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Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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88
very good

488 Ratings
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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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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A deep golden straw color. A frothy tall foamy white head is produced on the pour that bright white.
Small bubbles dominate the well carbonated brew.

Aroma smells of malts but is dominated by the rich smokiness of this beer.

Well balanced in taste not to much malts not too much hops and not to much smoke. Malts are light and pale, perfect for carrying the rich smokiness from the beechwood, Hops typically and true to this case are light and simple, simply here to add some balance.

Mouthfeel is thin and I notice a touch of graininess.

Overall, a good beer not to heavy in smokiness so it's perfect for some looking to try his/her first smoke beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2011 11:53:58 | More by micromaniac129
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Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
88 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.