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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2297   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjmoen (228) - - JAN 1, 2016
Pours a weird color with white head. Intense and complex as promised on the bottle

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdKing (2267) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle from Beer:Shop St Albans. Very dark brown, off white head, which dissipates to nothing after a minute. Nose is big. Big malty, liquorice, clove, cinnamon, lots of dried fruit, dried figs, toasted malt grain, rye bread, toasted bread, caramel, big alcohol . Taste is liquorice, yeast extract, clove, cinnamon, rye bread, toast, raisins, Christmas cake, spicy, caramel. At the back there’s a lot of fruit. Ripe banana, raisins, sultanas, dried fig. It’s big and bold. Underneath there’s the subtle characteristics of a wheat beer with banana, lemon, bread, but on top there’s layers of spice and dried fruit. Shading into slightly cloying for my palate, but it’s not too heavy.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dagimp (882) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2015
From a metric 12 Oz bottle into a weizen glass. Pours a purple brown. Lots of sediment. No head but bubbly lacing. Shoe leather and deeeeeply data fruit and cognac. Mouthfeel is light and slightly different. suppose it’s from the lager yeast but I’m not a huge fan. Taste is fantastic. Dark smokey Pete. Fruit and leather flavors. A real treat.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Manslow (762) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Butelka 0,33l Aromat bananów i generalnie pszenicy. Smak wytrawny, mocny alkohol jak dla mnie zbyt mocny.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bikbo (49) - - DEC 26, 2015
Aroma dulce, caramelo. Apariencia oscura, espuma persistente, no muy abundante. Sabor a frutos rojos, cítrico, dulce, alcohol. Fácil de beber. Persistente alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bawelt (272) - Lyon, FRANCE - DEC 24, 2015
Attention : énormément de dépôt ! Une bonne bouteille à faire vieillir. Le nez est assez fumé, beaucoup d’alcool, presque une Doppelbock. Des notes perceptibles de banane comme la Tap 6. La bouche est bien plus complexe (à laisser reposer une dizaine de minutes). On a du fumé, du sirop d’érable, un fond assez vieilli, assez noble de type armagnac. Un peu de fruits rouges confits. Une longueur banane très concrète. Un peu trop d’alcool d’où un intérêt pour un vieillissement en cave.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ischas (227) - - DEC 24, 2015
0,33 l Flasche. Aroma: Alkoholisch, vergorene dunkle, rote Früchte und Banane. Erscheinung: Dunkelbraunes, trübes Bier, cremefarbener, cremiger, flacher Schaum, keine Gardine. Geschmack: Stark nach Alkohol, rote Früchte und Banane, malzig süß, gleichzeitig eine gewisse Säure. Nachgeschmack: leicht scharf wie ein Schnaps, weich, schaumig am Gaumen. Gesamt: Gutes Bier, aber sicherlich nichts für den Alltag.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bg80 (67) - California, USA - DEC 22, 2015
From small bottle. Rich cloudy mahogany color with small head. Strong intense and dense flavors of dark fruits, wine, and alcohol which crowd out the wheat but not completely. If you like really strong beers, this is very tasty and drinkable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beeracoon (453) - - DEC 22, 2015
Cloudy, hazelnut brown colour, small white head. Honey-caramel aroma. Impressive taste with hints of almond, dark chocolate and banana. Long-lasting bitter-sweet and roasty palate. Brilliant!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vinivini (912) - BELARUS - DEC 18, 2015
Deep brown, hazy, moderate airy head. Retention below avarage. Lacing present. Dense aroma of syrup, dry fruit, prune, port wine, some yeast, wheat. Full body. Thick palate. Soft carbo. Sweet taste with notes of port wine, prune, spicy yeast, roasted malts, light hop bitterness. Very boozy. Nevertheless alcohol not really accented. It’s a great experiance still the regular Aventinus is better.


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