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Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche | Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
Germany
schlenkerla.de

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

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.

Added by Bierman9 on 12-13-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,059
Reviews:
427
Ratings:
929
pDev:
13.37%
Bros Score:
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look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a semi-cloudy orange/copper with a thin white head, quickly deteriorating into an even thinner ring around the edge of the pint glass.

The aroma is intensely smokey. Like a campfire just beginning to heat large sappy logs. There is also a sweet malty smell, though much less pronounced than the smokiness.

The taste is like toasted biscuits, sweet molasses, with a slight hop bitterness, as well as the mesquite-like flavor of the oak smoke. No detectable alcohol notes, except for a slight warming sensation. Medium-full texture, prickly carbon dioxide release on the tongue.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: slightly hazy golden amber. Wispy off white head.
Smell: the smoked malt is front and center but the most refined smoked nose I've sniffed. It's like the maker of Slim Jim gave away his crappy business and became a gourmet chef.
Taste: very interesting if not spectacularly satisfying, blend of smoke and dopple malt.
Overall: interesting beer. Glad I tried it. Unlikely to revisit.

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Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 929 ratings
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