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Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Mein Grünes - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

749 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 749
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 35
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Georg Schneiders Wiesen Edel-Weisse.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-09-2001)
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Weizenmensch

Japan

4.88/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Don't even know the freshness date of this one - it may well be past it, but it's still beautiful, a top Weißbier.

Appearance: beautiful cloudy gold with a lot of sediment. Doesn't keep the head very well, but it pours nicely and there's still enough head to maintain the delicious Hefe aroma.

Smell: Everything a Weizen should be, and with a tart freshness to top off this refreshing brew.

Taste: Just what you'd expect of a top-quality Weizen. Banana, phenols, diacetyl etc but also a hint of sourness on the back of the tongue. Very satisfying, nothing to criticise.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, delicious, perfect.

Drinkability: This was the only one left at the bottleshop, and there's tears in my eyes. I'll remember this brew.

Overall: Love it, will definitely have it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2008 13:33:31 | More by Weizenmensch
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cliffnorm

New York

4.88/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A : Pours a nice hazy straw color with a good white head.

S : There's some wheat, banana bread, and clove smell

T : Loads of "sweet wheat" flavor with some undertones from the banana and cloves.

M : Smooth and crisp lots of fizz!

D : Incredible. This is now one of my favorite hefeweizens. I could drink multiples of these any day.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2008 04:39:33 | More by cliffnorm
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

4.88/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This looks like almost every other Hefe albiet a little more orange hued but this is a beer to really define the style. This is big citrus and banana esters with a refined and big backbone. Hands down the best Hefe I have ever had and I must say one of the best beers I have tasted. Smooth, refreshing, complex yet challenging, this beer shows why Germany is still one of the great beer nations on the planet.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2004 04:58:33 | More by canucklehead
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Stunner97

New Jersey

4.85/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance- a cloudy golden yellow colored beer on the pour, high carbonation with lots of bubbles streaming all through the glass, lots can be seen in terms of yeast ect. in the glass, a moderate white thinning head, really beautiful bubbles can still be seen as it calms from pour, really alot going on even right from the get go of the appearance

Smell- Aromatic all around, lots strong yeast, corn, wheat, freshness, great odor, citrus hops

Taste- VERY DELICIOUS, long lasting finish and extreme balanced beer, alot of zesty wheat flavors with a definite slight citrus or lemon fruit kick, even some definite slight malts and hops balancing each other out, a complex beer in the flavor department that just tastes so very fresh and so pure impressive for sure

Mouthfeel- Light and crisp, with some carbonation but nothing crazy or over pouring,

Drinkability- I thought crazily highly of this beer, even keep in mind I am someone who in many cases have not really loved wheat beers in the past but I think this may very well be the one that has won over a new found love and respect for the style, its so fresh, so complex, and extremely refreshing, this is a beer where you can just taste and feel the purity and quality of the ingredients that must be being put into the beer, a beer I am glad I have found and will have many more times to come, give it a try I hope you will enjoy as much as I have

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2009 06:28:47 | More by Stunner97
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Augustiner719

New York

4.83/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a wizen glass.

Really starting to love these beers. Hefeweizens have come full circle with me. This one pours a very light yellow color that is somewhatbhazy but reallybhas a lot of bubbles. Aster shaking up the yeast and pouring Ito the glass the color got much darker. Has almost an orange honey color. Aroma is verybnice. Balanced sweet peaches and bananas with very evident corn chip aroma. Taste is so balanced and perfect. Another perfect Schneider weisse beer. Drinkability is perfect. Has that great crisp lemony finish that quenches the thirst. Really recommended.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2010 02:16:42 | More by Augustiner719
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HeroJH

Colorado

4.8/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I really enjoyed this one. One of the better German beers I can find. It's also Organic which is a nice bonus. Bottle fermented and unfiltered is always a favorite of mine.

A - Nice looking wheat beer. Honey color, light carbonation, nice and unfiltered which makes me think it's going to have some nice flavor.

S - The expected Banana and Clove. Crisp apple. Clean.

T - Clean and flavorful. Very full and round in flavor but not overpowering. Very Bavarian in style and just plain good. I couldn't pick out any complex notes on this round, suffice to say that it tastes like you'd expect from the smell, but it was just so smooth.

M - Creamy and very smooth, light carbonation, soft and a touch of dry. Very nice.

D - Great. It goes down real smooth. 6.2% abv really creeps up on you. It's easy to drink this fast and easy to reach for another, which is rare for me with these Bavarian styles.

Nerd Notes:
Organic Cascade and Hallertaur Hops. Organic Barley and Wheat. 6.2% ABV. Bottle Conditioned.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2009 23:37:53 | More by HeroJH
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John_M

Oregon

4.8/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Have had this beer previously on tap and out of the bottle, but the gravity fed version I had at Max's during their German beer festival was a revelation.

The beer pours a hazy gold color with OK head retention and lacing. I think this beer had been tapped for a day or two before I got my glass, so I was actually a bit surprised and impressed by how attractive it appeared. On the nose.... mmm.... this is as good as it gets in a weizen/hefeweizen. I get huge aroma of smoked banana, clove and nutmeg. This beer smells gorgeous, and the flavors on the palate completely replicate the nose. The amount of spice in this moderately sweet beer is astonishing. If anything, this beer tastes even better then it smells. In addition to the spice, this beer has the flavor of an orange vanilla icecream popsicle. I also get some light tartness and wheatiness, which mixes well with the spice and vanilla orange. As expected in a gravity fed beer, this beer is incredibly smooth, long and creamy, with a finish that approaches perfection. Drinkability is exceptional, with the alcohol in this beer barely an afterthought.

This is clearly wheat beer perfection, or at least as close as I'm ever likely to come to it. An absolute treat. Very, very impressive.

Serving type: cask

10-08-2009 15:39:23 | More by John_M
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Schwarzwald

Tennessee

4.8/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Very nice pale color, slight cloudiness and great carbonation. What a great fruity yet rich taste. I love this hefe, it is sometimes a little hard to find but well worth the hunt. Take your time and enjoy with some fruit and like every beer (in my opinion), great with some German mountain cheese and dark bread. WOW, what a hefe!

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2009 21:28:04 | More by Schwarzwald
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100floods

California

4.8/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This was one of the first german beers i feel in love with.

Pours a nice pale gold hue with some bubbly white head. Sounds of fizzing are accompanied by noticeable carbonation. Very fresh citrus/grass aromas are very dominant, a hint of pepper is somewhere in there or some aromatic spice. The overall aroma is very floral with a hint of yeast. It makes me feel like I'm smelling summer. Extremely crisp, grassy taste. Notes of lemon come secondary but by no means are they sublte. I'm usually indifferent to carbonation, but the amount in this beer is not only extremely present but really has an impact on its taste, too. Sweet yeast flavors are released towards the end of each sip giving the beer a nice, yet brief contrast to the floral explosion. Great beer. Period.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2010 19:53:17 | More by 100floods
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drtth

Pennsylvania

4.78/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a hefe-weisse glass. Glass of cold water on the side to sip from periodically.

Appearance: As served the beer was a rich hazy gold color with a 1 ¼” white head that left some lacing and rings as it slowly receded. Sipping left partial rings and thick legs of lacing and there was a ring and some foam for most of the beer.

Smell: The aroma was soft and subtle but definite with some floral character mixed in along with the clove, banana and some nutmeg.

Taste: The flavor is predicable from the nose and was delightful, having some gentle spicy clove character, some well behaved banana and a tinge of nutmeg with what seemed to be traces of orange and lemon leading to an earthy bitter end.

Mouthfeel: The mouth feel was on the light side of medium bodied and very smooth with some lightly prickliness from the consistent, persistent on-going carbonation. The finish was medium length and began with a bit of floral character and malty sweetness that became gently bitter and slightly dry at the end.

Drinkability and Overall Impression: This was a delightful beer for sipping and I didn’t want it to end. I’ll gladly have another and that that in a blind tasting side-by-side with Wiehenstephaner this beer might well take home the prize. My overall impression is of a very well made hefe weisse beer that can stand among the best.

Serving type: cask

05-25-2012 01:46:09 | More by drtth
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Serick507

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

04-21-2013 06:57:36 | More by Serick507
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-26-2013 00:54:18 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

01-16-2012 00:32:52 | More by MacStinson
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highway99

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-13-2012 04:53:14 | More by highway99
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shick1

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-26-2012 16:07:51 | More by shick1
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HopGrazer

New York

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

07-25-2013 18:44:11 | More by HopGrazer
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Wobbly

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-17-2013 21:22:11 | More by Wobbly
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psm90

United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

06-21-2014 23:11:54 | More by psm90
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pixieskid

Germany

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-19-2012 18:10:32 | More by pixieskid
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dcmchew

Romania

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-08-2013 15:33:02 | More by dcmchew
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jrhuddle

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

12-17-2012 02:23:42 | More by jrhuddle
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agaloco9

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-16-2012 05:00:47 | More by agaloco9
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afsdan

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

06-11-2014 05:33:01 | More by afsdan
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weizendoc

California

4.72/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, this is one Bavarian that you want to know! It costs $3.29 @ BevMo, which is about $1 more than it's brothers.
16.9 ozs. poured into my Erdinger Weissglas. This pours almost the same color as Ayinger UrWeisse, kind of brownish-orange-murky-lush-ous. There is ample head.
It has a nose of fresh spiced applesauce -like grandma used to make. Each pull wraps around all your taste senses like nothing I've ever tasted in this style. There is fruit galore, spicey cinnamony clove and a light citrus spice finish.
I have found a new HefeWeiss champ!
Unreal.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2006 07:38:04 | More by weizendoc
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Herrbrokt

Pennsylvania

4.72/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lucky Find at local market.

Poured into a weizen. Hazy gold with a quick white head that laces up a thin ring.

Smell s a bit different than other hefes I've known. Nice the obvious clove and mild fruit, still mainly banana, but there's certainly something else there as well. Some caramel maybe.

taste is really something.the regulars, banana clove. But some nice mild caramel malt and some real interesting hops on the end give this brew a little kick. awesome!

Drinks like candy.

I'll pick this one up whenever I see it again. Real treat.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2008 02:22:10 | More by Herrbrokt
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Mein Grünes from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
91 out of 100 based on 749 ratings.