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Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse | Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-WeisseSchneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse

Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Schneider version. This brew is the result of the long friendship of Brooklyn brewmaster Garrett Oliver and Schneider brewmaster Hans-Peter Drexler. Garrett had always admired the delicate balance of flavors in Schneider Weisse, while Hans-Peter had long enjoyed the effusive hop character of Brooklyn East India Pale Ale and BLAST! Garrett's concept for the collaboration was that each brewmaster would brew essentially the same pale, hoppy weissbock in the other's brewery, but with different hopping to reflect the local hop flavor.

Dry-hopped w/ Hallertauer Saphir.

Added by John_M on 07-16-2007

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Photo of orbitalr0x
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours into my glass a hazy dark yellow with a creamy two finger head and lots of active carbonation with some patches of lacing. Aromas start with somewhat toasted grains that quickly gives way to a blast of spicy, herbal hops. Yeast, cloves and a touch of fruitiness. The noble hops really lead the way here and mask much of the standard weiss aromas. Interesting.

First sip brings a toasted grain maltiness with a hint of caramel. It's easily overshadowed though by a huge spicy, herbal hop flavor. Somewhat floral as well and quite unique. As it flows down there's a nice yeasty hit with some cloves and a fruity aspect as well. Finishes with a sturdy hop bitterness and a lingering hop flavor. An interesting weizenbock without a doubt.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side with huge carbonation that makes it a bit prickly and adds some creaminess at the same time. Goes down pretty easily. Overall, this one just doesn't really grab me, maybe I'm not a fan of this particular hop. Either way it's an interesting collaboration with a big punch of hops. It's still worth trying at least once if you can find it.

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Photo of mobud
3.97/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into SA glass.

A- Dark gold wheat beer that is cloudy and has a nice, but overly large head.

S- Like a good wheat beer with a strong hop underpinning.

T- A delicious combo of a strong wheat base with a fair amount of hops on the backside. The alcohol was a little more than what I expected, but good none the less.

M- Medium to heavy.

D- Nice as a change to my regular favorites, but not a beer I would run out to get everyday. I know this was a collaboration, but I do not know if they intent to bring it out again. I enjoyed the chance to try this beer and would have liked to have tried it on tap.

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Photo of tavernjef
4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Gorgeously opaqued in a heavy cloud of dark gold. Massive, fluffy, shiny, crunchy looking off-whitish foam sits and hardly moves from its place once its poured. Keeps a head about it for superior strength and length. Impressive. The lacing is covered in all sorts of thickly shelved webbings.

Big wheaty aroma with fine hints to banana, orange, pineapple, and other citrusy peels that are perhaps a bit over ripened and soggy. Quite a big and complexingly delight of fun fruityness on the nose.

Flavors are bold and ripe with fruity tropical punch and wheaty tang that start out well but pale out after a while and become a heavy faction of wheat toned tang and orangey/banana mush. Which isn't bad mind you, but it seemed to lose its complexity a bit as it went along. But damn if it isn't good. The extra pithy character of yeast and hops is quite unique and bright. Making for a nice tropical bite in the finish.

Feel is just over medium with a huge wheaty base and tang of tropical fruit goodness and partailly parching bite and bitteness of pith and peels. Big on the orange character with a twist of pine, grapefruit. lime, and lemon.

What a fun beer to enjoy. Big, fruity, wheaty, and hopped up with a delightful gleem of tropical sensations. A very nice concoction between Brooklyn Brewing and Schneider Weiss!

Big thanks to Mr.J at Dennis Bros for throwing this into the mix on my latest purchase!

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3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

17oz. bottle I believe

After final pour, a very hazy, brown/yellow liquid filled my glass. Capped by a large, creamy, white head.

Aroma was herbal, with a strong scent of clove. Floral notes and citrus - orange.

Taste was a pretty big burst of hops, citrus up front and grassy at the finish. More bitter than sweet. Clove flavor was quite strong. Other herbal notes I can't name. Yeasty/crackery in the middle. Sweetens a bit with some warmth, but not significantly. Alcohol very well hidden.

Medium body. Medium + carbonation (not as much as expected vs. head from pour -- very big, almost an overflow). Very refreshing.

Very interesting, a super hoppy wheat. I did like the absence/suppression of banana flavors, but that might be a draw back if you are concerned about style purity.

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Photo of genog
3.91/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an orange color with a rocky and fizzy white head with a lot of lacing that sticks around. Smell is of citrus and some grains. Mostly the smell is of spices like coriander more. I can also smell some dried fruits like apple and cherry. Taste is sweet and long finish. Watery body, with a strong alcohol presence.

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Photo of Domingo
3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm a big fan of both brewers, but I think this collaboration is lesser than the sum of it's parts.
Pours a cloudy tan color. It's darker than the pale weizenbocks I've had, but it's certainly not dark by any means. Head is large and rocky. As you work your way through this, the head laces the glass and sticks around until the end.
The smell is hoppy, alcoholic...and the yeast reminds me a little of a Belgian beer.
The flavor also reminiscent of a Belgian brew. It's got big hops up front, followed by a wave of yeast, a little clove and alcohol, and there are more hops in the finish. I'm not picking up much of the typical banana flavors although the clove comes out more as it warms. I think the hops are pretty much killing most of the wheat flavors, although I pick them up here and there as it warms. I'd say this is like a cross between an American wheat and a dubbel with a bunch of hops tossed in.
Mouthfeel is appropriately thick, but it has a little bit of a boozy burn to it.
One bottle's plenty although this brew admittedly grows on you once it warms. Served cool I was thinking it might be a dud.
I'm not sure how I feel about this one. I love how unique it is, but it ends up coming off in a direction I wasn't really all that fond of. Cheers to innovation, but I'm hoping the Brooklyn variety is a little closer to a normal weizenbock.

EDIT: Had this again at the Weissesbrauhaus in Munich. Poured from a bottle...but that bottle was dated as being filled 4 days earlier. Can't do much better than that. Maybe my palate has changed a bit, maybe it was a nice change from all of the normal German beers I'd had, or maybe the beer has been tweaked for the German market. Irregardless, I really, really enjoyed it this time around.

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Photo of Bitterbill
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Purchased online from Vintage Cellars.

This pours from 500ml bottle a murky orange with a huge head of foam that settles down after some time to a fine layer and it has some lacing. My last pour and it really got dark and murky. It kind of reminds me of some homebrews that I've had(and made) before.

The smell is fruity with some wheat and a nice hoopy nose in the background.

The taste has a good malty and wheaty flavour to it that borders on sweet but that doesn't happen because of a grassy and somewhat citrusy hop bitterness. I'm tasting fruit here as well...orange zest is what I'm sensing the most. Also noticing some clove but it's on the mild side. Pretty flavourful beer and quite different from the Weizenbocks I've had in the past. Duh. It *is* called Hopfen Weisse and for a good reason. Plenty of hop character to be found here. Good effort by all involved in making this one.

Edit: Towards the end of the session, it got really spicy...lots of pepper in the flavour. Good stuff!

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Photo of RonfromJersey
3.2/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Cloudty, hazy pale orange body, topped by a high columnof off-white swiss-cheesed foam.

Nose has little bits of banana and clove, and a big squirt of lemon at the center.

On the tongue, a splash of sweet malt, then a stiff brush of wheat. Undercoat of lemon, which rises at the finish. Very mild spice note. Clean finish. Slight alcohol note. Just doesn't seem to come together.

Mediumish mouthfeel, solid, almost too solid. Creamy even.

Drinkability isn't impaired by anything, its just ok.

Maybe expectations were too high, but overall a letdown. Tastes just never quite came together, a case of the sum being less than the parts perhaps. Not saying the brewers shouldn't try again by any means.

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Photo of MarkSCCOT
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 0.5l bottle obtained at Brawley's into my Ayinger Weizen Glass.

A. Poured a nice hazy yellow amber with a healthy 2 finger head and moderate lacing.

S. Great fruity yeasty smell that I have come to equate with Schneider's brews. One of my favorites. There is an after smell of nive noble hops.

T. This is where I was a little disappointed. I greatly enjoy the almost grape-like aroma of Schneider's yeast in all their product (Aventinus and Aventinus Eisbock esp.). In this case the bouquet was blunted by the noble hops, without the noble hops taking front stage in a brew such as say..Sam Adams Imperial Hallertau. In this case I believe that the effort to maintain a balanced brew failed.

M. Moderate carbonation with a clean finish.

D. Still pretty drinkable despite the abv. Honetsly though, I would pass and have an Aventinus.

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Photo of Nipitato
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a bottle at Julio’s in Westborough, MA.

A: Dark gold. It looks thick. Hazy and turbid. Pours with a huge white head that drops to a thin capping. Not moussy.

S: One hell of a good nose on this beer. A rich aroma. Overripe bananas, bubble gum and a big peppery and clove aroma. Bready, grainy aroma is weak compared to the stronger yeast aromas.

T: Prominent clove/peppery phenols dominate flavor. Banana esters are noticeable but not as much as in the nose. A really nice overall flavor. Slightly grainy and yeasty. The beer has a noticeable lingering aftertaste.

MF: Medium light body for a Weizenbock with low carbonation. Smooth.

D: A very good beer. Brooklyn Brewery and G. Oliver are leading the way with these US/European collaborations. If this is the type of beer that is a result I am in full support of this trend. This beer is well balanced, complex (a lot going on in this beer) and quite drinkable.

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Photo of BradLikesBrew
4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a - thick white head slowly settles with excellent lacing. Opaque, cant see my finger on the other side of the glass. orange/caramel color

s - sweet, slightly fruity, orange perhaps

t - starts sweet, then comes honey/wheat/yeast, then hops. little bitterness, but good hop flavor consistent with dry-hopping. dry finish.

m - thick, rich, nice carbonation

d - its no session beer, but it is delicious. A bit to filling, sweet, and rich to have more than 1.

overall, a very interesting experiment. I have not experienced a dry hopped wheat beer before and I really like the result. Hope they do this again.

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Photo of Phatz
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a golden color with a partly transparent body and a huge white head that flowed out over the op of my Brooklyn Flute Glass.

Smell: huge phenolic yeast flavors with banana wood butter and spice. A lemony citrus bitterness and floral perfume is also present.

Taste: Lots of lemon and herbal tea with a unique minty/hop/pine mix with the typical banana clove flavors of a Weizenbock. Starts with lots of strawberry banana, honey and cloves (coriander too) and finishes very minty with lemon drops and Hauls and ginger spice. The mid is a bit sweet on the fruit-salad side but [head shaking] interesting.

Mouthfeel: Rich and thick. A substantial sugar and sweet maltyness on the tongue gives it a sticky feel. maybe a little too much so. Nice carbonation level though.

Drinkability: I did not find this sweet chaos to be very refreshing. It is terrifically interesting but as a drinkable session beer, I think not. Half the bottle and I am quite done, though very happy to have given it a shot.

Hope this is helpful.

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Photo of Georgiabeer
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I liked the Brooklyner-Schneider a little better than this version, and tap seems better than bottled, but either way a nice pair of beers and a great collaboration. Something that I hope we see a whole lot more of even if it is a bit confusing. Poured a cloudy dark golden, even darker andd cloudier if you add the sediment. Very fluffy big white head. The smell has very pleasing aromas of banana, coriander, alcohol, and fresh grain. The taste is a bit sharper and spicy with more coriander, earthy hops, pepper, and just the barest touch of banana. There is an herbal grassiness that finishes it. Mouthfeel starts a little prickly but turns smooth. A little hot still, should even out a bit in the bottle.

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Photo of doubleipa
3.41/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Frothy, off-white head. Hazy, amber apperance. Light hops, grass, some banaba, and some clove. aroma. Very long finish. Definitely taste the alcohol. Really had to search for the hops. Unless I'm missing something, I had this in a bottle here in Georgia.

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Photo of plaid75
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a medium straw hue with a two finger creamy white head. There was very good retention and sticky lacing.

The smell featured powerful yeast esters and a citrusy hop aroma.

The taste was upfront spicy wheat and estery yeast. Elements of cloves, anise and grapefruit materialized. A nice peppery spice appeared at the finish.

The mouthfeel was toward the full side with a strong residual spiciness.

Overall a very interesting and extremelt complex beer. Relatively easy to drink considering the strong esters and robust ABV.

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Photo of Bierman9
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had a 0.5l bottle (3.50EU) of this new creation while at the Weißes Brauhaus in München on 26Sep07. Little tent-cards on each table promote its availability.

Poured a cloudy, dull, dark golden color into my hefeweizen-style glass. Starts with a 1" white, mousse-like head, then slowly ebbs, all along leaving great lace behind. Bottle has some yeasties which, when added near the end, cloud things up further. Different combo of aromas at play here: citrus and banana plus clove. Odd to get the west-coast hop character in this type of bier, though I guess this type can't really be pigeon-holed right now. It is almost rindy, as well. Solid medium body, and fairly smooth on the tongue, with minimal carbo-prickliness.

Has some crisp, dry wheatiness to start, some banana, and is then followed by a healthy dose of hopping. Again, it is citrus-like and rindy, with underlying noble aspects. Uses the new Sapphir hop, and has a good bite to it; sharp as well as citrussy. Has touches of a Weizen, an IPA, and even a suggestion of Hellbock, to me. Very tasty; yes quite! Though a different combo, it is very drinkable.

Zum Wohl!!

overall: 4.25
appearance: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | mouthfeel: 4 | drinkability: 4.5


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Photo of cokes
1.85/5  rDev -54.5%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

Swamp water, opaque, muddy, yellowed tan with a large-pocked, everlasting pile of dirty snow fed by erupting geysers of bubbles.

It looks sorta good, at least. It's also looks like storm sewer discharge, but that's not so out of style parameters.

Talc and crushed aspirin hit the nose first and hardest, then keeping its sere and acrid lean, it drifts towards rusted tin. Lemon and dandelion come next. A tenebrous doughiness provides the only glint of malt. It doesn't even hint at being a weizenbock, aroma-wise- and I can enjoy a hopped-up version of anything, with hallertauers being amongst my favorite varietals- this quite simply smells like a junkyard sprinkled with pills.
There's a thin crust pizza dough maltiness that is the first entrant in the mouth. It turns richer and doughier with a vague approximation of under-baked banana bread. But banana is never truly a feature, and the wheat (which should be paramount here) barely ekes out traces of dough. Likewise, the weizen yeast is far too subtle or too far over-matched. There is no clove, no pepper, no anything. A whelp of lemon precedes a weed and alum drenched hop closure. It rides out and lingers crushingly of rusted metal, with further caustic medicinals. Acrid, atonal, and just utterly abysmal. Nothing works together here, and the hops are just downright uncouth and full of negative flavors, even if not overbearingly loud, they are just amazingly disjointed.
The body is a thickened medium with a staunch carbonation. It's a frame that could work, and it is probably the one thing here that keeps me from dumping it.
But even yet this teeters on totally undrinkablity, the clownish hops marginalize the malt and yeast traits (which isn't much of a feat, given that both of the later are non-entities). Let me reiterate; This is a weizenbock without significant contributions for yeast or malt. If the hopping worked well, it be a less of an issue, though it would still be a significant if not fatal flaw. But the hops don't, and not by a long shot, as they only add to this wreckage.
With two solid brewers, someone should have stood up and stated the obvious:
This is thoroughly fucked.
Let's try again.

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Photo of xthemystic
4.65/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours with a nice head that settles down to 1/2 inch. Sticks to the glass in a foamy, not lacy manner. Looks really nice, like freshly pressed juice. Unfiltered, it has a dirty orange color that looks like orange or passionfruit juice.

S - Follows the look, this smeels of grapefruit and passion fruit up front, with the grapefruit tinge on the nose, then sweet and deep with a floral hop character that comes from the American influence on this style. Overall, smells like a delicious over-ripe citrus fruit/grapefruit.

T - Yum! Very much grapefruit for this beer all over! Tastes bitter upfront with a delicate sweetness behind, like a grapefruit. Mixed in are some cloves, bananas, cream. A thin and sharp edge of hops comes in right before a nice alcohol finish that doesn't overpower, but lingers with the fruit flavors. Overall, very deep flavor.

M - Feels full and thick going in and down.

D - Pretty nice beer. If it's really warm out, i think this could be a beer that one might have a couple of, but i fear that the mouthfull of fruit, sweetness, bitterness, and hops might be too much for a session beer.

Overall impression is that this is a wonderful beer. Got to try this next to the American-brewed version at the German beer fest and that first impression found me thinking that this version was more balanced and rich than the one brewed here, but i'll have to try a bottle to justify that claim. So, this tastes, smells, and looks like grapefruit all over to me. It also, in the look, mouthfeel, taste, and smell, has something carnal to it. I dare say while it doesn't smell or taste really "musky" i almost chose that term due to the deep nature of this beer. Definately recommended!

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Photo of Foxman
3.82/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It pours a mostly clear and dutifully carbonated orange gold. Two insistent fingers of puffy, fluffy white head sustain well. There's not so much lacing as sloping crater-lips of foam built up at the edges.

In the aroma, an understated sweet grain note whispers caramel, and the wheat is earthy, but it's the esters bringing ripe bananas and clove that meet with grassy, peppery hops to spring open one's eyes. Biscuit and a hint of alcohol drift at the periphery.

Upon sipping, a grainy sweetness is somewhat muddled, with blurred toasted malt and tangy wheat struggling to assert. Banana and cream and a less distinct spiciness precede a raw, grassy hop presence that wants to be peppery but instead comes off as weedy. The alcohol is more poignant and medium warm. The finish doesn't really finish so much as it slams a moderate but blatantly contrary bitterness down in the middle of the road.

Medium bodied, it's creamy and zesty, but the almost acrid bitterness on the tongue is stylistically distracting.

The appearance had me hopeful. The aroma had me excited. Then along came the flavor and disappointment followed. The weisse wheat and esters don't seem to mesh with the edgy, raw hops so you get good ingredients adding up to a deflated whole. The ABV is not to be ignored, and I wonder if it's worth it. But hey, keep collaborating. The next one might be a keeper.

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Photo of 4thoseabout2bock
4.47/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured clear and caramelly golden (until the yeast was poured in, and then murky like tis supposed to be)

Classic hefeweizen profile. Except with some citrus which I tasted more than the usual clove or banana. Refreshing, but full bodied wheat beer with a top note of lemon. Really lovely.

The hop presence was not in your face -- just some nice spice.

Worth seeking out if you like hefes, or weizenbocks. Although its a bit light on malt/sweetness for a weizenbock, its is an excellent hoppenweizenhofbock

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Photo of Riggsy
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle poured into Sam Adams promotional glass.

Appearance: Pours a murky yellow brown, cloudy from yeast and wheat proteins typical for style. Fluffy white 3 fingers of head.

Smell: Great aromas of banana esters, clove phenols, and spicy noble hops. Citrusy notes are also apparent as the beer warms.

Taste: As expected bananas and cloves are evident in the first sip. Some hop bitterness makes it way through differentiating itself from most German hefe's showing the American side of this collaboration. Alcohol is well hidden for 8.2%

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied. Well carbonated, providing a boost to the spicy hops. Slightly drying in the fininsh.

Drinkability: A nice collaborative effort. The high alcohol makes it hard to score this one higher. Enjoyable, refreshing brew for it's strength.

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Photo of blakesell
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from 16.9oz bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance- Beer pours an extremely cloudy pac-man yellow with a gigantic 4 finger head of foam that takes quite a few minutes to die down.

Smell- Hallertau hops upfront and wheat yeast.

Taste- Spicey hallertau hop with a strongly hoppy wheat flavor. No sweetness whatsoever in this beer. A lot of bitterness. The alcohol is a bit unbalanced as well.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied, thick and sticky. This is a near unbearable Wheat IPA if it fell into a category. Creamy, but well over the top with hop. Hot with alcohol.

Drinkability- At first I thought I could finish a pint of this no problem, but as it went on the beer got more and more bitter with those hops. The bitterness eventually took over and knocked down the old drinkability factor.

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Photo of Realale
2.2/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Deep, hazy gold. Sticky, off-white head settles pretty quickly to a solid half inch, and stays through the pint, leaving nice lacing.

Banana ester is quite strong in this bottle, with a hearty kick of clove. It does not make a pleasant combination with the abundant, somewhat aggressive hops. Sweet malt enters the mix, and does not help the situation.

On the thin side of medium in the mouth. The hops and spicy wheat are in control here, though the clove makes itself known in the long finish. Good slightly sweet malt in there as well. A bit hot to boot. Definitely tastes better than it smells.

Carbonation is appropriate for a weizen, with the abundant bubbles doing a fine palate-scrubbing job here.

Full points for originality here, but I just don't like this. It's virtually undrinkable for me.

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Photo of brantadid
4.88/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured a cloudy golden color with a solid inch of head. The head diminished quickly with little to no lacing but left a thin creamy topping on the beer.

The smell: this is an IPA. Nothing but wonderfully fragrant hops. So much floral...yet slightly refined.

Wow!!! The hoppiness in the smell is totally balanced out in the taste. I know this is supposed to be a hoppy hefe-weizen, ale, but this is totally balanced. I have never had anything like this. Is it malts or barley that is providing the balance? I'm not sure. The rich creaminess that exists in hefe-weisen ( think franziscaner) is completely balanced by the floral, bitter hoppiness of an IPA.

Mouthfeel is just incredible. You get a creaminess that is cut by just the slightest amount of carbonation.

With the massive, creamy flavor, and the low carbonation this beer is insanely drinkable. My only hope is that this colaboration continues into the future.

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Photo of 0tt0
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a hefeweizen glass...

Massive, rocky, creamy head that resembles a root beer float. Practically hangs off the side of the glass. Wonderful. However, I'm deducting points for the murky color that looks like a coppery dish water. Something seems off on that one. Traditional clove and bubblegum come to the nose first, but with a bit of lemon peel. There also seems to be a bit of saltine cracker malt in there. Not a bad nose at all. Taste is something altogether different: its a more assertive, crisp weissebier with some playful carbonation and tingly hops that really present themselves in the middle. The hop blast dissipates quickly and gives way to the sweet banana close. As the beer warms, there is a bit of tangerine in the middle. Interesting. I'm not huge on weiseebier style, but this is an exception. I would have this again. A nice hybrid brew.

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Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
4.07 out of 5 based on 1,358 ratings.
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