, high drinkability and superlative balance. Love it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ArtificialCyst (222) - Szczecin, POLAND - SEP 11, 2015
Aroma: smoked notes, bananas, not very intensive. Appearance: Muddy color, head high and dense, quickly dissappears. Taste: very smoky, bananas, some clove, sweetness, not too much sourness. Palate: medium body, good carbonation, smoky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artemb (347) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - SEP 11, 2015
Aroma: smoked, ripe bananas, dark fruits. Taste: light sweetness, light sourness, smoked. Flavour: banas, smoked prunes, smoke. Good balanced smoked and wheat notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weaver23ph (93) - POLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle. Dark, cloudy copper with stable, low creamy head. Aroma of campfire smoke with a touch of smoked sheep cheese, powerful, later broken by a hint of overripe bananas. Taste smooth, almost oily, carbonation mid to low. Bitterness low, not important. Aftertaste mostly smoked, a touch of bananas. If you like smoked beer definitely worth trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mortlach (1555) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 5, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours deep amber with a minimal head. Aroma is confused, smoked, cheesy with wheat notes, lemon. Flavour is medium sweet with a little bitter end, smoked notes on the aftertaste. Medium body, medium carbonation. Disappointed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (1196) - LUXEMBOURG - SEP 2, 2015
Light hazelnut brown, opalescent with a fine poring small head. Aromas of bacon, ham, smoke, toasted white bread develops. Softly carbonated, slick medium-full body with a light smokey sweentess and a light roast bitterness/astringency. lasting peaty finish.

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