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Brewed by Brauerei Rittmayer Hallerndorf
Style: Smoked
Hallerndorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6345) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle at the Gasthaus. Head is mostly lasting. Body is dark amber. Aroma is moderately malty (toasted bread/grain), with notes of smoked meat and campfire. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A nice, easy-going, light-bodied smoky brew...not terribly satisfying to drink due to the light-and-watery body, but decently balanced and clean. Very strange that a brewery in the Franconian countryside makes two smoked beers...but cool to get stuff like this outside Bamberg.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marheb (2298) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Jambon poivré et fumé avec une bonne touche de houblons terreux. Pas aussi facile à boire que certaines rauchbier.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LordBrew (12) - - NOV 28, 2014
A fine Rauch! Intense smoke aroma. The color is more bock-like than black(Schlenkerla for example). The taste is smokey ham, delicate caramel and nice bitterness at the end. Although it was like half a year before expiration date beer almost gushed out of bottle. Light bodied, medium drinkablility. No match for Schlenkerla but still quite good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gizmo_ber (185) - Steinwenden, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2014
Nice smoky/wood taste, with decent malt body. Good drinkability, and low content means I can drink a lot more of it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Luk_ (209) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Gravity pour at the keller. Aroma is ham, smoke, herbs and coniferous. Very aromatic. Chewy malts, pine and earthy. A little heavier than the lagerbier. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chopper925 (194) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle. Nice amber brown color, small white head. Peaty nose. Sweet, light sour and light bitter taste. Flat carbonation, but not unfitting. Aftertaste is more sweet malt with a enjoyable smoke note, which doesn´t stay too long. Very good drinkable, I would rather call it a light Rauchbier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5782) - ITALY - SEP 23, 2014
ambrato carico marrone caramello affumicato torba amaro contenuto lieve tostature legno

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mikeyo1 (274) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle @ home. Backlog. Clear amber to red color with a white frothy head and some lacing. Nose is sweet malty and unpleasantly metallic and meaty. Has notes of peat, toast, tobacco, grass and. Sweet & fat maltiness in flavor. Has peat, smoke, wood and bread. Dry finish with some sweet caramel. Earthy brief bitterness. There’s also some cardboard.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (3075) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at home, Oulu. Originally rated 30102011. Colour is dak brown with small head. Aromas and flavours: Smoke, sweetness and roasted malts.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (3246) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle at home courtesy of mctapps, cheers Sabine!
clear mid russet amber with smoked ham aroma.moderate body and carbonation, rich malt with good punch of smoke that’s well balanced. Very drinkable enjoy able rauch.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (395) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - JUL 29, 2014
Brown with white, brown foam. Mild smoke, sour in the aroma. Smoke, mild sourness, malt sweet. Mild bitterness that grows in the aftertaste. Medium body high in carbon.


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