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

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world-class

3,543 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,543
Reviews: 1,980
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 191
Gots: 185 | 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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diablo14

Australia

3.78/5  rDev -12.9%
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.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2003 08:38:20 | More by diablo14
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dbalsock

Vermont

3.88/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Rich brown with a very tan head... tons of very tan head. The beer itself is a little hazy, with no lacing and weak head retention, but it's still pretty on the intial pour.

Smell: A mix of blackberry cheesecake, molasses, chocolate and banana... quite the nasal experience.

Taste: Dark chocolat runs the show with supporting characters of molasses, banana, fudge, breadiness. The aftershow is lead by a strawberry character that allows the brew to clear the palate nicely.

Mouthfeel: Alcohol is the major presence here, and really makes the brew enjoyable to the palate.

Drinkability: This beer stays interesting through the whole session which is helped by its full flavored nature. The one draw back is how rich it is.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2006 02:30:48 | More by dbalsock
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jhhollier

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-19-2012 13:31:23 | More by jhhollier
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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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hopsaplenty

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours with a noisy, crackling, active head of small and medium sized pale tan bubbles. The head quickly dissipates, leaving a brief collar. There are tons of carbonation streams charging to the top through a beautiful burnt amber, copper-highlighted liquid. Smells fruity and rich with cloves, bananas, and raisins. Distinctly wheat. The first taste is initially bracing with alcohol, but this immediately disappears and the rich malty sweetness with the cloves and bananas appear. There are lingering alcohol notes which are warming. Medium bodied with vibrant carbonation. Slightly slick, but relatively light on the tongue. Absolutely drinkable, perhaps dangerously so. This was fantastic and worth tracking down.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2006 17:58:41 | More by hopsaplenty
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DESTRO

Nevada

3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

open it up and out poors a deep cloudy monster with a thin white lace. smells of spices and clove with bits of fruit and alcohol present. the taste is spicey with no hop bitterness present. the alcohol taste is present but subdued by the wheat/spice. the mouthfeel is slightly thick yet crisp and finishes a bit dry. this is a pretty big beer and pretty complex and hard to describe for a n00b like myself. but all i know is i like it.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2003 09:43:35 | More by DESTRO
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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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brewmudgeon

Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

aventinus
hate to do this, cause my reviews have been getting more positive generally, but honest is honest...
previus 4.3 overall

a 3.5 swirled the yeast up before pouring the last bit. a cloudy light-med caramel brown. the head is not much to speak of, fizzy and drops almost instantaneously, leaving a modest ring and negligible lace.

s 3.5 dunkelweisen smell, banana-clove, hints of brown sugar-coated canned pineapple, now bubblegum in large amounts and old bandaids. various alcools become more prominent as it warms.

t 3.5 sweet overripe bananas and some bandaids, finish accompanied by a lemony twang. doesn't taste unlike my recent hefeweizen homebrew.

m 4 smoot sticky medium body but the carb is farily prickly

d 4 if i'd brewed this, i'd probably come down pretty hard on it. not nearly so great as i remember, but still pretty drinkable.
and 3.29 ea this time for .5 litre, not really worth it

prev 4.5, 4.5., 4.5, 3, 4

cinnamon brown, pretty transparent. big head, good retention and lacing.
powerful aroma of red wine, slightly toasted pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, and raisins
taste introduces dates, cherries, and apples. sweetness is there but always held in check. finish is pretty short.
not as full-bodied as expected. lots of carbonation, so no need at all to be timid with the pour.
this is very drinkable. if i were to wish for perfection i'd make a bit fuller and creamier. but very impressed nonetheless. 8.2, not 8%, according to my bottle.

2.29ea?

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2008 01:52:57 | More by brewmudgeon
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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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McStagger

California

4.13/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

This is my first experience with any kind of non-american wheat beer. I probably should have started with a traditional hefe, but a buddy bought this for me at the bar one night.

Appearance: Pours out a thick, brown head. Head was much darker than I expected. However, with the consistency of the beer, I was surprised at how quickly the head dissipated. Dissapointing... The beer itself was an extremely hazy brown. Under the dim light of the Electro Lounge, it almost looked as if there were bits of sediment floating around.

Smell: Heaven. Rich chocolate and carmel with a touch of vanilla. Little bit of dark fruit, almost like raspberries. Delightful.

Taste: Much more of the subtle layers of chocolate. Still got a lot of carmel, as well. Layers of vanilla were intermingled . As the beer got warmer, (was served at about 40 degrees F), I began noticing the presence of the yeast more. Lingering notes of banana bread and soft mocha replaced what was previously chocolate and carmel. Incredible taste.

Mouthfeel: Incredibly full bodied beer. Some may argue viscosity and an almost "syrupy" mouth feel, but I believe this beer is pure velvet. Slides across the tongue depositing lingering pockets of taste to delight the palate. Very nice.

Drinkability: The only thing about this beer that I had any issue with. Not that it's necessarily hard to drink, but that it is something that should not be consumed in any sort of excess due to it's overall sweetness, amount of yeast and alcohol content. Not a beer to trifle with, which is sad, because it's so delicious.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2006 09:47:14 | More by McStagger
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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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JDM44

Texas

3/5  rDev -30.9%

03-10-2014 20:56:55 | More by JDM44
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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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GatorLCA

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-30-2014 19:04:27 | More by GatorLCA
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Antnyd82

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-23-2011 06:53:54 | More by Antnyd82
Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
96 out of 100 based on 3,543 ratings.