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

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

3,782 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 3,782
Reviews: 2,003
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 224
Gots: 268 | FT: 7
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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5/5  rDev +15.2%

msarver16, Feb 09, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Plantinau, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of nandika
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

nandika, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of gtermi
4.58/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: This pours a very nice dark brown with a thick white head that quickly fades.

S: Lots of sweetness and fruit. Smells really nice, but there really isnt much else beside that.

T: Oh my gosh the flavor is perfect. The Belgian Yeast is pretty strong, which is very nice. There is a lot of fruit, such as orange, peach and a little mango. As the beer lingers there is a nice amount of grain too.

M: This is a very smooth beer with a nice amount of crispness on the back of the throat and tongue.

O: This is just an awesome beer. I have been waiting a while to get this and now I really regret it. Its one of the best beers I have ever had.

gtermi, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of wvsabbath
4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type - 16.9 oz bottle

Appearance - Copper golden tan/brown, monster, thick creamy 4+ inch head and tons oflacing.

Smell - Tons of fruits, caramel, wheat, spices, belgium like strong ale smell with the yeast and apple aroma. Lots of orange, grapefruit, banana, lemon. Amazing armoa from the second i opened bottle.

Taste - Huge grape/apple and yeast kick this off. Caramel, sweet malts, almost wine-like in mouthfeel and sharp grape bite. Tons of cherry, banana, lemon, plum. I dont get alot of the wheat that most people pick up on, i guess with all the flavors i cant get everything. Alcohol is masked, As is any type of hops.

Mouthfeel - Complex, medium thickness, alot of flavors i already mentioned hit the tounge, bitter and sweeten it quite well. Palette gets more dark fruit bitterness. Aftertaste is fruity, malty and a little thin.

Overall - Totally wasnt what i was expecting. Very complex, Tons of flavors, and easy to drink. The bitter/sour fruit kick at first made me wonder if this was a skunk bottle but i realized this beer can be aged for many years. it took me half the bottle before i fell in love with the flavors. Essential beer to try.

wvsabbath, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of hokewi
5/5  rDev +15.2%

hokewi, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of TubbyDullard
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

TubbyDullard, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of Murrhey
4.22/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a weizen glass. Reviewed live.

A- Two finger khaki head, fluffy with nice retention. Dark brown color with little clarity.

S- The banana, wheat and cloves expected of a lighter weizen, but also something darker. Possibly dark fruits and roasted grains. Very nice smell.

T- Dark and wheaty. Not sure how they accomplish that. Also boozy and some dark fruits. Really complex flavor. Wonderfully done.

M- Full body with nice carbonation. Smooth as well.

O- I'll admit, my expectations weren't tremendously high, but this beer exceeded them.

Murrhey, Feb 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

muletrane, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of jar2574
4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Germany's Original Wheat-Doppelbock, Ale. Says so on the bottle.

Dark brown color, slightly orange on the sides when held up to light. Very nice whitish tan head and perfect head retention. Excellent lacing.

Very nice sweet malty smell, with dark fruits, plums.

Yummy. Very good beer. Creamy. Mild carbonation. Mild malt flavor, then plummy dark fruit kick, then straw, then a hot hint of alcohol. A little sticky sweetness to the finish.

It warmed a little as I drank it, and I liked the cooler version more. The sweet residue in the aftertaste was a little cloying.

Tastes more like Chimay Grande Reserve than a wheat beer - but this is the first time I've had this style, so perhaps that's par for the course.

jar2574, Feb 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Havaard, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of rob99er
4/5  rDev -7.8%

rob99er, Feb 04, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

XicanoBeerRun, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of cloeren13
4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L- Poured into a tulip glass. Dark brown body with an off white/beige thick lasting about 2 minutes followed up by a thin lace.

S- Malt, raisin, overtaken by banana.

T- At first, hints of bubble gum, cloves, tang, and lighter fruits. Ends with a banana bread aftertaste.

M- Medium to full body with active carbonation.

O- Exceptional beer. First time to try it and definitely will not be my last. Highly recommend if you are a wheat beer fan.

cloeren13, Feb 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

loupap, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.13/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Glad to finally get around to trying this beer... Possibly the first true german beer I've ever reviewed (waited >200 reviews to finally do one)

Appearance:
A dull reddish-brown with a tight, foamy head of approximately 2 inches. The head dies down, but leaves a consistent blanketing and laces nicely. There appears to be a nice layer of sediment at the bottom as promised by advertised "original bottle fermentation" on the label.

Smell:
Huge notes of clove and banana...wait, is that overused to describe german beers? There's also notes of dates, fig, raisins, bubblegum, acetone, and tobacco. Yummy.

Taste:
This beer kind of tastes like root beer? There's incredibly strong yeast character, malty sweetness, and an undeniable cherry. The hops are tame and secondary to the yeast and malt. This is definitely a beer you can drink easily and the alcohol is almost completely hidden.

Mouthfeel:
Big carbonation + medium body + well masked 8.2% abv = gulps not sip...then regretting your actions later. The flavors are ripe and dark, but leave no gross aftertastes. I'm really digging the clean simplicity of this beer.

Overall:
Very easily obtainable (in fact there are even wrapped 2006 bottles sitting on the shelf I could try) and affordable beer. I'm happy to try this beer and would surely recommend it to others.

ThePorterSorter, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Levita358, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

craftbrew502, Feb 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

monnik, Jan 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

TobinMitnick, Jan 30, 2012
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4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Dark brown in color with reddish hues and a heavy haze. Poured with creamy, thick white foam that left sheets of lacings on the glass. Spicy clove and dark fruit aromas are dominant with hints of roasted malts. Full bodied with rich carbonation and a smooth buttery feel. Tangy, spicy clove and dark fruit flavors up front. Spiciness fades through the middle leading to subtle, delicate banana, roasted malt and chocolate malt flavor. Finished cleanly. Lot of flavors and a wonderful feel.

IronLover, Jan 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

ygtbsm94, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of JohnnyP3
4.22/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle proclaiming Aventinus as Germany's original wheat-doppelbock. No apparent dating on the bottle. May be coded on the back where there are some numbers. Pours a root beer or cola brown with a fluffy white head of about 3 fingers in depth. Pours somewhat cloudy. Beer coats the sides of the glass nicely.

Smell consists of banana and clove drizzled with caramel. I can also smell some vanilla and nutmeg.

Taste is an avalanche of malt up front with requisite banana and clove flavors and some caramel and slight chocolate flavor mixed in. Produces some rum-like flavors. Some other ripe fruits seem to be in there as well--figs and or apricot? Definitely some warming alcohol flavors on the tongue. Strong and nourishing. Finishes with some touches of vanilla, and light chocolate from the malts. As the label suggests, a nice balance of ripe fruity spiciness and notes of chocolate. A wheat beer and a bock beer blended together and given steroids.

Mouthfeel is very smooth and packs some heat. Almost a bit like syrup. Substantial body to this weizenbock. Finishes clean.

Overall, a great choice for getting you through a cold, dark winter day. I have not had too many of this style. Probably this one and Victory's offering. This one seems to hit all the style points quite well. As noted, a substantial and nourishing brew.

JohnnyP3, Jan 28, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle into Augustiner weizen glass, no BB

Coloration is cola brown, and hazy (the color of a cola-weizen actually). Head is much tamer than your average weizen and slightly off-white, within minutes the head is more or less gone reducing to a ring. Smell is weizen yeast, spices, ripe fruit (or even dried fruit, with a dark malt in the background and a good amount of sweetness. As it warms a bit of alcohol becomes the initial smell. Taste is fairly boozy and yeasty with a good amount of sweetness, spices, some dark dried fruits emerge (thing raisins or prunes). Mouthfeel is medium-light, heavier than a weizen and medium carb, some mouth tingling and an ever so slight burn from the alcohol. Also a bit dry.

I'm a big fan of hefeweizens but not too crazy about this one, the alcohol is very apparent in the beer and takes away from the delicious fruitiness of the complex yeast. Drinkability is lower than weissbier due to the high alcohol. On the plus the darker beer brings out some interesting smells and tastes of dark dried fruit that you don't get in the lighter hefeweizen. Despite the aforementioned negatives, I do like the beer, just not something I would get very often, just too boozy. A weizen for the colder months.

VaterRoss, Jan 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

pperez38, Jan 27, 2012
Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
97 out of 100 based on 3,782 ratings.