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

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3,975 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,975
Reviews: 2,048
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.7%
Wants: 257
Gots: 356 | FT: 6
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Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

Formerly Schneider Aventinus.
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Ratings: 3,975 | Reviews: 2,048
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of djcira
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of Philousa
3.56/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark chestnut with a violet tinge in the light. Opaque with a half a finger and a half of head that dissipates to a very thin layer that doesn't quite cover the top. Lots of banana kick off the aroma with some clove and pepper, backed with a caramely malt with a little tinge of copper. Surprisingly Belgian Double-ish. Very smooth flavor. Caramel is the backbone with sweet chocolate and estery lightness. Banana and spices are there, but a bit muted from the aroma. Feel is a lot lighter than I expected. This ends lighter than it starts, which is something I've never experienced. Dry finish.

Very interesting. I'd like to try this aged a few years. I had the Eisbock and thought it was too heavy, but this is surprisingly light and more complex. Will try again.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Axic10
4.57/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

An old favorite reviewed for the first time. Poured from 500ml bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours reddish brown with two fingers of light fluffy foam that settles slowly.

Smell: Bananas, clove, wheat, bready malt, yeast and some candied sweet fruits.

Taste: Sweat candied fruits, bready malt, wheat, yeast, clove and banana.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and quite velvety.

Drinkability: Quite possibly my favorite German beer. I've been drinking this for over 5 years and keep going back.

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Spike-likes-beer
4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Luigi
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a deep ruby, garnet, brownish color that is a little hazy. Starts off with a great two finger head and retains very well. Sticky lacing with a cloud of yeast.

The aroma is slightly sweet but light with wheat malt. Some hints of banana bread, clove, and sweet alcohol.

The taste is is slightly sweet with fruit like flavor, but over all the dominate flavor is the wheat malt. This brings out banana bread like flavor matched with a touch of chocolate and alcohol.

The body is medium to full and slightly carbonated.

This is a very easy beer to drink. Taste great, goes down great, and leaves you wanting another.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of jmalex
3.91/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was fortunate enough to be able to purchase a sweet Aventinus glass recently, so immediately I needed something to put inside it. Not surprisingly, I opted for the logical choice.

APPEARANCE: Poured into aforementioned glass a golden brown with slight rusted-colored tones, on top of which sat a huge, pillowy off-white head. A layer of foam lasts until the very end, and it leaves a few small patches of lace down my glass.

SMELL: Very yeasty and very banana-y! Whew, it smells like someone put some banana flavored candy in my beer. Some spice is also present (clove?). The whole aroma is very complex and flavorful, but very up front and in your face.

TASTE: Much more rounded out than the smell. Clove is much more pronounced, now outshining the banana. The taste is quite yeasty, with the banana and clove entering as the beer crosses my palette. The finish is fruity and sweet, if not a bit dry.

MOUTHFEEL: Smooth and easy. Perhaps a little undercarbonated for my liking.

DRINKABILITY: The alcohol hits you a bit, but despite that, I only have half my beer left. It certainly goes down easy enough, but I don't know if I'd have another.

This is a great beer and worthy of being at the top of its style, but it leaves me wishing for a bit more. Perhaps I'm spoiled having such access to a beer like this, or perhaps it's just has qualities that are inherent to the style that I wish it didn't. Probably a combination of both. I really like this beer, though. I just don't love it.

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4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16.9 oz bottle, poured into a tall pilsener glass.

Pours a massive, rocky off-white head that recededs very slowly, no lacing. Hazy deep dark golden brown brew.

Aroma is chock full of banana-weizen, very yeasty scents, a touch of cinnamon spiciness in the nose. Possibly a bit more malt on the nose than a hefeweizen but I am not sure. As it warms even more birch beer notes come in.

Mouthfeel, very fizzy carbonation, lots of bubbles, some tart dryness in the finish. Taste is very much hefeweizen crisp and refreshing, with more caramelized roasty maltedness on the midpalate and the finish, when the tart tannins come in. Some dry cocoa and plum flavors next. Cloves (lots of long-lasting cloves) and cinnamon-sugar toast are the really nice flavors in the finish. To me, that palate-smacking tannic finish detracts from the drinkability just a bit--it's just very very, dry. I can easily believe that this is a perfect example of this style. Very happy to try it, and I will jump at the chance to order this on tap if the opportunity ever presents itself. Really complex brew with a lot going on.

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3.68/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried this beer on July 5, 2007 after purchasing it from my local LCBO store. It poured a dark thick brownish colour into the glass with a large loose head that dissipated quite slowly. The aroma is a combination of malt and wheat tones. The mouthfeel is thick and creamy with hints of carbonation. The taste is also thick with hints of malt and yeast.

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of celticfutblclub
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A - raisin colored body with just some light getting through. superb creamy off white head a few fingers thick with great retention but no real lacing.

S - phenols, dark fruit, banana and bread float in the background.

T - dark fruit, clove phenols, sweet malts. hop bitterness at the end.

M - medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation. some astringency (more so than expected). warming alcohol.

O - a top notch brew.

Photo of DavidSeanNJ
4.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This has already become my favorite weizenbock to date. Finally decided to review it.

Oh yeah, at $3.50 per bottle, how could you go wrong. This is a world class beer.

A- Beautiful deep mahogony. Looks like the color of a black cherry soda, but a little darker. Tan head. Lacing? Yeah sure, there is some.

S- Spices. Mainly cloves, cinnamon, and corriander.

T- That classic wheat taste is there for sure. Banana and orange peel flavors are strong. Cloves are abundant. Fruity at times and spicy at others. Alcohol is evident with every sip.

M- This is a really chewy weizenbock. Syrupy but not in a bad way. Went down rather smoothly.

D- A most enjoyable here too. I can taste the history as I drink it. Nothing sessionable at all about this beer but man it is tasty. A real gem.

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of baggio
4.47/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2007 vintage.

A: Dark brownish with a huge head. Plenty of carbonation.

S: Ripe fruit, Dark caramel, Candi sugar, Hint of chocolate.

T: Ripe fruit, Wheat, Caramel, Prunes, Sugar, Hint of lemon.

M: Rich and complex with an incredible drinkability. Lots of carbonation after 2 years in a bottle. Smooth small bubbles.

Ok, i've had this fresh a dozen times but after reading that Garret Oliver recommended putting this beer down for a few years i decided to do so. Very different to what it is like fresh
but the drinkability is still awesome with added complexity. Wow!

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Mar02x
3.24/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - This is how a beer should look. A clear ruby brown fluid with some carbonation bubbles going to surface. On the surface the bubbles meet a decent off-white head, which slowly retract to a creamy layer.

S - A malt syrup scent mixed with a strong light sour prickly yeast smell with a sweet touch.

T - What the hell is this! I have never ever tasted something like this before. This is different. All kind of flavors are coming directly after each-other, similar like a jawbreaker. In the beginning the beer is the same as the smell gave away and than after swallowing comes a sour caramel twist.

M - A highly carbonated beer and a bitter sour finish, not something I fancy.

O - Something different,but not my taste.

Photo of MRsojourner
4.64/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

aroma is a bouquet of plums, gapes, and pilsner and a touch of alcohol

appearance is dark reddish-brown with a thick rocky head that sustains for some time throughout the glass

taste is of grape nuts, plums, grapes and a sweet malt like browned sugar and a touch of light bitterness that comes through toward the end of each sip. has a wonderful clean finish.

mouthfeel is wonderfully full but light with that classic wheat feel and great carbonation. excellent

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