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Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,386 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,386
Reviews: 761
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 37
Gots: 80 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Weisse Original.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-03-2002)
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

Bpierso1, Jul 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

pin, May 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

gnikola, Jan 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

philolsson, Jul 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

cfalovo97, Nov 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

chrispoint, Feb 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

lgmol, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of bristol2120
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Served from a 16.9 oz bottle.
Pours with a massive off white/light beige head that settles down to a thin layer of foam.
Beer is much darker in appearance than other examples of this style; It's medium deep amber and exceptionally clear.
Yeast comes through strongest in the nose, with some grainy wheat notes as well.
There is also a noticeable smokiness.
Yeast and the same smokiness also come through in the taste.
Mouthfeel is a bit on the thin side but there is a pleasing level of carbonation.
To sum up, this is far from my favorite example of the style, but it is not without merit.
I wouldn't use it to introduce people to the style.

bristol2120, Aug 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

mquinn919, Nov 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

mmsimmons, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of TastyAdventure
3/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Hands down the worst hefeweizen, no, the worst wheat beer, I've ever had. Kinda pissed it cost me $4.50 for a pint bottle.

Color is gross. Considering it's a hefeweizen. It's brown. Big head like a hefeweizen should have though.

Smell is the best part. Banana, some taffy, a touch of clove I guess, but then alos some wet cardboard or something.

Taste - Kind of oxidized? Some over ripe banana. Taste falls flat., Not any strong flavors. slightly watered down.

Mouthfeel - a little too watery.

Overall, buy any hefeweizen but this one.

TastyAdventure, Jun 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

GRUUMSH, Feb 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

xhuang61, Jul 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

djfuze919, Jul 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

djrn2, Jan 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

ZachRusk, May 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

tom10101, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of ultralarry2006
3.03/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 500 ml. bottle. Left a big hefe-weizen head that had some decent retention, and a little bit of lacing. Body was a cloudy apple cider-like color, sort of a cloudy light brown. A different look than most h-w's, but looked decent.

Smell - plums, cherries, hint of cloves, hint of creamy wheat. Classic h-w aromas were subdued, came off like a weak bock.

Taste - similiar to the smell. Plums, cherries, some creamy wheat. Cloves were stronger in the taste than the smell, but still rather subdued by h-w standards. Finished a bit sour.

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, fairly fluid, slightly creamy.

Drinkability - good, not great. The fruity flavors were different for an h-w, and they were decent, but this lacked the classic h-w characteristics (clove, bananas, creamy wheat ). I'd have this once in awhile.

ultralarry2006, Sep 04, 2006
Photo of Jeffo
3.05/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought at Bert's Bier Huis in Utrecht

From a bottle into my Weizen glass.

APPEARANCE: A darker colour for a weizen. Kind of an opaque rust-mahogany; a darker orange-brown colour. A medium-big fluffy white head disappears slowly and ends in a film. Decent lacing remains on the glass. A decent amount of carbonation evident; more than average. Colour is unique and looks nice.

SMELL: Wheat malt and some bready yeast as well. The scent of dough and some slight banana in the background, but not much.

TASTE: More wheat malt and yeast as well. Taste of bread is there and a slight bit of sour dough and citrus lemon creep through as well. No real banana or lemon esters evident; the malt is definitely more prevalent. Not bad but not that interesting. Bread becomes more prevalent as it warms.

PALATE: Medium-thin body is well carbonated, but not too much. Goes down very smooth and slightly creamy. No bite and finishes slightly sticky. Decent, but could be a little fuller.

OVERALL: A decent weizen, but missing that banana / lemon character that makes the German style unique. Malt is more prevalent and that bread taste comes through strongly. It's a drinkable brew and it has a beautiful colour, but not something I'd crave. There are better in the style.

Jeffo, Nov 30, 2008
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3.05/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Interesting looking brew. Muddy light brown in the middle and slight yellow approaching gold on the edges. It looks like smog mixing with the sunlight. Looks extremely carbonated with bubbles shooting aggressively upward.

I smell floral hops, wheat and citrus. A slight metalic smell is present as well. Quite an interesting smell for sure.

Wheat, cinnamon spice, citrus -- I'm thinking orange peel, floral hops. Mainly wheat and the citrus are the main tastes; it's interesting but not that great.

Body isn't that thick... Kinda on the light side. Carbonation isn't crazy as I thought it was going to be but is there. Feels okay.

I don't think I want to have another one. It's not horrible but I'm just not into it. It's a little blah for me.

9InchNails, Jan 23, 2011
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3.08/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This bottle is labeled:" Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original". Poured into a mid-sized water glass impeding the ability to get a good head and see the yeast tailings. The head I did get disappeared right away after the first pouring and had no lace. Second pouring had better head, still no lace and settled out quick. Aroma is yeast, malt, a bit of spice, and citrus. Flavor's like aroma with some nice sweet almost tart and a bit of bitter. Body is good but carbonations seem a bit low. Finish is like flavor and has a citrus character that lasts a while. This bottle was cool only, maybe cellar temp. Believe it or not, the Schneider Origianal that I have at home is better than this! Much better.

drpimento, Sep 01, 2010
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3.08/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Uniform cloudy orange. Medium sized, creamy white head. Good retention and lace.

S - Sharp, tart, and lemon smell.

T - I see the bubblegum thing. There's some bitterness in the finish, but mostly a dry, citrusy taste.

M - Carbonation is biting. Medium bodied. A bit crisp.

D - OK I guess, but not on my gotta have it list by any means. Maybe I'll try again on a hot day in the summer.

allergictomacros, Feb 18, 2006
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3.1/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice wheat beer with small head. I would have like a bigger head that would have stayed longer... Light brown colour. Very refreshing beer for the summer wothout being too distinct or exceptionnal. A little bit more spcie would also have been appreciated

Phyl21ca, Aug 26, 2003
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3.1/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.

A real dark muddy brown body, opaque with a fairly creamy head that manages about two fingers and settles to a simple puck. Some good rising carbonation, but hard to see through the body. Kind of looks like a sewer. Wait a minute there is actually a piece of GRAIN on my head. Never seen that before.

Faint burnt clove smell, and bile. Good toasty grain also like a mild or English bitter strangely. Interesting, quite different.

Palate hits with a wet body, quite fizzy and club soda like in texture too. Finishes wet and clean, but with classic banana like esters also. Not much lingering flavor on the finish here either. Really missing the classic wheat chew on this.

Overall a real odd mix with a toasty mild grain like taste, and wet banana hefeweizen. Not feeling it, not a horrible beer though, but I am not a fan of this one.

smakawhat, Aug 02, 2012
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
89 out of 100 based on 1,386 ratings.