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

Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser AventinusSchneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus
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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser AventinusSchneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus

Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Aventinus.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001

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Ratings: 4,517 |  Reviews: 2,153
Photo of diablo14
3.82/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

while wheat bocks are not my favorite style, it cannot be deined that is a very very good beer. its got everything you expect and then some. possibly a bit too sweet for me, my my its compex.

pouring with a deep reddish brown color and thick creamy head that was a white coffee like hue. sensational aromas, subtle burnt tones, bananas, some chocolate and layered spiciness of cinnamon, anise and cloves. taste was sweet, too much so for my liking and just lacked a bit of bite, but with all smells mentioned present in the overall flavor, with some woody and fruit notes. good carbonation, gave the full bodied nature of the beer a crisp element, and had a lingering hop finish that was very complimentary. quite spicy, but has great balance. i could certainly dectect the AV in the mouth.

there are others i prefer to be drinking, but id never knock this back. if my tooth was a little sweeter these days i would have rated this much higher. there is no doubt aventinus a beauty even if its not really a style i go in for often.

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Photo of silver0rlead
4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very hazy brown color with a beautiful creamy and frothy off-white head that retains well. Aroma is very matly with strong, tangy wheat tones, fruity weizen yeast aroma, as well as some notes of chocolate and alcohol. Flavor is intense and beautifully balanced, with notes of tangy wheat, toasted bread, lots of dark fruits in the vein of belgian dark ales (plum, fig, date and raisin), some spice character (corriander and clove), chocolate and some light alcohol notes. Mouthfeel is lighter than expected with a light to medium body and moderate carbonation...creamy and smooth. Extremely delicious and approachable, an excellent beer. Been waiting for this one to show up in NC, and it was worth the wait for sure.

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Photo of throwback
4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of jjboesen
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beauty is a world class dark wheat brewed within the city limits of Munich, the exquisite capital of Bavaria.

It begins wonderfully: a cascade of cream colored froth that lays in a good six inches until it slowly sinks into a foreboding body of dark caramel; there is no light within and the lacing is non-existent.

The nose is overwhelmed by a vertiable fruit basket filled with apple, pear and banana; all of which is shoved up the nose. Meanwhile, the unsuspecting palate is being seduced with the comely welcome of toasty malt assisted ably by its' short and stocky friend, the innocent plum, who has, in return. brougt along his honey - that is the sweet nectar that is manufactured by horny bees.

The balance is magnificent; well crafted with some random shots of sugar and malt thrown in for good use.

As one who has been to Munich, wandering the random streets leading into the airy and spacious Marienplatz, I can attest that this delicious brew seems to carry one to Munich, albeit without the pricey airfare.

Ein wunderbar bier, naturlich!

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Photo of BlindPig
4.92/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A- Dark caramel/amber body with a light tan head about 1".
S- Big wheat and caramel aromas right off the bat. Some nice grass and a light spicey hops. Hints of dark fruits also come through.
T- A really great flavor to follow the wonderful aroma! Nice big caramel malts with a good balance to it from a great helping of grass and light spice hops (to follow the aroma). Some dark fruits/esters come through nice a subtle. Leaves a nice big dry bitterness and caramel flavor on tongue with some lingering esters. Also get quite a nice soothing warming from alcohol.
M- I think it has a tad to high carbonation with a medium body.
D- This is an amazing beer. Might have just made it up to one of my top beers. Before I say that I want to have it a few more times but I am sure that will happen very shortly.

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Photo of pants678
3.78/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a mahogany brown with a slight, bubbly beige head.

Smells of sweet figs, apples and a clear note of alcohol.

A real treat for the tip of the tongue. An almost sour start, raisins and raspberry pervade with a welcomed base of brown sugar. Are there hops in here? Alcohol is well hidden, especially for 8%.

Could maybe up the bubbles. Not flat but could use a little kick up.

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Photo of LittleCreature
4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - 3.5
Poured a finger and a half of beige head that quickly reduced to almost nothing. The colour is a murky dark brown with sediment sitting at the bottom and big chunks floating about.

Smell - 4.5
Not particularly strong, more power would be nice especially considering the strength. I can smell cooking fruitcake, stewed apple, cinnamon and cloves.

Taste - 5.0
Beautifully smooth thanks to the hybrid style. Tastes more like a hefe dunkel than any other style, starts sweet but the spiciness and warming alcohol give it balance. Flavours of stewed fruit, mixed spice, apple, cocoa and cloves in the finish.

Mouthfeel - 4.5
Lovely thick, almost chewy, syrupy mouthfeel. Feels heavy in the mouth and has constant fine carbonation.

Drinkability - 4.0
Almost too rich, one 500mL at a time is enough, but very tasty and memorable.

Wow, this is a big, tasty beer! The only thing doppelbock here is the alcohol and sweetness, otherwise it is hefe weizen (dunkel) and weizenbock all the way. I'll be drinking this again for sure, it's good enough that the high price is not a deterrent.

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Photo of PeprSprYoFace
4.32/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My first rime having this beer. I use to not like any type is bock beer but not I love them.

Pours a deep brown with some red hues. Fairly clear. Head was thin and did not even last the first couple sips. No lacing.

Smells of caramel and sugary candy. There is a smell I can't put my finger on but it tastes like that smell as well.

Deep caramel and roasted sugar taste. It's almost as if it's like the toasted sugar on top of creme brule. Ever so slight toasty flavor in the malt.

Mouthfeel is good. I wish it had a little more carb but it probably wouldn't be to style at that point.

Overall an awesome beer. Not my favorite style but I'm growing to appreciate it more and more.

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Photo of hotsudge
4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of shadow1961
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

G. Schneider and Sohn's Aventinus Wheat-Doppelbock ale pours
a colossal beige head over a dark brown brew. The nose is strong
and spicy- clove and dark fruit predominant. The flavor is dark and
intense- a firm clove flavor riding herd on toasty dark wheat malts
with bubble gum notes- all flavors only intensified (but not dominated)
by the 8.2% alcohol by volume. The finish is clean, with a bit of a toasty
wheat aftertaste. Mouthfeel is crisp, sharp, and warming. Anybody jaded
by the proliferation of insipid wheat beers lately is in for a real surprise
with this ale- it definately hits above it's weight. Go get some. NOW.

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Photo of tikk
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Wetpaperbag
3.95/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Brown with a touch of red, with a thick foamy head. This is definitely a wheat beer.

S- Dark fruits, cherry, dates, figs, etc. come though in the smell. I'm also smelling some dark leaf tobacco. The smell reminded me of Red Man Honey chew. Very unique.

T- Cherry and clove are very present. That tobacco smell didn't transfer into the taste, I'm kinda glad. This is a very sweet beer. Much sweeter then other Weizenbocks I've had. This has some nice malt character. Not too bad.

M- Thick and oily. Plus the carbination can be a bit much if you move the beer around in your mouth too much. That can lead to a mouth full of foam.

D- Easy to drink, but is on the sweeter side of things.

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Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MrNate
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of watermelonman
4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This poured to a dark brown with hints of purple and red. The head is large and fluffy, and sticks around through the duration of the glass. The whole thing just looks great.

Wheat malts are detectable in the taste up front, with a strong bock-style punch of alcohol at the end of the taste. The alcoholic content is very apparent but not overwhelming. It feels sharp in the mouth without offending, and it's pretty easy to drink considering what's inside.

While I felt the Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock was good but perhaps a touch overdone, this beer is simply outstanding.

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Photo of bccocx
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of illeagle05
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of zaphodchak
4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

2004 vintage, from a .5L bottle into a snifter, room temperature. 1 finger head, white lacing. Heavy apple nose and present in the taste; interseting, and only revealed by aging. Curiously transparent ruby body, mucho sediment. Quite sweet, almost like a cider (Unibroue's Ephemere comes to mind), apple and honey are dominant. Wheat is curiously absent, considering the style (and the flavor of a young Aventinus). Mouthfeel not exceptional, some prickling from coarse carbonation. Taste is incredibly drinkable, but the price for a vintage is prohibitive. For those capable of cellaring their own, that might be an option. Drinkability is high unless you cloy at sweeter beers.

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Photo of mtrog313
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of HipCzech
4.32/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving: 1 pint 0.9 oz bottle ("brewed in 2012") poured into a Spiegelau beer tulip.

Appearance: Medium brown, just slightly hazy, increasing clear towards its edges. Mounted by a nice bit brief head of creamy tan foam that leaves little lace.

Smell: Big fruit nose: raisins, dates and banana chips. Caramel and honey undertones, clove spice and warming alcohol.

Taste: Complex but integrated - dried fruit follows from the nose along with toffee, earth and oxidized sherry notes.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, smooth creamy feel, slightly coating, with moderate but soft carbonation.

Overall: Deep, complex and sublimely well integrated.

Follow up: Tried again 10-Aug-17. 1 pint 0.9 oz bottle ("brewed in 2010") poured into a Spiegelau beer tulip. Syrupy date aroma; brighter fruit, sherry and port notes in the taste; warm, slight alcoholic tingle.

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Photo of auxiliary
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

appearance - Has almost a brown amber color. Like a chocolate.
Not much head here because it was poured like a wine lol. Unfiltered so lots of sedement on the bottom of the bottle. Resulted in some thing floating around. Not a lot.

smell - Fruity smell, like rasberry or strawberry.

taste - Fruit, rasberry, some hints of chocolate.

mouthfeel - Light -medium body, with some carbination.

drinkability - Sipper type of beer. Enjoyable.

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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 4,517 ratings
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