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

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2,106 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,106
Reviews: 1,054
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 142
Gots: 154 | FT: 4
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%

byronic, Sep 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

qcghost, Sep 26, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -9.4%

killcore, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

jordanimal, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

velcrogrip, Sep 24, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.9%

Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 5D). Bottle 33 cl - Batch 2927260214. AROMA: sweet malty aromas with some esters reminiscent of dried grapes and prunes. strong vinous alcohol aroma present with a port like character and some bready-like notes. no hop aromas. APPEARANCE: deep brown color and hazy with some material in suspension. average deep ivory head with good retention. viscosity derived from alcohol with pronunced legs. TASTE: sweet malty character with some caramel and vinous notes, balanced by a strong alcohol presence that is not harsh or solventy. Low bitterness just needed to balance the residual malt sweetness. low esters giving a somewhat clean lager profile. finishes sweet. PALATE: full and velvety body, reminding a liquor. low carbonation. very present alcohol warmth. OVERALL: an extremely delicious lager with a great balance between malt and alcohol.

titvs, Sep 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Aventinus pours a gorgeous caramel-brown color with a thick, creamy head that shows great retention. The nose is full of a delicious banana-bread smell (banana and spices), there are also notes of hops and citrus. The mouthfeel on this medium-bodied beer is quite smooth with a nice, dry finish. The taste is super balanced, picking up on the same bready, banana, peppery notes from the smell. Great use of hops to cut through the sweet, maltyness of this beer.

kellyej, Sep 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

crob3888, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

KyleStanton, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

A: Hazy and caramel colored with well-retained foamy head, looks like a dark unfiltered cider (3/3)
S: Pretty strong banana and alcohol smell, reminiscent of strawberry-banana yogurt (10/12)
T: Sweet malt flavor balanced by very strong alcohol--an indistinguishable tang at the end of the sip (15/20)
M: Well-carbonated with dry finish (5/5)
O: 12% alcohol, you say? Yeah, you can tell. But honestly there’s a lot of dryness and malt character to balance it out. Would I drink this every day? No. But if someone asks me to recommend an eisbock, this’ll be #1 on my list. (7/10)

TimZebGir, Sep 19, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +4.7%

Blu3pdyLoup, Sep 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

polloenfuego, Sep 16, 2014
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kybeerdrinker, Sep 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

PittBeerGirl, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

ob_carr, Sep 14, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev -2.1%

Poured from a 500ml bottle, 2013 vintage.

Pours a light murky brown. Flavor is rich without being too sweet. Figs and dates are prominent. Went really well with the pepper steaks i had.

papat444, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

gutbuster, Sep 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

dmberger, Sep 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev -52.8%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

Sweet and subtle at 12% ABV. This one's nice amber color finishes with currant, grape, and a hint of smokey flavor. One of my favorite new finds.

Bluesman2383, Sep 11, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +7.5%

phishinNYC, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

AD17, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

curlybird, Sep 10, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -10.4%

mcgovern1010, Sep 09, 2014
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
95 out of 100 based on 2,106 ratings.