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

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Ratings: 771
Reviews: 516
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 39
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website

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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Photo of Intrinsic
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours with a huge, fluffy white head with very nice lacing and great retention. It's a beautiful orange-gold colour, nice and hazy. The smell is quite interesting, consisting mostly of hops which is obviously unusual for this type of beer. Lots of hop flavour too, with a very refreshing feel. This is top quality hefeweizen.

Intrinsic, Jun 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

arkanu, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

GreyGhost4, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of afsdan
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

afsdan, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of KevMo84
4.5/5  rDev +10%

KevMo84, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

leinie13, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Marius, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of renatopi
5/5  rDev +22.2%

renatopi, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

rderedin, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of beerdrifter
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up at a great beer shop in Darmstadt, Germany, Maruhn Welt der Getränke. Hazy yellow-amber pour with a two finger foamy white head with decent retention and lacing. The nose is earthy and spicy with hints of lemon, yeast, banana, clove, grass, wheat, and white pepper. The taste is herbal and complex with hints of lemon, clove, white pepper, corriander, subtle tangerine, banana, pear, apple, and grass. The mouthfeel is crisp and light bodied with fizzy carbonation and a nice tangy, dry finish. Overall, this is another world class offering from Schneider Weisse, especially considering I'm not a Weizen guy. It's really refreshing and hugely drinkable.

beerdrifter, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Latarnik, May 29, 2014
Photo of Mack
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Mack, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

thatoneguymike, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Gottesverachter, May 26, 2014
Photo of logicalparadox
4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pale, slightly hazy amber. Nice looking head, creamy white, lingers a while. Smells much maltier than a typical heffe of the sort I'm familiar with, with some notes of toast and honey. Taste is malty, more like an October-fest marzen than a heffe, but not unlikable. Subtle bubble gum in the background. Not my favorite of the style, but good.

logicalparadox, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

hopkrid, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

MechMessiah, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

DreamDeath, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Lukebell15, May 11, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9 oz bottle was poured into a hefeweizen glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a two finger head that reduced to a small puffy layer. It is a hazy pale orange with some vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Bananas, clove, wheat, and vanilla.

Taste: Tastes almost like banana bread. Chewy wheat, vanilla, and clove.

Mouthfeel: Refreshing, chewy, medium bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty awesome hefeweizen. This brewery puts awesome beers.

Flounder57, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

parintele, May 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

javlin624, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

jwps214, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

poskok, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of deadonhisfeet
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into an Erdinger Weissbrau weissbier glass. The pour is fairly clear with just a little haze. It sports 2-3 fingers of dense white foam. Retention isn't as good as I'd like. The nose has lots of sweet cereal-like notes, bananas, cloves, and baking spices.

Light body and good flavor up front. I get those crisp, slightly tart notes from the wheat, a little lemon, some bananas, bread, and clove. Sadly, rather than build to a crescendo, the flavor fades noticeably near the back of the throat. It's surprising because there's ample carbonation to open up the palate. The finish is little more than a briefly lingering banana-like flavor. A very nice flavor, but a rather disappointing finish for such a fine brewer. Still, it's refreshing and sessionable and I do enjoy drinking it.

I may try this beer again. Perhaps the bottle I purchased was a bit old and the hops, though certainly not center-stage in this style, were too faded to provide the spicy, peppery kick I felt was missing on the back end of this one. An outstanding beer, but judging from this one tasting it's not quite up to the level of the 2 or 3 best offerings of this style.

deadonhisfeet, Apr 19, 2014
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Mein Grünes from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
91 out of 100 based on 771 ratings.