AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - NOV 23, 2002
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Finally, I get to try an eisbock, thanks to Belgianmaid and Littlemonkey!! Hazy-amber, low to average head. Very strong taste, with the vinous alcohol flavor that reminds me of an imperial stout. The aroma somewhat shields the immense strength of the flavor. Nice sweet, strong finish. Excellent!
earthgirl99 (25) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2002
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty pearly head. Smells nice. A little sour, but not cranky. Kinda nutty, in a friendly way, like Benny and Joon. Cumulatively more appealing with each additional sip.
danyotW2A99 (3) - USA - NOV 23, 2002 does not count
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Smooth, Dry, Warm. Weiss, Ice, Bock. Complex and flat matures to a caramel or toffee flavor. Alcoholly strong yet mellow. Chimay-eque? without the carbonation. truly magnificent, cheers. oh yea, i guess it is banana,
Indra (2536) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - NOV 21, 2002
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Impressive, powerful aroma with heavy spices, fruitiness, raisins, yeast and very apparent alcohol. Slight head atop a murky, dark red-brown color and with little to no lacing. Flavor is similar to the standard Aventinus, but with a very spicy, alcoholic flavor and a different consistency due to the strength. Very warming, all the way down. Finishes long and alcoholic. Wow. This is seriously good.
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 17, 2002
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Is this the German version of a Black and Tan? Wheaty
malt, with and interesting flavor. Has strong wheat-yeast
aroma, and taste just like a combination of wheat and bock.
Strong body with a kick of alcohol. Hazy black appearance.
argo0 (11124) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 14, 2002
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Chestnut with almost no head. Floaties at the bottom of the bottle. Caramel aroma with alcohol backing. Rich body with definite bock qualities. Caramel and thick, rich and sweet. Pleasant alcohol aftertaste.
delacerveza (157) - Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2002
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
typical clove/banana combo but with a dark, rich, yeasty kick. strong, but didn’t make me pucker as most high alcohol content beers are wont to do. course, i ended up tipping over my glass at some point and spilling half the beer. (thank you 11%?) the other beer is in the fridge for hubby. man, do i wanna go drink it....
scowlzineamg99 (8) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 3, 2002 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Ok, I’m a sucker for weizenbocks, and Aventinus has always been a guilty pleasure. When I was able to convince a package store in Connecticut to bring in a case, I only passed a few bottles to fellow Aventinus fanatics before taking over half of the case for myself. A nose that is crossed between bananas foster and a great pain perdu and strong vanilla and fruit flavors. The big malt masked the obvious strong alcohol long enough for me to quaff three of these beauties before reminding myself of the dangers of the beers of the family Schneider.
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - OCT 3, 2002
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This has tremendous aroma of berries, cloves and banana soaked in bourbon. The head lasts through the whole glass, topping a body of deep garnet. The body carries (partially with the help of an unexpected level of effervescence)the weight of boozy berries, cloves and sweet wheat malt. Huge on the front, funneling towards a finish of alcoholic stupor. Maybe a bit too boozy.
igneous1 (1476) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - OCT 2, 2002
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep amber color, head was literally gone in less than a minute. very sweet bubbleyum like aroma..very sweet. flavor was also quite fruity and the alcohol not NEARLY as detectable as EKU 28...leaps and bounds better.