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Brewed by Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn
Style: Eisbock
Kelheim, Germany

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RATINGS: 2087   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aventinus, the Wheat Doppelbock of Bavaria, has always been known to be the most intense and complex wheat beer in the world. This was the case for the past sixty years, but not anymore...
Up until the 1940’s, Aventinus was shipped all over Bavaria in containers lacking temperature control. Consequently, the precious drink partially froze during transportation. Unaware that the brew was concentrated by the separation of water from the liquid. People were baffled by this unique version of Aventinus. By chance, the first Aventinus Eisbock was created.
Well aware of this story, Hans Peter Drexler, brewmaster of the Schneider brewery, decided to recreate this classic "mistake" in a modern controlled facility. Thus, the Aventinus Eisbock is reborn sixty years later ... Prost!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msbernac (765) - POLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle Aroma-fruits, alcohol, caramel, toffee, honey Appearance-brown, hazy, tan foam, Taste- lightly sour, lightly bitter, heavy cloying sweetness, Palate-full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Overall-perfect

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (77) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 26, 2014
hazy brown color. fruity sweetish smell of banana, alcohol, liqueur subtle honey notes. sweet full body. opulent alcohol. heavy but good.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregnsteve01 (20) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
Lessfizzy,stillniceandbubbly,carbonationpricksabit

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mtu71 (115) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle. Small head. Hazy brown. Chokolate and amaretto on aroma. Strong, herbs, amaretto, chokolate, salmiac and banana on taste. Thick, smooth and edgy palate. Complex, rich and warming. Excellent!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SperkeleForce (609) - FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2014 Bottle 33 cl. Pours murky brown ugly with smooth brownish tan lacing head. Notes of banana, spices, herbs, clover, dark fruits. Plentyfull taste.

- beerbasher

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jyrsa (94) - - NOV 22, 2014
Pours clear with an off-white head from a bottle. Very murky but surprisingly light brown. Nose has banana, sweet malt, alcohol and chocolate. Mouth is Liquorice, fruits and a nice bouquet of malty flavours. Taste is sweet with maybe a hint of saltiness. Body is full with a sticky texture and finish is medium. A nice way to celebrate the first snow of the winter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerheart65 (1022) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2014
Murky dark brown to black, dense light brown head is short. Sweet with ripe fruits like banana, apple, alcohol, herbs, yeast, plum. Crisp, medium body, alcohol evident, long finish with ripe fruits...and alcohol. Just an opinion but I did not much like this, lots of alcohol and ripe fruits. It’s complex, nuanced but this was obviously wrong day for this much flavor. Well-done beer with lots to analyze/enjoy anyway.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
docsteigs (537) - Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Aroma of rich dark fruit mild toast with hints of sweet. Attractive pour, very inviting. Taste is rich, malty, warming, mild toast with hint of chocolate. Mouthfeel is rich creamy with warm finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trotwood (34) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 17, 2014
Outstanding. Intensive plums in the foreground. Warming, but not dominating, alcohol. Rich texture. What bothers me are the disguisting fluffies and a little gushing I had.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
monacomelody (25) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2014
Das ist DAS Bier! Geschmacklich das beste was ich bisher getrunken habe! Dieses Bier ist ein Erlebnis! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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