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A rarely seen German beer style, Lichtenhainer is a sour wheat beer brewed with 40% beechwood smoked malt. Tart and refreshing with an intriguing bacon/ham aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5801) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 27, 2015
4oz pour at the brewery pours a hazy gold with creamy white head. Nose has grass, vitamin C, mild smoke, wheat chaff, some lemon. Flavor follows, a bit smokier, heavy lemon, wheaty, lactic, Vitamin C. Tart finish. A bit peppery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Bomber from Wilbur’s. Appearance: slight white head, oklacing, straw, cloudy. Aroma: smokey pine, citrus, light funky yeast, fruity banana. Palate: light body, soft carbonation, dry finish, oily texture. Taste: smoked sweentness into funky sour sweet fruit, with smoke permeating through, ends with a smokey fruit. Overall, Very unique... but I can not say much more positive about it. Too smokey, smoke and sour do not mix. Maybe fits the style, but does not make it good still in my opinion.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (16424) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle at Pedale, Madrid, bottled feb132012, opened May 2013
Cloudy blond color with large head. Wonderful aroma, delicate and complex, smoked roasted ham, wheat, lactic, bread, light lemon.
Light body; light breadish flavor, delicate smoke, lactic acid, with a bit of astringency.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1597) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
650ml bottle. Gusher needing a quick pour! Hazy yellow colour, very fizzy white foam head that quickly disappears and aroma of smoke, meaty, wheat, sour, brett notes. Taste is smokey, bacon, light malt, wheat, sweet & sour, lemon, citrus rind. Fizzy & slightly slick mouthfeel, light bodied with high carbonation, dry tart finish. Refreshing, very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (3099) - Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 Bottle: thanks, Mike! Dark golden body, so close to 100% opacity, white foamy collar around the edges. Aroma is like half Berliner, half smoked beer. Sweet, peaty smoke and some sour grainy lemon and wheat notes. Meaty smoke grows with time... Kind of sweet. Taste is heavy smoke; peat, meat, and almost a bacon-like character with some campfire char to it. Undertones of tart lemon, lacto tartness that hits the back end of the tongue, and mild grain. Weird lemon and smoke mix, but I kind of dig it. Lightly sweet and tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5589) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2013
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Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate-heavy smoke, bacon, and a hint of plastic. It pours a mostly transparent yellow with just a touch of haze. It has a large white head with decent retention before fading to a thin film. The flavor starts with light-moderate smoke, bacon, and a touch of plastic. The finish has moderate sour lemon. It’s light bodied with lively carbonation that can be a tad prickly at times.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Brewvival 2011, on tap. Hazy pale golden body small white head Sweet fruit caramel tart and pale malt aroma slightly tart fruit and caramel flavor with a pale malt backing Medium light body mod carb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (1911) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - SEP 3, 2013
50cl bottle from cervezalandia. Color is gold. It has a nice white head and it’s cloudy. Carbonation is soft, body is thin. Taste is medium to high sour and medium bitter. Also some sweetness. Aroma is quite rich: smoke, bacon, citrus, brett. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kappldav123 (5454) - GERMANY - JUN 20, 2013
On tap at CBC2012. Quite light in the glass, modest turbid. Souridh aroma that reminds me of kefir. Starts very sour with intense lemon notes. Someore fruity notes of grapefruit. Finish sour with some salty hints. I love such beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Smoky, yeasty, light citrus aroma. Lively mouthfeel, with a lot of complexity for a light bodied beer. Very interesting beer, nicely bringing together some unique flavors.

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