RAUCHBIERS RULE, SCHLENKERLA DOPPLEBOCK

After writing my last post # M.I.L.D, I sent a link to my blog by email to the four breweries mentioned, within a couple of hours I had received an acknowledgement from De Molen Brewery in the Netherlands. Why I think this worth mentioning is because, even after three emails and a posted, stamped letter, I couldn’t get any response from Nail Brewing in this country.  
Moving on, my  latest beer was a dopplebock from Schlenkerla Brewery of Bamberg Bavaria, another brewery/brewhouse I visited two or three years ago,
I have lifted the following  from the RateBeer site which If I understand it correctly is a reproduction of the beer description from the brewery. www.ratebeer.com
 
“While for the classic “Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier” traditionally beech has been – and still is – used, the malt for “Schlenkerla Oak Smoke” is kilned with Oak wood. The resulting Schlenkerla Oak Smoke Malt has a smoother and more multi layered smoky note than the intensely aromatic Beech Smoke Malt. The hence complex smokiness in the “Schlenkerla Oak Smoke” is paired with the multifaceted bitterness of finest Hallertau aroma hops. With 8% alcohol and amber color it matures for months in the deep brewery cellars underneath Bamberg into a special treat for smoke beer lovers.”
 
I am a big fan of rauchbier’s and this is as far as I am concerned one of the great smoked beers as are the rest from the same brewery. Not surprisingly it is not the same drinking the beer from bottles here in Australia as sitting drinking it from the keg in the beer garden in Bamberg.  
This is going to be hard to equal let alone beat.
BEER WITH A HALO
IMG_2215 HALO BEER
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