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

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Ratings: 2,018
Reviews: 1,042
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 129
Gots: 135 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website

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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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Many thanks to rtepiak for this bottle!

A: Looks a lot like a quad. Dark-ish murky brown color with 3 fingers worth of a light beige head. Retention is good and lacing is correct.

S: Well, this is a banana bread in a beer. Plain and simple. There is a lot of sweet caramel/toffee breadyness with a lot of cinnamon, vanilla and cloves. Obviously, the one thing you notice the most is the HUGE banana aroma that is well supported by other fruits like: raisins, pear, red apples and a very sweet peach. Some flower-y characteristics in there.

T: Follows the nose with the huge banana bread taste. Banana and sweet molasses, caramel and toffee breadyness blends together to make this really good beer. Just as strong are: vanilla, cinnamon and cloves. Raisins, pear, red apples and those commercial fruit salad peaches. The flower-y characterisitics are replaced by a pretty big alcohol flavor that takes out about .5 . Otherwise, a near perfect brew.

M: Heavy body with a very sticky feel. Carbonation is medium to low. Wish it would have been less sticky.

O: This is a truly amazing brew. Gets the banana bread taste like no other beer has ever had. Just a tiny tad too sweet, would have preferred a bit more nut-like taste in the brew (but for this I guess I only need to drink the regular Aventinus). Drinkability is pretty high for a beer this strong.

flipper2gv, May 17, 2011
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ambruns1979, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

This is one expensive ass 11.2 oz bottle! Never had an eisbock, so here was my chance...was slighly flustered by the fractured looking yeast cake that made it into my bottle. Was thinking infection...this one must have been in the warehouse a WHILE (the cap left rust dents on the bottle lip)...Anyways, after checking to see if this was normal and I wasn't going to die, damn. This is one heavy beer. I was slightly buzzed earlier in the day, but this brought me right on back. Heavy in every taste imaginable, although not hoppy. Very syrupy and boozy (WHICH is the point!). You can still taste the wheat through it all. Impressive beer, but, I couldn't even finish it. I love me some big beers, and maybe I just didn't want to get drunk, but you wouldn't taste a bud light for 5 hours after having this. Or want to...

MusicmanSD, May 30, 2009
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Pours a quite cloudy deep mahogany brown, possibly not as opaque as it could have been. The sediment was quite compact in the bottom and despite swirling the last couple of centimetres of beer, much of it would not be moved. Head is a filmy crown of yellowish-beige bubbles. Good static lacing, and the body looks pleasantly heavy. Lovely looking beer.

Nose is lovely and redolent with big dark wheat characters, but it's so lovely and deep and rich, refined and complex. Slight subtle hints of booze and smoke, and the roasted characters are very pleasant. The boozy sweetness even gives off unusual aromas of port. It's a truly excellent nose.

Taste is big and slightly boozy, although perhaps not as immediately hot and spiritous as I thought it might be. Round wheat notes are noticeable, but there's a welling of slightly metallic, medicinal characters on the back, which while not having the strong heat of booze, do give the bite of continental schnapps. Cherries and appleskin are hinted at. Feel is smooth at the start, but has a pleasant acidity coming through to mingle with the light astringency of the booze.

This is a lovely beer. It's surprising just how gentle it is for all its extremity. It really stays true to its weizen roots, which give it a lovely roundness, and temper the big and boozy notes that appear throughout.

lacqueredmouse, Oct 03, 2010
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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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