Hummel 1162 Heller Rauch Festbier

amber beer in glass with bottle
Hummel 1162 Heller Rauch Festbier

Brewery: Hummel
Town:
Merkendorf
Style:
Rauchbier
Color:
deep golden to light amber
Head:
white, rocky
Nose:
light smoke
Body: medium

Palate:
malty, light smokiness, faint grain, underlying but firm hops
Finish: clean, semi-dry, semi-bitter

Served: from a bottle bought in the area

Impression: Heller Rauch is generally not my favorite style but this Fest has a nice malty palate. It’s also got some fair hopping so it remains fairly dry. The smoke is subdued but unmistakable, kicking in with the hops for a surprisingly bitter finish.

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