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Schneider Weisse Tap 3 Mein Alkoholfreies - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 19
rAvg: 2.57
pDev: n/a
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Low Alcohol Beer |  0.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: jgasparine on 03-25-2010

Formerly Schneider Weisse Alkoholfrei.
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Reviews: 6 | Hads: 19
Photo of biboergosum
2.48/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

500ml bottle, very similar looking to the regular weissbier. In my experience, the German lager and wheat beer brewers generally get it right when extracting the booze from their products.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, medium copper amber colour, with a fistful of rising, puffy, and somewhat creamy beige head, which leaves a few instances of ice cream scoop lace around the glass as it slowly subsides.

It smells of very breakfast cereal-like wheat grain, banana chips, muddled earthy spice, a strangely acrid nuttiness, and a growing overcooked vegetable astringency. The taste is grainy wheat malt, ephemeral banana esters, still muted spices that may have at one time been clove, dead-seeming phenolic yeast, and more unpleasant and gritty notes of vegetal decomposition.

The bubbles are pretty sedate in their hard to discern fizziness, the body on the light side of middleweight, and so-so smooth, those aforementioned disagreeable flavours not doing anyone any favours here, either. It finishes trending dry, the stale veggie thing getting harder and harder to ignore.

Bleh, not many beers make me throw up a little when I first take a swig (including the alcohol-free's polar opposite, the high-test offerings), but this one did. Things didn't really improve after that, as that vegetal nastiness just comes to fill the whole of the picture. Not recommended, sort of the exception that proves my initially explained rule, I suppose. (1,453 characters)

Photo of eric5bellies
2.23/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Drank from my Stella tulip.

A - Pours clear Ornage Amber colour witha large off White head that retains OK.

S - Very molassis aromas with a little metalicness. Quite sweet with a little grain.

T - Up front not much the finish is metalic before a sticky overpowering sweetness destroys the flavour.

M - Light to medium body with minimal carbonation.

O - Not the best LA beer around. Sweetness needs better management. (421 characters)

Photo of laituegonflable
2.69/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Although @lacqueredmouse seems determined to blame me for serving him this beer, I would like to point out that it was purchased and given to me as a Christmas present by him.

Pours a dull orange-tinged brown colour. Slight cloud in it with decent head when poured. Sinks to a thin film with decent sticky lace. Looks quite good but not sure I like that colour.

Smells very grainy, and not much else. Wheat husks with offensive honey, corn and rice notes as well. It's too sweet, to the point of having a decomposing touch. Under the circumstances, I'm pleasantly surprised that it smells like genuine grain, but no, not a good nose.

Taste is quite bland and again, offensively sweet. Has a slight bitterness on the front, kind of forced carbonation flavour, that takes on a honey-oat kind of flavour on the mid-palate, a touch of corn and then a bland, bready yeast note on the back. Pretty poort beer, no doubt, but under the circumstances it's quite good actually. There's a surprisingly clean finish but ultimately it leaves me fairly unhappy.

Body is decently full as well, especially for <0.4% ABV; a bit of fizz which is not great though.

I wouldn't drink this beer again, but if for some strange reason I desired an 'alcohol-free' beer, like I was desperate for something resembling beer... this might fit the bill. But then, there's Chinotto, and Sanbitter, or just straight lime juice, they're all nice bitter drinks that can suit this purpose. (1,462 characters)

Photo of lacqueredmouse
2.18/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Served to me blind by @LaitueGonflable. Interesting to note that I didn't pick that it was alcohol-free, but I did pick that there was something troubling about it.

Pours a very cloudy deep orange colour, with a filmy head of fine bubbles, and a collection of larger ones around the rim. Minimal suds or lacing. Looks interesting.

Very odd fruit/vegetable aroma on the nose. Slight tomato sweetness, and a bit of overripe papaya. A bit of dusty yeast character, and a floury dryness. Interesting, and quite unusual. Not necessarily something I like though.

Taste is very dry and a little bready. Minimal character on the back, just a slight bite of spice. Very little else, and it tastes empty and bland, almost bordering on offensive, because what little character it does have is just unpleasant.

Not a beer for me. Very empty, bland and eventually unpleasant. (866 characters)

Photo of Absumaster
2.96/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A turbid orange beer with a big head.

Smell is like grainy wort, sweet and strong notes of wheat. Almost a little nutty. Also some notes of banana.

Taste is not too bad for a non-alcohol beer. It is sweet, but considering the style, this isn't syrupy or too full-bodied. The normal yeast character is still intact, with notes of banana and clove. I could drink this more often if beer with alcohol wasn't nicer. (413 characters)

Photo of jgasparine
2.88/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Served at The Bull & Castle Pub, Dublin, Ireland.

A- Poured into a stein with a massive billowing white head, with some fantastic sticky lacing. The body was a nice highly-carbonated medium amber color.

S- Nice banana and clove aromas, some wheaty malt, a bit crackerlike; no distinct hops. I also got some faint impressions of treacle and cooked vegetable on the nose. The cooked vegetable is a bit of a turn-off.

T- On the palate, a lot of that cooked vegetable really comes through. You end up with that flavor of a German wheat beer, but it is dominated by the flavor of cooked lentils. No hop profile there at all. The finish itself is unimpressive, an echo of that wheaty-cooked vegetable.

M- Nice medium body. Abundant amounts of non-bloating coarse carbonation. Much more body than expected from a non-alcoholic beer.

D- The cooked vegetable was such a turn-off that I didn't finish the glass. This killed the drinkability for me. (943 characters)

Schneider Weisse Tap 3 Mein Alkoholfreies from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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