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

Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser AventinusSchneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,347 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3347
Reviews: 1963
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.68%


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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mmva321

Missouri

4.95/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark brown/copper color that is very dynamic. Reds, yellows and browns make up the body. There is also lasting and foamy off-white head that leaves a dissipating lacing.

S: The aroma is a pleasant surprise from such a dark, harsh looking beer. It's sweet in a way. Clove touches the nose first and malts make up most of the aroma. There is a heavy earthiness to it all but the smell is weightless in a way with notes of banana and citrus punctuating it. There is also just a perfect hint of alcohol completing one of the most well-rounded but unique smells I've ever experienced.

T: Complex and transcendent. Immediately contradictory but upon reflection, complimentary. Dark and heavy with alcohol notes, but also fruity and light with malts and banana giving this beer a robust sweetness that isn't sugary or overbearing at all. A little funk, a little hops complete it all.

M: Rich, smooth, light, carbonated, it's really just perfect. There's a little bit of alcohol burn that I want to take points off for, but it is really fine and maybe even beneficial to the feel. I'm usually more harsh on feel, but this leaves me with no room to complain.

O: There are no complaints here. Aventinus is complex but immediately enjoyable. This is a beer that can change perception and change minds on a style or a brewing tradition. It has mine.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 06:52:21 | More by mmva321
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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
96 out of 100 based on 3,347 ratings.