Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen | Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier MärzenAecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen

Brewed by:
Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

Style: Rauchbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV may vary slightly year to year.

Bamberg's speciality, a dark, bottom fermented smokebeer, brewed with Original Schlenkerla Smokemalt from the Schlenkerla maltings and tapped according to old tradition directly from the gravity-fed oakwood cask in the historical brewery tavern.

Added by taez555 on 07-11-2001

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a deep redish-brown with an inch of light tan head. This sits for a while and is helped along by the low-medium carbonation.

S - Smoked meat and salmon mainly. Some background notes of sweet malts, spice and nuttiness.

T - Malts are in first, but are quickly overtaken by smokiness. Begins to get bitter/dry and finishes this way into a long smokey aftertaste.

M - Medium-full body, smooth, creamy, low-moderate carbonation.

D - Really good stuff. Drank the second half of it with some smoked cheddar, which worked well. I could see how this would be great with bbqed meat.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Immediate scents of a campfire under the silhouette of a full moon. Nice dark ruby red colour. Light carbonation, enough to quench the thirst of a pig roasting on said campfire. Taste has subtle bitterness from hops, nice malted barley hints, and a subtle finish of a smokey flavour. The smoke flavour is not at all over-powering, and adds a nice hint to remind the consumer of a well smoked salmon. A great beer overall.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This isn't as good as it's brother, the Urbock, but it holds it's own. It's main differences were the taste and smell, which are two very important things. The smell wasn't as strong and had a bit more of a hoppiness to it. It still had the great smell of bacon, but just not as strong. The taste was similar to the smell. It had a definate hoppiness to it, but nothing way too overpowering. It's definately a great beer to try, but if you have the chance, go with the Urbock.

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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen from Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
4.06 out of 5 based on 2,324 ratings.
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