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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,921 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,921
Reviews: 1,032
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 120
Gots: 102 | 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)
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Reviews by markaberrant:
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markaberrant

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - dark brown/red, opaque, cloudy after I swirled in the sediment, not much of a head, just a thin ring, no lacing

S - big malty nose, tart cherries, light clove, hint of smoke

T - more of the same as the aroma, definite smoky presence (goes away after warming), very malty, but not cloying, definitely taste the alcohol, though it is well integrated, aftertaste is cherries soaked in alcohol

M - med body, well attenuated, med low carbonation, yet somehow still "prickly," very smooth alcohol, and lots of it

D - about as drinkable as 12% can get, very close to a belgian dark strong

In a blind taste test, I'm almost certain I would classify it as a belgian dark strong. There is almost no similarity between this and the regular weizenbock, though both are great in their own right. Tasty as can be, intense flavours, but the huge alcohol slows you down in a hurry. So be it. I thought German brewers didn't make extreme beers?

Bottled: Aug 2007

Thanks to Phyl21ca for sending me this about 18 months ago!

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2009 02:28:29 | More by markaberrant
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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
94 out of 100 based on 1,921 ratings.