Tap 7: Mein Original
Schneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn

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Schneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn
Ranked #28
Ranked #11,931
3.98 | pDev: 10.8%
Saturday at 02:59 AM
Apr 03, 2002
It's the art of brewing in its purest form for true wheat beer connoisseurs: "Original" – the traditional wheat beer brewed unaltered in accordance with the original recipe of Georg I. Schneider since 1872 – and since then simply marquee. Of a deep amber colour, harmonically balanced and strong. That's what Bavaria tastes like. And that's also what coming home tastes like - in the comfort of your own four walls as well as at your convivial "Stammtisch".

Hops: Hallertauer Tradition, Hallertauer Herkules.

14 IBU.
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Rated: 3.5 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania

Saturday at 02:59 AM
Rated: 4 by PvtSnowball from Florida

Aug 09, 2023
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Reviewed by mooseheadchris

3.55/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
The beer is quite dark in color and is not very carbonated due to the bottle conditioning, I presume. It's a little different for a hefeweizen. The head doesn't stay for long so it doesn't look too attractive.

I thought it to be a little more acidic than other hefeweizens, but it has a healthy wheat palate.

All in all, the mouth feel is really hampered by undercarbonation, feels flat. But the hazy, unfiltered wheatiness is something I would come back to again.
Jul 30, 2023
Rated: 3.6 by Dethark from England

Jul 30, 2023
Rated: 4.41 by Beecham from California

Jul 19, 2023
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Reviewed by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

4.62/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
500ml bottle

Pours hazy golden brown amber orange with a dense creamy lasting white foam head. Smells like toasty bready wheaty cereal grains, light caramel, apple, pear, banana, clove, pepper, apricot, citrus, with floral earthy herbal hops. Tastes like creamy wheat, caramel, honey, toasty bready malts, cereal grain, banana, sweet cinnamon clove spice, subtle apple, pear, white pepper, apricot, citrus, with floral earthy herbal hops. Feels crisp, dry and refreshing, medium bodied, creamy smooth with moderate carbonation. Overall a really great Hefeweizen.
Jul 14, 2023
Rated: 4 by alexsergio from New York

Jul 12, 2023
Rated: 4.27 by GedH from England

Jun 10, 2023
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Rated by BillyNoonan from Ireland

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This one packs a punch. Darker than expected. Heavy flavours of malty bread, cloves and a nutty feel. Dense but delicious!
May 27, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by AbeO

Apr 30, 2023
Rated: 4 by mattreitz49 from Florida

Mar 25, 2023
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Reviewed by DFred from California

3.81/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a deep amber color with a minimal head. The aroma is doughy and slightly sweet with hints of banana and clove. On the palate, the flavors of bready malt, fruity and spicy yeast esters, and subtle hoppy notes of citrus and apricot are balanced. The mouthfeel is soft and the carbonation is a little light. Overall, a solid choice for fans of the style.
Mar 24, 2023
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Reviewed by Hat_Fulla_Beer from Canada (AB)

3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
500ml bottle poured into beer mug.

Pours a deep copper-brown with one finger of beige head that leaves a bit of splotchy lace as it recedes.

Smells of crackery wheat malt, banana bread, apple slices, spicy cloves and some freshly mowed lawn.

Tastes of unsalted crackers, browning banana, roasted nuts, muddled pomme fruit, more clovey spice and grassy, floral hops

Feels soft and pillowy. Light bodied with frothy carbonation. Finishes off-dry.

Verdict: Recommended. A lot of flavor, but still nice and refreshing.
Feb 16, 2023
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Reviewed by kflorence from Texas

4.14/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours a dark amber in color with hints of gold with a lovely two finger thick off-white head. A little hazy, but I expected more from an unfiltered beer. Carbonation looks average to a tick below. Definitely darker on the pour than most will expect for a hefe, but intriguing.

Aroma is predominantly banana, clove and spice with some wheaty malts and a hint of nuttiness. Pretty spot on for the style.

The taste pretty much matches the aroma. An overall sweet, banana bread flavor with a bit of lemon and spice hoppiness coming through towards the swallow. I'm not a huge wheat beer fan, but this is great.

Mouthfeel is actually a bit lighter than expected. A bit thin with zesty carbonation and a dry finish. There is a little bit of creaminess, but I'd have preferred a bit more body.

This is certainly a unique and very nicely refined beer. It's pretty straightforward, but flavorful and easy drinking. Definitely belongs in the conversation of world's greatest hefeweizen, especially of the Bavarian variety. I probably wouldn't put it at the top, but I do quite enjoy it, especially in the winter. I can still remember the first time I had this beer from a bottle at Brickskeller in Washington DC, right around the time I started exploring all the different beer varieties (almost two decades ago). It definitely stuck with me, I'm quite surprised I haven't reviewed it until now. Prost!
Feb 08, 2023
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Reviewed by Mr_Brown from Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Hazy dark amber color. Beautiful mid thick foam. Receding slowly.
Smell of sweet apples. Taste follows the smell. Very sweet apple like. Medium to low carbonation. Good dry finish. Notes of alcohol in the finish.
A very good weisse.
Feb 05, 2023
Rated: 3.97 by Catalinmunteanu from Romania

Jan 27, 2023
Rated: 4 by cabsandking from Ohio

Jan 24, 2023
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Reviewed by ivanbrew

5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I have tried the beer out of the bottle pours very dark for a hefe But it taste is really nice banana aroma a little bit sweetness perfect for IvanBrew1 beer garden!
Jan 22, 2023
Rated: 4.15 by venya

Jan 18, 2023
Rated: 4.23 by waudozer from Canada (BC)

Jan 16, 2023
Tap 7: Mein Original from Schneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 1947 ratings