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

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Reviews: 2,056
Hads: 4,154
Avg: 4.31
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 291
Gots: 459 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001

Formerly Schneider Aventinus.
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Photo of MOB210SA
3.82/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard BJ's pint glass.
Four full fingers of creamy looking head but is fizzy but staying around, and no real lacing. The head is slowly deflating and continually getting smaller. The color is like a very murky tea-like shade. Hazy shades of nutmeg, and orangish tea colors.

The first smell is initially lots of banana, clove, amongst other spices. Hefeweizen crossed with maybe a dubbel. Smells of a decent Belgian ale.

The taste is very much like a Belgium ale, too. Lots of cloveiness dominates. The other flavors are banana, and dark fruit that I can't really pick out. Its good though, none the less but wasn't what I imagined this to be like.

The mouthfeel light, thin and I would almost dare to say watery. It makes it really smooth and drinkable, but not my desired great MF. Sharp somewhat bitter bite to the finish.

I'm not sure if i'll be picking this up again anytime soon, but It is a decent brew.

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Photo of diablo14
3.82/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

while wheat bocks are not my favorite style, it cannot be deined that is a very very good beer. its got everything you expect and then some. possibly a bit too sweet for me, my my its compex.

pouring with a deep reddish brown color and thick creamy head that was a white coffee like hue. sensational aromas, subtle burnt tones, bananas, some chocolate and layered spiciness of cinnamon, anise and cloves. taste was sweet, too much so for my liking and just lacked a bit of bite, but with all smells mentioned present in the overall flavor, with some woody and fruit notes. good carbonation, gave the full bodied nature of the beer a crisp element, and had a lingering hop finish that was very complimentary. quite spicy, but has great balance. i could certainly dectect the AV in the mouth.

there are others i prefer to be drinking, but id never knock this back. if my tooth was a little sweeter these days i would have rated this much higher. there is no doubt aventinus a beauty even if its not really a style i go in for often.

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Photo of bulletrain76
3.82/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

50cl bottle. Hazy deep brown with a big head that dies and leaves some thin foam. Tried to go for the massive head in the pic, but apparently I wasn't anal enough about cleaning my glass... oh well, it happens. Aroma of caramelized bananas, like bananas fried until a dark brown color. Add a little bubble-gum, nut liquer, and clove spice, and you have a pretty sweet aroma happening. The flavor has a rich caramel quality, with bubble-gum sweetness, bread, and a hint of alcohol. Banana and clove are their, but don't manifest as assertively as in the aroma. full bodied with the same effervescent carbonation that you would find in a regular hef. Something about this just doesn't quite work for me. It's OK, but more subtle bubbles would work better for me. I like how smoothly the wheat character blends in with the rich caramel components. Good stuff.

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Photo of craytonic
3.82/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Huge head, ruby brown hazy pour, tons of carbonation but no lacing.

Smell and taste: Sickly-sweet malt with caramel, cloves, bananas, raisins, and brown sugar. A bit of a sweet cider element.

Mouthfeel: Perhaps a bit too fizy

Drinkability; You could drink lots, but I would prefer to move on.

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Photo of yesyouam
3.82/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aventinus is a dim, cloudy brown ale with a foamy off-white head. There are plums, raisins, cloves, apples and deep roasty malt in the aroma. It has a smooth medium body with a slick, delicate finish. It's bubbly on the tongue. The flavor fills my whole head! It is deep, syrupy, resiny and wooden. It's a touch sweet, sour and bitter. Is this a wheat beer from Germany or is it a Belgian Dark? It is very complex and well blended. There are notes of prunes, cloves, orange peel, coriander, maybe chocolate... it goes on. What a treat!
(rated Jul 28, 2008)

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Photo of sweemzander
3.81/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

5oomL bottle poured into an imperial pint. No bottled date found.

(A)- Pours a clear dark brown amber that produced a good off-white head that dissipated quickly.

(S)- A bizarre minerality & smokiness to the beer. Bits of malty richness. A little vanilla in there.

(T)- Malty & rich. Bits of lemon & wheat with roasted bread and caramel-like sweetness.

(M)- Great carbonation level & balance. Very smooth going down. Sweet & rich but is balanced with nice lemon citrus plus a nice wheat-like neutrality.

(D)- A good brew with a confusing smell. It might be a tad old perhaps? Very malty & filling though. One of these really sticks to you. I dont know how fresh or old this one actually is, but I would definitely have it again.

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Photo of lpayette
3.81/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a weizen glass, this brew is a very interesting color and one that I've never seen before. Kind of like a grade B maple syrup with more clarity and a creamy white head.

Smells are fruity and floral. Banana dominates, mixed with alcohol, and perhaps some bubblegum notes.

Tastes- hard to pick a dominant flavor, but the there is banana, clove, a fruity strong alcohol aspect.

The carbonation creates "honey combs" at the top of the brew. Small bubbles around the outside. The beer mellows out to become more drinkable as it warms, but I still found it to be less drinkable than most beers. A llitle too strong on the acidic alcohol taste for me, but still very interesting.

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Photo of AmorousAngel
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tall Weizen Glass from a 500 ml bottle. A nice, clear reddish brown with a small fluffy head. The head quickly died down to a small ring around the glass. Any lacing that you see as you take a drink quickly slides down the side of the glass; it does not adhere. Tiny bubbles can be seen rising throughout the life of the drink.

Lacks the heavy roasted malt aroma that I have come to associate with the darker dopplebocks, but has an excellent wheat and fruit aroma.

Definite wheat beer flavor, with a little bit of raisin. Nicely balanced hops and malt.

Smooth and medium bodied. A bit of a tingle of carbonation.

This may be a bit TOO drinkable at 8% alcohol; it could get you into trouble if you aren't careful. I will definitely have this one again. Very well done.

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Photo of Redrover
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

16.9 oz brown bottle with that great purple label. No apparent freshness dating.

The beer pours a hazy dark brown with subtle purple highlights with a massive and I mean massive chiffon like head. Not much in the way of lacing.

The nose is sweet smelling with clear notes of raisins and clove. Strong alcohol presence s well.

Sweet initial taste with the alcohol (8%) clearly present. Beer also has a slightly sour aspect to it as you work your way further into the beer. The raisin taste from the smell is also present in the taste. Some fruit flavors (plums) also emerge.

Wow this is an interesting beer. The mouthfel is nice and soft, the carbonation is very subdued which seems strange to me given the massive head. I’m not sure I would have more than one of these in a sitting due to the alcohol content, but it is a nice change of pace beer.

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Photo of lehkost
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Just like the flagship Schneider Weisse, this is an all-around good and tasty Weizen with great ingredents and a great strain of yeast.

Smells like a Dunkelweizen on the nose, not overly pungent with malt and banana aroma, and in the mouth...it's much the same, only more intense and malty, with maybe a little too much alcohol taste.

This beer is the originator of its style, and, as such, is a standard in a small but exceptional selection of beers, but I'll get into raving about the characteristics I find in this beer when I have time to write a review on the Schneider Weisse.

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Photo of beerinator
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Cloudy maple color. Off white head with not too much retention.

Aroma: Smells sweet and sharp, with alcohol notes present. A bit of fruit noted. The beer's sweetness seems to be deriving from caramel, and not the fruit.

Taste: Heavy malt upfront. Lots of carbonation on the tongue. Finishes with a bit of sweetness. The tingly on the tongue is slightly harsh.

Notes: Pretty decent example of a dopplebock. Mouthfeel isn't the best, but it still is a good drinking beer.

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Photo of Dogbrick
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted at the Barrelhouse Brewing Company Microbrew Fest on November 9. Dark amber color with an off-white head. Nifty fruit aroma of grapes and raisins (same thing I guess). Complex flavor of fruits and malt. I am new to the Weizen Bock genre but this was good!

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Photo of RenoZymurgist
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Big beautiful head dissipated at a moderate pace. Dark red color with a lot of big bubbles of CO2. Aroma is very fine with a slight estery character that is very spicy and clovelike. Taste is a balance of sweet and dry malt flavors starting with a dark brown sugar flavor and a dry balance. There is a definite carbonic bite in this one that somewhat detracts from the flavor. Very smooth clean finish with a hint of alcohol and a lot of clove and spicey esters. Mouthfeel is light despite the high alcohol. Drinkable as long as it is paired with the right foods or the right moods. An excellent brew to enjoy on a cold winters evening with some good cigars.

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Photo of aleigator
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%

Big white, slightly beige head, with a nut brown, earthy color. Leaves a decent lacing.

Banana, warm malts, honey, plums, molasse and ripe pear.

Excellent, refreshing beginning, supported by banana, malts and a fitting, high carbonation. Decent complexity, malt gives this a medium-body, with a spicy, warm, slightly alcoholic addition and a long honeyed finish with hints of metallic carbonation. Slick, oily and pleasantly smooth mouthfeel. Aftertaste is sweet with toffee and bready malts, convert to a warming feeling in the stomach. Yeast does a lot of work here, without creating the usual "Weizen" impression. This is a warming and refreshing beer at the same time, with a great fruity body, completed by spices and a pleasant sweet finish.

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Photo of Jamesthebrit
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cider color with little head and few bubbles.

S: Wheat wheat wheat! Some citrus. I am surprised the alcohol doesn't come through. Seems a little light.

T: Wheat hits but there's a little bit of a kick followed by a citrusy finish with a little spice. Finish is a little bit too lingering of a musty wheat spice flavor.

M: Sits with a medium-heavy body with quite a bit of carbonation.

A pretty solid beer with some good flavor notes. Alcohol is under control but the finish is a little rough.

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Photo of Cresant
3.79/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured this 500 mL brown bottle into a Duvel glass. No date. Coded 08.134 1-1 0205 2822 ? The body was a dull plum color. Semi-opaque with a crepe-like head.

Smell was dark berries and molasses.

Taste was tangy and spicy. Cloves. Banana bread and blackberry cobbler.

Mouthfeel was zippy at first but smoothed out as it warmed a little. A classic,although it is far from my favorite style.

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Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.79/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Dark, murky amber with a huge cream colored head, very fizzy, but it fades rather quickly, but not completely. Some dark floaties.

S - Malty and boozey.

T - Spicey raisin bread, cinnamin.

D - Good carbonation, light body.

O - Good, but not my style.

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Photo of vishneda
3.79/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I decided to re-review this beer after having it a second time. My first review of this beer was far below the average reviewer, and I suspected it was due to a badly handled bottle. I picked up a second bottle and was impressed.

I still like the way the beer looks, but this bottle produced a much more controlled head than the previous batch. The taste was much better than I remembered. Complex and rich, its a mixture of chocolates, grains, and dark fruits. Sneaky drinkability with none of the harshness I previously noticed. Basically, its a dopplebock that drinks like a weizen... which is exactly what this style should produce.

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Photo of squaremile
3.79/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Banana, clove, and yeast just about sums it up. Pours a dark hazy orange, the smell is banana clove and yeast and the taste follows suit. The most incredible part of the beer is the mouthfeel which is INCREDIBLY smooth. Those flavors wear me out, but a great example of the style.

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Photo of shapudding
3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

No dating that I can understand.... what is stamped on it is “04.163, 0386, 1-3, and 2822" hazy and unclear dark chestnut with just a bit of a pale copper ring of tiny bubbles and a few dibs and dabs of islands here and there. Nice strong scents, banana and cloves, wonderfully spicey! Sasafrass, fresh ginger even maybe? Good amount of carbonation, you can really feel it as it foams up a bit and expands in your mouth. Interesting flavors, not too strong, yet in no way is it mild.... Nice and malty, just slightly dark. There is a hit of sasafrass and a lot of nice clove in the finish, even a bit of a clove tingle on the tongue -I like that and have always loved the taste of clove. Goes down nicely, with a lot to think about and enjoy in this one. Not too heavy, but may be best as a sipper or with a good cheese plate.

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Photo of ZorPrime
3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle bought at SAQ.

Beer is opaque and brown in color. With a certain angle, we get some violet color. Nice head, however it disappear quickly. The head is formed of big bubbles. The aroma reminds me of a doppelbock. It is rich in alcohol with dark fruits. Some banana and cloves too. Pretty intense aroma too.

The taste shows a lot of fruity note. It is now more a witbier than sirupy like a doppelbock. Alcohol is well hidden. It is refreshing.

A nicely done beer. And so easy to drink that it makes it a dangerous beer.

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Photo of goz
3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy dark brown, with a huge, light-tan, puffy and cloud like head. Head slowly dimishes to a pretty strong lacing. Aroma is strong on the banana, with some clove sneaking in, too. Flavor is also strong on the banana, with some slight hints of chocolate, and ending with some clove and spiceyness. In the mouth, it has some tingly carbonation, and a tiny hint of alcohol as it gets warmer.

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Photo of PBRstreetgang
3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a very cloudy mahogany with the yeast pour. Soapy off-white head fills the glass then settles to three fingers. Good retention and a few sticky spots of lace. Belgian phenols like plastic and banana in the nose, and a plum ester as it warms. Sweet toasted wheat malt flavor with loads of Phenols and raisin-like ester. Weak noble hops in the aftertaste, semi-dry with a hint of cocoa. Medium carbonation and medium full body, lots of texture from wheat and yeast but also crisp. Tart and dry finish with no ester- phenols mellow out- but get in the way of the wheat flavor and seem out of place where you would normally find a residual sweet finish. Interesting, but not what I reach for when I want a wheat doppelbock.

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Photo of arkhamresident
3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500 mL poured into a Duvel tulip

A - Deep murky reddish brown. Impossible to see through the other side of the glass. Incredible head that fizzles down to a half inch after a minute or two. Lacing practically non-existent.

S - Tangy clove, sweet malt and a tinge of alcohol. Very sweet and yeasty. Faint banana. Quite nice.

T - Front is nicely fruity (apple?), quite dry. Mid is slightly candy, almost bubblegum like flavor. Back quite tart and slight alcohol warmth coming through, more fruit. Nice and smooth. Also quite dry.

M - Nothing spectacular. More fullness than many beers I've had. Carbonation is soft.

D - Oh boy. This one does go down easy but the little warming sensation at the end reminds me that more than one would be too much. Well, maybe two would be OK if it weren't so dry.

I like it. Nice, not overly complex and quite flavorful.

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Photo of pants678
3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a mahogany brown with a slight, bubbly beige head.

Smells of sweet figs, apples and a clear note of alcohol.

A real treat for the tip of the tongue. An almost sour start, raisins and raspberry pervade with a welcomed base of brown sugar. Are there hops in here? Alcohol is well hidden, especially for 8%.

Could maybe up the bubbles. Not flat but could use a little kick up.

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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
96 out of 100 based on 2,056 ratings.