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Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla

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3.98/5
Brauerei Heller-Trum / SchlenkerlaBrauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

Dominikanerstraße 6
Bamberg, 96049
Germany

+49 951 56060 | map
schlenkerla.de

Notes:
Schlenkerla is the name of the brewery tap pub (Gaststätte).

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BEER STATS
Beers:
8
Reviews:
3,179
Ratings:
6,286
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
58
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
7.23%
 
 
Taps:
2
Bottles/Cans:
3
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 30 | Ratings: 58
Reviews by bark:
Photo of bark
3.79/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3

This is the archetype of the Bamberg bierstube: The interior made of dark wood, the green tile stove, the beer window, the wooden cask with Rauchbier, the regular’s table, the guests drinking on the stairs or on the street outside the house, the friendly yet a bit sulky staff, the beer garden at the narrow inner court, the hunters trophies on the wall and the decorations made of dried flowers.

Yes. It is all there. And then the rauchbier, served from a large wooden cask. There might be other beers in this style and some of them even better than this one, yet it is the Schenkerla Rauchbier Märzen that the others are measured by.

The beer list is short: Schenkerla Rauchbier Märzen on cask and Schenkerla RauchbierWeizen on bottle. In late autumn, a Rauchbock is also served.

An institution in the world of beer.

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Photo of Seacoastbrewer
3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of OompaMentor
3.73/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

This is one of the oldest brauerei in Bamberg; home of the Franconian biers. Selection is dependent on season however I went here to experience the Rauchbier (smoked beer). My German colleague explained they tap one cask of this bier each day and I watched as the gravity fed pour drained into the stein. Since this was my first experience, the smokey smell of oak wood was evident and the taste resting on my palate was delicious! Food selection was modest and the pork went well with my bier. Aecht Schlenkerla is the real deal! Sadly the Franconian biers are falling to the wayside and I encourage you to do a web-search of these brews. Those who hold on still apply the old ways of doing it right!

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Photo of Hayley_86
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of MetalCath
4.63/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of azorie
3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Simple to anyone that want to visit a unique place and sample the beer and food, Its a must visit.
Its really depends on your mood and what you expect. Its old and wood every where, every review tell you that.

I go for the company and the history. Not really the beer as smoked beer is not my thing. and lucky you are not forced to drink it if you do no want to. also there lots of better places for the "onion"

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Photo of herrburgess
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Sixpoint
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of mozartandmadnes
3.52/5  rDev -15.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.75

Photo of SmashPants
3/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of LiquidMetalSlime
5/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of jtosch
4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of cichief
4.68/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of Russkiy
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Flashy
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of skywizzard
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Miriam78
2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Love the beer... Honestly, I love the hallway here, but it is quite cramped. I have spent many an hour enjoying my beer and watching tourists come zooming in and then running out - totally different atmosphere here than the Faessla (which gets fewer tourists). The beer garden is pleasant when it is open. Enjoyed the restaurant, generally good service, but once we came on a shift change and waited a long time for service (almost left). I ordered the (famous) Bamberger Zwiebel (onion) as I had never had one before, while my wife ordered something meaty encased in a dough wrapping (with gravy)(the name of which escapes me). The onion was good, but hers was great (just about the best meal of our trip)! Great bathrooms, as well, freshly refurbished and well kept. Highly recommended! If you visit, come in a small group or alone, order in German, keep quiet and watch the tourists.

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Photo of MattSweatshirt
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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Brauerei Heller-Trum / Schlenkerla in Bamberg, Germany
3.98 out of 5 based on 6,286 ratings.
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