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

very good
1,747 Ratings
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalSchneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original

Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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

A: into a weizen glass, murky medium to dark amber - hazy from yeast - full off-white head that slimmed to a fily cap with some arms of lace

S: banana and vanilla over malts

T: spice and clove up front, pale fruits and wheatiness, some sweet vanilla on the finish

M: medium weight, moderate carbonation, lush and full feeling, soft and creamy

O: the worst fate in the beer world for a hefeweizen (in my humble opinion) is that it must inevitably be compared to the Weihenstephaner, and in the case here, it pales by comparison. A decent hefeweizen, typical in flavors, feel, and aromas, but just lacking a certain something. But don't take my word for it: buy and try - this beer may appeal to some more than others (like me), and its (I think) a must have for fans of the style, as it has been a staple in the style for over 100 years.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle, thanks Thorpe!

Pours darker than expected, a hazed caramel golden with a thin white head. Aroma is heavy on banana and green apple, clove and lemon. Full body with light carbonation and a crisp, yeasty finish. Flavor is full and balanced between yeast, banana, clove, lemon and light caramel. Very good.

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look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A: Very deep brown, very murky. Almost no head.

S: Nose seems to be all malt. While it's very pleasing, there's not much to it.

T: Not quite what I expected for a Hefe, but it still does no disappoint. I agree with other reviewers that this is more of a dunkel. Caramel malts, clove, a hint of a tart flavor on the back end.

M: Impossibly creamy and smooth for how much carbonation there is. The mouthfeel completely saved this beer.

O: I agree that this isn't a hefe, but it's still a fine brew. A great warm day sipper when you feel like something a little more malt forward.

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look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

I had high expectations for this - one of my favourite styles from the brewers of the glorious Aventinus.

A: Poured a beautiful dark amber colour - reminded me of a homebrew I used to drink working on a farm in Bavaria - much darker than the standard hefe. Medium head that quickly vanished.

S: Faint hint of banana and clove - nothing particularly enticing.

T: All clove and no banana - although there's a pleasant backbone of bready wheat and malt, this is a lot less flavourful and balanced than others I've tried.

M: Slightly less carbonated than your average hefe, but refreshing and smooth nonetheless.

I'd drink this again if it was the only hefe available - it's certainly not unpleasant, but it doesn't stand-up to the likes of Paulaner and Weihenstephaner.

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Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser Original from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
3.98 out of 5 based on 1,747 ratings.
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