1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

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

Not Rated.
Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser AventinusSchneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,888 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,888
Reviews: 2,023
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 239
Gots: 310 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001

Formerly Schneider Aventinus.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,888 | Reviews: 2,023 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of zrab11
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of jjauga
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of jisak74
3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of usafboy
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Snowrs
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of JacobNeverWins
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of soulfly1492
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: Bold, intriguing aroma. Vanilla may be the main aroma. Sweet bananas, clove, some darker fruit flavors in the background as plums and grapes. Mild alcohol and mild hop bitterness.

Appearance: Deep copper. Pours a nice and tall white creamy head. Mostly clear, but a closer inspection shows lots of small and large particles circulating around the glass. Amazing retention and tons of lacing.

Taste: Bold and complex, wow. Spicy black pepper, dark fruits, raisins and dates. Lots of wheat, grains, and some residual yeast.

Mouthfeel: Stinging carbonation. Creamy feel, but it finishes dry. Medium body.

Overall: Delicious. Bold. Complex. Surprisingly easy to drink, goes down much too fast. Not too sweet, and just a little bitter.

Notes: This bottle was 1-2 years old.

Photo of closisinthehouse
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of jk3
2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

Photo of Rijtjeshuis
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

look ~ this one pouts a medium brown with some nice orange high-lights in it. the brew is very opaque. head is large: cream-colored, moussy, and long-lived; it rises to a decent height and falls at an average pace with little lacing. some nice visible carbonation.

smell ~ a really pleasant, strong aroma. the grainbill has some rich melanoidins (prunes, grapes, etc) and wheat. the yeast is filled with spices (cloves, vanilla) and some fruit (banana). A little bit of alcohol. No real hop presence.

taste ~ nicely complex and still light. the melanoidin on the grain-bill comes out a bit stronger on the palate, this is strongly reminiscent of prunes/plums with a bit of grape in mix. It also has some nice grain wheatiness. no darker roasty notes. the yeast flavor is very similar to a hefe (banana/clove/some black pepper on the finish) with some more vanilla in the mix. Overall, it tasted like a milder dunkelweizen with some stronger bock notes. No real hops, a light hint of alcoholic fussels (floral)

feel ~ light body with high carbonation. this lightness dries out the finish and also helps keep the complexity from getting too muddled. A bit of an acidic pinch and alcohol heat on the finish that give an interesting feel with the spiciness.

overall, I really enjoy this brew. I find that this brew is a little more Hefeweizen like than some others of this style. I find it one of those complex-without-being-too-muddled brews that I love because it achieves a great balance.

this one is the grand-daddy of weizenbocks and it richly deserves the title.

Photo of aztraz
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of JeffreyJDavis
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of calmond72
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of pchalk
5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of traumaqueen
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of mikepcarney
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Jhatwig
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of rangerred
4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

Pours a hazy dark brown making sure to get the yeast sediment out of the bottom of the bottle.

Smells of banana, clove, and bubblegum. Wonderful yeasty character. Little bit of grass in there as well and maybe just a faint hint of alcohol.

Taste begins with strong clove and banana changing to some dark fruit; plums and a pretty strong cherry flavor. A little bit of pipe tobacco comes towards the end finishing up with a passing taste of alcohol. Mouthfeel is smooth and a little sticky at the end.

Wow, this is an amazing beer. It really surprised me in that the alcohol is very well hidden and it is a truly refreshing beer. Wonderful combination of flavors going on. I'll have to pick up another bottle very soon.

Photo of Goldfishman
2/5  rDev -53.9%

Photo of pastafarian
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Ted
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of filmguy
5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of KimenTshom
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of BerkeleyBeerMan
4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Deep unfiltered reddish brown. The body has a nice sheen. Long lasting khaki head.

Smell: Yeast is the major player in this bottle fermented bock. Clove, vanilla and big fruity esters come to play. Plum and pear. Bouquet of Candied sugar, light caramel and bread from delicately roasted malts. I also pick up aromas of scotch and rum.

Taste: Sweet and soothing. Cola-like. Tart fruitiness. , orange and cherry. Finishes dry and grainy with notes of cocoa. Spicy.

Mouthfeel: This feels great in my mouth. It is much finer than other weizenbocks. It is almost liquer like. Silky and and smooth. Touch of grain and long finish. Spicy and tingly, slight touch of alcohol.

Overall: A phenomenal beer for a cold spring night. Would pair amazing with German cuisine.

Photo of Hallce2
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
96 out of 100 based on 3,888 ratings.