Brewed by Brauerei Heller
Style: Smoked
Bamberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The Original Schlenkerla Lentbeer is an unfiltered smokebeer, brewed according to the Bavarian Purity Law of 1516. Bottom-fermenting yeast gives the reddish brown lentbeer a natural cloudiness. Its smokey aroma is already noticeable in the smell, combined with a fine hoppy note. In the drink the fullbodied, highly drinkable lentbeer shows its strong malty flavour, rounded up with the smokey taste and a light bitterness. Due to the nourishing yeast, the Original Schlenkerla Lentbeer has the "Brotzeit already included" (German word for afternoon snack). Served / Sold: - Only during lent from Ash Wednesday to Easter - Only from the wooden keg at the Schlenkerla Data: Original Gravity: 14.5% Alcohol: 5.5% EBU: 32

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rederic (3344) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2017
500ml bottle, dark amber colour, with a fluffy beige head, with a nice mild smoky, fishy, meaty nose, with some fruity smoked, biscuity, bready, toasted malty accents, and a light smoked potato chips note in the aroma follows through on a medium- bodied palate with a smoky, meaty character with some fruity smoked, bready, biscuity, toasted malty, breadcrumbs, faint flowery leafy, grassy hop flavours, leading towards a fruity smoked, toasted maltiness, light lingering leafy, grassy, citrusy hop bitterness finish.

ANZUShophunter (594) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2017
On tap at Tippler's tap. Pours reddish amber with beige head and aroma of smoked bacon. This dominates the taste as well. Unique experience but I prefer their doppelbock.

datrael (621) - Krakow, POLAND - OCT 18, 2017
W aromacie wędzonka, dym, szynka, suszone śliwki, oscypek, bogato i intensywnie. Z wyglądu rubinowe, klarowne, ładna beżowa piana. W smaku wędzone, kwaskowate, śliwkowe, susz wigilijny, słodkie, przyjemny dymny posmak. Pijalność wysoka, dość wodniste i lekkie. Ogólnie smaczne, wędzone, pijalne piwo

patdur99 (8) - - OCT 18, 2017 does not count
Il faut aimer la fumée pour apprécier cette bière. De très bon goût, je cherche encore la différence entre tous les modèles de Schlenkerla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

meccahh69lol (366) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - OCT 10, 2017
This divisive brew is the best smoked iteration I have tasted, but it makes me sad because I get no kisses because mouth smell like fire pit (bb: like a sulfur anus from the depths of hell). It has a smoky ass campfire aroma and a dark amber red brown appearance with a thin head (bb: a campfire that a human was recently burned in). The taste is a chewy lagery smoke bomb with a bready body and nice coal aftertaste (bb: coal mined from the depths of the earth by slave labor). The palate is surprisingly drinkable for the style (bb: as in, you might not die). Good for wrapping up the series Review with Forrest MacNeil and for reading mystery novels to your boo boo in bed while hoping the stink of this wears off (bb: I hope so too!!!!!).

tapefuzz (865) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 7, 2017
500mL bottle. Pours mahogany amber with a small beige head. Aroma is smoke, bacon, grain, toast, and some sweet malt. Taste is smoke, grain, light toffee, some smoked meat, light caramel, yeast, light wood, and light char. Some hoppiness. Smoky, earthy finish. A light berry-like fruitiness comes through as it warms. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Oily mouthfeel.

creppyiceman (1094) - POLAND - OCT 2, 2017
Aroma: pure smokinnes ( smoked ham), bit hoppy.
Appearance: copper, small dense off-white head.
Taste: semi-dry, flavour of smoke, toased malt, grass and herbs, dry herbal finish,
Palate; medium body, high carbonation.
Overall: Very nice smoke monster, quite dry tho.

martjoobolut (5218) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2017
Bottle (from ebrowarium.pl). Pours dark copper with beige head. The head stays. Aroma is typical schlenkerla smoke, bacon, malt, caramel, some graininess. Flavor is sweet and bitter, caramel, malt, smoke. Finish is caramel and really nice dry bitter (don't remember the other schlenkerlas being as bitter). Carbonation is rather high. Overall: great.

cecile_schmitt (19) - Köln, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2017
Flasche, 50cL. Ein funkelndes dunkles Kastanienbier mit einem großen weißen Schaumkopf; rauch leichter Karamell, Braten, Kräuternote. Mittlere Runde süß, leicht trocken frisch bitter; Lichtwärmende Atmosphäre. Mittlerer Körper, leicht trockenes, rauchiges, frisches Finish. Insgesamt toll!

pbl (148) - Kraków, POLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Aroma of traditional polish sausage with toast, bread malty accents. Medium sweetness and lower smoked flavor than in aroma but still intensive. Light bitterness with medium body, average carbonation and long smoked aftertaste.

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