In a blind tasting by BJCP trained experts, this beer rated

97

Aecht Schlenkerla Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche

Full of malt and smoke without being sticky. Slight oxidation in the malt body is mostly hidden by the smoke. Some dark fruit (prune-like) sweetness. Smoky sweetness hits first and lingers in the smooth, warming alcohol finish. Aftertaste is crisp with a touch of ashy graininess.

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