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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,042 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,042
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 73
Gots: 44 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Axnjxn, Jul 05, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +15.3%

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ramblinwreck101, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

BAsbill, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of EGreen
4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

THE quintessential rauchbier!! Mild smoke in the nose with a nice malty character. Starts off with a nice toffee flavor that is quickly usurped by the smokiness... And man is it smoky. Mild hops bitterness on the finish... Barely noticeable through the smoke. Very nice!

EGreen, Jun 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

dannyboygaga, Jun 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -51.6%

jmathis, Jun 22, 2014
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Tobin42, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

wrightst, Jun 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -33.4%

Miriam78, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

m0unds, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

KevinGordon, Jun 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I'm a little embarrassed that I've never written a full review for a lager. So many ales. Figured I'd write about one of my Old World favorites:

A - Lovely amber brown twinkles a hazy red against the light. Sudsy cappuccino head. Looks more like a brown ale than what I imagine when I think German lager

S - Nose is roasted and smoky. Packed with allspice, cured meat, caramel, molasses, chicory, sawdust and fired peat.

T - I find some smoked beers can push beyond toasted and into the medicine-y. Not so this. It’s a magnificent amalgam of buttery toast, woodsmoke, and bacon, with a zesty peppery sharpness from the hops that prevent its being out-and-out sweet.

M - Medium to light-bodied, and extremely refreshing for something this full and flavorful

O - Balance and drinkability. This is the benefit of a beer whose recipe has been refined over centuries. I love the imperialized, bourbon-aged, dry-hopped, coffee-infused craft scene as much as anyone, but hell if this doesn't make you appreciate the unadorned craftsmanship of old Europe.

thecuriograph.com

TheCuriograph, May 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.4%

davidwhatshisnam, May 13, 2014
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
92 out of 100 based on 1,042 ratings.