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Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Nelson Sauvin - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

238 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.44%
Wants: 28
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smakawhat on 10-28-2011)
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CanuckRover

Ontario (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appropriately hazy orange. Nice thick hefe head. Looks as it should.

Standard Weizenbock/Hefeweizen aromas, heavy on banaba. However, real characteristic Sauvin wine notes coming through with tart/acidic fruit.

Well defined German wheat flavours, typical of Schneider, a little light on the cloves. Sauvin flavours start to peak through mid-palate. Grapefruit and pear, sharpish white wine flavours.

Schneider one-offs are always something worth trying. This is no exception. This hop varietal has been getting alot of play recently, not always successfully. It works well with the style and plays nice with your standard wheat beer characteristics.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2012 01:25:44 | More by CanuckRover
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pour is only slightly hazy, orange with a large creamy and compact white head. Slow dissipation leaves fantastic lacings.

S: Sweet malt and sweet wheat, ripe bananas. Yeast and spices; coriander. Citric freshness and flowery.

T: Fruity; ripe banana and citric notes; oranges. Sweetness, some bitterness - orange peel. Dark dried fruits in the back. Complex.

M: Aftertaste is long and concist of sweet bananas. Body is rahter chewy and full and carbonaton is quite mild.

O: A fantastic Weizenbock!

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2012 06:54:46 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Use this to transition wine drinkers to beer. Delightful accompaniment to supper, white wine on a clean German style beer, some banana and cloves. Good weizen and unique tasty beer. Above average mouthfeel. Good foamy head.Great drinkability, mild sauvin aroma. Classy bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 04:45:09 | More by Sammy
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mintjellie

Ontario (Canada)

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Cloudy orange body. Massive foam head, good retention and lace. Banana and tropical fruit aroma with an underlying wheat cracker note. Banana and gooseberry flavour up front followed by grapefruit and fairly high bitterness for the style. Medium-bodied with loads of fine, soft carbonation. Feels soft and velvety in the mouth. A well-crafted German weissbier, and a marriage of old traditions to new ingredients. I like it.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2012 18:13:13 | More by mintjellie
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ms11781

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-13-2012 01:04:49 | More by ms11781
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Procured on 11.214? Poured in to Duvel tulip.

A - Slightly hazy golden orange colour. One finger of fluffy white head.

S - Clove, banana and Belgian yeast up front. Some citrus and bready malt aromas in the background.

T - Dry up front with clove, Belgian yeast and lighter banana flavours present. A fresh citrus flavour enters in the middle with a big fresh lemon zest presence that also changes the mouth feel of the beer and is slightly tart yet refreshing. The malts add a touch of sweetness.

M - Medium body; somewhat creamy. Light to moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 13:34:11 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste Pub & Cafe in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, spice, and some slight fruity aromas. Taste is much the same with a mild spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some good aromas and flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

07-04-2012 19:32:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

3.2/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a lightly hazy yellow color with an off white head. In the aroma, a light banana, and a small sweet fruitiness. In the taste, a dry banana peel, and quite wheaty. A small bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry banana peel, and note of sweetness in the aftertaste. Big banana presence in a wheat, nice small, refreshing fruitiness, yet still a wheat.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 17:05:43 | More by OWSLEY069
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer is cloudy dark golden with a large white head.

Scent consists of sticky tropical fruit, banana, floral notes, wheat malt and honey.

Taste-wise, there is tropical fruit (mango, pineapple), wheat, some bitterness from the hops. Sweet malt, banana. Nice twist on a weizen.

Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Low for the style. Bready.

Overall, good. The Nelson Sauvin hop has a huge impact. Nice stuff.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 00:27:31 | More by jrenihan
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500MLperWeek


3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-28-2012 03:32:25 | More by 500MLperWeek
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dbmernin83

California

3.6/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cool bottle shape.
Pours an almost clear golden with a soapy white head that fades.
Spices, malty sweetness, tart fruits on the nose
Boozey sweet, light yeast and a touchof grain finished off with a tartness that dries out the finish.
Medium to full bodied. Soft with light carbonation. Wish the carbonation was a little fuller
A solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 07:07:13 | More by dbmernin83
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decimator

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a Leffe goblet. ABV marked as 7.3%.

A - Poured a slightly hazy deep gold with a 1cm head. Head slowly reduced to nothing. Not much lacing.

S - Apricots, pears, bananas, citrus, bread.

T - Sweet malts balanced with the same fruity profile as the aroma. The bitter finish has a slight alcohol bite.

M - Medium body, medium-low carbonation, feels wet but not watery, dry finish.

O - Went down pretty good. Had no trouble finishing the 750ml bottle.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2012 02:34:48 | More by decimator
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CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I really dig the bowling pin style bottle. 750 ml.

A typical hazy straw hefe color, with an explosive head. Expands out of the goblet like warm Duvel. Plenty of lace trails coat the glass. The aroma is perfumey and fruity, with banana and peaches notable. The taste is of tart, crisp wheat malt, tropical fruit hops and fruity, bubblegum yeast esters. With warmth, the class Nelson Sauvin white grape skin shows in prominence. The mouthfeel is full and almost chalky from all the suspended yeast sediment. The finish is malty and estery with a pleasant accompanying tropical hop character.

This is a great Weizenbock. By no means a hop bomb, but a great use of a 'new' hop strain in an old style from a conservative beer culture. Try this gem.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 02:38:31 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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bryehn

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-17-2012 15:55:20 | More by bryehn
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charlzm

California

3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Consumed February 26th, 2012.

Beer pours a somewhat cloudy dark golden/orange. Two finger meringue-like fine white head.

Aromas are interesting: soft powdery yeast, coriander, white grape and wheat.

Mild flavor. Some toasty malty up front, followed by grassiness and lemon zest. White grapes drift through in the background, Low bitterness. Compared to style guidelines, a little lacking.

A little dry on the finish, but not overly so. At the same time, the beer is very wet feeling in the mouth.

Nothing amazingly special, but a very well-made beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 20:34:26 | More by charlzm
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from Beer Deluxe. From notes.

A - Poured golden and bright with a fluffy and dense two finger dense head. Spotty lace and a film of retention.

S - Gentle citrus hops, banana/hop combo. Smells like hoppy bananas. Really cool. Really inviting.

T - Banana candy, citrus, bread and wheat. Sweet fruits, tropical fruit as well. Lot's of fruit and a banana combined.

M - Good carbonation, light to medium body, wheaty finish.

O/D - A really interesting beer. Nice Hefe character combined with Nelson. Really drinkable and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 04:58:16 | More by tbeckett
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750mL bottle from the LCBO. Handsome design, nice bottle. Poured into a World Cup weizen glass (with a football forming the bell) and enjoyed whilst watching the Germany-Netherlands Euro match.

Slightly murky deep golden in colour. Big fluffy head that recedes into a thick ring with patches of lacing. The yeast is well - contained in the bottle so it shouldn't be an issue.

Nose is quite pleasant and I can see the influence of the tropical NZ hops immediately. In addition to soft banana, bubblegum and some more than subtle clove, there is some nice white wine, orange and tropical floral notes. That extra booze and wheat malt places this brew firmly in weizenbock camp, however.

Traditional weizen notes are certainly here, and there are subtle notes of tropical fruit and grape/wine. Not as refreshing and lively as was anticipated, but still quite nice. The mouthfeel of the weizrnbock is a bit much, however, and the carbonation is lower than I would have liked.

An intriguing effort, and certainly enjoyable, though I wonder if a straight hefe would have been a better showcase of the hops here. For the price tag, probably not again, but certainly worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 00:02:03 | More by JohnnyBarman
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a hazy dirty yellowish color beer with a large off-white foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of dry hops with light citrus notes and floral undertones with loads of wheat malt with subtle bubble gum notes. Taste is a complex mix of wheat malt and light bubblegum notes with a huge amount of wheat malt notes and some dry and floral hops with light citrus finish. Body is full with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very well brewed with great amount of complexity match by a good drinkability level.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2012 17:13:08 | More by Phyl21ca
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cyrenaica

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle
7.3% ABV

I tried this beer on June 2, 2012 after purchasing from the Queen's Quay LCBO outlet in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The beer poured a hazy medium gold colour with a thin white cap. The aroma was wheat malt, banana, clove, and undefinable spices. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour was wheat malt, sweet malt, light fruits, and weak spices.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2012 01:15:36 | More by cyrenaica
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WeissBoy

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-07-2012 06:04:55 | More by WeissBoy
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hazy blonde orange colour, 2 fingers of creamy white head, some lace left behind. Smell is of banana and yeast, fruity qualities, a belgian like green apple is there, tropical.citrus fruits, spicy and quite hoppy. Taste is quite fruity upfront leading into flavours of banana, some light alcohol, spice and cloves, hoppy, yeast and spice in the finish with an aftertaste of tropical fruit. Medium carbonation, creamy, medium-full body. Great stuff here, finished the 750ml with no problems, different take on the style and enjoyable all around.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 19:22:51 | More by peensteen
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theleechster

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-04-2012 01:07:45 | More by theleechster
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy murky orange color, thumb of head with solid retention and sporadic lacing.

S - A unique citrus scent with orange and lemon rind, bready notes, biscuit, wheat comes through on the finish.

T - Light fruity flavour, nice bananas and hints of cloves, wheat lingers alongside a touch of alcohol sweetness. A nice earthy bitterness comes through nicely as well.

M - Lighter bodied ale that could use a bit of a carbonation lift, but goes down smooth and finishes wet.

O - A yummy wiezenbock well worth taking for a spin. Super stoked that the LCBO brought this one in. Fantastic ale and I really enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2012 21:19:31 | More by andrenaline
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of the Summer 2012 release a the LCBO @ $8.95/ 1pt 9.4 Fl Oz
Label states "Brewed in 2011 to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ABT Cafes in Holland"
Poured into Weizen glass.

A- Slightly hazy orange/gold pour. Two and a half fingers of soapy snow white head. Lacing is just glued to the glass and the amount of carbonation ascending from the bottom of the glass is astounding.

S- Banana and cloves as expected, slight cookie aroma. Followed by a faint orange and lemon presence from the Nelson Sauvin hops. Quite sweet and citrusy.

T- Right off the bat you get a floral hop with a nice juicy citrus. The banana takes second fiddle to these which really ramps up the fresh feeling and taste without shying away from the fact that it's a Weizenbock.

M- Light with a juicy feel and a quick dry finish. Great carbonation.

O- I really didn't see how this beer would be special. After tasting what only changing a hop variety can do it's quite remarkable the difference.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2012 18:10:28 | More by korguy123
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-02-2012 03:25:42 | More by jsnoek
Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Nelson Sauvin from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
92 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.