Schlenkerla Ruachbier Marzen is a dark smoke beer that captures the essence of peaty wood and nutty chocolate. Chase with an Islay malt.
In German, ‘rauch’ means smoke, referring to the fact that this beer is brewed with smoked malt.
‘Marzen’ translates as ‘March’ and refers to the fact that traditionally this beer could only be brewed between autumn and March
Prior to the invention of the refrigerator, this beer could only be brewed between autumn and March, before the onset of summer bacterial infections.