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

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Reviews: 742
Hads: 1,311
Avg: 4.07
pDev: 14.74%
Wants: 47
Gots: 120 | FT: 0
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Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website

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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Photo of plaid75
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a medium straw hue with a two finger creamy white head. There was very good retention and sticky lacing.

The smell featured powerful yeast esters and a citrusy hop aroma.

The taste was upfront spicy wheat and estery yeast. Elements of cloves, anise and grapefruit materialized. A nice peppery spice appeared at the finish.

The mouthfeel was toward the full side with a strong residual spiciness.

Overall a very interesting and extremelt complex beer. Relatively easy to drink considering the strong esters and robust ABV.

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Photo of Bierman9
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had a 0.5l bottle (3.50EU) of this new creation while at the Weißes Brauhaus in München on 26Sep07. Little tent-cards on each table promote its availability.

Poured a cloudy, dull, dark golden color into my hefeweizen-style glass. Starts with a 1" white, mousse-like head, then slowly ebbs, all along leaving great lace behind. Bottle has some yeasties which, when added near the end, cloud things up further. Different combo of aromas at play here: citrus and banana plus clove. Odd to get the west-coast hop character in this type of bier, though I guess this type can't really be pigeon-holed right now. It is almost rindy, as well. Solid medium body, and fairly smooth on the tongue, with minimal carbo-prickliness.

Has some crisp, dry wheatiness to start, some banana, and is then followed by a healthy dose of hopping. Again, it is citrus-like and rindy, with underlying noble aspects. Uses the new Sapphir hop, and has a good bite to it; sharp as well as citrussy. Has touches of a Weizen, an IPA, and even a suggestion of Hellbock, to me. Very tasty; yes quite! Though a different combo, it is very drinkable.

Zum Wohl!!

overall: 4.25
appearance: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | mouthfeel: 4 | drinkability: 4.5


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Photo of cokes
1.85/5  rDev -54.5%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

Swamp water, opaque, muddy, yellowed tan with a large-pocked, everlasting pile of dirty snow fed by erupting geysers of bubbles.

It looks sorta good, at least. It's also looks like storm sewer discharge, but that's not so out of style parameters.

Talc and crushed aspirin hit the nose first and hardest, then keeping its sere and acrid lean, it drifts towards rusted tin. Lemon and dandelion come next. A tenebrous doughiness provides the only glint of malt. It doesn't even hint at being a weizenbock, aroma-wise- and I can enjoy a hopped-up version of anything, with hallertauers being amongst my favorite varietals- this quite simply smells like a junkyard sprinkled with pills.
There's a thin crust pizza dough maltiness that is the first entrant in the mouth. It turns richer and doughier with a vague approximation of under-baked banana bread. But banana is never truly a feature, and the wheat (which should be paramount here) barely ekes out traces of dough. Likewise, the weizen yeast is far too subtle or too far over-matched. There is no clove, no pepper, no anything. A whelp of lemon precedes a weed and alum drenched hop closure. It rides out and lingers crushingly of rusted metal, with further caustic medicinals. Acrid, atonal, and just utterly abysmal. Nothing works together here, and the hops are just downright uncouth and full of negative flavors, even if not overbearingly loud, they are just amazingly disjointed.
The body is a thickened medium with a staunch carbonation. It's a frame that could work, and it is probably the one thing here that keeps me from dumping it.
But even yet this teeters on totally undrinkablity, the clownish hops marginalize the malt and yeast traits (which isn't much of a feat, given that both of the later are non-entities). Let me reiterate; This is a weizenbock without significant contributions for yeast or malt. If the hopping worked well, it be a less of an issue, though it would still be a significant if not fatal flaw. But the hops don't, and not by a long shot, as they only add to this wreckage.
With two solid brewers, someone should have stood up and stated the obvious:
This is thoroughly fucked.
Let's try again.

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Photo of xthemystic
4.65/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours with a nice head that settles down to 1/2 inch. Sticks to the glass in a foamy, not lacy manner. Looks really nice, like freshly pressed juice. Unfiltered, it has a dirty orange color that looks like orange or passionfruit juice.

S - Follows the look, this smeels of grapefruit and passion fruit up front, with the grapefruit tinge on the nose, then sweet and deep with a floral hop character that comes from the American influence on this style. Overall, smells like a delicious over-ripe citrus fruit/grapefruit.

T - Yum! Very much grapefruit for this beer all over! Tastes bitter upfront with a delicate sweetness behind, like a grapefruit. Mixed in are some cloves, bananas, cream. A thin and sharp edge of hops comes in right before a nice alcohol finish that doesn't overpower, but lingers with the fruit flavors. Overall, very deep flavor.

M - Feels full and thick going in and down.

D - Pretty nice beer. If it's really warm out, i think this could be a beer that one might have a couple of, but i fear that the mouthfull of fruit, sweetness, bitterness, and hops might be too much for a session beer.

Overall impression is that this is a wonderful beer. Got to try this next to the American-brewed version at the German beer fest and that first impression found me thinking that this version was more balanced and rich than the one brewed here, but i'll have to try a bottle to justify that claim. So, this tastes, smells, and looks like grapefruit all over to me. It also, in the look, mouthfeel, taste, and smell, has something carnal to it. I dare say while it doesn't smell or taste really "musky" i almost chose that term due to the deep nature of this beer. Definately recommended!

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Photo of Foxman
3.82/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It pours a mostly clear and dutifully carbonated orange gold. Two insistent fingers of puffy, fluffy white head sustain well. There's not so much lacing as sloping crater-lips of foam built up at the edges.

In the aroma, an understated sweet grain note whispers caramel, and the wheat is earthy, but it's the esters bringing ripe bananas and clove that meet with grassy, peppery hops to spring open one's eyes. Biscuit and a hint of alcohol drift at the periphery.

Upon sipping, a grainy sweetness is somewhat muddled, with blurred toasted malt and tangy wheat struggling to assert. Banana and cream and a less distinct spiciness precede a raw, grassy hop presence that wants to be peppery but instead comes off as weedy. The alcohol is more poignant and medium warm. The finish doesn't really finish so much as it slams a moderate but blatantly contrary bitterness down in the middle of the road.

Medium bodied, it's creamy and zesty, but the almost acrid bitterness on the tongue is stylistically distracting.

The appearance had me hopeful. The aroma had me excited. Then along came the flavor and disappointment followed. The weisse wheat and esters don't seem to mesh with the edgy, raw hops so you get good ingredients adding up to a deflated whole. The ABV is not to be ignored, and I wonder if it's worth it. But hey, keep collaborating. The next one might be a keeper.

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Photo of 4thoseabout2bock
4.47/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured clear and caramelly golden (until the yeast was poured in, and then murky like tis supposed to be)

Classic hefeweizen profile. Except with some citrus which I tasted more than the usual clove or banana. Refreshing, but full bodied wheat beer with a top note of lemon. Really lovely.

The hop presence was not in your face -- just some nice spice.

Worth seeking out if you like hefes, or weizenbocks. Although its a bit light on malt/sweetness for a weizenbock, its is an excellent hoppenweizenhofbock

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Photo of Riggsy
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle poured into Sam Adams promotional glass.

Appearance: Pours a murky yellow brown, cloudy from yeast and wheat proteins typical for style. Fluffy white 3 fingers of head.

Smell: Great aromas of banana esters, clove phenols, and spicy noble hops. Citrusy notes are also apparent as the beer warms.

Taste: As expected bananas and cloves are evident in the first sip. Some hop bitterness makes it way through differentiating itself from most German hefe's showing the American side of this collaboration. Alcohol is well hidden for 8.2%

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied. Well carbonated, providing a boost to the spicy hops. Slightly drying in the fininsh.

Drinkability: A nice collaborative effort. The high alcohol makes it hard to score this one higher. Enjoyable, refreshing brew for it's strength.

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Photo of blakesell
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from 16.9oz bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance- Beer pours an extremely cloudy pac-man yellow with a gigantic 4 finger head of foam that takes quite a few minutes to die down.

Smell- Hallertau hops upfront and wheat yeast.

Taste- Spicey hallertau hop with a strongly hoppy wheat flavor. No sweetness whatsoever in this beer. A lot of bitterness. The alcohol is a bit unbalanced as well.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied, thick and sticky. This is a near unbearable Wheat IPA if it fell into a category. Creamy, but well over the top with hop. Hot with alcohol.

Drinkability- At first I thought I could finish a pint of this no problem, but as it went on the beer got more and more bitter with those hops. The bitterness eventually took over and knocked down the old drinkability factor.

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Photo of Realale
2.2/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Deep, hazy gold. Sticky, off-white head settles pretty quickly to a solid half inch, and stays through the pint, leaving nice lacing.

Banana ester is quite strong in this bottle, with a hearty kick of clove. It does not make a pleasant combination with the abundant, somewhat aggressive hops. Sweet malt enters the mix, and does not help the situation.

On the thin side of medium in the mouth. The hops and spicy wheat are in control here, though the clove makes itself known in the long finish. Good slightly sweet malt in there as well. A bit hot to boot. Definitely tastes better than it smells.

Carbonation is appropriate for a weizen, with the abundant bubbles doing a fine palate-scrubbing job here.

Full points for originality here, but I just don't like this. It's virtually undrinkable for me.

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Photo of brantadid
4.88/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured a cloudy golden color with a solid inch of head. The head diminished quickly with little to no lacing but left a thin creamy topping on the beer.

The smell: this is an IPA. Nothing but wonderfully fragrant hops. So much floral...yet slightly refined.

Wow!!! The hoppiness in the smell is totally balanced out in the taste. I know this is supposed to be a hoppy hefe-weizen, ale, but this is totally balanced. I have never had anything like this. Is it malts or barley that is providing the balance? I'm not sure. The rich creaminess that exists in hefe-weisen ( think franziscaner) is completely balanced by the floral, bitter hoppiness of an IPA.

Mouthfeel is just incredible. You get a creaminess that is cut by just the slightest amount of carbonation.

With the massive, creamy flavor, and the low carbonation this beer is insanely drinkable. My only hope is that this colaboration continues into the future.

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Photo of 0tt0
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a hefeweizen glass...

Massive, rocky, creamy head that resembles a root beer float. Practically hangs off the side of the glass. Wonderful. However, I'm deducting points for the murky color that looks like a coppery dish water. Something seems off on that one. Traditional clove and bubblegum come to the nose first, but with a bit of lemon peel. There also seems to be a bit of saltine cracker malt in there. Not a bad nose at all. Taste is something altogether different: its a more assertive, crisp weissebier with some playful carbonation and tingly hops that really present themselves in the middle. The hop blast dissipates quickly and gives way to the sweet banana close. As the beer warms, there is a bit of tangerine in the middle. Interesting. I'm not huge on weiseebier style, but this is an exception. I would have this again. A nice hybrid brew.

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Photo of Brianmerrilyn
4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured at Waterfront Ale 'ouse on 30th and 2nd Ave a frothy 2 finger head, left a sliver afterward with plenty of legs. Cloudy yellow with banana accents followed by the tartness of the hops. I am glad to have quafed this before it goes out of style. Much thinner body than i expected but the Schneider is more powerful in my opinion.

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Photo of jtrockchalk
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm on a Schneider kick tonight. This has been one of my go to beers for the last couple of months, so...

A - Perfectly golden and hazy as a hefe should be. Has just a touch of amber color that I'm not used to in hefes. Maybe its the added hops, I don't know, but its intriguing. The head was huge seafoam with giant bubbles that lasted just long enough to bring a sporadic lacing

S - Typical hefe, banana, clove, etc... but the floral hoppiness cuts out a little of the sweet fruit and allows the spice to take center stage

T - HOPS and HEFE, what could be better. Great idea for the collaboration whom ever hatched it. Circus peanuts, bay leaf and pine. Odd combo, but it works for me

M - Great carbonation that lasts and last. More carbonated than other Schneider hefes that I remember, but it works with the hops

D - 8% hefe will sneak up and get you, but it goes down like your favorite IPA or hefe would any other time

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Photo of NEhophead
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

1 pt .9 fl oz brown bottle; served in a weizen glass.

Hazy, lightly camel colored (muddy once the yeast is added). Inch-high, bright white foam with stable retention. Patches of lacing around half of the glass.

Bright, citrus aromas: orange, green apple, grapefruit; tart with a bit of solvency. Big yeasty phenols with a dry clove and corriander spice.

Liquid, ripe citrus hops giving orange, apple, lemon, and grapefruit flavors. A moderate, mellow tartness lasts into mid-sip with a rounded phenolic character. A bland clove spice is followed by an intense carbonation.

Medium bodied; crisp, but too intensely carbonated that takes away from the ale's finish.

A flavorful weizenbock showcasing citrus flavors with a pleasant hop profile. A nice take on the style between two classic breweries.

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Photo of Gavage
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a hazy yellowish orange with a 3"+ fluffy head. Nice lacing develops.

Smell: spices and some orange citrus are picked up by the nose.

Taste: hearty malt / wheat levels with a boatload of hop bitterness that makes this a bit unique. Orange sweetness, hints of pepper and clove round it out. Soft alcohol tones are also noticeable.

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp at the start and finish. Brief aftertaste. Medium bodied beer.

Drinkability: an enjoyable and interestingly hopped up brew that is a slow sipper.

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Photo of dedrinker
3.18/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Wow. What a good way to utterly compromise a classic. Take a great classic hefe-weizen from a noteworthy and classic producer, and then let American "ingenuity" enter the picture, and there you wind up with a dubious result. The beer poured a dishwater khaki, and while the smell was intriguing - more clove phenols than original Schneider-Weiss normally has, but with a little hop citrus - the flavor was another story. The hops played an annoying younger brother trying to hassle his older brother as he attempts to hold a mature conversation with a beautiful woman. Garret's contribution distracted and detracted from the otherwise sublime brilliance known as Schneider-Weiss.

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Photo of Imstillthegman
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a semi-cloudy golden amber orange color. Nice big and rocky off-white head. Good lacing stuck where the head once was.

The aroma is evidence of the American influence. Pine needles and floral hops dominate the smell. Fighting their way through the hops are some banana, yeast, and a touch of wheat.

The taste is almost a carbon copy of the smell. In the flavor though the hops seem to be the back-up to the banana, wheat, and yeast. I don't know, though....the hops are strong, but they seem to be more of a complement than a main attraction.

Medium bodied, good carbonation. Slight drying in the aftertaste, but bitterness is kept in check. Very enjoyable. This would be really good on-tap, I bet.

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Photo of EPICAC
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a cloudy, murky golden-amber. Topped by an airy, beige head that retains well, and leaves patchy lace.

Smell: Weizen aromas of banana and clove are present under a hoppier aroma, with a hint of alcohol. Swirling brings out a yeast aroma. Interesting, some whiffs are more weizen-like and some are hoppier.

Taste: Bready malts upfront with a light husky graininess, mild banana fruitiness in the center, followed by an alcoholic spiciness and citric flavors. The grassy hops provide a bitterness that's balanced by the lingering fruitiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, low carbonation, a touch dry.

Drinkability: The flavors work well together, but it's a touch strong.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yeasty, hoppy, fruity and wheaty notes greet you in the nose of Schneider's "Schneider & Brooklyn Hopfen-weisse". It's bold, and to be honest, a little bit brash. There's some alcohol to it, and there's a lot of yeast involved - which shows in the murky brass body. The head remains beautiful, but it just doesn't have that glowing orange appearance that I've come to expect. On the other hand, it is much stronger than the standard weizen at 8.2% (Aventinus is only 8.0%), and it is it's own beer!

The flavor is much as the aroma indicates it will be, with forceful notes of yeast, hops (beautifully floral, spicy, herbal, woody and piney), and fruit (red summer fruits like strawberry and cherry, as well as green banana). It's decidedly wheat based, and solidly so. But beyond the girth of this bold weizen, it's actually fairly well balanced. It finishes spicy, and subtly phenolic (with a mild touch of alcohol) on the tongue, but it's dry and not nearly overly bitter. It doesn't build on the palate to become cloying, and no particular flavor stands out from sip to sip.

Overall it's nicely done, but this is a fairly special beer. It may in fact create it's own category. Not for the faint of heart, this is basically an unrestrained weizen!!! Proceed with caution!

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Photo of jmalex
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ok, the fall weather is here, but I'm still looking forward to this summer quencher. I've been waiting for this since I first heard it was going to be made.

APPEARANCE: Pours into a weizen glass a hazy slightly amber golden color. The head is MASSIVE, rocky, and ivory-colored. A slightly darker perfect picture of a weizen.

SMELL: And you think you know what to expect with a Hefeweizen and... bam! Piny and floral hops shock your nose, even when you know what's coming. The hop aromas are huge but still allow some traditional weizen smells through. The banana is there as are some of the other expected yeast quality. A really cool smell.

TASTE: Wow, I don't know what to make of this. It's a confusing blend of style, but it works quite well. It's a tradition weizen overall, except the massive flavor of pine and herbs. The hops certainly are most prominent, though they don't overwhelm. Just a really well-made good-tasting beer.

MOUTHFEEL: Smooth and medium bodied with a high carbonation. The hops add only the slightest amount of slickness.

DRINKABILITY: A big hoppy weizen is not the easiest beer to get through, but it's still very much a thirst quencher. But oh wait, it's 8.2%??? Good lord, you can't tell at all. The label even describes the beer as a weissbock, but it sure doesn't seem like it. Huge bonus points for that.

Man, I wish it were the beginning of summer rather than autumn. This would have been a regular buy for the past few months. As it is, I can still find them on the shelves and would like to pick up another or two before they're gone.

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Photo of DaggerEyes
3.2/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

poured into a Weise glass with a rowdy and huge foamy head that took a little while to settle down. settled into a thin layer with plenty of lacing. The cloudy color is similar in appearance to an apple cider but a bit more on the orange side of the spectrum.

Quite a unique smell...fruit is present first on the nose, citrus, pine, apple, banana, very subtle clove.

The taste is much different than the nose would lead one to believe. The alchohol is not well masked at all, hits you pretty quick. Very blunt and bitter on the tongue. A huge disappointment after the wonderful bouquet present on the nose. Banana and clove tastes battle to come through the bland hop blast, but to little avail.

The mouthfeel is nothing special round in the mouth very little carbonation and a somewhat dry finish.

Not the type of beer you could throw back a lot of over the course of the night, due to the rather high ABV.

After reading a lot about this collaborative brewing project I was very excited to give this beer a go, it didn't even come close to living up the hype, a much more interesting story than drink

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Photo of balconybrew
3.11/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a murky off amber-yellow color with foam! The bright white head sat on top of the liquid. It took a few drinks for the head to begin to fall, but it didnt dissolve completly. No lacing. The aroma was typical with a stong hop presence. (as expected)
The flavor was the same. Bier was a little chewy for the style. One was enough for me.

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Photo of beerphilosopher
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a semi-opaque medium gold color, almost like an apple cider. Thin, off-white head and spotty lacing in the glassware. The nose is surprisingly hoppy up front with wheat malt accents all the way through. Both herbal and fruity notes abound here - banana and sour citrus. The palate threw me for a loop - is this a hefeweizen or is this an IPA? Perhaps it's both. By far, the most hop-dominant hefe I've ever sampled, but as assertive as the hops are here the beer yields to a more balanced wheat character that is true of a Bavarian hefeweizen. The sweet malt and the floral hops play off of each other quite well here, making for a very complex and unusual palate. The mouthfeel is rather thick, but off-set by the astringency of the hops leaving a dry finish with lingering herbal notes and spice. What a beer. A very unusual combination of flavors going on here ... like a highly hopped pale ale infused with a Bavarian Hefe. This is a classification challenging beer all the way. All in all, it works for me.

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Photo of scott
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5


Luxurious, with an appearance that consists of an enormous fluffly white head that ever so gently tops the cider-colored contents. Plenty of carbonation. Murky is as murky does.
Personally, I am not a regular fan of wheat, even though when I consume one, I want it to have purpose. This is very nice, and is a great spin that helps me appreciate the style. A potent blend of spice, citrus and hops. It delivers with as much zest to the tongue as it did with the nose. With each sip, I love it that much more. Clean, crisp and refreshing. The hops are present and accounted for, cleaning up after the spice. Balanced, with a heavy hand of craftsmanship. Now this, this I could see drinking with some regularity. Highly recommended.

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Photo of kcillini77
4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was recommended this beer by someone on staff at Lukas Liquors in KC. I was more than happy to try it, because I have loved the Brooklyn beers I have tried, but they are not distributed to Missouri or Kansas. Somehow this collaboration allows it to be sold here.

American wheat beers are low on my scale of favorite beers, but this is a European hefeweizen complemented by the American love of hops. I adore this beer. I have never had a hoppy wheat ale until now. Per the bottle, the hops used are of the Hallertauer Saphir variety, and they are used in a copious quantity. If you love hops, but are skeptical of wheats, give this one a try. Unfortunately, I will probably compare all future wheat beers to this one and be disappointed.

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Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
91 out of 100 based on 742 ratings.