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

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world-class

3,490 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 3,490
Reviews: 1,978
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 181
Gots: 174 | 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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diamondc

Texas

4.7/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16.9 oz bottle with a 10.012 code on the back.

A: Dirty, murky brown with a ruby tint. Massive head that eventually dies down to a small cap of foam. Not much lacing though.

S: The requisite cloves, bananas, with cinnamon, vanilla, milk chocolate & cherry aromas present. Bless those yeasts.

T: Almost a mirror of the smell. Very bread-like with the chocolate and tart cherry flavors in balance with the banana/clove.

M/D: Close to perfection on the mouth-feel. Creamy, yet bubbly with the alcohol making itself slightly noticeable when warming up. Like a dunkelweizen on steroids. Definitely worth multiple purchases.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2010 04:32:11 | More by diamondc
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Sachsenfreude

Germany

4.6/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A really cloudy, dark brown, with a creamy head that leaves respectable lacing. The smell is something special, sweet fruity and clove spice like a Weissbier but more intense, plus an additional alcohol burn.

The taste is just like a Weissbier but stronger of alcohol and malt. Sweetness is present but not too strong and also some bitters in the aftertaste. This is a very thick and chewy brew and is just what the style should be. One is enough but session drinking could be possible if taken slow. Highly recommended and an asset to the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2010 03:18:11 | More by Sachsenfreude
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Loki

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled from a 50cl bottle. A Wheat Doppelbock, hmmm what to expect from this? I have no idea what is in store. Let's find out.

It started by pouring a dark, hazy brown with a big beige head in the glass. Small bubbles and great lacing all around the glass.

Aromas of fruit, sweet malt, and biscuity dough waft from the glass. The scents become more prominant as it warms.

The taste is much like the smell. Something of a combination of a typical bavarian wheat beer and a doppelbock, much like the name would imply. Tastes of sweet malt, fruit, wheat, biscuit dough.

The mouthfeel was bubbly, carbonated, and light. The small bubbles tingle on the tongue and awaken the mouth. It finishes very clean and smooth. Hides the alcohol very well, barely detectible and helps balance the sweetness.

Another truly wonderful beer. Proving that once again this world is full of new tastes to be explored. Granted this one is quite old, but it was new to me!

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2003 21:49:26 | More by Loki
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Hefewiseman

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-13-2013 22:58:47 | More by Hefewiseman
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TLove

District of Columbia

4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

(From Notes)

This is an excellent Doppelbock. Certainly one of the better ones I've ever had. It is smooth and balanced.

Beautiful maroon color with a creamy, 1 finger head. Strong clove and raisin smell with a strong alcohol body and fruity nose. A substantive yeastiness with dark fruits on the back end that carry though. Plum, raisin and grapefruit that balance the grain and yeast structure.

A slight hoppiness and a rich, caramel malt structure really come out in the mouth. Finishes well, with a thin carbonation, great balance and a great creaminess.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2009 01:49:38 | More by TLove
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-05-2014 07:01:30 | More by GratefulEdd
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humulusphile

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-17-2013 00:41:05 | More by humulusphile
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AaronRed

New York

4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Whenever I happen upon a beer that is as highly rated as this one, I feel I must give it a try, even if I think I won't like it. Well, this beer packs a punch on many levels. It poured with a dark chocolate color with tiny tan bubbles. Smell was that of a rich port, but with some citrus notes. The taste is truly overwhelming- massive amount of malt with a slight tang of cloves and figs or some other dried fruit was predominant. Filled up my mouth and my tastebuds. You cannot drink another beer after this one, and frankly, I'm not sure you can have two of these in the same sitting.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2002 19:25:24 | More by AaronRed
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TinusTime

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Saved this one for a while.. Its one of my favourite beers around ( given my handle). Pours a almost cola colour with a nice firm head when poured properly. The nose is full of life with , caramel, bananas, cloves and even a almost light tobacco. The taste is the nose times three.. All of the sences are hit with the fruity, spicy, and almost cola like sensations. The carbonation just lifts these onto the palate and makes the tongue dance with joy.. The mouthfeel is smooth and the carbonation keeps this from being to heavy.. This would be a great beer to through back if not for the fact that 3 or more will leave you hurting due to its ABV, which is not even noticable. An all time favourite. For a great treat drink this with Bananas foster for dessert!!! now if i could keep my wife from drinking half of my Tinus id be a happy boy.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2003 03:07:58 | More by TinusTime
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rkhaze

California

4.85/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light chestnut color with a big foamy tan head and lots of carbonation. Champagne would be proud to have some of these lines of finely beaded bubbles.
Big sweet and toasty malt smells. Tropical fruit, mainly banana, and an almost bubblegum hint. A bit of brown sugar and hints of clove and dark rum.
Mmmm good! Sweet toasted bready malt flavor. Lots of rum soaked, sugared fruit, spices and a little nuttiness as well. Chocolate, clove and cola in the finish. Outstanding!
Medium to full bodied with a rich, full, creamy mouthfeel that was lightened nicely by the carbonation.
The alcohol made its presence known as the beer warmed, but in a complementary way. This along with the carbonation induced light mouthfeel leads to great drinkability. But beware, it'll sneak up on you.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2004 16:30:42 | More by rkhaze
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infi

New York

4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a weizen glass.

Beautifully pours a cloudy dark-brown color which releases a fat pale beige head then resides back down to a small cap. Zero lacing upon the glass. Some carbonation can be found towards the bottom end of the glass. No lacing at all. Smell is very fruity in esters - all banana. There's some bready and wheat characteristics and clove oriented in spice alongside the banana quality.

Taste is initially full of a nice wheat breadiness. The banana flavor is incredibly potent here which eases into the nice hints of clove spiciness - all typical of a weizen. There's some caramel amongst all the breadiness and fruit also. Makes for a nice flavor combination. Towards the end is a nice alcoholic kick and short bitterness.

Mouthfeel is nice and creamy with moderate carbonation. There's a substantial feel of the mini bubbles on the palate. Drinkability is dangerously drinkable. Absolutely delicious and smooth with no immediate taste of the 8.2% ABV. Can't have too many of these on a night. But nonetheless, one of the best German brews I've had.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2009 04:41:56 | More by infi
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wcintula

New York

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-23-2011 15:31:11 | More by wcintula
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tln13

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

09-10-2012 20:07:20 | More by tln13
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VaterRoss

North Carolina

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2012 04:17:45 | More by VaterRoss
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Spaz7

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-16-2013 17:45:07 | More by Spaz7
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Wobbly

Missouri

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2013 21:21:16 | More by Wobbly
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Vogt52

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-28-2014 22:18:59 | More by Vogt52
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Can_has_beer

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-29-2014 04:29:21 | More by Can_has_beer
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Lager Mill $ 5.39/16.9 oz bottle
Bottle dated 250713 at 45 degrees into weizen glass
Aroma of toasted malts with a hint of banana
Head average (4 cm), very light brown, creamy, diminishing rapidly to a 1 cm layer
Lacing none
Body medium brown, opaque with particles
Flavor starts lightly sweet with a malt and yeast backbone. No alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl. Ends quickly with a lingering sweetness.
Palate medium, watery, carbonation very soft.

On the initial pour a very large fizzy head was observed (> 10 cm) which rapidly fizzed itself down to 4 cm. After that the head was stable. The pour can be scary – medium brown with tons of sediment flowing by – the yeast no doubt. A decent beer but not worth the price.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 12:21:50 | More by Ozzylizard
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Antnyd82

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-23-2011 06:53:54 | More by Antnyd82
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-19-2011 03:39:52 | More by bigdaddypolite
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heebes

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Came across a single bottle misplaced on an LCBO shelf. I've been looking forward to trying this beer but never could find it. Heard alot of good word about it;

Pours a dark amber, lots of carbonation and a thriving head. Deep cloudy appearance assuming part of the wheat style.

Smell yields a pine flavor and a tinge of citrus. Slight scent of yeast adding a touch of flowers.

Very big taste upfront, relative to scent. Definately see where the strong beer classification come from. The alcohol tase is noticeable, as is the wheat-dobblebock upfront. This is a brave beer, it knows exactly what it does well and sticks to it.
Fairly heavy mouthfeel, slightly chewy, again, wheat..

Overall i think the Aventinus doesn't quite live up to what i expected, having said that, it is great for it's style: the Doppelbock. At 8.5% the 500 ml bottle serves well on its own. Very cool bottle and labeling, with the regal colours and logo.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2010 23:14:51 | More by heebes
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tabascosigned

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-18-2013 15:17:25 | More by tabascosigned
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gueuzeonhigh

Maine

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

Pours with a look that reminds me of apple cider-- you know that stuff served during late October... Creates a small head layer that eventually dissipates and forms a ring in the glass.

The nose produces wafts of wheat and bucolic yeast commingled with hits of alcohol.

The flavor produces indeed almost a yeast like apple cider-- not sweet but hops, yeast, wheat, green apples, with a zest of lemon rind.

A nice clean and long finish as if the flavors from the start play their flavor instruments but don't know the show is over.

Very cordial mouthfeel with a coating that's like a blanket enveloping my palate.

The drinkability is above average-- I could put down a quart of this stuff! Glorious!

I wonder what it's like on tap!

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2010 02:11:44 | More by gueuzeonhigh
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dreadnatty08

District of Columbia

4.78/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed at RFD
Pours an orange tinged ruby color with huge amounts of head. Becomes cloudier with each pour, obviously unfiltered; with great tracing as well. Aromas are huge with lots of clove, caramel, banana, and wheat, and a slight bit of cocoa. On the palate, the chocolate becomes more evident along with dark fruits, raisins, a little vanilla, some cinnamon in the finish, ginger, along with an astringency. Carbonation was medium high producing quite a sting with a medium light, creamy body. Drinkability was extremely good, the alcohol was nowhere to be seen. One of the best German beers I've had.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2008 22:27:01 | More by dreadnatty08
Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
96 out of 100 based on 3,490 ratings.