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Brewed by Brauerei Spezial
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bamberg, Germany
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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TreinJan (4) - Leiden, - DEC 17, 2011
A Hefeweizen mit Flaschengärung, made from wheat malt and smoked barley malt, with refermentation in the bottle. The bottle will be poured at the servery and will not be brought to your table, as is the custom here. Hazy to murky appearance, not so much foam as usual for a Hefeweizen. Fruity (some banana, some citrus), malty-sweet plus slightly smoked taste, creamy mouthfeel. Some slight bitterness in the aftertaste. Not really my cup of eh.... beer, but interesting.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (5380) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAY 11, 2016
500ml bottle @HBF 2016 as " Spezial Special Weissbier Rauch". Clear amber color. Huge size, white head, stays. Fatty sausages, smokey, minerals in aroma. Delicious smokiness along with fatty sausages in taste. Grains, some minerals and yeast in aftertaste. Solid brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (684) - GERMANY - MAR 24, 2016
Hefetrübes Bernstein mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, etwas Karamell, rauchig, Speck, hefig, leicht fruchtig, spritzig.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1316) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2016
0.5 l bottle from ’De Bierkoning’, best before June 2016. Hazy, golden amber with a massive, dense, stable, tan head. Faint, sweetish-malty, slightly smoky aroma of honey, charcoal, banana and hints of clove. Sweetish-malty, spicy and slightly smoky taste of honey, banana, charcoal, clove and some vanilla, followed by a short, chalky, yeasty-spicy finish. Medium body, slightly creamy and effervescent mouthfeel, average carbonation. I assume that without the subtle notes of smoke this would be a very mediocre Weizen. But in this way it is somewhat unique while being less offensive than Schlenkerla’s Rauchweizen.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (17460) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle shared on the train from Nuremberg to Freising during day 3 of the Bamberg Jolly of January 2015. Pours cloudy yellow-gold with a fluffy white head. Very nice, with good balance, and creamy wheat, light esters, faint lemon. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation, and massaging texture. Nicely balanced finish, some dry wheat, a little banana, citrus fruits. Solid hefe.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ruprecht_007 (750) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 9, 2015
Parva oranžově zlatá, pěna hustá. Vůně lehká. Vyšší říz, příjemný mírně hořký nástup, v pozadí lehká banánová chuť. Celkem slušná pšenice...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1795) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 7, 2015
500ml bottle, gift from ippopotamo36 (thanks Alberto!). Pours pale yellow, opalescent, with a big white head. Aroma of esters, banana, light lemon touch, spices. Flavour is medium sweet and balanced between a light sourish end. Light body, medium to light carbonation. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fdomig (710) - München, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2015
500ml bottle at the Spezial Keller in Bamberg. Aroma is light grass, light smoke. Appearance is cloudy orange with a light white foam. Taste is light sweet and light sour. A bit metallic. Medium to strong carbonation. Average.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (3132) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2015
Complete hazy body, deep sandy-amber. Good off white head. Aroma; wheat malts, meadow spices, ripe banana, clove, coriander, white bread dough. Taste; sweet powerful malts, ripe banana, coriander, clove, dough, bread, fruitiness - leading to a malty finish with bread and fruits. Good body, soft carbonation, overall a good weißen. [50cl brown bottle 5.3%abv BB11-10-2015 , T@Ferie2015]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (5367) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
On tap at Spezial in Bamberg. Bready smell but not allot of foam banana. Similar taste, even less foam banana in the taste. Drinkable but their smoke beer was way better.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (6348) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
Draught at Spezial Keller, Bamberg, Germany. Cloudy amber, medium to large white head. Slightly spicy, phenolic aroma, some fruity notes. Medium bodied, medium to high carbonation. Dry, low bitterness. Quite good.


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