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

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Ratings: 1,217
Reviews: 718
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 34
Gots: 76 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-16-2007)
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Photo of wheelinshirt
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500 mL bottle from Vidalia in Lansdale. I wanted to try this one the first time they released it but I missed out. Poured into a weizen glass after warming from fridge temp for a bit.

Pretty clear at first, gets very cloudy once the head settles down enough so I can get the rest of the bottle into the glass. Pretty classic hefe look except super cloudy with a big head that does, dissapointingly, settle to a soapy covering and doesn't leave any lacing--the only real disappointing part of the appearance.

Smell is like a good hefe kicked up. Awesome smelling. No trace of the ABV yet.

The taste is a bit more disappointing. The alcohol makes itself known and the combination of the loads of alcohol, hops and yeasty esters make this one a bit rough. I wonder if this would be better at 6 or 6.5% ABV to have less of a burn to let a more subdued yeast flavor profile shine through. It is good, but not as good as I was hoping and expecting.

Mouthfeel is fine but the alcohol does burn a bit. Drinkability is limited by the sheer strength of the beer, but I don't think i am going to have any problem finishing the half-liter. Good overall and worth it, but based on this I don't think i could shell out $17 for a 750 of the brooklyn version.

Photo of Stonebreaker
3.73/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Looks like a beautiful orange yellow weisse, nice and cloudy, pours a nice head that recedes to a thin but sturdy lace.

Smell: Weak banana weisse, with only the faintest wisp of hoppy citrus

Taste: Hops kick you in the teeth, citrusy, piney, with a bitter aftertaste, the yeasty banana weisse I know and love is bound and gagged in the trunk, a little out of balance. I had the FFF dreadnaught at the brewpub and it seemed to be better balanced at 100 ibus. This one's like a grapefruit mimosa, though it tasted better toward the bottom of the glass, maybe it's the yeast or my numbed palate, the alcohol was very well hidden.

Mouthfeel: Decent, not outstanding but smooth and rich.

Drinkability: Have to try this one again, I love this brewer and I'm surprised not to love everything they do.

Photo of biegaman
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml Schneider bottle. ABV 8.2%

Thousands of different sized bubbles make a mountainous terrain atop. All apace, rapid successions of bubbles hurtle over one another, only increasing the height of that pearl white head. I accidentally let loose some of the plenty of sediment which has produced a colour slightly deeper, and body slightly hazier, than would be otherwise.

Oh this smell, I wish it would follow me everywhere I went. It is a fragrance peppery with spices, bright with wheat and vibrant with fruit. A faint, underlying tartness blends tangy wheat with dried out citrus; the dynamics work perfect. The phenols become staggeringly obnoxious with warming, but I'm fine to overlook that...

Carbonation is far lower than those energetic, industrious little bubbles may have you assume. The bitterness is brisk and the wheat is spry and zippy. The texture is smooth but not without some coarseness. A slight residue of hop resin. Flavours of tangy unmalted wheat, grassy hops, earthy spices, lemon peel, orange rinds and other dried out citrus.

The flavour that lingers longest is that of pineapple. Indeed, this taste is like that of a tropical juice, something not familiar to either German nor American cuisines, with a drying, fleshy, sugary mouthfeel with overtly earthy and herbal undertones. The hops are the star of the show and no other elements - not even the yeast - come close to topping them.

The phenols certainly weren't shy after a little warming: what started out as a kick-ass weiss beer soon became an ass-kicking weizenbock. Still, the dynamics between flavours and smells made this beer so spirited and lively. It is both intense and interesting. It is profound yet perfectly drinkable. Hats off to you Mr. Drexler, please take a bow!

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

50cl bottle into 23 oz weizen glass.

Cloudy (meaning opaque) glowing orange and yellow hue th an off white thick two and a half finger head that slowly settles to a thick cap.

Banana and clove are there as usual, but they are masked a little by the higher-than-usual amount of hops. The hops complement the overall fruity aroma well.

The hops are sharp up front but quickly fade to allow the banana to come though. There is a bit of spice in there as well. The finish is mostly bready grains that linger for a while. Full bodied with a lot of carbonation. The grain and clove flavors linger for a while.

I really like this beer, but I liked the Brooklyn Brewery interpretation a little better (they should have used the same style bottle as this one though). Complex but still somewhat traditional. It's like the Honda Ridgeline commercial: tradition meets innovation. Recommended.

Photo of gford217
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bright hazy golden orange with a huge fluffy white head that lingers for most of the session as the bubbles continually regenerate the head. The lacing is delicate and minimal. The smell is big and spicy with huge German hops with a sweetness of bananas and cloves. This is all on top of the sweet wheat and yeast base that pervades the aroma. The taste follows the aroma and has the big wheat base that has abundant spices and lemon zest thrown in. The mouthfeel is medium and creamy with huge carbonation. Drinkability is extremely high on this one and it makes for an excellent summer brew.

Photo of BretSikkink
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Yellow-orange color, somewhat hazy but not as much as other bottle conditioned weizens. The head is attractively tall and rocky, impressive in retention, leaving little lacing.

The wheat is very prominent in the nose, somewhat sour, with plenty of ripe banana and zesty clove. I've never actually seen a weizenbock this light.

Plenty of phenolic, medicinal character ramps up normal weizen character, turning it into something like an imperial hefe. Again, slight tartness that's a little unusual, and there's a pretty strong peppery hop presence as well.

Decent mouthfeel, just about right for a hefeweizen but a bit thin for a bock. Carbonation is high, stealing most flavor away from savoring on the palate, but the ammonia-BandAid phenols stick around.

I'd like to try the other version, but I've never seen it. I'm not hugely impressed with this one.

Photo of tempest
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a .5L bottle.

Delicious. Just delicious. This beer had an outstanding spiced orange flavor from the blend of hops and yeast character and really told a hold of me. In addition to this sort of spicy orange creamsicle flavor, there's are also earthy elements and like mellow herbs and citrus peel. The alcohol is also well hidden and the body isn't too thick. I call this dangerously drinkable. Watch out.

Photo of beerkittycat
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance is hazy golden with a tight off-white head that stands a good 5 minutes then relaxes to a thin layer for the duration. There are some seriously huge chunks floating around my glass that are really off-putting to the eye. Oh well. Moving right along, aroma is bursting with that familiar banana along with some fairly strong flowery noble hops. I also pick up some pumpkin pie spice in there. Taste is full of grainy malts along with the flowery noble hops. Hop bitterness is moderate just enough to perfectly balance the malt. There is also a significant lemony-tartness here and it finishes quite dry to make this a very refreshing brew. I would have rated this beer much higher if not for the floating chunks. However, my sample was imported from Germany and not produced at Brooklyn Brewery and I haven't had a bad beer yet from Mr. Oliver. Next time I'll try one from his site.

Photo of cvstrickland
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle, tipped, swirled and shaken lightly to set the yeasties free from the bottom, then opened; poured into a weizen glass yields a hazy orange honey-colored body with bright amber lemonade highlights and a towering crown of pale soft white foam. The head resists deflation mightily, settling at two fingers depth, with a soft, billowy cloud surface and gobs of thick foamy lacing all over.

Smell is of sweet honey and a twist of citrus and evergreen.

The creamy drink is marked with a fruity, tangy mouthful of yeasty wheat rolls and a decided flavor of caramel-covered banana. As things are just about to turn for the 'too-sweet' side, big dry wheat and a resinous hop note arise, bringing savory , sticky bitterness that, teamed up with a minerally flavor and a dry, slightly-powdery finish, puts the sweetness in its place.

Extremely drinkable and pretty to look at. Richly smooth and silky with just the right amount of carbonation to release the flavors and make it light on the PALATE. :)

Photo of biggred1
4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy light blonde with a lot of suspended yeast,big foamy head that rose halfway out of the glass and finally settled into a nice finger of rocky suds.Smells of sour citrus grapefruit and lemons with the requisite banana clovey thing,also big grassy fresh hops.Taste is unique to say the least,kind of like a Belgian triple/IPA/Hefe hybrid unlike any other weizenbock I've ever had.Big spicy,sour hoppy notes that pummel the palate in a good way and a big warming alcoholic finish.Medium bodied with a smooth, steady fine carbonation that keeps things lively.This stuff suits me just fine but may be too big for some.Outstanding

Photo of demitriustown
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle: From trade with pantanap (thanks a lot) Smells absolutely wonderful, like fresh picked fruit and a wonderful floral hop aroma that is to die for. Pours a cloudy and pulpy orangish/brown with a medium sized tan head that lingers for quite a while. Taste is got a nice hop texture, wheat, yeast, citrus(orange mostly) and a light spice note that comes toward the back end. Palate is somewhat bready, viscous, and carbonated at the back of the mouth. Overall, I could really enjoy this brew if I got it around here. I would buy as much as I could If I has a regular supply.

Photo of SaucyA
3.28/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Served into a Weihenstephan glass, this poured with a huge frothy heady, and a cloudy golden body. It looks as it should.

S - Interesting hoppy nose, banana, clove, and a weird soapy smell underneath. It works, if not a little strangely.

T - Interesting taste. Finishes like a hefe but has a weird hop/soap/tangy kick to begin with. Obvious alcohol presence. Drier finish than expected. Nothing I'm dying over... it's interesting but doesn't work for me, personally.

M - Light yet creamy, good carbonation.

D - Don't know what it is but I'm just not feeling something about this brew. Wish I could put my finger on it, but all I can say is I don't like the taste. I got through it, but it took me a while.

Notes: I had pretty high hopes for this and I'm quite dissapointed it didn't taste as good as it sounded. I have the Brooklyn version in the fridge that I'll try soon enough... I hope that one is better.

Photo of lpayette
2.8/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance- Pours a very very cloudy grapefruit juice color with a massive, rocky, sticky white head. Lots of active carbonation to keep the head going.

Smell- Surprisingly spicy and tart in the nose. Lots of clove and banana. Different.

Taste and Mouthfeel- Is a bit of a surprise again. Not quite what I was expecting. Even though there's still a little yeast in the bottom of the bottle, I wish I hadn't poured so much in. Flavor is mostly of grapefruit and banana. Various spices. Barnyardy. A hint of a metallic finish. A little tart. Lot of medicinal notes. A slightly overcarbonated mouthfeel IMO. VERY yeasty in both flavor and mouthfeel. Too much so for me, even considering the style.

Drinkability- I'm still struggling through this one. It is getting slightly better as it warms, but still falls way short. Hopefully I start to have a change of heart about it. If I had another one I'd be more careful not to pour so much yeast in next time. Unfortunately however, I probably won't be trying this one again. I was hoping this would be much better. Hopefully the Brooklyn version I recently received in trade will be much better.

Photo of JayQue
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An unusual beer, weizenbock strength. witbier lightness with some piney West Coast hops thrown in. But it works!!!

Pours the usual hefe/wibier cloudy, straw color with a huge white head. The head dies down pretty quickly. Leaves a few jagged lines of lacing on the glass.

Smell is mild but represents both styles, the wheat and the hoppiness. The witbier sweetness and cloves/citrus taste leads off. The finish is a mild blast of piney hops. The tastes do not intrude on each other and the overall effect is a smooth,witbier with a little hops kick at the end. The alcohol taste does not come through despite the 8.2% abv.

Very tasty and drinkable. I split the bottle, but could easily see myself drinking 2-3 times as much as I had tonight. Very nice, can't wait to compare against the Brooklyn brewey version.

Photo of dacrza1
4.58/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Swirling, tempestuous activity in a Schneider Edel-Weisse glass... bright yellow brown body with a massive four-finger head--picture perfect... thick, uneven foam is left as tracing... the citrus and banana aromas are compounded by the spruce and pine accents... this promises to be complex and refreshing, if the smell is accurate...medium to full-bodied, light on the tongue but warm on the throat... the head softensits impact... a grainy texture is also noticeable by the third sip... unexpectedly, the combination of killer hops and mega wheat neither nullify nor mutate, but become congruous and complimentary in a delicious marigae... perhaps this one was a winner before the bottle hissed open, but with two brilliant breweries joining forces, the results are predictable and impeccable... cheers.

Photo of marcpal
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml poured into weyerbacher tulip glass.

A: Hazy orange and cloudy with a terrific meringue head that built its on structure on this bad boy with staying power. A truly great looking beer. A plethera of sediment on the bottom of the glass.

N: Banana bread and lemon. Scents of a moisturizer and liquid soap, oddly in a good way. The hops are there but not as much as the Brooklyn version which is unfortunate.

T: Tastes of pumpkin pie spices at first and this is backed by the malt. Not too many hops or bitters. Quite sweet and bubblegum-like.

M: Creamy mouthfeel and the burn of the alcohol makes itself known. Carbonation moderate on the tongue.

D: Very good but lacking in the hops which make me prefer the Brooklyn vesrion. Complexity still makes this a pleasurable drinking experience. Short of being great.

Photo of mbrandon2w
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy gold. Nice head, but not long lasting.
Aroma is of hay, a bit of alcohol and a lot of juicyfruit bubblegum.
Taste is solid, with a nice sweet malt flavor, some banana, and still a lot of bubblegum. Very nice.
As it warms though, the brew picks up too much of the alcohol flavor, so it takes a hit on drinkability.
Overall, a very nice, solid beer, that I plan on picking up some more bottles of.

Photo of everetends
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle gotten from Cheers in Carrollton, GA. Poured into a Weizen glass.

A: Poured a beautiful orange with a big, soapy head. This beer is incredibly hazy, and once you get some yeast in there, this beer gets crazy active. This beer is amazing to look at and has great activity.

S: Banana, citrus (lemon, orange, mandarin, grapefruit), floral hops, yeast, grains and a touch of clove.

T: Once again, banana, mandarin orange comes through real well. The yeast is very nice, and the floral hops (says Hopfen for a reason, they are really there) really go well here. The clove is barely there and a nice compliment. There is a sweetness to this beer but an alcohol bite comes and balances that out as well. Very good balance.

M: A bit of carbonation that tickles flavors across your tongue and back of your throat. Has a somewhat creamy texture to it that keeps the tastes of fruit and hops lingering on your tongue. A touch of alcohol warmth rests on your throat.

D: This is a great brew. One is enough because the alcohol is pretty high and this is a complex beer. It has a lot going on here. I can drink this beer but it will be one a night and I would need a break for a little while. Still a great brew.

Photo of Viggo
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle acquired via DLD trade with SPLITGRIN!

Pours a cloudy amber golden, very nice bright colour, thick white head forms, sticks around, leaves lots of lace and settles to a thick layer, lots of chunkies from a bit of sediment that was stirred up during the pour. Smell is honey, wheat, vanilla, citrus and floral hops, banana, some light spice and alcohol, quite yeasty. Taste is honey and wheat, very nice citrus/oranges flavours, yeast, banana, quite hoppy, some bready malt, lightly bitter finish, very refreshing. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium to high carbonation, goes down very easy with great flavours, I like.

Photo of grub
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Viggo was nice enough to share this one. thanks eric!

500ml bottle. sampled june 13/08.

pours deep golden yellow with just a touch of haze. a big white head forms, dropping slowly and leaving a bit of spotty lace.

aroma is great. lots of bright fresh slightly sweet citrus - orange, tangerine, mandarin orange. touch of light clove. cracker and white bread. touch of grain. bit of alcohol.

taste is good. medium-low bitterness level. nice fresh citrus character. orange and tangerine again, but less sweet than i expected from the aroma. floral and slightly perfumey. bit of alcohol. wheat bread and cracker. touch of grain. bit of clove, but nicely restrained so that it doesn't clash with the hops.

mouthfeel is good. just over medium carbonation level. fairly light body.

drinkability is good. nicely balanced, light and easy drinking.

Photo of joeysmokedporter
4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 500 mL bottle into a sam adams glass.

A: Pours clear golden orange at first, then when the yeast is roused, amazingly cloudy. A little bit of head that dissipates rather quickly.

S: A sweet malt aroma combines with a spicy, floral hop smell. The weizen banana/clove is also present, although the clove can be difficult to distinguish from the hops. Even without head the aroma is very forthcoming.

T: Wow. Starts with a malt sweetness that moves into a complex combination of earthy, floral hops, the weizen flavors, then finishing with a dry bitterness that tapers off quickly. Balance is on the malt and hops with the weizen flavors in the background but prominent enough to add a nice complexity.

M: For a weizen, this is a medium/heavy body. Carbonation is low for the style. Although the body probably works in favor of accenting the various flavors in the profile.

D: While this is a pretty big beer for a weizen, it is very drinkable and much more complex. These are difficult flavors to weave together; I didn't believe it could be done but Garret and Hans-Peter have made magic with this beer. The Brooklyn Schneider is also a very good bet.

Photo of brentk56
3.15/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pours a cloudy honey color with a sturdy head that sticks forever but only leaves a few dots of lace

Smell: Quite the unusual aroma, with herbal hops combined with the green banana and clove; the combination is somewhat medicinal and the alcohol peeking through adds to that effect

Taste: Herbacious, grassy flavors compete with the clove and banana in a do-si-do; lemony as well; after the swallow, the bitter hoppy flavors moderate and it takes on more of the weizenbock character, albeit quite lemony

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with buoyant carbonation; some warmth in the gullet, too

Drinkability: From the outset the hoppy flavors compete with the weizen flavors and while it may be a draw, my taste buds are the losers; the combination just doesn't work for me

Photo of ohmybock
2.6/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

This is a .5L bottle of the latest batch from Schneider. (The label has changed a bit from the original release.) I bought a few bottles of the first batch, but I didn't like them. They all had a mild sour flavor...like something was wrong with them. Thankfully, this new bottle does not have the same problem. Still, I'm not a huge fan of this brew. I love hoppy American and European brews, plus I love German-style weizen beers. However, this uber hoppy weizen brew just don't seem to work for me. In this Schneider version, there's a prevalent soapy character I just can't get past. It's in the aroma and the taste, and I figure it's from the hop variety used. Unfortunately for me, the character takes me back to when I was a kid and said a bad word. My Mom's punishment for my mistake was having me suck on a bar of bath soap. Although not as horrible as that, this beer has a soapy character and bitterness that brought me right back to those old forgotten days of gagging on a bar of soap. It wasn't so bad that I couldn't finish the bottle, but at the same time I doubt I'll be buying this brew again. I tried this bottle side-by-side with the Brooklyn version (and I've also had the similar-in-style New Glarus Imperial Weizen). It seems like I should like all three of those brews a lot, but alas I guess it's not meant to be. Maybe if they used the same wonderful hops as in Sam Adams Imperial Pils, I would like all them better? I'm not sure. As it stands, Aventinus is one of my all-time favorite brews. I also think the Aventinus Eisbock and regular Schneider Weisse are very good. I love that Schneider is trying something different with the Hopfen-Weisse, but I'll stick with Schneider's other offerings.

Photo of AlexJ
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pale hazed dirty yellow with a massive billowing head that forms stiff rocky peaks. Retention is superb with thick lace crusting my Prima Pils glass.

Aroma is huge and mouthwatering. Pungent clove spice and fresh banana bread. There's an awesome yeast note with light crushed rock minerality. THeres sweet fruit and green herbal and floral hops. Complex and spicy nose.

Flavor certainly exceeds all expectations. It simply bursts with Bavarian goodness, clove, banana, cinnamon, minerals, and crisp grass, herbs, and floral hops. I love the bitterness factor. Light undertones of spiced pears and apple emerge as it warm.

Body is medium, creamy, slick, and slippery on the tongue. Carbonation is fluffy and expansive. Excellent drinkability in spite of it's strength. Another first tier beer from the boys in Brooklyn. Well done.

Photo of wagenvolks
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

0.5l bottle into a beer mug.

My expectations for the Schneider version of Hopfen-Weisse is very high, perhaps unfairly so, as I absolutely loved the Brooklyn version. A slow pour of the bottle builds a towering, 2" thick light golden head that shows no intention of receding. Fervent carbonation bubbles upwards through a hazy, peach body. The aroma is distinctively german Hallertau, with notes of spicy, grassy hops, crystal-wheat malts, and fruity yeast esthers.

The taste is quite close to the Brooklyn version, with the main differences being a spicier hop note, more clove, and a sweeter, thicker malt base in the former. Both are good, but I think the American version pulls off a slightly better flavor profile. I do appreciate the spiced, zesty hop bite on the finish of Schneider's Hopfen-Weisse, which rounds out a medium-bodied, well-carbonated mouthfeel. All in all, this beer was outshined (although barely) by Brooklyn's version, but as far as price goes ($3.99 for 500 ml. vs. $12.99 for 750ml), Schneider is far easier on the wallet.

Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
91 out of 100 based on 1,217 ratings.