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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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very good

600 Ratings

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Ratings: 600
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 22
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla visit their website

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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4/5  rDev +2.6%

stndglss, Sep 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

JDavidRice, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

napetry, Aug 17, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev 0%

Beer Kitchen 101 August Beer Club choice. 1 pint bottle.

Appearance- An attractive caramel color. Unfiltered look. Head is minor.

Smell- Expected peatiness, bananas, wheat malts.

Mouthfeel- Smooth. Sugars notable early.

Taste- Smokiness blends in nicely with bananas and breadiness. Dates also.

Overall- Better than other smoke beers that I have had that don't have a backbone. Well put together for this style.

kbrown, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of videofrog
4.23/5  rDev +8.5%

Poured a 16.9 oz bottle into a weizen glass. No freshness date.

A: Cloudy, muddy orange with light orange and yellow highlights on the edges of the glass. Thin white head recedes quickly and settles into a rim that stays around for awhile.

S: Campfire smoke that's apparent but not overpowering, sweet, light maltiness.

T: Campfire smoke up front, kinda woody now that I get into the taste. Sweet, grainy wheat malt clearer. Banana/clove combo in there as well. No hop flavor to speak of.

M: Carbonation medium, mouthfeel light and appropriate for a weizen. Finishes dry which begs you to take another swig.

O: So glad this finally got distributed to TX. I picked this and the doppelbock up. This did not disappoint.

videofrog, Jul 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

APBTMarcel, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of dar482
4.25/5  rDev +9%

The beer comes in a caramel brown color with a frothy head.

The aroma is an interesting combination of smokey woodiness aloong with banana, clove, and caramel.

The flavor follows with those follows being a really interesting balance between the meaty and woody, smokey, almost ashy flavors then with the bready banana and spice. It also has a good medium mouthfeel.

At first, the combination may seem like it does not work, but as it warms up and with time, one can see where the two balance and bounce between each other.

This is another stellar beer by Schlenkerla. Not my favorite from them, but another example of what they do so well, a clean wonderful German ale/lager with smoked flavors.

dar482, Jul 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

safaricook, Jul 14, 2013
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DonFrap, Jul 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

BKotch, Jul 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

pathman, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

jaxon53, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

bbadger, Jul 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

kew, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

cdwil, Jul 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

kjkinsey, Jul 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

mrfrancis, Jul 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

RobertColianni, Jun 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

drummermattie02, Jun 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Jame515, Jun 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

ronin926, Jun 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Texasfan549, Jun 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

TallSaint, Jun 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Appearance: Orangish, brown, cloudy; big head

Aroma: smoky, peppery, cloves

Taste: Slightly smoky, a little watery; you can tell it's a wheat, but the smoke masks the character

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
88 out of 100 based on 600 ratings.