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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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world-class

3,543 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 3,543
Reviews: 1,980
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 191
Gots: 185 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Aventinus.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001)
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ONovoMexicano

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4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a Weihenstephaner hefe glass.

I'm biased towards German beers s they were the first eye-openers for me as far as what greatness could be, but I like to revisit these brews I had abroad to take notes and enjoy in a more thoughtful manner. And almost without fail, all have been as good as I remember as well as beers with the quality and craft of America's more recent artisan offerings.

Without having tasted this beer yet, I was able to marvel at the way it looked in the glass. The pour produced a massive foamy head that took its sweet time to fade away and settled into a plateau shape above the beer. There's so much carbonation rising in this beer that it looks alive and the color, milk chocolate with bright golden hues at the base, is accentuated by its muddy and thick-looking texture. It looks like I'm in for a meal.

One whiff of this beer and my nose gets a huge blast of banana and clove. These two smells dominate and leave little else to detect, but I do get some nutty hints.

The front end on this is malty, spiced and clove-heavy. The banana notes make an appearance about mid-palate and then give way to a yeasty finish that seems to combine all the flavors. There's some bread notes in there too on the finish. It's not a beer that's got incredible dimensions of flavor and complexity, but it does a superb job of offering a balanced blend of delicious flavors.

I'm a fan and always will be. The beer is smooth, completely free of any hints of alcohol and offers a thick, creamy mouthfeel. It does drink like a meal. I'd skip plenty of meals to drink this with that in mind.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 03:41:16 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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