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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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tubacharlie

Michigan

4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A good two-finger tan head tops this muddy and dense light brown brew. The head recedes to a light skim, constantly replenished by the bottle conditioned fermentation. Little lacing or sticking, probably due to the high alcohol content.

The strong scent of bananas is detected. First sip brings vanilla flavors to the front, with a deep, roasted malt base and a strength and complexity of flavor more associated with barley than wheat, comparable to a wheat wine. Well integrated, smooth and creamy carbonation rounds out the mouthfeel, with bittering hops to balance the slightly sweet vanilla and lingering chocolate notes.

A classic wheat doppelbock, this is a concentrated version of the original and revered Aventinus Weizenbock, and a welcome recreation of a brewing storage error.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2011 00:01:04 | More by tubacharlie
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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
94 out of 100 based on 1,921 ratings.