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

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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,616
Reviews:
1,165
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
11.4%
 
 
Wants:
220
Gots:
322
For Trade:
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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.68/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.66/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

**
05/03/2016
AROMA: Aroma-Yeast, Banana bread.
LOOK: Black pour with a grayish thinness. Looks like a coca-cola. Medium head, large bubbles, non-lasting. WANG, but smooth. I was halfway through this beer very quickly. The Belgian Wang (yes I know the beer is German I’m about the Wang is Belgian ) eases into a smooth sourness.
TASTE: Tastes a little like ""sour patch kids"" if you know what they are.
FEEL: some sediment a very drinkable light carbonation. worked my way into this one.

Was not a fan at first, but really enjoyed it at the end. being my first beer I realized it has a nice kick. Wow 12 percent by volume now that I look at the bottle. Alcohol is masked well."

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3/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

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4.68/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.58/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

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4.62/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock
(ABV 12%) (IBU: 15)

Eisbocks are amongst the world's most potent beers; commonly referred to as "ice strong beer." Known as a true winter lager, these beers mature via freezing and separating the frozen ice crystals from the remaining mixture. As the frozen water is drained from the mixture, what remains is concentrated alcohol of about 10% or so ABV in strength. This strong mixture concentration is what is known as an Eisbock. And before you begin to wonder, alcohol has a higher freezing temperature than water, which is why the brewers can separate the 2 so easily.

AROMA - strong dark fruits such as plum and prunes, sweet malt, slight touch of banana, spicy clove, alcoholic/boozy, hints of earthy spiced hops

APPEARANCE - poured an opaque mahogany with light strips of scarlet near the edges, strong creamy tan head, superb head retention dissipating into a sizable cap leaving beautiful streaks of lacing.

FLAVOR - dominant malt sweetness, hint of rum, jam-like plum, dates and prune dark fruit presence, hop spiciness, molasses/caramel sugar sweetness, undertones of floral earthiness

MOUTHFEEL - full bodied with a powerful alcoholic warmth warming the chest, softly elegant, thick sticky finish, slight carbonation, yet not at all flat, creamy smooth as it coated and warmed the throat

OVERALL - Wonderfully complex and elegant while the 12% ABV isn't completely overwhelming. A great example of a traditional German Eisbock. Sip slow near a fireplace and enjoy the winter.

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

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

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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
4.21 out of 5 based on 2,616 ratings.
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