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Spezial Rauchbier Märzen

Brewed by Brauerei Spezial
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
A smoked märzen from Bamberg.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1911) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2015
50cl bottle at home. Dark amber with a medium beige head. Light to medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Subtle smokey sweetness with some bitter tones. Malts, smoke, caramel, fruits and spices. Tasty rauchbier!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (3291) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2015
0,5l on tap @ Brauerei Spezial. Pours clear deep chestnut with a high creamy off-white head. Aroma is malts and smoked ham. Flavor is malts, smoked ham, some nutty notes and some hops. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ruprecht_007 (721) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 9, 2015
Výborný rauchbier, vyvážená chuť, nádherná vůně a konzumace přímo v pivnici spezial v Bambergu to vše jen umocní .-)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mortlach (1453) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 7, 2015
500ml bottle, gift from ippopotamo36 (thanks Alberto!). Pours a chestnut honey color with a medium off-white head. Aroma of smoked cheese, speck, malt. Flavour is light sweet with a pleasant smokey aftertaste. Medium body, medium to light carbonation. Great rauchbier!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fdomig (612) - München, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2015
500ml from the Holzfass at the Special Keller, Bamberg. Light smoke, light malt. Light sweet and light bitter. Soft to medium carbonation. Very light bitter and dry in the end. Very nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (2747) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2015
Off white smooth standing cream, clear copper body, puffy small lacing. Brown malts, peat, tar, basement, leafy hops to the nose. Tarish malts and a solid fruitiness to the taste buds, leading to a smooth malty finish with smokey notes. Overall a good brew. [50cl brown bottle 5.3%abv BB10-09-2015 , T@Ferie2015]

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiammanghilla (902) - Genova, ITALY - JUL 7, 2015
Dalla botte in birrificio. Marroncina con riflessi rubino, schiuma fine. Delicata e decisa al tempo stesso. Corpo leggero bel affumicato, finale amarognolo

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rok1024 (1270) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JUN 6, 2015
Very dark reddish amber appearance. Powerful smokey notes, caramel and smoke taste, intensive and rich. Very good smoked beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ippopotamo36 (992) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 30, 2015
Gravity keg from the source at the Spezial brewery in Bamberg-Germany. Pours filtered Amber color, ivory brownish tick head. Vivid texture! Nose: mild provola cheese, smoked meat. Mouth: medium carbonation, mild body, mild smoke feel in a full bodied brink which is more complex than their regular smoked lager but never invasive. A very hide but distinctive herbal end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (5317) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
500ml bottle [this item of Bamberger BRauchtum has kindly been placed at my disposal by bartlebier]. Clear, deep copper colour with average, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, off-white to beige head. Smoky aroma with well-known ham fragrance in appropriate intensity. Taste is dry, smoky, minimally leathery, a touch of sticking-plaster, subtle sweetness. Lacks a bit of body to fully integrate the smoky spillover. If I had to explain the difference to Schlenkerla’s gems, I’d say: This simply hasn’t the capacity to stimulate imagination (or associative power) in the same amount.

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