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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
88
very good

619 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 619
Reviews: 386
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 26
Gots: 23 | 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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4.84/5  rDev +23.8%

Bruce180, Today at 02:12 AM
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3.9/5  rDev -0.3%

costanzo_mike, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Not really an ale fan,shock an awe falls on the crowd. the smoky malts stand strong with a subtle background of hops.

archdukeofrandom, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of tillmac62
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy medium amber from the yeast. Exceptional massive head, lacing and retention. An almost perfect nose of meaty bacon like smoke balanced against a fruit like sweetness with a slight spicy note. The smoke aroma is not as intense as their Marzen and Urbock variants and is expertly balanced with sweetness. Light medium body that is somewhat slick in texture, but also has a grainy wheat aspect as well. Normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the finish and middle. The outstanding flavor profile is not as intense as their other variants. It is more balanced with malt sweetness and a bit more complex. The delicious smoke character is always present, but never overpowering. It begins with a moderate campfire bacon like smoke over a sweet background that has both biscuit and caramel characteristics. The middle allows the hops to impart a rather low level bitterness that has a clove like note as it effervesces and a banana quality as it fades. The finish is dryer than the others, somewhat crisp, sweeter and leaves you with a touch of clove and a lingering smokiness as if you've sitting around a campfire. Outstanding and an excellent introduction into the Rauchbier style that is not quite as intense as their Marzen and Urbock variants.

tillmac62, Nov 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

AlexAfonin, Nov 01, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +16.6%

Mythic, Oct 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

SilhSoul, Oct 23, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -1.5%

rfgetz, Oct 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

JackieKu, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

paulish, Oct 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

nemma, Oct 14, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +6.1%

maltlikker, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

factoide, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Hellpop65, Oct 04, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +1%

PirateCraft, Oct 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

RochefortChris, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of Sinfull
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Hazy brown color , big beige head. Smoked bacon aroma with wheat and malty notes. Taste is similar to aroma . Medium body , soft carbonated. Smoked aftertaste.

Sinfull, Sep 23, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +4.9%

allenson21, Sep 21, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.8%

wrecknut, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%

Undated bottle at 40 degrees into 0.5 L glass
Aroma of smoke
Head large (5 cm), off white, frothy, diminishing to 3 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing none
Body dark amber, cloudy
Flavor of smoke and some yeast phenolics; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 4, Palate 3.75, Overall 3.9375. Final weighted score: 3.9625
Other than the palate being on the watery side of creamy, this is an excellent beer. The smoke controls the aroma but accents the yeast phenolics in the flavor.

Ozzylizard, Sep 18, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -0.3%

Drummermean, Sep 16, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +15.6%

Sgtgibbs, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Date: 9/15/14
Location: Halftime Mamaroneck
Draught/Bottle: Bottle
Glassware: Snifter

Appearance: Modest head retention. Allows ample light through the beer.
Aroma: Big smell of smoke and wood. Reminds me of a BBQ pit. The smell is one dimensional to me.
Taste: The taste is not one dimensional at all. Strong smoke/wood flavor to start again but the difference is the beer now gives off mild wheat grains some light woodsy hop flavor (aged) in the finish.
Mouthfeel: Light to Medium body. Low carbonation. The wheat provides a very smooth mouthfeel. The only lingering flavors belong to the smoke.

KornWallace, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

ExaltedNecrosis, Sep 16, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +18.9%

Nose: Big wood smoke over citrus, light clove and banana.
Clear ruby medium brown under a thick, off-white head.
Palate: Smoke, wheat, white bread, banana with a suspicion of clove.
Medium body with medium to medium high carbonation.

pat61, Sep 11, 2014
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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
88 out of 100 based on 619 ratings.