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Schneider Weisse Tap 2 Mein Kristall | Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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3.79/5
Very Good
81 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Kristalweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Weisse Kristall.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 04-06-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,611
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
81
pDev:
9.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 24
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Clear filtered, looks like ginger ale with a moderate amount of fine bubbles, and one finger of white head that looks like a slice of white bread sitting on top. It fades moderately fast.

S: Bananas, cloves, a very 'Belgian pale ale' like yeasty scent reminiscent of blue cheese bite, without the stink. Very mild and gentle.

T: Extremely mild and dare I say watery. It is watery, which surprises me from this company. However, the Belgian type yeast I mentioned, as well as a lovely gentle banana come out and are clearly presented before each fades, then theres a watery, very American Adjunct lager like watery taste that kicks in and fades. Really hides the alcohol. A nice yeastiness that is doughy, like a Miller Lite, but this fades too.

M: Light watery body, medium high ginger ale like carbonation leaves it almost foamy in the mouth.

O: I like beers a lot and so like to try new ones, this isn’t one I would choose again, but really it is from a great company. The bottle is cool, I like their style. If you can’t stand the yeast floating in your beer, you could try this, but its not as good as Weihenstephaner’s Kristall.

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Photo of dansmcd
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Three fingers of foamy fluffy white head which drop sto half a finger and remains, joined by some fine spotty lacing. Body is clear, golden and effervescent.

S - Banana, wet hay and salty crackers, reminiscent of pilsner malt.

T - Banana, bubblegum and salty malt.

M - Crisp medium carbonation, full mouthfeel.

O - Lovely and crisp with pure, clean flavours. A great example of the style.

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Photo of Dentist666
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OlaB
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L: clear golden yellow color, gives of a good amount of head when i pour it, some lacings on the glass

S: strong wheat aroma, with hay, banana, and hints of spices like corriander,cloves and pepper

T&F: Gives of a fresh start, wheat banana and spices, much as in the aroma, fruity finishing.the flavours are not as strong as the aroma.honestly i think it get a little to watery, and not much of a aftertaste. But it is easy drinkable and i had no problem enjoy it, but i would like a little more flavour.

O: A good beer, but nothing extraordinary. easy to drink and i enjoyed it, But as i would prefer a little more flavour that i think this beer lacked

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Photo of mishi_d
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of titvs
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%

Review according to BJCP2008 guidelines (style 15A). Bottle 50cl. Batch 1651110413. AROMA: light wheat aroma with strong banana present. no hop aroma and a bit bubblegum. APPEARANCE: golden straw color with somewhat average retention white head. very clear. TASTE: moderate strong banana flavour with soft, gentle sweet wheat flavour with very low hop flavours. mild citric flavour present. well rounded. PALATE: medium body with a light fizzy finish. OVERALL: a nice filtered fruity weizen.

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Photo of der_meister
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hefevice
3.86/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle. This one surprised me. I was expecting it to be inferior in all ways to the hefe version. Significantly lighter than the hefe version, crystal clear light gold with plenty of efferescence as expected, and a big white head that I had trouble controlling on the pour. Aroma was true to style, very much like its hefe brother. I was expecting a somewhat muted taste, but was very surprised as it was full of flavour, cleaner but less complex than the "mit hefe". Felt a bit lighter in the mouth, but I guess that is to be expected. Very nice Krystal! Would be a good way to introduce the style to those unable to cope with cloudiness. I really need to try this one again alongside its hefe brother.

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3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had a few more since my first review.

S: Banana.

A: Champagne looking with fine strings of bubbles. Clear gold.

T: Bit of banana but not much upfront flavour. Nice residual stuff going on which I assume is yeast related, as is typical of the Schneide Weisses. Nice sherbet tingle on the tongue. Getting closer to room temperature I'm tasting a bit of corn, but that disappears after a while. Half way through and the glorious strings of delicate bubbles are still rising up. Touch of sediment at the bottom. Did the swill thing and added the last portion and got a load of cloves. Beautiful but subtle sherbet aftertaste.

O: I was blown away by my first bottle but I drank it when I was parched, so I was overly astute. The few I've had since have not been very tasty. Definitely better when thoroughly chilled and left out of the fridge for 10 mins. A very refreshing beer if you've had a busy day in the sun.

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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up at a great beer shop in Darmstadt, Germany, Maruhn Welt der Getränke. Beautiful crystal clear straw yellow pour with a three finger foamy pure white head with decent retention and lacing. The nose is typical Weizen, but much more subtle. Hints of grass, yeast, wheat, straw, cloves, and just a touch of banana and bubblegum. The taste follows suit with lots of grass along with hints of clove, banana bread, wheat, yeast, lemon, and subtle bubblegum. The mouthfeel is light bodied, crisp, subtly sweet, with a nice dry finish. Overall, a nice refreshing alternative to the normal Hefeweizen.

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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cozzatoad
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle

A- Clear golden body, perfectly transparent, sure this is filtered. Carbonation is quite evident. Big, white fluffy head, decent retention, not as much lacing as expected

S- Quite subdued. Sweet with a bready malt background, a hint of vanilla. Slight spicy touch (pepper)

T- Again quite on the sweet side, even for a weizen, but not cloyingly so. Soft bready malts, with a slight salty hint to bring a bit of complexity. Hints of vanilla (as the smell suggested) and peach. Also a slight spiciness

M- Drier than your usual hefeweizen as to expected. Also a bit more on the crispy side. Overall still very soft as per style though a bit more lively on the palate

O- Not super complex, but drinkabilty is even better than in common hefes. Overall an highly enjoyable, easy beer

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tempest
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had a .5L bottle in Germany. It's crisp and clean, almost like a kolsch, or low bitterness pilsner. There's still a soft, bready aroma with a peppery, clove edge. There's a hint of banana mixed in too, and as you might expect, this tastes like a cleaned up Schneider hefe. A slightly sweet, bready malt flavor rolls over the tongue, but there's a drier finish. This beer seems a little more crisp and refreshing. I'd prefer Schneider Original, but this was a pleasant change of pace while traveling.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Schneider Weisse Tap 2 Mein Kristall from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 81 ratings
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