Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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4.5/5 rDev +6.1%
330ml bottle.Snifter glass.Enjoyed on jun´11.Dark mahogany in color.Yeast in suspension.Brief small bubbled beige head. Banana is present both in flavor & aroma.E stery,spicy,bready & a quite funny plum mermelade flavors.Hops well hidden by malts. Medium-full body, moderate carbonation.Subtle warming alcohol.Sweet fruity finish. Berries & grapes on the aftertaste.Well balanced beer.Good & refreshing drinkability.
03-15-2012 02:30:43 | More by GONZALOYANNA
4.73/5 rDev +11.6%
Served in a chalice. This is my first Eisbock tasting.
The beer poured a deep molasses color with a two fingered head, yielding a pleasant frothiness.
This is one of most complex beers I have ever tasted. There is an overpowering fruit smell. The finish- highly complex, exhibits mint, fruit, molasses, with alcohol overtones.
This is a beer not to be missed. It's highly alcoholic, and 6 ounces may be enough to be savored at one sitting. It's the ultimate sipper.
Will experience again.
03-08-2012 01:23:01 | More by brureview
3.95/5 rDev -6.8%
Poured into a weizen glass.
A: Pours a reddish copper with moderate carbonation. Has a short head that dissipates quickly revealing some legs.
N: Raspberry, prune juice, overripe plum, blackberry and heavy doses of caramel and toffee.
T: Black raspberry, caramel, toffee and candy sugar upfront. Mid-palate travels through with concord grape, bread and toasted wheat; heavy on the wheat. Finishes with sugar coated dark fruits comprised of plum, raisin and prunes. Some booze is apparent.
M: Full bodied, velvety, smooth, sticky and warming.
O: A lot of dark fruit and berry notes. Some booze is apparent but it is rather pleasant. Pretty easy to drink at 12%.
03-05-2012 14:34:29 | More by justintcoons
3.7/5 rDev -12.7%
11.2oz bottle into tulip snifter.
Pours near black in color, with deep red edges when held to the light. A thin off white head.
The aroma is reminiscent of a weizenbock, with clove and weizen yeast upfront. There are also some dark fruit notes and lightly boozy finish.
The taste follows the nose, with clove upfront followed by a brief bit of dark fruit and a light booziness in the finish.
A medium to full body with a light amount of prickly carbonation.
I enjoyed this beer, and while it never became a big issue, the booziness started to come through a bit more than I liked as it warmed. Though I suppose that is probably to be expected in the style.
03-03-2012 10:09:00 | More by vkv822
4.15/5 rDev -2.1%
Poured from a 33 cl little into a pint glass, bottled in 2011. This a dark brownish tea color with a massive but short lived tan head with a significant amount if carbonation still bubbling up from the bottom. The smells are very present and strong, ripe fruit, plums, candy and toffee malts. The feel is thick and full of carbonation. The taste is good, lots of malts, small hop bite, ripe fruit, sugar and a notice alcohol flavor / burn.
02-28-2012 03:42:00 | More by DavidST
4.48/5 rDev +5.7%
Notes from 1-14-12
Appearance: Very good clarity, dark brown- black coffee color with coppery-orange highlights. No head, small off-white lacing.
Aroma: Nice, strong, and sweet. Good amount of bubblegum, cola, molasses, banana.
Taste: Strong and moderately sweet balance. Flavor follows the nose but with gingerbread and faint hops.
Mouthfeel: Very full bodied, thick and lusciously smooth texture. Alcohol warmth in the back of the palate and down the esophagus, little sparkly carbonation.
Overall: Excellent. Well integrated flavors and smooth alcohol warmth. I drank this outside on my porch while it was snowing. It kept my torso warm and the complexity distracted me from my freezing extremities. Got to get more!
02-27-2012 09:06:22 | More by django24
United Kingdom (England)
4.58/5 rDev +8%
A 330ml bottle with a BB of April 2015. Picked up from my local beer specialist some time ago. Been looking forward to this one for a while.
Poured into a Delirium chalice (I don't have an Aventinus glass). A hazy dark brown hue with tons of yeast sediment and strong carbonation. Produces a large head of light brown foam to begin with, but this rapidly subsides to nothing. Aroma - in a nutshell: liquid fruitcake. Notes of plums, dried fruit, marzipan, molasses and brown sugar. A big, warming hit of alcohol in the background.
Tastes of intensely sweet malt with a fruity character and a boozy finish. Notes of prunes, dried fruit, molasses, brown sugar and fruity yeast esters. The alcohol really makes itself known upon swallowing - hot, spicy and astringent, but blending nicely. The mouthfeel is thick and smooth, with a slick sensation from the alcohol. Nice, tingly carbonation. Very astringent - feels like your tongue is being stripped. Aftertaste of fruity, boozy malt.
Mmmmm - very nice. Rich and tasty; makes a fantastic sipper. The booze is strong in this one, but doesn't detract from the experience. Now I want another! Add this beer to your must-try list.
02-27-2012 01:10:30 | More by jazzyjeff13
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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