Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock | Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockSchneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Germany
schneider-weisse.de

Style: Eisbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,617
Reviews:
1,165
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
11.4%
 
 
Wants:
220
Gots:
322
For Trade:
6
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Photo of mltobin
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stcules
4.04/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Brown color, beautiful off-white foam, not longstanding.
Full and entrancing smell, with dried fruit, candy fruit, raisin, malt and caramel.
A bit of alcohol, but it's 12%.
A lot of dried fruit in the taste too, plums, caramel, toffee. Full and challenging. And still a weizen.
Alcohol quite well hidden after all, but it is definitely a warming beer.
Somq liquorous notes, porto-like.
Again dried fruit in the aftertaste.
Full, challenging, structured. But satisfactory.

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Photo of Ela
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SGR1220
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkmiller76
4.6/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bshefftz
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yuno
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Casey_L
3.49/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mishi_d
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cwrw
4.55/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2013 vintage boxed version.

Poured out with a generous bone-white head, faded quickly but some of the lacing stuck around, coating the glass nicely. Beer is a lovely hazy mahogany/ruby colour.

Oh man, sugary as hell on the nose, but I love it. Figs, coconut sugar, over-ripe bananas, molasses, maple syrup, hints of chocolate, candied pear, prunes....amazing. Phenomenal. The booze is there for sure, but it's completely eclipsed by the sugary dark fruit.

Flavour is full on sugary maltiness.Dark fruits, prunes, figs, brown sugar.

I love sweet beers. This is in my top 10 for sure.

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Photo of Andy_Luft
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrentMcQuirk
4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MrDell
4.78/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ajm5108
3.11/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a deep color with a fluffy head that dissipates quickly. Aroma has some mild vestiges of dark fruit & semi-sweet phenol (the usual date / fig variety) but there is also a weird tomato / vegetal smell underneath as well. Maybe some odd malt / fusel alcohol bastard? Flavor starts out with a little sweet phenol / candy, like a grape Jolly Rancher but old, with fuller phenol notes opening up in the mid-palate bringing in your plum & wet fig, maybe a little star anise. There is definitely a pronounced fusel note but it is hidden pretty well, though certainly noticeable in a husky blackstrap molasses note. It ends with more of a spicey note with more of that anise flavor. Good flavor notes though it somehow lacks a certain impact, can't quite put my finger on it but nothing really sings. Mouthfeel is pretty thick and syrupy. Solid beer but didn't blow my mind.

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Photo of tfsimpkins
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DOCRW
4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2beerdogs
4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Frankgabriel2383
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It's a worldclass beer! Simple as that!

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Photo of DJ-Hophead
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle, Karstadt dept store, Dusseldorf - Pours dark brown with a medium white foamy head. Medium carbonation. Nice lacing. Aroma - huge hit of fruity esters - banana, cherry notes. Taste - Sweet fruity esters - banana at the front, malty middle, crisp bitter finish with a light alcoholic warmth. Fantastic high ABV doppelbock. At 2 Euros easily the cheapest I have ever paid for such a fantastic ale.

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Photo of Gooljd
4.71/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JacobusFavier23
4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very excited for this one. Made sure to chill it as ordered.
L-Pours a dark murky/dish watery and very carbonated beer. One head finger that is very bubbly and dissipates quickly. The carbonation simplifies quickly as well.
S- Very complex smell. Roasted almonds, dark breads, banana bread. Sweet brown sugar/molasses and stone fruit. Campfirey smell also is picked up along with a slight citrus note. I smell toasted wood in this beer.
T- Follows the nose; yeasty, sweet like molasses. Not too boozy at all on a count of its alc. content. Very ripened banana and dark breads is also picked up. Earthy flavor is behind the initial taste, darkly roasted hops and caramel as well. Gingerbread? An almost umami flavor that I can't describe. So very complex. I love it.
F- Creamy and thick, goes very well with the flavor of the beer.
O- Absolutely wonderful ale. I can't think of a more complex beer I've had at this time in my life. Wonderfully delicious and deathly potent. This is a sippin' beer. Once again, wonderful. Everyone needs to try this beer. Cheers!

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Photo of Urk1127
2.23/5  rDev -47%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SFNC
4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lhwjanssen
3.99/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Satorn
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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