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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,919 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,919
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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Ratings: 1,919 | Reviews: 1,032 | Display Reviews Only:
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-25-2012 23:50:23 | More by kaelingirl
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mechanicalprints

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-21-2012 23:15:01 | More by mechanicalprints
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown with a quarter finger tall off white head which dissipates quickly, leaving only a thin ring of bubbles at the edge of the glass. Moderate lacing is present.

S: Aromas of clove, banana, some alcohol, plum, and vanilla are all present. The smell is very complex and very enjoyable.

T: Like the smell, the taste is dominated by the clove and banana with hints of plum, vanilla, and brown sugar. You can taste a bit of the alcohol but it does not burn and is not unpleasant.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Drinks like a beer with a much lower ABV, there are hints of the alcohol in the smell and taste but it is pretty well hidden - this beer could really sneak up on you. I really enjoy the smell and the flavors of this beer and will definitely be having it again. Though I might add that this is not really a sessionable beer unless you are the ultimate champ - just too much ABV.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2012 21:51:05 | More by dbrauneis
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-21-2012 02:20:18 | More by Texasfan549
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

02-20-2012 04:34:09 | More by LJWalker
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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle shared with friends, I really love aventinus so I've been jonesing to try this.

The beer pours a nice dark brown color with a very unique almost dark purple color on the sides, very cool look. Some head but it dies quick and has very little lacing, though I don't expect much from a beer of this abv.

The smell is very malty overall, no hops to this at all. Some nice dark fruit notes dominate with some nice dark bread notes to it as well with some candy like sweetness as well. A touch of alcohol sweetness but there is no real heat to it at all. Some great caramel notes as well as some licorice too which is subtle but nice. some lighter tropical fruit type things too.

The taste is very complex and turns out to be exactly what i thought it would be from knowing the original very well. All the favors of the original including the awesome dark bread, Banana clove, Wiezen wheat, dark fruit, caramel, are all there plus some serious new notes of some alcohol complexity. It's very tasty and easy yo drink compared to most 12% beers.

Feel is ok, a little thinner than I would have liked but it rolls over nicely and is not hot at all.

Overall nice beer, but I'll stick with regular aventinus most of the time.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 01:00:27 | More by Dreadnaught33
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-19-2012 02:08:03 | More by jfcaa193
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cheefdaddy1

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-18-2012 21:34:25 | More by cheefdaddy1
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chrispoint

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-18-2012 08:28:29 | More by chrispoint
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-17-2012 21:48:19 | More by kayrex
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mikeg67

New Jersey

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 16:32:33 | More by mikeg67
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 07:10:20 | More by PicoPapa
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DougR73

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.9%

02-17-2012 03:07:29 | More by DougR73
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CarpalTunnell

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-16-2012 23:31:53 | More by CarpalTunnell
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tsmiller7

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-16-2012 06:27:31 | More by tsmiller7
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StoicBeast

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-14-2012 22:39:19 | More by StoicBeast
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corztoy1

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.9%

02-14-2012 15:02:15 | More by corztoy1
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AndyTaylor

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-13-2012 22:39:04 | More by AndyTaylor
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ricksrealm

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-12-2012 13:31:06 | More by ricksrealm
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sukwonee

Washington

5/5  rDev +17.9%

02-12-2012 05:03:26 | More by sukwonee
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OldTime

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-12-2012 04:23:22 | More by OldTime
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-11-2012 22:21:38 | More by whartontallboy
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: on-tap

02-11-2012 03:14:20 | More by Bouleboubier
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monitorpop

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-11-2012 03:14:09 | More by monitorpop
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-09-2012 06:32:34 | More by tobelerone
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
94 out of 100 based on 1,919 ratings.