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Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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Ratings: 1,230
Reviews: 723
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 36
Gots: 89 | FT: 1
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Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: John_M on 07-16-2007

Schneider version. This brew is the result of the long friendship of Brooklyn brewmaster Garrett Oliver and Schneider brewmaster Hans-Peter Drexler. Garrett had always admired the delicate balance of flavors in Schneider Weisse, while Hans-Peter had long enjoyed the effusive hop character of Brooklyn East India Pale Ale and BLAST! Garrett's concept for the collaboration was that each brewmaster would brew essentially the same pale, hoppy weissbock in the other's brewery, but with different hopping to reflect the local hop flavor.

Dry-hopped w/ Hallertauer Saphir.
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A very tasty combination of flavors is at work in this beer. The collaboration style works for me - the nose and appearance of a Hefeweizen, combined with IPA elements, is both interesting And satisfying. It is hard to describe, but somehow I like it.

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3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LagerCognoscenti
4.17/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Typical hefewiezen appearance. Very cloudy. Huge head. Amber appearance. A bit darker than a standard hefe but still more golden than brown. High carbonation just about visible through the murkiness.

Yeasty aroma. Hints of candied fruit and a little bit mild of citrus hops.

Taste is full bodied. Very high in yeast and bread flavours with candied fruit notes. Nice hop finish adds an interesting twist to the weiss beer style. Similar to a belgian tripel in taste and in abv. Perhaps a Belgian IPA would be a fair comparison. Not hoppy like an American IPA but definitely carrying a hop kick in the midst of all the yeast and clove tatses..

Overall, a great beer with a full bodied and complex flavour. Difficult to categorise but definitely a pleasure to drink.

83/100

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3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

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2.83/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

So fresh and citric flavour.

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4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.73/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pale golden body with mild haze and scattered sediment. Aromas of fruity esters, orange zest, wheat, clove, subtle spice, grass, floral hops. Alcohol heat is a little too prevalent, coming in mid-palate. Medium to thick body with a syrupy, resinous hop bill. The nose is better than the flavor. Decent.

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3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of almostjay
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Takahiro
2.87/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured all of the yeast and whatever sediment in the bottle after swirling the bottle, as done traditionally for a Hefeweizen.
L: murky/dirty rown, with a lingering whipped up head
S: tangerine orange (sweet), banana, cloves, tropical fruit
T: liquered strawberry sweetness upfront, followed by tangerine bitterness, vanilla, alcohol sweetness, some traditional hop bitterness. the flavor is a bit of a roller coaster ride. seem a bit overwhelming... definitely leaning towards hop flavor.
F: a bit of juicy sweet mess. i don't think it's malt driven. hop flavor/yeast by product.
O: a noisy tasting experience. there seem to be a lot going on in this beer, and may not necessarily be the best thing.

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4.34/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy deep orange, with a small, creamy white head, which slowly fades to patches of scattered foam. Lacing resembling an alien text adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: Grassy hops are rather pronounced, along with earthy yeast notes, bread aromas, bananas, cloves, and alcohol.

Taste: Opens with a wave of grassy and citric hops. Beneath this, there is a solid wheat malt presence that carries throughout. Cloves and bananas soon present, although they are a bit restrained. What is notable in its absence is alcohol. The high ABV (8.2%) is very subtle, presenting itself more as a warming sensation, than in the taste. Late in the taste, there is a flourish of sweetness, and a mild, lingering herbal bitterness.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, full, graceful.

Drinkability/notes: A remarkable beer, perhaps it should be called "Weizenbock 2.0". Simply excellent.

Presentation: Packaged in a 500 ml (16.9 ounce) brown glass bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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