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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 1249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
szkot (100) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2005
Pours medium amber with a big off-white head. Aroma of smoked bacon. Flavor is smoky and slightly sour. My first foray into rauch.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gr_pa (343) - siemianowice, POLAND - JUL 24, 2016
Dark amber, almost no head. Aroma: smoked malt, some bananas. Quite full body, medium sweetness. Flavour is connection between smokiness and ester fruityness. High carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (6169) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Poured a golden color with awhite head. Aroma was smoke, grass, pale grain. Flavor similar, grassy and meaty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jksipa (748) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle from the LCBO. Pours a cloudy dark brownish amber with a large lingering tan coloured head that leaves some tight lace. Nose is strong smoke, grain with some yeast and light banana. Flavour is lightly sweet with a touch of spice and a light bitterness towards the finish. The smoke is more subtle than in the nose. Medium body with slightly soft carbonation. 6/4-/7/3+/13

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
andniz (126) - POLAND - JUL 11, 2016
Aroma of banana, smoke, a little bit of fresh plum. Dark orange color, beer was clear before pouring the yeast in. Was more bitter than i expected, but still not very much. Kinda smoky bitterness.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zoigl (12) - Flossenbürg, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2016
0.5l Bottle. Pours cloudy, brown colour. Nose is typical "Schlenkerla": smoky, caramel, malt. Very well balanced taste, not too smoky, a little sweetness. Full bodied, very nice drinkability. Must try!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (3034) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Brews n chews. Light brown pour with an offwhite head. Aromas of big campfire smoked meats. Taste is more of the same with a little sweetness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mister_Li (798) - GERMANY - JUL 1, 2016
Hefetrübes braun mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, rauchig, Schinken, Speck, hefig, reife Bananen, sehr süffig.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
crajun (1155) - , Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2016
thought I was picking up the urbock which I have tried and like; won’t do that again - disliked this and didn’t even finish the bottle. aroma - some nice smoke and some unpleasant wet rag and stinkiness. taste wasn’t much better - funky, stanky end. out.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (1011) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle, courtesy of SinH4. Smoked bacon aroma, but not as intense as others. Has that clear weizen texture without the yeast-forwardness. Meaty throughout. Full-bodied, a bit oily. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (655) - ITALY - JUN 20, 2016
50cl bottle. Pours hazy dark amber with a beautiful thick off white sticky head. Aroma is light sweet malts, grain, wood smoke. Taste has the smoked note less pronounced with a good balance with the refreshing weizen flavor (banana, spices) that comes out in the finish along with the smoke again. Light body, medium carbonation. Surprisingly good.


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