Schneider Weisse Tap 1 Mein Blondes - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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4/5 rDev -4.1%
Light yellow cloudy orange with a big billowy head of pure white snow foam. Aromas of cloves, wheat, lemon,and various spices. Taste follow through in a big way with a wheaty blend of light summer fruit and a clove-like spiciness. Mouthfeel is super smooth and medium bodied drinkability is aces. A classic hefe. Superbly solid in all aspects.
02-09-2008 03:35:35 | More by francisweizen
4.28/5 rDev +2.6%
Very good beer! Poured with a nice off white head that soon settled down and no lace. Color is a hazy/cloudy apricot amber. Aroma is yeast, malt, caramel, citrus, and other fruit. Flavor is similar to aroma with the following qualifications: more tang, more apricot, not too sweet ( just right actually), and all complimenting one another to a lovely whole. Body is good and so is carbonation. Finish is like flavor and tapers very slowly with a slight fruity tartness at the very end. Very easy to like and drink this potion of oral pleasure.
09-01-2010 20:14:47 | More by drpimento
4.7/5 rDev +12.7%
This hefeweizen passed the ultimate quality test - when you suddenly realize your glass is empty and wonder where the beer went, then you vaguely recall drinking it in a semi-catatonic state of bliss. Poured much darker than most hefes - and the aroma was packed with yeasty aromas. Tingly and bright in the mouth, with loads of yeasty spices - cloves, nutmeg, anise - any more spice and it could pass for a spiced winter warmer. At the same time, the spices were well moderated and did not go over the top or become tiresome. I normally think of hefeweizens as a summer beer, but this one is going in my fireside lineup.
11-03-2002 09:48:34 | More by Brent
4.43/5 rDev +6.2%
This Original Weisse poured a lot darker than I expected: a brownish-tan color, cloudy with the yeasties poured in. A creamy, fine head was produced, though it diminished quickly, with a small amount of lace. Very pleasant nose - lots of banana and clove, with yeasty-spiciness thrown in also. Body was not disappointing, and there was a touch of carbonation (typical of the style imo) on the tongue. Nice combo of flavors hit the palate: the aforementioned banana/clove/spiciness, as well as some malt, and a nice fruity, tart lasting finish. A real thirst-quencher on a warm, summer-like day! Zum Wohl!!
appearance: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | mouthfeel: 4 | drinkability: 4.5
05-27-2002 10:16:21 | More by Bierman9
4.18/5 rDev +0.2%
Sampled on-tap at the Weisses Brauhaus in Munich. "Schneider Hell Weissbier".
This pale hefeweizen poured cloudy, golden color with slightly off-white, creamy foam that persisted. The smell was wheat malt plus light bananas. The taste was malty with banana and a touch of citrus tartness. The mouthfeel was smooth yet crisp with medium body and medium carbonation and a light fruitiness. The banana and citrus flavors lingered lightly in the aftertaste. This was a very nice and easy drinking hefeweizen -- a bit lighter and less rich than its cousin, the "original" hefeweizen.
01-10-2006 07:44:58 | More by UncleJimbo
2.78/5 rDev -33.3%
Review from notes on 07/06/10
Poured from bottle to hefe glass
A: Dark apricot colored. Cloudy beer with little to no head.
S: The yeast dominates the smell on this beer. Toast, nuts, earthy scents in the background. Mostly just a belgian yeast scent.
T: More yeast. Again, some hazelnut, toast in the background with a bit of hoppy resin.
M: Medium body with sharp carbonation.
D: Seems like it doesn't really fit the model for Hefe.
12-23-2010 08:57:46 | More by harrymel
3.83/5 rDev -8.2%
Found this for sale at the beers of europe website for a good price.
Anyway, very good hefe appearance in the proper glassware, showing a radiant gold body under a billowing white head that leaves big globs of lace all the way to the bottom of the glass. Textbook. Standard aroma of banana and clove is as expected, though the taste falls short of my hopes a little. The banana and clove are at the forefront and ably supported by lightly tangy wheat. Decent balance between sweet and sour, with a lightly bitter crisp finish that curtails the aftertaste rapidly. Medium body with the billowing carbonation you expect for a hefe.
While this is a good variation on the original I'm not sure its any better.
09-09-2009 16:20:07 | More by bobsy
3.63/5 rDev -12.9%
This beer pours a slightly golden straw color with a billowing head of 12 fingers initially wtih the aggressive pour that falls to a 3 finger head and finally a quarter inch over the beer before drinking. The nose is nice, with a moderate banana and clove character. Some slight graineyness and wheatyness is present as well. The flavor is lacking a little in my opinion. I would like a more forceful banana. The flavor is just slightly weak overall. The feel is the same. The thickness I expect is not there. No creamyness is found. Just an overall lack of body. The brew is smooth and drinkable. I would still like to see more flavor and body. Just an okay hefe.
06-16-2005 05:15:30 | More by kmpitz2
4/5 rDev -4.1%
500 ml bottle, lately labeled as "Meine blonde Weisse". Poured into a "Schneider Weisse" weizen glass.
Color is cloudy orange, head is large and foamy but doesn't leave much lace.
Fruity aroma. I can smell yeast, citrus, orange and wheat.
Medium body and well carbonated.
I have tried all beers from Schneider and although I like Tap 4,5,6 and 7 more than this one, it still is a very good Hefeweizen.
11-23-2012 16:19:41 | More by Ciocanelu
3.73/5 rDev -10.6%
Beer bottle (50 cl.), purchased in Bière & Chopes and tasted in 2011.
Appearance : yelow color, with white foamy head.
Smell : wheat aroma and banana notes.
Taste and mouthfeel : sweet, wheaty and spicy flavours.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Hefe weizen hell.
10-06-2011 07:59:20 | More by thierrynantes
United Kingdom (England)
3.83/5 rDev -8.2%
A 500ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2012, so it's slightly out of date. ABV is stated as 5.2%. Picked up cheap from my local beer specialist. I'm a little confused about the difference between this and the original (Tap 7), but here goes.
Poured into a tulip pint glass. A deeply translucent golden-amber with a ton of yeast. Yields a large fluffy head of white foam with decent retention; this eventually settles and dissipates. A rich, sweet aroma of bananas, cloves, marzipan, wheat malt and dry yeast esters. A subtle background fruitiness that is hard to place.
Tastes of wheat, with a bright, fruity character and a dry finish. Notes of bananas, cloves and earthy yeast. A hint of stewed hops and a faint staleness in the background. Mouthfeel is smooth and full-bodied, but dry and lacking in carbonation. Coats the palate. Rather astringent. Aftertaste of bananas, wheat malt and yeast esters.
Not bad, though perhaps not the best weissbier I've tried. All the expected flavours and aromas are abundantly present, but the dry background staleness detracts from the taste. The flat body doesn't help either - I was expecting a live beer to be more effervescent. Still, a solid brew with a nice character. Worth sampling.
04-13-2012 22:36:49 | More by jazzyjeff13
3.98/5 rDev -4.6%
Poured from bottle into tulip glass. Pours honey yellow color and a white head that sizzle and goes away fairly quickly. A bit light in the aroma for me, there is just not much there. Malty, soury base with hints of grape, apple, bread and yeast. Medium body with high level of carbonation throughout. A nice hefe treat!
06-09-2011 20:46:56 | More by CuriousMonk
United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
4/5 rDev -4.1%
500ml bottle bought from Beers of Europe...
Poured a nice golden orange colour... White head poured typically big thick and foamy then faded slowly to good thick covering ... lots of carbonation rises to the surface... decent amount of thick sticky lacing...
Aroma - Good clove spiciness, light vanilla notes, noticeable grainy wheat, quite bready, pretty good fruitiness (banana and lemons), quite peppery, some hay traces...
Taste Light malts, faint bubblegum traces mixed with some clove, definite yeastiness, good fruitiness (lemon, grapefruit and some apple notes), some very light floral honey sweetness, grassy and peppery hints, no real hops....
Feel - Fairly smooth with a little bite underneath... light body... Extremely refreshing and drinkable...
Overall - Another top notch German hefe... recommended...
01-07-2008 14:44:34 | More by mdagnew
3.58/5 rDev -14.1%
A murky, orange, golden beer with an everlasting head which is very mousse-y and creates a nice cookshat.
Smell is full of banana and clove and the ussual spiciness which is creates by the yeast. Some grainy wheat smell.
Taste is spicy with clove, without showing a lot of the ripe banana flavors. The wheat gives the beer it's ussual grainy smell, which always appear 'not fresh' to me. A rather thin body which fits the style. This beer isn't really much different from other weizens I had. A solid beer.
08-11-2007 09:17:17 | More by Absumaster
4.22/5 rDev +1.2%
Poured from the bottle a hazy orange-gold with a huge frothy white head which quickly melted away.
Nice aroma of banana, lemon, cloves, and wheat.
Tastes of banana, lemon, bubblegum, yeast, and cloves. Finish reveals more of a wheaty side to the beer.
Medium bodied, creamy-yet sharp, with moderate carbonation.
One of my favorite hefes for sure and a real joy to drink.
08-18-2008 21:48:46 | More by Monkeyknife
3/5 rDev -28.1%
Tall and slender brown half liter bottle with a fairly distinctive white, blue and gold label featuring the image of either Schneider or his sone and a German baroque building below the name and seal of the brewery. Purity law applies. Best before 2/22/04, I didn't get around to opening it until 3/20/04. Me bad.
Pours a cloudy yellow, not noticeably darker than other Hefeweizens. The head is 1.5 fingers thick, white, and full of body. It lingers for a while, but not as long as I expect from a top notch German wheat. No lace. The nose is spicey and fruity, but really no better than average. The mouth is pretty light and very prickly - again, quite average. The flavor is good but mild spice and fruity tartness. There are no hops, but that is also average. The aftertaste is mild fruitiness. I know I'm bucking the trend here (and that my sample was beyond it's "best before" date), but I find nothing above average about this beer at all.
03-20-2004 20:50:58 | More by Globetrotter
4/5 rDev -4.1%
this one pours the color of iced ted with a slow receding 2 finger head and slight haze then a beige ring as it warms..smell is subdued but cloves , bananas,spice,citrus and malt all are present..taste is hefe in a big way spice yeast and clove first,followed by banana,citrus ans some sweet malt..balanced nicely this medium and full of flavor better as it warms with nuances of yeast and fruit/spices..it drinkable and very good
07-22-2010 20:54:11 | More by gatornation
Schneider Weisse Tap 1 Mein Blondes from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
93 out of 100 based on 249 ratings.