Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 1273   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber muddy color with a huge off-white head. Mild smoky aroma initially apparent and banana wheat flavours are hidden subtly underneath that. Slightly sweet Flavor is smoky and salty with only a hint of bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy to murky brown with a huge, creamy and tan head. Smoked tar and rubber aroma, bonfire notes too. Flavour is solid smoked. Light tarish note and somewhat rubber like towards leathery. Ends dry and with a mild wheat eastery note. The wheat does provide a light ester note and creamy feel throughout, but obviously is this beer dominated by the smoke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (34708) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2004
The aroma is of tar and rope - much like the Märzen. The color is amber and it has a beutiful head. The flavor is lovely of smoke, tar, rope, and malt. A very nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26209) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2005
Bottled. Hazy brown cooured with a huge off white head. The aroma is totally dominated by smoke and wood. Sweet flavour of fruits and smoke with notes of wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 10, 2005
Bottled. Hazy yellowish brown colour with beige huge head. Weak smoky aroma ith hints of malt. Smooth tar flavour with malty hints. Semisweet aftertaste of wheat and tar. Not as "smokish" as the Märzen version, but I liked this one better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) This must be unique. I’ve never heard of another smoked Weizen - I guess I just have to go to Bavaria soon. Dark mahogany color, slightly hazy with a light, beige head. The smoked flavor isn’t that evident to begin with, but gains as the beer heats up. The wheat isn’t particularly distinct; it’s hidden behind the smoke. But it’s definitely unique. 070904

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (23731) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2002
Dark reddish brown and hazy. Estery, smokey aroma. Well drinkable with nice wheat and banana flavour. A balanced and unusual beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark browm amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a smooth wheaty malty smoky aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish fruity wheat malty smoky flavor. Has a sweetish wheat malty smoky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
5th March 2014
Murky brown beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and a little crisp. Light creamy malt, tangy dried fruits. The smoke is not too acrid but there is a lot of it. Minerally semi dry finish. A bit smoky but it is drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 18, 2007
Bottle at home ... Deep red ... smokey woody nose ... Woody smokey with a little bubblegum in linger tiny citric tomes but main body is the woody smoke.

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