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Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 1164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pojo41 (315) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JAN 21, 2009
Bottle. Pours a dark caramel color with a fluffy off-white head. Wonderful smoky aroma from the rauch malt. Flavor is dominated by the taste of smoke despite it’s being a bit more subtle than the Urbock. Also a slightly sweet flavor. I seem to have detected a slight citrus flavor too. All in all an excellent beer.


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (2461) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2015
Look; light beige huge head and hazy orange-brown body. Aroma; tar, fried apricot, grass, peat. Taste; slightly roasted malts, liquorice, grass, peat here and tar where, dark caramel - leading to a herbal smoked finish in peat and grapefruit peels. Smoked texture and normal carbonation. Overall pretty smoked, consequently I couldn’t detect any bananas nor corianders. [50cl brown bottle 5.2%abv BB-10-2015 T@Ferie2015]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4137) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle. Amber with one finger head. Mild smoky aroma. Flavor follows, almost a liquid hot dog. Some hefe sweetness underneath. Mild fruity banana. Somehow this works pretty well.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (502) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 28, 2015
500ml bottle into Weizen glass. Pours with an enormous head that may take many months to settle. Aroma is lightly smoked bbq meat with a malt background. Smells great! Opaque dark brown beer with still towering head. Taste and body are surprisingly light. Finish is sour and smoky, lots of umami. It really does taste like a cross between a Hefe and a Rauchbier. Unusual but not as brilliant as its big brother.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
apickles (263) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2015
Dark chestnut with a tiny white head, slightly fizzy in the glass. Smells strongly of smoked bacon and a little wheaty. Smoked trout/fish flavours, smoked cheese - very interesting beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KW92 (532) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
******************PIWO DEGUSTOWANE PRZED ZAŁOŻENIEM KONTA.(data degustacji: 15.11.2013)******************

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (2102) - DENMARK - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle. Unclear brown with a medium sized good lasting tan head. Nose has meaty smoke; spegepølse, salmon. The flavour is also focused on the smoke, but that was expected as this is in the Smoked style. Spegepølse, smoked salmon, bonfire, light dark berries, toasted bread, cookie dough, brown sugar, over ripe banana. Medium body, prickling carbonation, filling sweetness, low bitterness, some acidity. Pleasant to drink, but seems less rounded than the other offerings from this brewery, too sweet and fizzy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Padron4KM (667) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 11, 2015
16 oz bottle, no date code.
Hazy muddy brown, typical large lasting wheat head, sparse lace. As it should, smoke dominates the aroma, but there is also tobacco, banana, burnt wood.
Flavor is sweetish at first, little bit of banana, then the campfire like smoke, tobacco, wood, a little acidity, Smoke is always there, but it doesn’t get overwhelming. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
elbernays (880) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle from Blackrock cellar. Pours clear orange. Heavy wet tobacco notes with underlying dark fruit notes. Sweet raisin with dank tobacco flavour. Lots of earthy smoke. Gentle carbonation. Dry aftertaste. Well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1321) - SPAIN - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Cerveceria Internacional. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Malt, wheat, smoked bacon / Malta, trigo, bacon ahumado.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (496) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 2, 2015
butelka, pod mosteczkiem. niezapiekne to piwo, ale dalej tylko lepiej - wedzonka taka ogniskowo-szynkowa, przyjemna bardzo, do tego fajnie wyczuwalne to, ze weizen -jest bananowosc, lekka przyprawowosc. Bardzo mile w piciu, smak nie taki zdecydowany moze, ale milo pasujacy do aromatu, slodkawy, bez kwaskowatosci weizenowej. bardzo pelne w ustach.bardzo dobre


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