Brewed by Brauerei Spezial
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (37271) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2010
Draught @ Brauerei Spezial, Obere Konigstrasse 10, 96052 Bamberg, Germany.
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, burnt brown sugar, dark berry notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091219]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (33568) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2009
From tap de wildeman. Pours dark brown with a dense and creamy white head. Quite malty and slight yeasty in aroma, light smoked note. Smoohroasted malty base flavour with a nice subdued sweetness. Complimented by a light meady smoked note. Nice bitterness following into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29987) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2007
Draft. A deep red beer with a collapsing light brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with light notes of smoke, caramel, alcohol, and berries. The flavor is sweet malty with quite a lot of alcohol, that hits early, but then strong notes of caramel mixes in combined with some fruit, leading to a slightly smoky finish. The alcohol tickles the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2006
(On tap) Beautiful, clear orangey brown - a shade darker than the Märzen - with a small, off-white head. Sweetish aroma of roasted malt - the smoke is only a hint. Quite full-bodied with sweet notes of roasted malt and burned caramel. In the flavours the smokiness is only discreet and pleasant. Dry finish where the alcohol starts to show. Quite interesting and more harmonious than its more famous cousin from Schlenkerla. 081106

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22233) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear orange brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of smoke and caramel. Sweet and malty flavour of caramel, smoke and hay with notes of hops. Hoppy and smoked finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. On tap at the delightfull brewpub. Clear deep amber - brown beer. Small pale cream coloured head. Smooth palate, fine carbonation. Rich malt with burned toffee. Whisper of esters. Light bitterness before the crispy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14462) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2014
At Spezial brewery Bamberg. Dark brown beer lasting beige head. Strong malty bocky aroma. But with some brown malts as well. Bit of perfume on aroma too. It’s strong i can tell. No smoke. Just strong brown malt. Christ how strong is this tastes stronger than it probably is. It’s good but I wouldn’t want more than this. A bit like an old in the UK. But not sour. Full in mouth. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14258) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2011
Bottle @ Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Pours clear amber with a small off white head. Nose is sweet malty and with mild notes of smoke and bacon. Flavors are sweet malts, caramel, rye, sugar and subdued smoke. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14014) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle at home. Clear dark amber - white head. Nice light smokey aroma. Medium malty. Grainy. Nice mellow smokey tasted. Nice malty. Light hoppy notes. Very nice. High drinkability.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13955) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2006
Draught. 6,5%. Very weak hvidtøl aroma. Clear, very dark brown colour. Small stable light brown head. Roasted flavour, nicely malty. Smokiness kicks in in aftertaste along with a bit of horse. Quite mild, but nice. Like a really nice Dunkel with a clean and nice smokey aftertaste.

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