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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,001 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,001
Reviews: 629
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 69
Gots: 38 | 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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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-30-2013 23:15:03 | More by ejimhof
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mmmbirra

Italy

3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Deep red, full head.
That full smoky Schlenkerla nose with a little deep malt and sugar and alcohol.
The sweetness of this one overpowers the smoke and the malt flavors a bit. Certainly bigger than the Maerzen, but tastes less smoky and has less defined flavors. A little too sticky for me.
Silky smooth. I opened another bottle one night when I had a cold. I couldn't smell it and couldn't taste much of it either, but the smoothness of this beer made up for it.

Good smoke beer, but to me it doesn't stand up to the Maerzen. Now patiently awaiting the 1 December release of the Oak smoke.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 13:48:35 | More by mmmbirra
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-21-2013 03:17:38 | More by Hypersomnia
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pipinmalikonj

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-20-2013 21:53:32 | More by pipinmalikonj
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Odyss002

Greece

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

11-15-2013 16:54:29 | More by Odyss002
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Vsarmatov

Russian Federation

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-14-2013 17:17:20 | More by Vsarmatov
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FuselGuy

Washington

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-14-2013 05:34:47 | More by FuselGuy
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-06-2013 02:27:34 | More by chickenm
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Bix

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-05-2013 06:53:36 | More by Bix
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John_Squires

New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-05-2013 01:06:00 | More by John_Squires
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Sturmthis

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-03-2013 23:33:10 | More by Sturmthis
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Shawnspl

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-03-2013 22:35:52 | More by Shawnspl
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sirsteve42

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-01-2013 18:26:12 | More by sirsteve42
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AtrumAnimus

Texas

4.68/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This one pours a very umber to coppery color with a rich tan head that leaves faint traces of lacing down the glass.

The nose is definitely smokey, sweet malt with a hop undertones that is dominated by the smokiness.

The flavor is outstanding! the smoke is very strong and works exceptionally well with the maltiness and the fine hops present. The taste is a balanced contrasts of deliciousness.

The mouthfeel is effervescent and pleasantly matches my expectations.

Overall this is a damned fine beer and I just loved it. I will definitely be buying more of this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2013 03:25:32 | More by AtrumAnimus
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PGVG

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

10-27-2013 01:00:42 | More by PGVG
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mattsmith413

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

10-24-2013 14:43:16 | More by mattsmith413
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +15%

10-24-2013 04:24:54 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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bamberger603

Germany

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-23-2013 18:17:03 | More by bamberger603
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ilikebeer03

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.1%

10-23-2013 00:09:04 | More by ilikebeer03
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Poulan

Texas

3.58/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark red varnish look

S: Intense smoke with malty alcohol notes.

T: Intense smoke, salty bacon taste. You might need some water after drinking this.

M: Not as rich as I thought it would be.

O: I like this beer. I would drink it again. This is a must try if you like smoked rauchbier.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2013 01:04:43 | More by Poulan
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brandon911

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-20-2013 06:53:48 | More by brandon911
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-20-2013 05:19:43 | More by hinemk76
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-20-2013 03:32:44 | More by RedneckBeerz
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mjtierney2

Germany

5/5  rDev +21.1%

10-18-2013 17:01:10 | More by mjtierney2
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jfromnj

New Jersey

4.7/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

unbelievably spectacular. This beer has a wonderful "smokiness" that is truly unique. The taste hits you with hints of wood, caramel, and bacon. This is a medium bodies beer that has a smooth feel and is very easy to drink. I loved this beer and it has become a new favorite of mine.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2013 13:00:57 | More by jfromnj
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
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