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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

996 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 996
Reviews: 629
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 69
Gots: 36 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
First tapping every first Thursday of October. A bitter Smokebock for the strongbeer-season (October through December). Matured for weeks in the deep rock-cellar and tapped freshly from the oakwood cask.

(Beer added by: taez555 on 08-23-2001)
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Litterbean

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3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I'm a sucker for the smokey stuff.

This one has a brown body that's tinged with mahogany. A white head sits atop which settles down quick.

The smell, as would be expected, is full of smoke. The malts are sweet behind it but are easily masked and lost behind the veil of hickory goodness.

The flavor is a blend of the traditional bock characteristics which are tasty on their own (bready malts, some spice, alcohol) plus a full blown hickory smoke flavor. Very assertive and powerful. As a one-shot, this is great. Any more than one, however, and you may become sick, both of the flavor and to your stomach. Still, it tastes awesome and is a really unique and great brew.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2006 07:26:43 | More by Litterbean
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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
92 out of 100 based on 996 ratings.