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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,036 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,036
Reviews: 1,046
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 129
Gots: 138 | FT: 4
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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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

kayrex, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of mikeg67
3.9/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle. Pours brown with a long lasting, off-white, foamy head. Aroma is of barnyard yeast, wheat malt, brown sugar and alcohol. The body is full, smooth and creamy. Taste is of dark fruit, wheat malt, yeast and brown sugar. Long, warming finish. The bottle was old, but the brew was still great.

mikeg67, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of PicoPapa
3.45/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500mL bottle. Pours a dark brown with light brown hues and a half inch of head. No lacing. Aromas of banana, cloves, booze, and dark fruits. Flavors of banana, cloves, earth, dark fruits and a bit flowery. Some chocolate and vanilla. Almost too sweet. Doesn't taste as boozey as you'd expect from a beer with 12% Abv. Heavy mouthfeel. Overall, not something I could drink all the time but a decent beer.

PicoPapa, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of DougR73
5/5  rDev +17.9%

DougR73, Feb 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

CarpalTunnell, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of tsmiller7
4/5  rDev -5.7%

tsmiller7, Feb 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

StoicBeast, Feb 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

corztoy1, Feb 14, 2012
Photo of AndyTaylor
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

AndyTaylor, Feb 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

ricksrealm, Feb 12, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

sukwonee, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of OldTime
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

OldTime, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of whartontallboy
4/5  rDev -5.7%

whartontallboy, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of Bouleboubier
4.78/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

that lovely unidentifiable purple-tinged ruby hue. no end to the satiny suds. replenishes with a flick of the wrist, still left behind after the well is dry.

absolutely mesmerizing blend of plum, vanilla, clove, and candied pear - olfaction satisfaction. nothing "yeasty". old-fashioned kind of perfume in the air. dried floral - lilac? ugh, i don't know.

the clove and vanilla come to the fore atop a very delicate malt foundation. esters abound but, then again, they don't. while the fruit flavors incredibly apparent, they are incredibly rounded off to the point of essence. the alcohol, though deceptively mellow, feels like it intensifies or gives more substance to the overall palate.

ridiculous creamy mouthfeel, silky soft and smooth, nary a burn from alcohol. spectral-lightness. as much as the lightest of lagers I'll confess.

out of the bottle, this is a treat. few parallel on tap.

Bouleboubier, Feb 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

monitorpop, Feb 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

tobelerone, Feb 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Plantinau, Feb 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

bdeast1, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of Theitos
4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a cloudy brown. It pours with a beautiful amount of thick creamy head.

S: I can smell bananas. It smells like the banana laffy taffy. I can smell a touch of wheat and a touch of caramel malts.

T: Again a very nice banana taste. There is a nice yeasty bread taste. I can also taste some marzipan. A taste of green grapes and plum towards the end.

M: There's a nice carbonation feel. I can let it warm up in my mouth with out to much of a sting.

O: I think this is a great Eisbock. It's interesting, feels great in my mouth, and most importantly taste great.

Theitos, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of Asgeirr
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Asgeirr, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of jonziefle
3.28/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Poured a cloudy brown and was almost opaque in the glass. Fizzy head that disappeared immediately. Very little visible carbonation. Looks dead.

Smell: Smells sweet, rich, and less alcoholic than I would have thought. Banana, esters, and dark fruit aromas. Some molasses/caramel sweetness.

Taste: Very alcoholic to start with, also masking other flavors. Dark fruit flavors and molasses like sweetness. Almost too sweet (syrupy) with the alcohol and sugar giving a weird tingle in the back of your throat. Off flavors present at the end as well.

Mouthfeel: Strong alcohol bite that makes the beer a little hard to truly savor. Little carbonation makes it feel very flat and lifeless. Medium body.

Drinkability: Too much alcohol and too little flavor. Lack of carbonation and off flavors may indicate a bad bottle, though.

Buy Again? Maybe, to see if this one was an aberration.

jonziefle, Feb 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

millelacsmark, Feb 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Riverared, Feb 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

EddieG28, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of Pdu8s
3.53/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- a good looking beer. A nice amber-yellow color that forms a stable, thick white head

S- Smells citrusy, with hints of caramel coming through

T- Banana is the most prevalent taste, although it starts off a bit citrusy. alcohol taste not overwhelming

M- very smooth and pleasant to swallow. Not harsh on the mouth at all

O- This a good beer. Although not a fan of banana taste in general, I can see how this beer would have much appeal with others. It scores well in other categories.

Pdu8s, Feb 01, 2012
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
94 out of 100 based on 2,036 ratings.