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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

259 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 31
Gots: 18 | FT: 3
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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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750mL brown bulbous bottle into a clear weizen glass. 11.214 stamped on back label. Purchased at Wine Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA) for $16.99.

A: Hazy lemon yellow with rocky, frothy 2-3 finger ivory head with decent retention and several layers of lacing.

S: The NS hops are prominent, but this still smells mostly like a slightly sour hefeweizen. I don't the biscuit or bready notes of weizenbocks, and I think those features are masked by the substantial fruity hoppiness of the Nelson Sauvin and also the very spicy yeast character. I like the nose and it is different than most any other weizen I have had.

T: The spicy yeast asserts itself in the early going, but the fruity, floral hoppiness takes over. The banana notes are reduced, but the clove seems more prominent, and there is a definite lemony sourness which I am not a huge fan of, but it doesn't really hurt the beer much. It definitely fits the bill as a hoppy hefeweizen, but unfortunately a lot of the more bock-y features are lost. Still, it's a unique beer.

M: The mouthfeel is really downgraded by the lemony sourness, which gives this brew a more watery feel than the usual thick weizen yeast feel. The carbonation is moderate-to-high which also hurts the feel.

O: Tap X Mein Nelson Sauvin is a one-of-a-kind beer -- a very hoppy hefeweizen, but no a weizenbock by any stretch. I think more Munich malt would push this beer into the exceptional range. As it is now, the lemony sourness is a little much but the fruity hoppiness is very delicious and great twist on this style.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy amber-tinged color with a bounteous head that leaves plenty of splashy lace behind

Smell: Vinous, grassy hops waft above the wheat bread, clove and yeast elements

Taste: Wheat bread, up front, with hints of banana clove and yeast; by mid-palate, the grassy and vinous hop flavors arrive and dominate through the finish, though the malts re-emerge somewhat in the aftertaste; there is also some tartness throughout

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with creamy carbonation

Overall: A really interesting take and a rare example of stylistic creativity by a German brewer - I hope we see more of that

Photo of Thorpe429
3.68/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Rustico - Alexandria. Served in a stange.

Pours a murky peach color with a good white head and a bit of lacing. The nose carries some tropical hop notes plus light clove and German yeast. Flavor falls back a bit more toward a standard hefe, though the hops are certainly still noticeable. Light body with a bit of chewiness. Pretty good and an interesting take on the weizen.

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4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy deep golden sunshine with tiny particles, thin trails of bubbles and puffy stiff white froth that rings. Rain forest flowers, peach-banana smoothie, and fresh baked sugar cookies on the nose.
Fresh squeezed OJ, Madeleine, and light graininess, slight clover yeast, and spiced white plum jam hops.
Sauternes finish with a hit of bubblegum and dry zesty linger. Round, smooth, fizzy, slight chew, no burn.

I'm a sucker for both hopped wheat beers and NZ hops, so this one ticks boxes for me. Silky smooth and superbly balanced. Not quite the Brooklyner collaboration, but close.

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4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml capped and paper sealed champagne style bottle with a little info card slung around the neck. Schneider with a new creation.

It pours a really beautiful apple cider color leaning on golden. The head is beautiful.

The smell is pleasant. Tons of yeast here, lots of clove and banana. There is a nice scent from the wheat and some sweetness that elevates the fruitiness from the hops. It is also slightly herbal and flowery.

The flavor is unique, and I like it. Tastes unlike any other Schnieder beer. It has a big wheat flavor which is nice but the flavor seems to be dominated by the hops which are an interesting choice to go with a wheat beer. It has a pleasant sweetness to go with the hops which are only lightly bitter. the hops are extremely noticeable in the flavor with a vinous light fruitiness with an almost flowery component. It definitely has more of a Belgian styled feel than Bavarian, but it is a mix of the two, and it works.

Works well with spiced pickled carrots and cheese.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by Darrell. Thanks man.

The beer is hazy and light orange colored with a thick, white head that leaves copious lacing on the glass. The aroma offers clove, banana, floral notes. Hops don't shine through as much as I expected, but instead, offer a subtle floral presence, more notably in the finish. Overall, a really pleasant flavor, most similar to a hefeweizen as opposed to a bock. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel with just a hint of alcohol. This is a tasty beer, but not worth the $18.99 price tag.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy gold with good head and lace retention. I am picking up the usual cirtic notes in te aroma, as well as peppery spice and caramel but also some bread/dry malt but mostly a hefe like aroma. Smooth and creamy, the styles mesh well together. I'm picking up a hearty sweetness from caramel and a filling mouthfeel from yeast/wheat twang, all the while enjoying banana, orange peel and a touch lemon and clove spice balancing with each other. In the end it finishes great with a crisp alkie bite that leaves me wanting more.

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4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At the time of this review, this beer is the #7 top weizenbock on the beeradvocate Top Beers - Weizenbock list. Served in a Schneider Edelweiss glass.

Beer is orange, completely hazy, big white head, one finger, tons of lacing, lots of carbonation.

Aroma is sweet banana and cloves. Strong, lots of sweetness in here.

Beer is medium in body, bready, strong yeast character, overwhelmingly cloveish and banana esters. Bitter at the end, the bitterness is quite strong, mildly grainy. Overall nice but probably not a repeat at this price, it is like a really big edelweiss.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of oberon
4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a great Thanksgiving beer to have,this is a world class weizenbock but I should have guessed it would be from this great brewery.Poured into my Brooklyner Schneider Hopfenweisse glass a hazed orange infused golden with a thick clingy white head atop that lasted quite awhile leaving multiple rings of broken lace behind as it settled. Yeasty bannana,clove,caramel,and some toasted nuttiness in the nose,a good amount of malt complexity going on here.The mouthfeel to me is near perfect,medium with a great creamy mellow feel,its something I could drink all day I think.Flavors of bannana and clove-spice,but its got this subtle component to it,mild caramel sweetness with the alcohol extremely well hidden.This weizenbock I could drink all day,full flavor but immensly drinkable,outstanding without being over the top.

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap 11/19/2011 at Julian’s in Providence, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a cloudy gold color, with a short dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains wheat, spices, light caramelized malts, bananas and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready from wheat and a hearty malt character followed by a strong kick of spices. Then some flavors of bananas and citrus come in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and creates a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a very solid and flavorful beer to drink for a long time.

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4.45/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice fluffy white head, hint off-white. Solid golden yellow body with alcohol legs.

The aroma is really nice. Hops are present in addition to the big fruity yeast quality. The strongest scent I get is banana. With a dose of fruity citrus hops. Banana cream dessert, banana bread, faint pepper/clove notes.

Beer starts out with the yeasty fruit flavors and vanilla. The yeast fruit flavors ride out thru the finish and the hops add the mildest bitter touch in the middle. The texture is like velvet and the carbonation helps this beer glide smoothly across the palate. The after-taste is wonderful and will keep you coming back for more.

Take this beer out of the fridge and let it warm for 10 mins and then start drinking. The flavors open up as this beer warms.

*This would go amazing with a fruit/cheese plate.

[95/100]

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4.33/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is cloudy yellowish orange in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that slowly died down and eventually only left a ring of bubbles on the surface around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of wheat and yeast in the nose along with sweet and sour notes of grapes.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and is a bit sour. It also has hints of orange citrus and bananas (from the yeast).
M: It feels a tad below medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is very easy to drink compared to others in the style because the alcohol is well hidden from the taste.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Nelson Sauvin from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
92 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.