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Schneider Weisse Tap 1 Mein Blondes - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

238 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 67
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Weisse Weizen Hell.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 02-19-2001)
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MacarthurParker

Ethiopia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-13-2012 22:38:20 | More by MacarthurParker
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fionn13

Ireland

1/5  rDev -76%

06-04-2012 15:08:12 | More by fionn13
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aztraz

Sweden

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-12-2012 23:10:33 | More by aztraz
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falloutsnow

Illinois

4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Etre Gourmet
Best by 03.27.12 (shipped a bottle past its expiry date)
Poured into a Weihenstephaner weizen glass

Schneider's Meine Blonde weiss is an exceptional hefeweizen in the brewery's portfolio that should be more available in the US, given the brewery's existing representation; it is sad that availability is non-existent outside of Europe given the quality of this beer. Comparable to a lighter version of the brewery's "Unser Original" or a slightly darker, deeper Weihenstephaner, this is a beer dense with flavor, yet still somewhat light and accessible, focusing on banana, yeast, and bread qualities.

Pours a very tall head, composed of small to medium-sized bubbles, that has fairly long retention of several minutes, eventually descending to a 0.5cm cap atop the beer. As the head is exposed to air, it "dries," creating a meringue-like effect at the top of the beer. Leaves fairly excellent lacing along sides of glass, which is renewed with each swirl. Body is a bright copper-orange color, with pale yellow highlights; holding beer up to light does not reduce coloration much at all. Body is opaque from suspended yeast, with very visible carbonation.

Aroma is rather bright and forthcoming, of banana esters, yeast, and meyer lemon citrus tartness/sweetness being dominant. Secondary scents of apple cider and bubblegum.

Taste is delicious, with notable wheat malt, subdued meyer lemon citrus tartness, banana esters, and yeast on the front of the tongue. Mid-palate picks up pleasant sweetness from malt, apple cider flavors, banana bread flavor, and continued yeast presence. Aftertaste of residual wheat malt sweetness, banana bread, and a bit of tangy flavor from malt and yeast choices.

Beer is medium bodied, with ample carbonation to propel this pleasantly along the palate. Finish is dry, inevitably leading to the desire for more.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 19:49:19 | More by falloutsnow
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olympicgatorade

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-01-2012 20:33:50 | More by olympicgatorade
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petluo

Finland

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-25-2012 13:35:14 | More by petluo
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gvacca

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-23-2012 01:13:56 | More by gvacca
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.83/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2012 22:36:49 | More by jazzyjeff13
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

At the time of this review, this is #5 on the "Top Beer - Hefeweizen" list on beeradvocate.com. Served in a weizen glass. Beer is yellow and hazy, high carbonation, nice head, a little small, retention low. Some lacing.

Aroma is banana, complete banana.

Beer is wet and light to medium in body. Moderate carbonation on the palate, sweet, a little grainy, nice fruits and a great palate with a nice finish, This is almost exactly like Weihenstephaner, meaning this was very good and I'd have it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2012 02:09:43 | More by drabmuh
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macrosmatic

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-10-2012 05:48:50 | More by macrosmatic
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jen_not_jenn

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-03-2012 19:23:07 | More by jen_not_jenn
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: Beautiful cloudy straw colour. Ever so slightly dark. Head uncharacteristically modest for a Schneider Weisse.

SMELL: I can smell banana a mile off. Tangy wheat. Touch of charcoal as well.

TASTE: Crickey, where's the flavour? It's dry, tart and watery. No sweetness whatsoever. Some spectacular stuff going on at the back, like marzipan and fruit salad, and subtle cloves, but literally the most pallid upfront flavour I've ever had from a beer. I'm slightly parched and more receptive than normal, and yet my tongue is begging for flavour. Pouring in some gunk from the bottom of the bottle I'm getting some beautiful clove tones, but what's the point if there's nothing to compliment them.

OVERALL: Very surprised and disappointed. Some really fantastic, complex stuff going on in the background but virtually no upfront flavour, just a slightly sour, fizzy straw flavour. Really weird beer from an otherwise world class range of beers.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2012 14:55:43 | More by Hoppsbabo
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OldTime

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

03-30-2012 06:20:32 | More by OldTime
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bakerm3

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-13-2012 00:23:54 | More by bakerm3
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dansmcd

Australia

4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A - one finger of foamy white head tops a bright amber body, lively with effervescence.

S - Beautiful hefe pungency, banana, coriander, clove, yeast with some stale mustiness.

T - Sweet caramelized banana, lots of wheat and coriander.

M - Slightly thinner than the top hefes, moderate to highly carbonated.

O - Another top tier German hefeweizen. Beautiful sessioner.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2012 01:18:15 | More by dansmcd
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pixieskid

Germany

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-05-2012 19:19:51 | More by pixieskid
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -27.9%

02-18-2012 08:28:35 | More by chrispoint
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bpop23

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-10-2012 18:42:27 | More by bpop23
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wowbagger

Virginia

3.2/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Caramel yellow pour, little head.

Smells of banana, hope and spice. A little bitterness but it's refreshing. Sort of blankets and soothes the tongue. It's on the thinner side but not enough to take away from it. It's a simple, wheaty beer. Good for fans of the style since it does it so well.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 15:54:59 | More by wowbagger
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getbehindthemule

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-03-2012 22:47:38 | More by getbehindthemule
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JAG214

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-26-2012 18:55:59 | More by JAG214
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starlight37

Korea (South)

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-24-2012 16:45:21 | More by starlight37
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MikeDre

California

2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

01-23-2012 03:48:22 | More by MikeDre
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-17-2012 22:21:39 | More by KAF
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CNOTEKC

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-15-2012 03:38:45 | More by CNOTEKC
Schneider Weisse Tap 1 Mein Blondes from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
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