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

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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockSchneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock

Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

Style: Eisbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2001

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at Maruhn in Darmstadt, Hessen (Germany)

Pours a dark maroon with a big head that fades very quickly. Syrupy and quite viscous as it pours, it's almost like a sludge.

The nose hits you with a wallop of bubblegum, but there's also banana pudding and cotton candy along for the ride.

This is one rich and intense beer; it's not for the faint of heart! There is lots of banana up front which mixes with bubblegum and cotton candy flavors. The flavors evolve into a sweet lime yoghurt, finishing with a huge malt flavor boarding on banana bread.

Remarkably, despite the 13% ABV and the syrupy pour, this is not an overly sweet beer. It is well balanced and tremendously crafted. It's an absolute winner; highly recommended!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this is coming from a Wooden Cask

beautiful chestnut brown with a head above very impressive for a beer weighing in @ 12%

first i smell a boozy, clove aroma. also, rich Munich malts. buttery

clove, raisin, date, breadcrust flavors. very yeasty and bready, though not so nutty. somewhat hot--i bet more time in the cask would produce a thing of beauty

very smooth

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330 ML bottle

A-- Poured a dark ruby color and settled a dark, murky, I guess plumb color. Half finger of bright white head that went away as quick as I poured it. Just a white collar really. Visible alcohol legs to this.

S-- Dark fruits, cinnamon, nutmeg, orange peel, and other spices. Slightly medicinal and alcohol says hello off the bat. Big time malt. Good nose. Like the fruity quality to this.

T-- Prickly and slightly syrupy. Dark fruits and spices. Like a Christmas pudding or cake. Very warming and very quick acting.

M-- Quite light and quite carbonated for the ABV. Smooth, slick and slightly medicinal. Booze is quite obvious but a very long lasting finish of spices and dark fruits. Quite a jammy beer.

O-- Biggest negative is how boozy it is but otherwise this is exceptional. A lot of balance in the body and a lot of flavors. Total winter beer and just a treat to have.

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T: malty with tons of residual sweetness. Lacking any bitterness.

M: thin overall

O: not good. Won't ever buy or recommend to anyone. Just not my style.

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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 2,650 ratings
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