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

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3,734 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,734
Reviews: 1,998
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 212
Gots: 251 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website

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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

jbdpsu82, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

plinythederek, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of TheDoctor
4.71/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a crazy, cloudy brown the color of chocolate milk with a creamy, puffy, perfect tan head. Excellent retention; excellent lacing. Lovely!

Citrus, sunscreen, bananas, doughy yeast. Very mellow.

Fresh, earthy fruit-rind flavors followed by a quick dash of peppers and some low rumbling hoppiness at the finish. Wow.

Rich and creamy, there is good carbonation. Medium body. Exactly what it should be.

Really fantasic stuff! First off, it is gorgeous. I have never seen a beer that looks like this one but it looks exactly how it should. Everything else is as well-balanced and unoffensive as anyone could hope for. Interesting. Fantabulous.
Would get again in a second. Must be heavenly on tap....

TheDoctor, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

booga73, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of MJR
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a wonderful color that is a combination of orange, red, and brown. It's fairly hazy from the wheat...no surprise there. The head is out of control to start with, but eventually shrinks down to a thin cap.

Smell: Aroma is a mix of clove, bubblegum, banana, malt, and yeast. Nothing unexpected, just a classic Weizenbock smell...

Taste: The flavor is tart with lots of Hefeweizen attributes: clove, banana...hell, just read the smell description! It's the same. There's plum, fig, and raison in there too, but they're minor players here. Very fruity and spicy. Alcohol shows up on the palate, but in a smooth way. It doesn't come across as harsh. Staying dead-on for style, there's no hop flavor to speak of. Overall, it's a bit heavy on the clove, but very nice...

Mouthfeel: Crisp and tart with a medium mouthfeel. Finishes with a slight alcoholic dryness.

Drinkability: Pretty good for an 8% brew. I couldn't make a night out of just this brew, as the alcohol flavor seems to get stronger as I make my way through the glass.

The classic example of the Weizenbock style...enough said!

MJR, Mar 31, 2003
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

mattyrubes, Jan 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

jcb7472, Mar 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

d5001986, Nov 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

truesolution, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of treznor
4.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Served on tap at Pizza Paradiso (DC). Floral/citrusy nose. Hazy and dark color. Smooth taste with a bit of a caramel taste at the beginning and a hint of bitterness at the end. Excellent example of a Weizenbock. Could drink this until I fell off the stool!

treznor, Jan 19, 2011
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4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured properly from the bottle into a 22oz Blue Moon weizen glass.

Has a one inch, off-white head until it dies down into a film on the top. The appearance of the beer is actually a ruby brown color with lots of bubbles. LOTS of 'em. Some sediment floating around in it too. A great looking beer.

Smells sweet and malty with a bit of yeast. Has some fruity aromas but not super bananay like some weis beers. More like bananas and plums, or bananas and cherries even.

The taste is pretty complex. It's most forward taste is the malts. It's pretty sweet for my palate, like rich dark candies. Then it fades into the creamy wheat taste which adds a fruity taste to it. The German yeasts are present as you swallow and nick the back of the throat on the way down. Exceptional is a good way to put it. This beer is often overlooked by myself but now I might have to start picking this one up more often.

Mouthfeel is good. A little on the light side with lots of bubbles. I like my beers a bit thicker than this but it is definitely true to the style. I think describing it as good is a fair way to put it.

Drinkability is relatively high due to the light body but the ABV kind of takes away from it. I could drink a couple more of these but then I could be intoxicated (which isn't a bad thing but would result in me not wanting too much more of this one.)

Overall, I'd say this beer deserves it's reputation. It's great!

auroracrisis, Aug 19, 2009
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4.63/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I wrote extensive notes on the bottle I drank tonight but on scanning the range of comments from other reviews I discovered, as you would expect, that it has all been said before. But as a reminder make sure you drink it relatively quickly ensuring it is not served straight from a refrigerator.

To summarise, my last bottle of this was very disappointing and very atypical. It just didn't sing.
In contrast this was Ferdinand Frantz as Hans Sachs.

Zimbo, Dec 12, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ObiWanKushnobi, Sep 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

jmsedgwick, Jan 24, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep, dark brown pour with an enormous foamy head. Light hoppy nose with underlying hints of chocolate and plum. Lovely mouthfeel. Flavours of light, unsweetened chocolate, raisin, plum, a hint of banana and a spicey finish including some clove & nutmeg. Of course there is a noticeable alcohol kick on the finish. Very warm beer but yet not heavy. It stays light on the tongue and refreshes and yet is intense and complex in its flavours. A classic in my book.

Popsinc, Jun 03, 2003
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Paid .85EUR + .08EUR glass deposit for a 500mL bottle.

*Reviewed on 10.07.2005

The beer pours a hazy choclate colored base, huge white head, great rentention and some lacing effects from top to bottom. The smell is screams of sweet malt flavor, not too heavy.

The taste isn't overly complex but this is what I look for in a beer. Smooth flavor, tasty malt, and a remarkable aftertaste, maybe the best of any beer out there. The mouthfeel is as if it were a café crème coffee, the retention of the beer gives the beer a refreshing start to every savory taste. The drinkability is by default a 5, given the exceptional taste, the beer never shows any sign of alcohol, and is ever so smooth on the delivery.

Final Thought: Wow, I had this on-tap at the Weisse Brauhaus in Munich and didn't realize how good it was in bottle form, a world class beer from a favored brewery in the world capital of bocks and weizens!

mobyfann, Jul 14, 2005
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer has a billowing white head with a yellow, hazy body. The nose has a wheaty aroma with cloves mixed it. Taste brings all of the same, with some caramel/brown sugar. Mouthfeel is appropriate - medium body and fizzy.

All in all, a very inoffensive yet tasty beer. It won't necessarily be a staple in my fridge, since I like my beer to be a little more interesting and dynamic, but this is definitely a great beer.

Mavajo, Aug 13, 2010
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4.22/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My throat is sore from yelling all day and was debating If I should have a beer...I chose this Aventinus, and upon first whiff, I'm glad I did.

Appearance-A very very dark amber with a 3 finger tan head. Leaves little to no lacing and dissipates fairly quickly.

Smell-Smells like a fresh banana that was marinated in some sweet malt juice. Also mixed in the marinade was spice, clove and a touch of citrus. Incredible aroma that you can detect straight from the bottle to glass.

Taste-Follows the aroma with some sweet and malty banana. Balanced out nicely with the clove and some zest. The finish is some nice dark fruits.

Mouthfeel-Medium Carbonation, Medium bodied. Could use a little less carbonation in my opinion.

Overall-Great flavors. Unbelieve flavors and aroma. Will be drinking this beer again soon.

SWMeyer4141, May 13, 2011
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4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very dark copper color. Nice frothy off white head retains well for the duration of the beer.

Clove and mint smells from the German yeast. A little bit of dark fruit shows through.

Plumbs, dates and other nice dark fruits. Banana and clove. A complex well done beer. A nice complexity of spices and rich fruit flavors.

Chewy well carbonated beer. The alcohol is very well hidden.

This beer reminds me of a hefenweizen that tastes of more intensely of dark fruits than of bananas. Really interesting brew.

bfields4, Feb 06, 2011
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4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a rusty amber with a thick and creamy, beige-colored head that slowly fades to a rimming of foam.

Aromas of banana, cloves, malt, dark fruits and spice.

Opens with suggestions of prunes and raisins, followed by flavors of banana, cloves, allspice and candied malts. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Hints of peach and vanilla surface before returning to brown sugar and spice. Complex malt character with the soul of a dessert bread. ABV is well concealed. Finishes with a smack of wheat.

CaptainIPA, Apr 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

zachattack555, Apr 28, 2013
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4.85/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a pils glass.

A: A beautiful dark amber with a huge 3-4 finger head. The head settles pretty quickly (likely due to the high ABV). No lacing to speak of.

S: Aromas of the obvious banana. Also picking up sweet grains, some funky peat, and a little clove.

T: WOW! Delicious and complex. Banana, clove, dark cherry, some chocolate, sweet malts. There is a distinct sweetness that comes out as the beer warms.

M: Medium to chewy. This is smooth and creamy with some body. Carbonation is perfect. Alcohol seems non-existent at 8.2%.

D: This beer goes down smooth. Amazing beer. I love this brew. Definitely in my top 10. I am blown away by the flavor, balance, and complexity. The finish leaves me wanting more and more. World class stuff for sure!

Brunite, Feb 09, 2011
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

ejw127, Dec 03, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

cd_beer_disapear, Dec 29, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bought a bottle of this at Kurtz/Vreny's in Duluth, GA. Pours a deep brown with a very strong head. Smells is slightly spicy with a hint of dried fruit. Taste is very malty, with the malts and the dried fruity taste being the primary taste. Pretty tasty. Decent amount of carbonation in the mouthfeel. A very drinkable weizenbock.

jdubjacket, Aug 24, 2008
Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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