Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
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2.18/5 rDev -44.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
Pours a foggy, darkish yellow with a white head atop. Retention is pretty good holding at a thick film for quite a long time.
Smell is a faint smoked meat note overridden by a musty hop and malt mix. Not what I was expecting or hoping for. I really like the rauchbiers and hope the flavor is better than the nose.
Taste is malt, hops and a light mustiness, all in decent balance. None of the smokiness sadly.
Almost medium bodied with a tart, sharp carbonation up front. Dry, clean finish. Sadly, I've got nothing to recommend in this beer. That's disappointing considering how much I've liked the other four Schlenkerla brews I've had prior.
Serving type: bottle
09-07-2012 02:40:10 | More by PorterLambic
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Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
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