Beer Schlenkerla, "Rauchbier Weizen", 0.5 L
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Beer amber-brown color with shades of red garnet in depth.
In the taste of beer is dominated by smoky shades, through which punched notes wheat, wood, earth, nuances of banana, clove, chocolate and caramel. Carbonation - moderate. Aftertaste - clean, refreshing, juicy.
Excellent, powerful, smoky flavor of beer filled with notes of smoked meat and malt, wheat and lemon subtle nuances.
Beer goes well with any kind of smoked meat, barbecue, bacon, grilled meat, hamburger and hot dog.
"Rauchbier Weizen" - Wheat Beer with a subtle smoky flavor. Before fermentation, wheat and barley malt from its own brewery malt smoked on the smoke, and used exclusively beech logs, giving a brighter flavor. Invariably, 2004 "Smoked beer Weizen" receives German award CMA - guarantee a high quality product. Along with this, the beer has a number of high awards at international competitions. In 2011, beer was considered "best in class" at the beer festival in Helsinki.
The first mention of the brewery Schlenkerla, which is located in the center of the historic town of Bamberg, refer to 1405. Truman Brewery owned by the family, today she manages the sixth generation. Brewery specializes in smoked beer that is bottled straight from the oak barrels in the cellars of the brewery. Beer under the brand "Echt Shlenkerla" brewed in accordance with the law of the purity of brewing from 1516. At the brewery has its own secrets and especially cooking smoked beer. One of these consists in treating the malt: green malt is placed in a fine wire mesh and dried by heat from a fire underneath. Smoke arising in the combustion process, the mesh envelops and "smokes" malt, which eventually becomes smoked. Another feature is the use in smoking logs of beech wood of the highest quality, which grows in the Franconian Jura. Before use, be sure the wood is kept for at least three years. It gives smoked beer "Echt Shlenkerla" specific flavor and dark color.