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Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
88
very good

488 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 29
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 03-20-2006)
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Reviews by horndecker:
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horndecker

New Jersey

4.22/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I like the plain and simple label with the Bavarian colors. A 500 ml bottle.

It's crystal clear pale straw with a wonderful fluffy head, lotsa carbonation. Aromas of malt, grassy hops, a sweet nuttiness, slight sulfur. The taste is wow, real interesting. Smoky but not in your face, a beautiful balance of bright hops and sturdy malt, absolutely refreshing and delicious. The smokiness pervades the taste from beginning to end, but doesn't mask any of the other flavors.

This one's a keeper and worth seeking out. Wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2006 16:10:51 | More by horndecker
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Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
88 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.