No Filter: Schlenkerla helles Lagerbier vs unfiltered helles Lagerbier

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. They do brew a few non-smoke beers and this comparison is of their helles Lagerbier and the special edition unfiltered version of it.

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Schwanen-Bräu Weihnachtsfestbier

Schwanen-Bräu's Weihnachtestbier is a dark dry hoppy session beer with a nice grainy malty element to flesh things out for the festive season.

Hölzlein Rauch bottle

Hölzlein Rauch is a very lightly smoky session beer with a faint grainy quality and very dry, clean finish. Excellent and a beer for those who say they don't like Rauchbier.

Gampertbräu Bock

Gampert-Bräu Bock is a richly malty Hellerbock with a lingering semi-dry, bittersweet finish. At 7.2%, it's a contemplative sipper.

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A Rotbier by any other name wouldn’t taste like Schlenkerla

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. Not only do the brew the world's most renowned Rauchbier/smoke beer, they have a great line-up of seasonal beers. They continue to push the brewing envelope and this new smoky Rotbier is yet another big winner. Schlenkerla Weichsel is the brewery's newest beer and is must have by any lover of beer.

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The Schlenkerla vs Spezial Face-off: OT Period Schlenkerla Märzen vs Spezial Lager

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. Town rival Spezial is the 2nd most famous but many feel it's better. This is a comparison of their flagships: Schlenkerla Märzen and Spezial Lager.

The Schlenkerla vs Spezial Face-off: Period 3 Replay Schlenkerla unfiltered Lager vs Spezial Ungespundet

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. Town rival Spezial is the 2nd most famous but many feel it's better. This is a comparison of the special unfiltered version of Schlenkerla Lager vs Spezial Ungespundet

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The Schlenkerla vs Spezial Face-off: Period 3 Schlenkerla Lager vs Spezial Ungespundet

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. Town rival Spezial is the 2nd most famous but many feel it's better. This is a comparison of Schlenkerla Lager vs Spezial Ungespundet

The Schlenkerla vs Spezial Face-off: Period 2 Schlenkerla Urbock vs Spezial Bock

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. Town rival Spezial is the 2nd most famous but many feel it's better. This is a comparison of Schlenkerla Urbock and Spezial Bock, two of the town's best Bocks and probably the greatest smoke Bocks in the world.