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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,032 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,032
Reviews: 631
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 74
Gots: 42 | 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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m0unds

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-15-2014 02:03:02 | More by m0unds
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +9%

06-12-2014 00:56:15 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

06-11-2014 14:46:16 | More by KevinGordon
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csurowiec

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-10-2014 22:33:33 | More by csurowiec
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Lonelyshadow

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-08-2014 09:36:47 | More by Lonelyshadow
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countrybat

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-07-2014 22:56:10 | More by countrybat
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gatorlove

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

06-06-2014 20:46:56 | More by gatorlove
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-06-2014 13:40:57 | More by HoppySeb
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Soterios

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9%

06-01-2014 14:07:49 | More by Soterios
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carlitosbronson1

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-31-2014 22:07:57 | More by carlitosbronson1
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-27-2014 23:53:41 | More by Latarnik
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klipper

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-26-2014 08:28:58 | More by klipper
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Quindar

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-22-2014 23:47:00 | More by Quindar
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TheCuriograph

New York

4.56/5  rDev +10.4%

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.

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05-17-2014 18:31:19 | More by TheCuriograph
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3/5  rDev -27.4%

05-13-2014 22:51:48 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Pens1967

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-12-2014 03:49:46 | More by Pens1967
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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mrp2323

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-10-2014 04:34:13 | More by mrp2323
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QueerBeer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Picked this up with hesitation, as I had yet not had a rauchbier I liked. This was the gamechanger. Pours a deep, rich mahogany with a one-finger or so head. Deep smokiness in the nose, which corresponds to the flavor. Like delicious slow-smoked pork, with just a hint of malty sweetness. A bit effervescent on the tongue, almost overwhelming the taste profile. But overall, very very good.

05-09-2014 15:45:08 | More by QueerBeer
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-04-2014 00:09:05 | More by djrn2
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PoppaSquat

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-02-2014 15:57:56 | More by PoppaSquat
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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +15%

05-01-2014 01:53:18 | More by afsdan
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-30-2014 16:52:41 | More by csfcmitchell
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Heavenisbeer

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +15%

04-28-2014 23:08:46 | More by Heavenisbeer
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
92 out of 100 based on 1,032 ratings.