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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,133 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,133
Reviews: 644
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 82
Gots: 57 | 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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Photo of Jacobob10
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500 mL bottle poured into a stein.

Dark brown in color with a small, bubbly off-white head that diminishes fairly quickly. The aroma and flavor is all smoked malt. No hops or yeast present. Just think about biting into smoked meat. Full bodied with long lasting flavor.

I prefer the Märzen over this without question. It's lighter on the palate and more drinkable. My least favorite so far from a brewery with otherwise world class beers.

Photo of Sludgeman
4/5  rDev -3.1%

great with spicy lamb pizza.

Photo of olradetbalder
3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of joewells1
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of jtosch
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of safaricook
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%

This beer pours a beige fine thick stable foam and a dark brown body. Smell is smoke. Taste is smoke as well but with a great malty backbone. It is like eating smoked pork on a slice of bread. Even better if you combine with pork. If you dig smoke in your beer and like malt, it doesn't get better than this one

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.76/5  rDev -9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Andrew041180
4.75/5  rDev +15%

Wow. The appearance isn't particularly special, but everything else is. The smoky aroma fills my nose, with subtly sweet accents. The smoke isn't overpowering, but it is very present. The flavor is led by the wonderful liquid smoke, which just seeps into my mouth. Layered throughout is that subtle sweetness, which is mostly present on the back end. Very low bitterness. Given the flavors it is also incredibly clean and drinkable. Silky smooth and delicious. Not quite sure what this beer is lacking to make it a "5".

Photo of david18
2.5/5  rDev -39.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.53/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Undated bottle at 45 degrees into slightly fluted stange
Aroma of smoke
Head large (6 cm), light brown, frothy, slowly diminishing to 3 mm ring and layer
Lacing poor – a few islands and archipelagoes of tiny to medium bubbles
Body dark amber, clear, continually rising bubbles
Flavor begins with smoke followed by roasted malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4.75, Flavor 4.5, Palate 4.5, Overall 4.5
Not quite as tasty for me as the marzen, but still quite enjoyable.

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of MidwestBA
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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3/5  rDev -27.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of archdukeofrandom
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Hoppier than the Marzen but still has the smokiness

Photo of rgriffin
4.92/5  rDev +19.1%

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
93 out of 100 based on 1,133 ratings.