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

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96
world-class

3,527 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 3,527
Reviews: 1,979
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 187
Gots: 184 | 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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manleyphoto

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4.22/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Aventinus from G.Schneider and Sohns brewery in Kelheim, Germany (cq brewery name and location) is a hefeweizen doppelbock, which sounds like a mouthful but is is essentially a fancy German way of saying that it's a strong, dark, unfiltered wheat beer. Dopplebocks are usually associated with cooler weather, but honestly, I could drink Aventinus any time of the year. The beer pours a hazy dark brown color with a stark white head of foam, that can crest up and over the rim of the glass. The smell is faintly spicy with a pronounced banana aroma from the yeast. The beer itself is rich and malty with a solid banana flavor, mixed with raisin, and vaguely of bubblegum. The beer is pleasantly carbonated which makes it an easy drinker, but at 8% alcohol by volume, it shout not be underestimated.
Although it claims a German pedigree, Aventinus has a strong local tie. More Aventinus is sold in the Hampton Roads area, specifically at The Bier Garden on Old Town Portsmouth than anywhere else in the world!

Aventinus Hefeweizen Doppelbock. The Bier Garden 438 High Street Portsmouth.
$7.00 for a half-liter glass.

Serving type: on-tap

02-18-2008 16:14:42 | More by manleyphoto
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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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