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

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1,203 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,203
Reviews: 717
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 32
Gots: 68 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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2.75/5  rDev -32.6%

Poured into a weizen from a chilled bottle, 10/20/2014

A = Hazy as hell! This beer is completely opaque, coppery yellow, with tons of yeast and sediment in the suspension. One finger head, thick lacing.

S = citrusy hops, bitter oranges, wheat, a hint of booze, not getting any of the typical German wheat aromas

T = very heavy on the orange flavor, almost like straight orange juice, tangy and crisp. Alcohol is present, and solvent flavors noticeable on the finish. Sad to see no banana or bready flavors come to the party. If they are there, they are overshadowed by the heavy citrus flavor and bitterness.

M = Medium bodied, lacks the creamy mouthfeel I'd normally expect from the hefes and weizenbocks.

O = An interesting take on a weizenbock, but lacking balance in all areas of the style.

Das_Reh, Oct 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

As close to the perfect beer as I have had. High alcohol, can't tell it's even there until over half of the beer is finished. So fruity in smell and taste. Full body, nice wet finish. The hops are passingly noted, but the real flavor is the wheat + fruit (orange, plum, pear notes). Leaves a lot of lingering flavor and texture on the tongue. I recommend this one to people who don't venture beyond the big names.

Have been drinking this since the white label, and I went to pick some up at my local Spec's, but only this new gold label was there. I passed on it twice because I didn't bother to look up the label change or if it was a new beer. The old one has white, green, and blue, with "Tap 5" printed on it. This new label threw me off, but it's still the same Hopfen Weisse.

BSDA, Oct 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

outoffocus, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Hazy yellow colour, with sediments. Great white head with a lot of retention. Aromas is mostly banana, cloves and mango, but there are many subtle other things: spices, pine. Creamy palate and very noticeable alcohol, like brandy. Taste of banana, mango, cloves, fruits, spices. Easily, the best german wheat I've tasted to this day.

janubio, Oct 18, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Chalice pour: A hazy, cloudy orange-yellow colored body, small head and fair lacing. Looks like much going on in there.
A medicinal bouquet of hops and wheat, with the fruit smelling along the lines of spicy banana with a tart, citrus apple.
The taste comes through the same way. This is a refreshingly different style for me.
Apple and wheat, with mild hop bitterness and an herbal note that helps define the brew.
Medium body, medium carbonation, somewhat dry-finishing.
Overall a full, rich taste to this Weizenbock. Pairing well with ham and some cheddar.
A solid sipper for this damp Fall Texas day while watching the TX/OU annual classic.

TBoneJones, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

Pretty darn good, even though it's not my go-to style of beer. A little over-sweet, not as big an enthusiast of the dark fruit taste, but nice bock flavor with extra BK hoppiness. Amazing bouquet.

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Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
92 out of 100 based on 1,203 ratings.