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Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche - Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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90
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664 Ratings
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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 345
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 51
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Facts on Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche:

*brewed with 100% Schlenkerla Oak Smoke Malt
*8% alcohol
*40 bitter units from finest aroma hops
*Bernstein (amber) color
Schlenkerla Oak Smoke will be available during Christmas time 2009 at our historic brewery tavern in Bamberg (first tapping Dec. 18th), and on draft as special import in the USA - please contact our US importer for availability.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 12-13-2009)
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Photo of stevoj
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another excellent addition to the Schlenkerla lineup. Sweet malt accented with the deep smoked malts, reminiscent of smoked meats. Copper body with small creamy head, fine carbonation and lots of suspended particulates. Aroma of wood smoke (from a fire), taste comes in with sweet malt and smoked meats. Abrupt finish with some lingering smokiness. Rauchbiers are an acquired taste, but this is a fine example.

stevoj, May 27, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

From the 550 ml. bottle. Sampled on May 26, 2014.

The pour is medium amber with a big head and a slight haze. But generally brown.

Check out that smoked cheese aroma! That's the main thing I get along with the caramel malts but limited hops.

Medium or so body but it feels fuller than that.

The taste is alive with smoked cheese and smoked goodness. Caramel malts and mild hops seem secondary. I love beers with a good smoked quality and this one really does the trick. I could have it multiple times.

puboflyons, May 26, 2014
Photo of jwhancher
4.59/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bought a single at Local 44's bottle shop this past Wednesday. Poured into large tulip for review.

Looks clear copperish amber with nice fluffy white head that persists. Carbonation seems good.

Has that classic smoke beer aroma. Smoky phenols that reminds me of sitting around a campfire. Noble hops and a bit of toast. High level of smoke in relation to standard Doppelbock makeup.

Tastes of oak smoke which gives way to classic bacon-like flavors. Or a glazed ham. Really well done and one of a kind. Tastes medium with a touch of malt sweetness with balanced bitterness. Hop flavors low to none.

World class smoke beer. Well brewed and nicely done. Would definitely drink again as I'm a big fan of this style.

jwhancher, May 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

Birdlegs, May 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

dandandan79, May 21, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -44.3%

JohnnyK, May 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

CoryR, May 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

Svendozen, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

tneenan1, May 10, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice dark amber that looks almost ruby reddish given the right light. Nice lacing. Smell of smoke is not as intense as the darker cousin. Tons of white particles. This beer has substance and is alive! Lots of faint fruitiness. Tastes great and not too heavy. A nice summer smokey alternative to the darker beer. Great beer!

Richardbeerlover, May 07, 2014
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Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
90 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.