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

Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockSchneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock
BA SCORE
91.3%
Liked This Beer
4.25 w/ 2,637 ratings
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
Ranking:
#771
Reviews:
1,170
Ratings:
2,637
Liked:
2,407
Avg:
4.25/5
pDev:
11.06%
Alströms:
4.44
 
 
Wants:
226
Gots:
332
Trade:
6
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3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.27/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle has the year 2012. So, obviously, it is one year old. I let the beer warmed a bit.

Appearance: Very dark brown with slight dark mahogany hues, but it really looked almost black. There was a half finger tan head, which only held for a couples of minutes or so.

Aroma: Slight funk. Dark fruits, mostly of prunes and figs. Not much banana. Mild spice of clove. Alcohol is pretty evident in the aroma.

Taste: Over-ripe banana and prunes. Some dark fruits like figs and cherry. Spices, but specifically cloves. A slight funk still is present. Light wheat and breadiness. Roasted malts. Some chocolate and even some molasses. There was a red/purple grape juice sweetness to the beer as well. Alcohol is for sure in the taste. At first, it was a bit overpowering but it toned down. Either I've gotten use to it or it's the temperature. There was for a moment a rubbing alcohol likeliness, which was a bit distracting. But that can be easy to ignore with all the flavors that is going on.

Mouthfeel: Definitely has alcohol warming; somewhat significance. A creamy medium-heavy feel. Carbonation is on the low medium side.

Overall: A very interestingly complex beer. Probably the most complex I've had yet. I really did not know what to expect but it did tasted pretty good. A sipper.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this many years ago, and vaguely remember it as intensely raisiny and didn't really like it at the time. Since then I've gotten pretty fond of Aventinus itself, and got this as a gift recently.

Dark opaque mahogany, billowing head of foam that settles after awhile, leaving behind flecks of lace. Thin broken surface skim.

Aromas of banana, rum, molasses. Slight alcohol and sweet grain as it warms.

Caramel and bananas, brown sugar, rum, slight bite of alcohol heat. Smooth and full bodied, chewy and rich. A big beer perfect for a snowy December night.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a dark reddish brown mahogany color with a off white rim, barely any head.

The aroma has rum soaked plums, banana, roasted figs, tons of caramel, toffee, a good amount of alcohol, spicy clove, some vanilla.

The beer has a complex big flavor. There is some sweet super ripe banana, again that boozy plum and sweet roasty fig, and then that caramel big sweetness along with some clove spiciness and the booze to clean it up on the end.

This is a boozy sweet beer with a chewy big mouthfeel.

This beer really does show a wonderful way that Germany can do a big big beer. A delicious brew.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.66/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 11.2oz bottle into a Hair of the Dog tulip. Bottled on 8/24/11, so more than 2yrs old now. Bought at Farmer's Harvest in HB (RIP, great store, Mike was the best!!) for $3.90.

A - Very dark ruby red, almost black. Off-white head leaves good lacing.

S - Dried cherries, figs, Twizzlers, a little alcohol (but it enhances the other aromas).

T - Black cherry, oak, dried cherries, chocolate-covered cherries, figs, dates. A little wine note in the finish. Very complex and tasty.

M - Full mouth feel. Really coats the palate well. Carbonation is medium. Alleviates the full body somewhat.

O - Great beer!! One of my favorites. This is one of my favorite beers of all time and a fucking lager!! Fucking Germans, nothing changes!!!

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Beer rating: 91.3% out of 100 with 2,637 ratings
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