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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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614 Ratings

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Ratings: 614
Reviews: 384
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 23
Gots: 20 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

evil_liver, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle into weizen glass, no bottle dating. Pours very hazy deep reddish brown color with a 2-3 finger dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of banana, clove, toast, brown bread, wood smoke, wheat, herbal, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with well balanced fruity/spicy yeast, dark/bready malt, and wood smoke notes; with good strength. Taste of banana, clove, toast, brown bread, wheat, wood smoke, herbal, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Light earthy yeast spice on the finish; with lingering notes of banana, clove, toast, brown bread, wheat, wood smoke, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of fruity/spicy yeast, dark/bready malt, and wood smoke flavors; with a great smoke/yeast/malt balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth and moderately crisp/creamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice smoked weizen. All around well balanced fruity/spicy yeast ester, dark/bready malt, and wood smoke flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jun 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

bcsbeer, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

countrybat, Jun 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Gottesverachter, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Latarnik, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

steverx8, May 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Durge, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

IllicitEloquence, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

garuda, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

henryclay_, May 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Mebuzzard, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

oriolesfan4, May 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

djrn2, May 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

afsdan, May 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

csfcmitchell, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

demosixt, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of Bouleboubier
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: dark, reddish amber liquid, relatively clear till the lees are dumped in... throws up a big foam stand, which falls, leaving a constant, creamy, thick-ish pad atop... very nice

S: light-to-moderate campfire smoke... mild-moderate dark wheat malt... perhaps some faint doughy yeast

T: sharp, clove-y phenolics... bubblegum far in the background... sweetish whole wheat bread... fairly familiar Bavarian yeast character providing color... washy aftertaste of caramelized wood, dark bread crust, gummy gluten

M: typical, fullish, beta-glucan-rich feel for a weizen, with a bit of an elastic flow... fairly dry in the finish, perhaps a slight residual yeasty film on the palate

O: actually not too shabby once you get into it... the smoke elements are pretty well balanced with all else... no telling how old this bottle might have been though

Bouleboubier, Apr 22, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice smokey smell and aroma. Pours a nice mediium brown with a small head that dissipates quickly. Not as smokey a taste as I was expecting and definitely not overpowering. Good flavor and easily drinkable This is a very good beer that you can take your time with and savor.

Richardbeerlover, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

jaymo18, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

sammyt728, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

HoppySeb, Apr 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

VeganUndead, Apr 10, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Deep reddish brown. Semi hazy. Only poured about a 1/2 finger of head. Soapy lacing. 4

S- Mostly a pork style smokiness. A touch of caramel. Not very strong. 3.75

T- Different from the nose. Malt bomb for the most part. Caramel, clove, just a touch of banana, light bready malts, and a pretty good kick of spice. Seemed to have an earthy hop presence as well. 4

M- On the thin side. Carbonation was crispish... 3.75

O- This one was ok. The aroma and mouthfeel was much lighter than I was hoping for, but the taste was nice. 4

tmm313, Apr 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

Aakenne, Mar 30, 2014
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
88 out of 100 based on 614 ratings.