Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 4037458000111
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier

Produced by: Brauerei Schlenkerla
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alc./vol: 4.3%

Proof: 8.6°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Germany Germany

This Munich helles lager is brewed with fine Bavarian aroma hops from the area around the city of Nürnberg. It is lagered in century old caves underneath the Schlenkerla brewery and maltings. Its subtle smokiness is derived without using Schlenkerla smoke malt. Original gravity: 11.5% Bitterness: 30




Review and Tasting


Sampled on 01/07/2012

Appearance:

(best before end May-2012) Slight haze, coppery golden yellow with large but quickly diminishing white head to leave a mere thin layer of foam.

Aroma:

White baguette crust and grissini with herbal hops presenting with a faint whiff of wood smoke gents urinals.

Taste:

Dry, malty, slightly metallic palate with very subtle smokiness and vegetal notes.

Aftertaste:

Dry malty finish with faint lingering metallic vegetal notes.

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