Schlafly Weizenbock | The Schlafly Tap Room

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The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Schnucks and Schlafly Beer invite you to try this third release in our Culinaria collaboration series, Weizenbock. This bold, unfiltered wheat beer is loaded with fruity and spicy characters. Brewed with a large amount of Wheat malt, along with a good dose of Munich and caramel malts, this beer has a rich, dark brown appearance and a spicy flavor. The German Weizen yeast enhances the distinct profile of this beer, which gives it half its name; the other half is from its alcohol content which is more similar to a Bock than a Dunkelweizen, its nearest cousin.

25 IBU

Added by BedetheVenerable on 02-04-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by BedetheVenerable:
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3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Attractive, painted-label 750 ml bottle; a sticker on the bottom says thsi was bottled 1-3-12. This is one of their special brews, bottled just for Culinaria and Schnuck's grocery stores. Picked this up at Schnuck's for around $9.00 I believe.

Appearance: Hazy burnt sienna beer, with a nice, creamy dark ivory cap that shows some nice retention.

Smell: Nice banana notes, with BIG spice notes from the yeast as well. Perhaps just a touch of vanilla as well. Bold and forward, but yet nicely refined. Only complaint I have is w/all the darker/toasted malts in here, I'd like a bit of bready aromas here as well.

Taste: Very nice balance between juicy dark fruits, banana esters, and spice. A touch of roast underneath as well (from the Midnight Wheat, I'd assume?). Here we get a bit of the nice, bready malty (Munich) undertones I was hoping for. Just a bit of booze, not hot, but you can tell it's there.

Mouthfeel: Medium, nicely carbonated.

Overall: Very nicely balanced; this is, IMO, the best Culinaria offering Schlafly's done yet!

Solid B, easily, at this price.

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Photo of YogiBeer
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Troville1990
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.69/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very interesting beer. Picked this one up at the Taproom and just popped it open. Brown and cloudy, small head and not a lot of lace. Smell was sweet brown sugar, tons of spiciness, some wheat and that yeasty character you’d expect from a weizen. Taste is quite fruity, dark fruits primarily, spices galore, a great weizen yeast flavor, and a tinge of alcohol. Body is nice, sweet and warming, inviting, with a spicy finish. Overall it’s a really nice beer. I picture this one warming one’s hands at the fire on a cold winter night. Odd that it’s February and about 70 and sunny today, but who cares, this is a nice beer and I was thirsty.

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Photo of robbyc1
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of DCon
4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bought a 1 Pt. 9.4 Fl Oz. Bottle of this from Schnucks in Town & Country, MO for $11.49. Poured from the Blue/White labeled bottle w/ "A Schlafly Ale for Culinaria (Schnucks Market)" below the brand into a Bordeaux Wine Glass. Has Bottled with love on 1 3 12 on the bottom of the bottle.

Aroma- A nice blended banana and malt character pops out first. Then a medium amount of hops come around. Very different for this style.

Appearance- Pours a 1 finger head that dies fairly quickly. Has a dark amber/medium brown colored body and leaves good lacing behind.

Flavor- Has a very malt forward flavor with a definite caramel flavor. Rich and has the lightest banana character with other fruits. Light bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Medium Bodied, Medium-High Carbonation, Creamy, and stays sweet on the palate.

Overall Impression- For a Weizenbock, a great example of this style! For Schlafly, keep up the good work. I wish I was able to find more of this but due to its popularity, it seems to be sold out in every Schnucks locations and even the two Schlafly breweries! If you get a chance, grab a bottle of this. I was able to buy one for my cousin and one for myself.

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Photo of dav
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of zeff80
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a murky, dark brown color with a one-finger, light brown head of bubbly foam. It left sudsy rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled malty with some nice wheat notes. It smelled of some caramel and banana.

T - Good cracked wheat flavor with banana, clove and roasty malt. Really tasty.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a really tasty brew in a good looking bottle. Another great limited brew from Schlafly.

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Photo of jawneyt
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of JoEBoBpr
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a flute from a 750ml bottle.

Pours a nice dark brown with a nice 0.25 inch head that is light cream colored and recedes to a nice thin mat.

Aroma of bready wheat and some nice clove and banana notes. Very weizen like but with a very nice darker sweet caramel note. There is a bit of spice that sort of comes through the sweetness.

Taste is similar to the nose. Nice and strong banana and clove notes. Bready wheat notes with some good sweetness. Some caramel notes in the middle with some more bready notes and some grain. There is some slight grassy hop notes in there with a little bit of bitterness on the back end as well as a bit of grainy roast. Mouthfeel is light and slick with nice carbonation and a slightly dry finish.

Pretty good weizenbock. Not the best but yummy and well crafted. There is some nice traditional clove notes with some bready and earthy grain notes.

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Schlafly Weizenbock from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 10 ratings