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Brewer's Share Vendell's Veizen (Weizen Bock) - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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BA SCORE
81
good

56 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.07%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AxesandAnchors on 01-09-2013)
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hreb

Washington

3.24/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle to be enjoyed before August 2013, served in pint glass. Beer pours a deep orange amber, fairly viscous (it is a bock), though crystal clear (for a weizen). Sweet malt sugar aroma. Flavor is dead on bock style malt-heavy. Secondary flavors of lighter wheat are quite pleasant in contrast to the use heavy, grainy barley typical of German style bockbier. I wouldn't go quite so far as to call it refreshing though. Just an ok sometimes beer with good flavor. It's no Aventinus.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 02:16:36 | More by hreb
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Eighty

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-30-2013 16:26:55 | More by Eighty
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videofrog

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

05-20-2013 03:00:35 | More by videofrog
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phishsihq

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a deep chestnut with about half-an-inch of off-white head that dissipates rather quickly. Rich malt aromas include caramel and hazelnut with little else making itself distinguishable. Slightly sweet caramel flavors roll smoothly into a more style-appropriate wheat based brew. Dark fruit and molasses flavors reach the tip of the tongue as well. Well carbonated and a bit prickly, this brew is moderately carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 00:35:56 | More by phishsihq
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cwreay90

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-08-2013 19:21:53 | More by cwreay90
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DerAtomsmasher

Washington

3.06/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I'm not sure if all Weizenbocks are filtered, or whether I'm just assuming that a German-style wheat offering should be cloudy, but I was slightly bummed that this one wasn't cloudy or especially wheaty.

That said, a nice amount of head, a toasty, bready nose and a sort of unsulphured dried apricot note, with the slightest amount of pineapple quickly dissolving. Strong alcohol taste (that, I guess, I wish were mitigated by Weizen yeast) and a dry hop finish.

Not bad, but not exactly what I was looking for.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 00:27:28 | More by DerAtomsmasher
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ifixufly

Indiana

3/5  rDev -14.8%

04-25-2013 20:59:06 | More by ifixufly
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DIM

Pennsylvania

2.59/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

a: Who filtered my weizenbock? This was a slightly chill hazed amber tinted brown color. It poured with a short-lived fizzy cap.

s: I'm no style nazi, but so far this doesn't look or smell like a weizenbock. I found nutty malts and a hint of roast.

t: Well, there is a lot more going on here than the smell would indicate. This isn't bad by any stretch of the imagination, but I defy anyone to take a sip of this blind and think weizenbock. I tasted lots of nutty malts with hints of cocoa and floral toffee. There was a pretty nice lingering warm chocolatey malt note. Where are the cloves, bananas, and
bubblegum?

m: Pretty chewy but not quite weizenbock territory.

o: I was pretty conflicted when scoring this one. This isn't really close to being on style and I do have certain expectations when the label says weizenbock. I don't think this is a style open to a lot of interpretation. On the other hand this is a pretty tasty wheatwine I gurss I'd call it? Anyway, my scores kind of split the difference.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 23:33:02 | More by DIM
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JohnBender

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

04-21-2013 22:41:48 | More by JohnBender
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Tiernan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-16-2013 23:56:52 | More by Tiernan
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Reidrover

Oregon

2.43/5  rDev -31%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

22 oz bottle from "Lifesource" Salem. $3.99 Pours a darker amber with a small off white head,that quickly dissipates. Having trouble picking up any aromas other than caramel malt ( and this in a room temp glass). Plain malty taste..again caramel, maybe some fig in the back..weird for style..getting a wee bit black pepper. Mouthfeel is OK i suppose Really let down by this one..i usually like Full Sail but they missed by a mile on this one. Its a strong amber..no sign what-so-ever of a weizen Bock!! Luckily for them this is hard to find.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 17:38:19 | More by Reidrover
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constantine_272

Oregon

4.04/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Dark copper to brown and very clear. Very low retention, off white (almost grey) head. Exceptionally carbonated.

S: Malt. Malt. Malt. Rich dark nut smells; hazelnut.

T: Crisp and sharp. A hint of sweetness gives way to a rich roasted grain flavor blast. It is predominantly of roasted barely and toasted hay. Bready rye and mild tangy spice flavors linger. A slight alcohol flavor emerges that was otherwise hidden as the beer raises a few degrees and loses some fizz.

M: Great mouthwatering tanginess (with no sourness) leaves you wanting more. It washes very clean and extremely refreshing.

O: This is what a full flavor light beer would taste like. It is extremely drinkable and easy going. It goes down easy and very refreshing. Great on a hot summer day and a great session beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 03:06:49 | More by constantine_272
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fivetime

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-21-2013 02:29:16 | More by fivetime
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

4/5  rDev +13.6%

03-21-2013 01:10:50 | More by DerwinWentworth
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artoolemomo

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

03-17-2013 04:03:16 | More by artoolemomo
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-13-2013 00:27:34 | More by wonothesane42
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Kromes

Georgia

3.78/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear dark copper color with a thin head that dies down to nothing

Caramel and toasted malt with some earthy and smoky peat, a touch of dark cherry, alcohol and a bit of grassy hop.

Toasted malts up front with a bit of caramel. There is also a very subtle dark fruit flavor and a touch of grassy hop to balance out the sweetness. A little bit of alcohol shows through in the finish which is a lingering earthy peat and toasted malt flavor.

Low carbonation and medium body. Seems a bit thin without the carbonation. However, that being said, it does go down very easy.

A nice malt-forward beer without being overly sweet. The hop gives it a good balance and the toasted malt really shows through. An above average Weizenbock. I was expecting a little bit of the banana/clove, but I enjoyed it as is.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2013 22:03:05 | More by Kromes
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jmgault1

California

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

03-05-2013 03:43:20 | More by jmgault1
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

03-04-2013 04:52:52 | More by MacStinson
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Gavage

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours an amber brown color with a 1" head.

Smell: light breadiness and some chocolate comes through to the nose.

Taste: bready profile with some light chocolate, banana, pepper, and a nice balancing bitterness. Alcohol is well hidden.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crisp from start to finish. Long lasting aftertaste here.

Overall: a nicely flavorful beer that is a bite of a slow sipping beer, but two or three of these can be enjoyed in a session.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 22:28:00 | More by Gavage
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Hazed and tawny, dissipates to a minimal amount of lace. Very bready, malty and sweet in the nose ... cleaner that I anticipated. Full-ish body with a creamy smoothness and a quick pop of crispness on the back. Loaf of bread, fresh hay, light hopping, clean palate. Faint taffy, some alcoholic warmth and more graininess middle to finish.

Not as I expected, a malt bomb and a tasty one but none of the bells and whistles of a true Weizenbock with the clove and banana and lively esters.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 04:55:17 | More by Jason
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-24-2013 22:38:53 | More by RoryOMoore
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep clear chestnut color with a half finger head that dies rather quickly. Very strange nose of herbal hops, anisette, faint licorice, hearty grainy toasted bread.

Taste is much better than the nose with one of the best finishes i've had in a beer. Tastes like your classec weizen bock up front, prickling carbonation clean wheat malt rolls into chocolate and toasted grainy bread. Finishes with an underlying hop bitterness and extremely clean with the faint kiss of alcohol. Wonderfully complex grainy and toasted bread flavor linger in the mouth nicely, almost tannin like in quality. A really great beer. And another great example from full sail of how clean dark lager styles such as bocks should be.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 23:34:46 | More by jtierney89
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.06/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark golden amber/copper color with mahogany edges and a two finger off-white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Spotty lacing left behind.

Slightly smokey, roasted malt aroma with peppery spice, earthy hops and bready yeast. More robust than what's typical for the style. Hints of pepper and clove followed by banana, bread, chocolate, caramel and toffee but there's also a burnt dark malt presence as well as a resinous hop presence. These extra elements are interesting but overpower what I like most about the style.

Medium bodied with a flavor profile that's very similar to the aroma. The roast character is toned down a bit but it's still slightly smokey and more dry/acrid than I expected. Hints of dark chocolate, oatmeal and dry, burnt toast followed by hints of peppery clove, banana bread, caramel and toffee. The ABV is well masked and its easy to drink, but I just wish thre was some more sweetness for balance. I appreciate the more robust, hoppier take on the style, but I prefer the more traditional take on the style.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 09:00:21 | More by corby112
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a reddish coppery amber with a half finger fine light tan head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of bready malt, light toasted malt and an unusual herbal spiciness. Flavor follows with toasted, caramel and biscuit malt, hints of dried dark fruit, light grassy hops. Finish is biscuit malt and grassy hops. Medium bodied with a pleasant creaminess. The taste leans more towards a malty amber ale than a weizenbock, but I really like the combination of malt flavors in this and the balance from start to finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 06:07:44 | More by LiquidAmber
Brewer's Share Vendell's Veizen (Weizen Bock) from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
81 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.