Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 1272   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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BenOver (278) - - JUN 29, 2014
Smell is medium smoked, pours with a lot of head, pours dark brown. Taste is sour with a mild lasting smoked afteryaste. A good beer, nothing special

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SVD (1513) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2016
Bottle at home, Dark beer, small head. Aroma is smoke, smoked ham. Taste is the same, somewhat sweet. Im starting to like smoke beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2846) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2016
Shared from bottle at deanso’s. 2 months passed its best before date. Hazy brownish amber, offwhite head. Roasty smokey caramel malts. Würst und braten. Wood. Medium sweet, over medium smokey, medium bitter and light sour. Medium body, lot of carbonation, soft feel. Smokey caramel, sour woody finish. Would love to try again fresh!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9211) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2016
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Sjigro. Thin ring off white head. Very hazy burgundy pour. Smokey aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (4063) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to sjogro. Bit past best before date. Hazy amber with beige head. Smoked sausage, some peach, caramel, ash, light grassy. More smoked meats, fries, old fat. Almost medium sweet, light sour and bitter. Medium bodied. I don’t like it. It’s obviously gone way downhill from a fresh specimen, but it’s mostly the smoke that doesn’t do it for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bush_Docta (54) - - OCT 8, 2016
Pours hazy dark amber with a nice head which quickly dissipates to a ring. The aroma is smoked ham, smoked cheese with clear hints of banana and sweet malt in the back. The taste is a combination of smoked and weizen flavours - it’s smokey, sweet, biscuity and woody, a bit sour too. The body is medium to full, the carbonation is medium. It’s an interesting beer, quite complex and full of flavours, and even though I like smoked beers, I found it a bit too heavy. A sipper rather than a thirst-quencher.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (1198) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Got this in Berlin smoked aromas dominate. A bit of roast and wheat as well. The smoke flavor is excellent with what and hints of fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klukas (121) - Rijeka, CROATIA - OCT 2, 2016
Enjoyed: Poured from a bottle into a glass. Appearance: Blurry brown colour, looks thick; Short-lived foam. Aroma: Smoked cheese and tofu, maybe even sausage. Palate: Watery, low carbonation. Taste: Smoked cheese, tofu and sausage. Overall impression: Interesting, good for enjoyment. Good appetizer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Copid (16) - POLAND - SEP 26, 2016
Wygląd: brązowe, mętne, opalizujące, piana drobnopęcherzykowa, bardzo ładny lacing. Aromat: Prażynki bekonowe, troszkę ogniska, lekki oscypek oraz minimalna słodka nuta banana w tle za wędzonką. Smak: Spora słodycz, drewno z ogniska, trochę oscypka i trochę prażynek bekonowych połączonych z bananem. Generalnie nie była to najfajniejsza wędzonka ze Schlenkerli jaką piłem, gdzieś mi brakowało tych nut weizenowych, ale i tak jest to klasa jeżeli chodzi o wędzone piwo. Warte spróbowania.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grisza77 (572) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Ciemno miedziane, mętne piwo o obfitej pianie, która zdobi szkło i pozostaje do końca w formie średniej warstewki na powierzchni. Aromat i smak to mieszanina cech typowych dla pszenicy i wędzonki. Goryczka niska. Ogólnie bardzo udane piwo, czuć że nie jest to lager jak przy innych piwach z tego browaru, które piłem. Wędzonka jest tu mniej intensywna jak przy lagerach, a dość wyraźnie wychodzą cechy typowe dla niemieckiej pszenicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quevillon (2925) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2016
500 ml bottle purchase at the LCBO on Rideau & King Edward (Ottawa) on June 30, 2016. Dark rust, small head. Smoky malted wheat aroma, some sweetness. Sweet fruity malt taste, with a nice touch of smokiness, dry green hop bitterness. Quite a balance smoke ale!

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