1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

Not Rated.
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockSchneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,954 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,954
Reviews: 1,034
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 124
Gots: 114 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Eisbock |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,954 | Reviews: 1,034 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by JayQue:
Photo of JayQue
JayQue

Virginia

4.47/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a great beer!!! Pours a cloudy mahogany color...small fizzy white head that dissolves fast. No lacing to speak of. Great smell...really pronounced and representative of the taste. Rich dark fruit, some astringency and mild malt backbone. Taste is exceptional. Dark fruit (like a plum pudding run through a blender) astringent like a Belgian Ale with some cloves, banana hints and a very balanced hint of the alcohol. Mouthfeel is rich and smooth.

I don't feel as crippled after this as I do after a Brooklyn Monster Ale or a Bigfoot, but you have to respect the alcohol. Drinkability for this beer is "Would you like to drink a second one?" The answer is a most resounding YES.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2007 01:33:57 | More by JayQue
More User Reviews:
Photo of flyers1980
flyers1980

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-31-2014 00:42:40 | More by flyers1980
Photo of Greywulfken
Greywulfken

New York

4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: murky brown and opaque - I dropped it centrally into a snifter and got a massive dense head of foam that took some time to slim down into a filmy tan cap; brief motes of lace trailed behind

S: boozy fruits, like dates, plums and figs; overripe banana and thick dense bread

T: banana and ripe dark fruit, booze and spice, particularly clove; some distant dark cherry and maybe a little wet cocoa powder

M: full-bodied and fuzzy soft/smooth; peppery spikes of spice and alcohol tingle a bit at first, but are then suffused by the creamy malts

O: clearly a top-of-the-line ale, although you need to want that sweet, fruity, boozy drinking experience. My first eisbock, I liken it to a quad or a wheatwine - rich and deep, totally enjoyable, but not something I'd reach for casually.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 23:20:26 | More by Greywulfken
Photo of Arch578
Arch578

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

07-30-2014 10:09:28 | More by Arch578
Photo of kmanjohnson
kmanjohnson

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

07-29-2014 18:39:12 | More by kmanjohnson
Photo of ThirstyDutchman
ThirstyDutchman

British Columbia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-29-2014 05:39:38 | More by ThirstyDutchman
Photo of firewater14
firewater14

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-29-2014 04:45:44 | More by firewater14
Photo of jordonlcoleman
jordonlcoleman


4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-27-2014 22:24:35 | More by jordonlcoleman
Photo of GatorLCA
GatorLCA

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-27-2014 15:02:43 | More by GatorLCA
Photo of tharper178
tharper178

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-27-2014 01:21:34 | More by tharper178
Photo of WildSoul8
WildSoul8

Colorado

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-26-2014 01:04:13 | More by WildSoul8
Photo of Joecaddie
Joecaddie

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-25-2014 00:19:52 | More by Joecaddie
Photo of schneidk
schneidk

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-24-2014 06:55:49 | More by schneidk
Photo of KFBR392
KFBR392

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours with half a finger of soft white head. The color is dark brown with some lighter touches around the edges. Active carbonation is very light.

Smell: Bright cloves and bananas explode out of the bottle. Dark fruits with accents of plums, papaya, cedar, and tobacco work their way on to the scene after the front. There is a sting of booze on the back end that really pulls your attention, but not in a negative way.

Taste: Spices and booze hit on the front. Dark fruits, bananas, and cloves warm up on the body. That warming heat lingers throughout the body and into the finish. Earth and tobacco go well with the booze on the back end. Exotic spices round this one out.

Mouthfeel: I kind of love the tongue numbing booze this one brings. Lots of fruits and spices play a great compliment as well.

Overall: My first Eisbock and this was a treat. Reminded me of a big boozy quad. Glad I got a classic of the style to establish a benchmark.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 03:16:49 | More by KFBR392
Photo of thufflife
thufflife

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +12%

07-23-2014 16:02:50 | More by thufflife
Photo of Bobbydigi
Bobbydigi

Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-22-2014 01:27:24 | More by Bobbydigi
Photo of nkelley77
nkelley77

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-21-2014 18:04:23 | More by nkelley77
Photo of John_Beeryman
John_Beeryman

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

07-21-2014 13:07:42 | More by John_Beeryman
Photo of peensteen
peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-21-2014 03:59:29 | More by peensteen
Photo of firewrx612
firewrx612

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-19-2014 23:59:47 | More by firewrx612
Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-19-2014 05:40:39 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
Photo of mmars010
mmars010

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-19-2014 04:46:19 | More by mmars010
Photo of ChaseTheAce
ChaseTheAce

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-18-2014 03:38:57 | More by ChaseTheAce
Photo of MattSharpless
MattSharpless

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-17-2014 18:28:00 | More by MattSharpless
Photo of yancot
yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-16-2014 05:01:22 | More by yancot
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
94 out of 100 based on 1,954 ratings.