Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 1258   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wouter (6) - , - MAY 1, 2010
Smells of, what else, smoke. Real smoky saltiness happening here, reminds of dutch smoked sausage (rookworst). First taste - good mouthfeel, tiny bubbles. First you get malt, than some sweetness and than bitterness and smoke come through. The smokiness is (to me) much less in your mouth than in the smell. All in all, great experience. I was looking for a Bock but the shop had the weizen only, and the smokiness combiness much better than I hoped. One of those beers you must have tried once!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lesifflebiere (1670) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 29, 2016
Cette bière mi-épaisse aux allures de dunkel trouble annonce tout de suite ses couleurs : puissamment fumée, sirupeuse et sucrée. La bouche est brillamment complexe, avec bien sûr du malt fumé mais aussi des pommes, de la cassonnade et des fraises. Elle est cependant assez peu différente des autres "schlenkerla" disponibles et mieux connues ; un peu plus crayeuse et décadente, sinon c’est la bombe fumée, en apparence et en goût, que l’on connait déjà. Correcte, très bonne même, mais pas du tout révolutionnaire.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleigator (767) - GERMANY - AUG 28, 2016
Pours a dark brown, ember color with a dense, stable head. Smells of smoked, bacon accompanied wheat - something I never experienced that way. Sweet, but smoked malts add to the richness of the nose with a balancing earth component to it. Has a perfectly fitting, medium to higher carbonation, complimenting to the refreshing, yet powerful body of the beer. Tastes of smoke from the very beginning with crisp lemon peel and almost a peaty, wooden profound earth profile. Toffee malts mingle into the prominent, wooden smoke with a note of rock sugar on top, creating a nice antagonist to the lemon. Finishes sweet with a nice herbal dryness among wheat and prevailing smoke. Awesome and unique with a great twist resulting from the straw and crisp lemon against the multi layered, rustic smoke profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (3180) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle, poured into a Weltenburger mug. Pours a dark amber color with off white head. Smoked, wood, sausage aromas. Smoked meats, smoke, wood, slight biscuity flavors. Not quite as good as the marzen, but still a classic rauchbier

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
portwood (143) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2016
Smoked sausage, hint of banana & caramel. Sweet smoke, creamy carbonation, med mouth feel. Banana, spicy, dry smoke. (BB bottle 03/2017)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (1831) - Poznan, POLAND - AUG 7, 2016
Dark amber, bright copper color. Big slightly off-white head, nice lacing. Beautiful smoked, wooden, campfire aroma. It’s deep and rich with very nice cloves and banana background. Same thing in taste. A lot of smoked notes in the beginning. Then in the middle some sweetness and favours typical for german weizen. Long, super pleasant smoked and burned wood aftertaste. So drinkable, very refreshing. Top quality beer, awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1858) - Krakow, POLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Bottle Aroma-smoked, coriander Appearance-brown, cloudy, white foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MBlessing (827) - Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 2, 2016
Dunkles braun schaum ok, Geruch sehr rauchig ganz leicht Banane, Geschmack rauchig fast aschig leicht reife Banane und hefe

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (1613) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2016
0,5l Flasche. Braunes trübes Bier, flacher Schaum. Rauchiges Bananenaroma. Im Geschmack auch Rauch und Hefe und Malz. Recht kanntig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2927) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2016
Bottle at bar. Brown color, beige head. Bitter taste with citrus, smoke, wheat, grass, malts and a bit of banana. Bitter finish with citrus, wheat, smoke, malts and grass. Excellent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gr_pa (369) - 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.

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