Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original | Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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3.98/5
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Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalSchneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original
BEER INFO

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

Style: German Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Weisse Original.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-03-2002

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#8,651
Reviews:
855
Ratings:
1,814
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
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Reviews by IchLiebeBier:
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: chestnut, cloudy body with a big, strong head

Aroma: cloves, banana; malty; normal Bavarian Wheat aroma profile

Taste: Tart, acidic; slightly thin, but refreshing

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; so please disregard those scores

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Bouleboubier
4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

(16.9 oz bottle, code 17.097... poured into a standard weizen glass)

L: hazy-to-cloudy amber liquid - no speckled sediment with a careful pour... tall, tight, cottony off white foam, with a subtle silky shine... medium-thick cap hangs on till the end, but the suds don't want to lace

S: bright, deep dried grass and fresh pale malt, light white bread crust and crumb... it doesn't jet out immediately, but once it does, a bold combo of a stronger bubblegum and softer banana peel esters... subtle smoky phenols in the background... overall, hints at depth, but shows restrained intensity

T: banana comes more to the fore with a soft, citrusy, almost orange peel essence... the malt is clean and subdued, sitting more in the background, lending a subtle dark toastiness... fairly low bitterness, staying rather mellow even after the dregs are added... bit of a perfumy, flower petal, vaguely herbal, seed-like aromatic note in the aftertaste, perhaps slightly metallic as well... the dregs lend a dirty yeast note, adding a pleasant, if delicate grit

F: taut foamy film atop as it flows across the palate, notably light underbelly, virtually no back-end viscosity to speak of... the later addition of the yeast adds that touch of silk it needs... dangerously gulpable

O: dependably solid, arguably densely-layered in flavor... perhaps lacks a bit of depth or definition in character (aside from its 'darker' grain quality)... this was made to drink easily in large quantity, but I would probably always choose their edel-weisse, if given the choice (and a fresh supply)

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Photo of swampski
5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm not going to get into all the details of beer advising. I'm only going to say that this beer makes me thing of the modern traditional German song, ""Im Himmel gibt's kein Bier" (i.e., "In Heaven, There is No Beer".) There is no better Weissbeer, period. I'd drink more of it, but it's hard to justify paying 3.5 USD for a 1/2 L when unemployed, even when it's this good.

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Photo of Moneypenny
3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Darker than I would have expected for a hefeweizen, and I poured it into the wrong glass. But a nice wheat beer.

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Photo of ZachT
4.54/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

L: Rusty colour, slightly hazy, thick, white head
S: Banana, sweet bread, cloves, nutmeg, white flour
T: Banana bread, lightly toasted bread, toffee, floury, slight spice notes
F: Medium body, rich, luscious mouthfeel, fairly well carbonated, slightly sweet finish
O: World class hefeweizen! A little on the malty side, but a great balance of banana and clove/spice.

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Photo of SimplySinister
4.34/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Relaxed pour from a 16oz bottle into a Weizen glass. Quickly dispersing 1 finger head. Moderate to high carbonation. Color is reminiscent of a dark cream soda.

S - Dialed back hefe notes of the typical banana and clove variety. Hints of bubble gum.

T - Very, very subtle banana notes. Bread and biscuit flavors come through, as well as a slight sourness. Light spice.

M - Amazingly clean.

D - Absolutely fantastic. This one is an absolute winner. It's not overly sweet like some hefes. In fact, it is an amazingly refreshing beer. It is so refreshing that I can see having this one during a hot summer day or at a barbeque. It's actually quite shocking in that I've never heard of this beer among fellow connoisseurs or other beer enthusiasts. In fact, I've never heard of this beer at all. Regardless, don't let that stop you. Do yourself a favor and skip the typical hefe standbys and stuff this one in the cart. I'm betting you won't regret it. I certainly didn't.

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Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This pours an orange color with a fairly thick, white head and a high amount of carbonation. The scent is fairly sharp with wheat and banana notes. There are some fairly strong wheat malt flavors with banana and a little clove. Despite this the finish is actually quite light if a little astringent and dry. Overall I would say the body is on the light end of medium, but most of that is in the initial taste and the finish is for sure light. Schneiderweisse in my opinion is kind of a mixed bag. It has some beers that I really love like Tap 1 and 6, but also some that I really didn’t like such as Edel-weisse. I think this is a pretty nice summer beer if you want to drink a hefe, but don’t want to feel full. That being said, it is closer to the lower end of the Schneiderweisse spectrum in my opinion. The negatives are for the most part the same as Edel-weisse, but not as pronounced. It is still a solid beer.

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Photo of oberon
3.81/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

To me one of the more unique looking hefe-weizens out there,pours a gold color with a real nice reddish tint.A small to medium head with aromas of cloves and yeast being the tmost prominent.The taste is orange-like and some cloves a real nice summer quaffer.A unique beer for the style.

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Photo of Popsinc
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: 500ml bottle. Poured a murkey brown/orange with large foamy head. The head didn't last as long as i thought it might (or as long as i remembered it to).

Smell: Fruity and light. Good spiciness going on here but not as much banana as i thought there would be. A little yeast detection and a hint of bubblegum sweetness.

Taste: Much more banana once on the palate. What starts spicey and earth-like turns into fruity banana and a light citrus with bubblegum chewiness and sweetness. Not as rich and full bodied as i would have liked.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and light off the top. Bubbly and dry towards the finish. An easier drinker.

Drinkablilty. Great for a summers day. There are other great hefeweizens i prefer (Dennison's) but this is a decent example of the style.

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Photo of RoyalT
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance – This is really dark for a Hefe Weizen. The head fit the bill though. It rose up easily and never quite did go down.

Smell – There’s the typical sharp yeast flavor, but it’s a little on the toasted side, which is strange. Other than that, it has the usual light fruity profile led by bananas.

Taste – This is part dunkel, part hefe. The nice yeast is there but, again, it’s a little on the toasty side. The banana-dominated fruit is right on the mark.

Mouthfeel – Light but foamy in accordance with the style.

Drinkable – This went down like a good weizen. It wasn’t what I expected, though.

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Photo of cam477
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of beerhunter13
5/5  rDev +25.6%

Photo of shu_420
3.37/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JonnoWillsteed
3.72/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The 'Tap 7' variety, is not a patch on the 'Tap 6' variety. Similar in looks, chestnut grey and cloudy. Thinner, with a harder and rather spear-like on the palette tinniness (in comparison, between the two).

This one cost me e0.95 from the local specialist beer shop; the #6 was e1.19.The e0.24 premium is very well spent is my advice!

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Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nismo2
3.44/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tbryan5
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of GameOfBeers
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of jcarbs
4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of -DF-
3.62/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #80 (Sep 2013):

A classic is what we have here, so easy to knock back. Not your typical contemporary Hefeweizen. as it dons a slightly darker color. Bold but very approachable, and don’t you dare think about garnishing this brew with any kind of citrus.

STYLE: Hefeweizen
ABV: 5.4%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Hazed brassy hue, amazing head

SMELL: Ripe banana, bready, taffy, nutty yeast, lemon pith, dried grass, mild clove, fallen apples

TASTE: Perfect crispness, moderate-sized body, loaf of bread, estery, peppery, banana taffy, grainy, yeast, apple skin, spicy clove, kiss of alcohol warmth, drying finish

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Photo of blackearth
4.52/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Purchased from Otto's Wooden Cask in Brown Deer, WI. Pours a bright dark gold body with a bright white head. Aroma is loaded with fruity esters, banana peel and clove. Medium bodied with a smooth wheat malt flavor, crisp carbonation and a clean, dry finish. Superb drinkability.

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Photo of joemacpherson
3.67/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark golden brown with a thick frothy head. pretty thick lacing.

Bananas and cloves with a pinch of spice.

First sweet lemons and then light banana cloves. quite malty, with a bready finish.

nice full body and the right amount of carbonation.

pretty filling beer.

This beer does not pack the same punch that its bavarian counterparts do. It is pleasant but its character is lacking something to impress. I do like that malty aspect though.

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Photo of bulldogg915
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 1,814 ratings