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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
88
very good

579 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 579
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 20
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: taez555 on 07-23-2001)
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Gatch

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4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Deep amber-brown in color with a tall, fizzy, off-white head that settles quickly into no lace and little retention.

S: Roasted, smoked malt, smoked meat, earth. The wheat gives this beer a noticeable difference from the Marzen. Not as smoky/roasty as that beer, either.

T: Smoky, meaty, earthy, salty, woody, heavily roasted malt dominates, as expected. Like the nose, the wheat stands out and makes this is bit more mellow. Much lighter on the smoke than the Marzen so this might be a great introduction to the style for someone who hasn't had this type of beer before.

M: Super smooth, massive flavor, and the right amount of carbonation. A pleasure to drink.

O: Not complex but highly enjoyable. This is one of the beers in the style that can convert people and make them drinkers of Rauchbier. I certainly am now.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2012 23:26:26 | More by Gatch
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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
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