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Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BA SCORE
89
very good

522 Ratings
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Ratings: 522
Reviews: 338
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 32
Gots: 16 | 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:
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(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 03-20-2006)
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2.48/5  rDev -37.2%

JavierChang, Aug 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

KenSpliffyJr, Aug 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

udfan07, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Donkster46, Aug 10, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a mug

Appearance - golden color liquid with white head

Smell - grains, honey, ash/firewood

taste - flavors are balanced here, you get that wheat/grain/honey sweetness normally associated with helles lagers and it is followed up by the burnt firewood flavor of the smoke, I like the way the smoke is integrated into the flavor, makes its presence known without being dominant

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, medium carbonation, honey sweetness upfront followed by the smoke in the finish, refreshing

Overall - this is a very nice Helles Lager, I love the integration of flavors from a traditional Helles lager and the smoke. I would drink this more often if not for the price tag. Recommended

Price Point - $5.69/16.9 oz bottle

keithmurray, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Vestlake, Aug 07, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Interesting taste of subtle smoke paired with lager-style freshness. It's unique to create a rather light lager beer with so much flavor. Compared to the original "Aecht Schlenkerla" this is the best solution because you will be able to enjoy a toned down smoke flavor with a not so heavy beer. It is unfortunate that it costs me $5.99/bottle here in San Francisco, whereas it costs $1 in Germany.

bentpages, Aug 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Andrew041180, Aug 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

suckaj, Jul 29, 2014
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planchito, Jul 21, 2014
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dcf5ve, Jul 17, 2014
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bret717, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

EgadBananas, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

risteardj, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

KAF, Jun 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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wrightst, Jun 17, 2014
Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
89 out of 100 based on 522 ratings.