Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus | Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser AventinusSchneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus
BA SCORE
93.9%
Liked This Beer
4.33 w/ 4,518 ratings
Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser AventinusSchneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus
BEER INFO

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Aventinus.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#403
Reviews:
2,154
Ratings:
4,518
Liked:
4,242
Avg:
4.33/5
pDev:
9.7%
Alströms:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
336
Gots:
607
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,518 |  Reviews: 2,154
Photo of Beto-Garcia
1/5  rDev -76.9%

Photo of stckhndlr
1.76/5  rDev -59.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

A- A good 3-4 finger sea foam head. White and creamy. A dark red tan colored beer. A little cloudy with some carbonation rising from the bottom. Head has a lot of staying power. Hangs around for a while. Good lacing as a result of the thick foam.

S- Smells like a mix between prunes and mildew. You can almost smell the carbonation burn your nostrils. Yeasty.

T- At first there is a yeasty foot taste to it. Every other sip there's a quick hit of dark figs and sweet dark fruit. Major taste of alcohol. The aftertaste is just a sour flavor.

M- Lots of carbonation that just overpowers the whole beer.

O- Some beers I have had in the past tend to get better as they get closer to the bottom. I poured out the first half of the beer and poured the second half of the bottle. No such luck. Just as unpleasant as the first half. Could not finish this one.

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Photo of carriepatbain
2/5  rDev -53.8%

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2/5  rDev -53.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Goldfishman
2/5  rDev -53.8%

Photo of mikeyv35
2.22/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This beer was tasted on 11/24/08, a 500ml. bottle out of a Duvel tulip glass. The beer was bottled on the 109th day of 2008. Initial appearance was a beauiful reddish-brown amber colour with a mouth watering 2 finger cream head. Unfortunately the smell and taste did not compare to the look. All I could smell was active yeast which overwhelmed any other flavours the beer might have had. The taste was the same yeast, yeast, and more yeast. I would say at least for me the beer is not very drinkable considering it was the first beer that I have poured in a long time. Not a big fan of German beer styles though, more of a Belgian guy, so I hope this brew will improve with more age. Overall, at this point of bottle ageing was very disappointed by this brew which is listed on BA's top 100 list.

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Photo of industrialswill
2.22/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I've heard so much about this one, thought it was high time to give it a shot.
Appearance is good, looks just like any dopplebock I've had.
The smell, well this is where we get off to a bad start. It's got a musky, mildewy smell like you get from a poorly kept men's locker room.
At best it tastes like rotten prunes spiked with acetone.
Let's just call this stuff, "Rotten Prune Punch", for lack of a better term.
I lived in Germany for 2 years many years ago, drank many a dopplebock and this junk wouldn't make it past first base.
I'm highly disappointed, but that's the chances you take in this "hobby".

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Photo of JPNesker
2.24/5  rDev -48.3%

Photo of mitch3114
2.25/5  rDev -48%

Photo of CityofBals
2.25/5  rDev -48%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
2.3/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Dark brown pour, not particularly thick. Smell, a wallop of alcohol, and a bunch of dark fruit.

Taste, geez, this is not my thing. Tastes like a high alcohol brown ale, with all kinds of fig, raisin, dates type of flavor, throw in some tobacco and rubbing alcohol too.

Can't appreciate the mouthfeel or drinkability of a beer that is so disagreeable. Strong, sure, but good? No. This tastes like a big hodgepodge of contradictory flavors.

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Photo of Korbynlehr
2.31/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of cleve1212
2.33/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of donmonkey1
2.4/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance: Head recedes quick and leaves the glass looking like a glass of Coke.

Smell: Straight Molasses

Taste: Molasses and alcohol. A LOT of alcohol. No complexity here.

Mouthfeel: like water

drinkability: The alcohol is just too extreme to enjoy more than one.

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Photo of Ale
2.44/5  rDev -43.6%

Photo of bobhits
2.45/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Dirty brown, no clarity, thin head, some legs, but not much lacing.

Bannas, cloves, wheat, vanilla, sweet skicky malt.

Sour considering the style…really sour. I really don’t know how to describe what I’m tasting here. There’s a sweet malt flavor here, some dark roasted fruits, some rum. I am not really noticing the spices mentioned on the bottle and in other reviews. Perhaps in the rum flavors.

8.2% can be nothing, but here it dominates this beer. Ever sip bites with alcohol. There isn’t anything else to help mellow this either.

I’m completely disappointed in this one. The body is thin, lacks carbonation, the taste is a touch sour, and frankly nothing here is done well. Considering the reviews I may have simply had my expectations too high but I’ve simply had much better doppelbocks and it isn’t a style I seek out. That said this comes off like say a dark imperial hef.

I really want to score this higher, but I can't think of a reason to do so.

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Photo of GuruDel
2.47/5  rDev -43%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle poured into tulip glass.

Pour is a dark ruby brown with garnet highlights when held to light. Fluffy white head that leaves no lacing.

smell is strong of booze and ripe grapes and spice. I got no banana at all like others have described it.

taste followed right along with spices, booze and an odd wine, grape, prune taste. Not really enjoyable and totally different from what I expected. After the initial shock of the taste, it mellowed out into a sweet brown sugar malty flavor that was nice.

mouthfeel was nice, great carbonation and left a nice but brief coating in the mouth.

overall, not for me but i will give it another shot to make sure i didnt have a bad bottle or was just having an off day.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.48/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Very dark brown pour, but not overly thick. Cola head, 1/3". A bunch of alcohol in the nose. A lot of dark fruit, overripe pruno notes.

Taste is more alcohol heat, brown malt, prunes, figs, cabernet, raisins, dates. Why the hell do people like this? I guess there is some crossover for quads and bocks.

There's some banana and dark wheat feels. A little bit of smoke. Just not my jam.

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Photo of DOCRW
2.5/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Metz
2.5/5  rDev -42.3%

Photo of josephwa
2.5/5  rDev -42.3%

Photo of jmathis
2.5/5  rDev -42.3%

Photo of FranMoff
2.5/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of schrist275
2.58/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Here goes….another one down the hatch, a few more of these and I wont be able to judge a thing. Anyways, the head come in a shade of off-white that is often associated with cheap white walls. The bier color is…..um….root beer candy brown. The aroma is that of a lemon/citrus hefe. Slightly off-colored from most hefe smells. It tastes like a burnt orange peel soaked in a light hefe-weizen. Brewed for the hefe lovers only, and not for the beginner hefe drinker.

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Photo of hotstuff
2.62/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

When poured into my glass, this beer poured a dark brown head with medium sized bubbles. The nose was that of clove and I could definitely taste the alcohol in this beer. I just couldn't acquire a taste for this beer. I thought it had a slight bitter aftertaste. To each his/her own.

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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Beer rating: 93.9% out of 100 with 4,518 ratings
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