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

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2,179 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,179
Reviews: 1,076
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 152
Gots: 181 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website

Style | ABV
Eisbock |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2001

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4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Even when poured carefully, this beer is a brown, muddy, murky abortion. I am oddly attracted to it though.

Smell is boozy and like the yeast profile in many dark Belgian styles. Pungent yet inviting.

Taste is super complex, lots going on here. Grape, dark fruit, esters. Earthy, boozy, sweet. Awesome.

Mouthfeel is incredibly light and hefeweizen-y for a 12% beer. a little sticky but still dangerously quaffable.

Really phenomenal brew here. Trying this beer should be mandatory for a BA account.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.45/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

500ml bottle. Very nice to see this offering in Alberta, when the others from this brewery have been available here for so long.

This beer pours a very hazy, dark burnt amber hue, with a teeming tower of tight foamy, rather creamy ecru head, which takes it rather easy in coming down to earth, eventually leaving some walk of shame, ripped nylon lace around the glass.

It smells of rich, dark, fleshy orchard fruit, some additional mushy banana, caramel/toffee malt, a mildly astringent/sweet wheat dichotomy, a bit of aged demarara rum, and earthy, somewhat musty hops. The taste is a sweet, sugary wheat/barley combo from the outset, followed closely by banana pudding, soft spices - barely evoking clove, perhaps only in my head - dark sugar, somehow differentiated molasses, a mild oily nuttiness, some port-like alcohol heat, and drying, earthy hops flying well under the radar.

The carbonation is tame and equally frothy for the most part, with little to apologize for, the body a stout, sturdy medium weight, and a bit syrupy in its otherwise impeccable smoothness. It finishes still sweet - fruity, malty, and boozy - all well tempered in their sexy restraint.

Wow - what an experience - so many input components that I was unfairly waiting for at least one of them to go off the rails, but, nope - mea culpa - everything is oh so very well balanced and integrated. A hallmark for this uncommonly available style, which given its inherent nature, needs finesse and subtly in order to be even remotely drinkable. This has both, and more, in spades, so grab one if you can.

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: dark cola with a (for a 12%) quite impressive dark cream head.
Smell: sweet malt and a slightly sour dark fruit. Some cotton candy in the mix.
Taste: all that the nose promises! Loads of flavor.
Mouthfeel: full and full of carbonation.
Overall: quite a treat. Gets better and better as it warms.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
94 out of 100 based on 2,179 ratings.