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


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RATINGS: 2377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (6320) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Poured a ru y red with an off white head. Aroma was of dark fruits, caramel and yeast. Flavor similar, a bit sweet and lacki g the complexity I had hoped for.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AGCostaNeves (73) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - AUG 4, 2016
Shedding this beautiful delicacy brewing catches the eye one brown coloring coppery and opaque with a foam a cream or collar, if you like, of great consistency, lively, medium-length and slightly sedimented with tiny bubbles. There are actually a number of carbonation above average for a beer somewhat licorosa, but not misaligns the structure of the beverage. The aroma reveals a malt with hints of raisins or prunes perhaps a festive Christmas Eve presenting yourself to the great elixir that to come. Even the aroma could notice a caramelized malt somewhat apparent, with the wheat that appears in the background is complemented with the emergence of an alcoholic content. As for taste, and taste, follows a great Malted liqueur. Like the TAP6 the same brewery, however there is a greater tenacity and complexity involved, where I could see the slightly toasted wheat, but is very soft and perhaps masked by alcoholic power that is in resonance with a balanced yeast. The set is sweet by juicy plums that heat and cherish our chest. Intense throughout the tasting where álccol increases its presence along the gulps generating that delicious warming. Its medium carbonation texture, velvety and liqueur with a suitable body to the beer type generating a pleasant feeling. The aftertaste is sweet and fruity and slightly astringent with the right presence of alcohol tone. Remember that alcohol was very well inserted in the set. A beautiful and complex beer to taste with calm and at the right time, say below 24 degrees Celsius. A beautiful beer that my opinion becomes a masterpiece in both quality and presentation of their content and on its label. Those you know and tasting again review it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Szopeen (322) - POLAND - AUG 4, 2016
Barwa ciemno miedziana, bujna, kremowa piana, która jednak dość szybko opada. W aromacie nuty skórki od chleba, toffi, rodzynek, banana. W smaku rozgrzewające od alkoholu, średnie wysycenie, melanoidynowe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petkus331 (389) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Aroma has a sour cranberry charachter and some sweet cereal in the background. Appears rubyish brown with thin pinkish foam. Taste is sweet malt up front balanced by hay like euro hops and some acidic sourness. Palate is a bit syrupy, but fizziness really helps it out. Overall, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (733) - Michigan, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Tap. Super dark brown. Really nice lingering head. Jolly rancher nose. Smooth but syrupy. Sweet malt. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerowl80 (223) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours ruby brown. Aroma of raisin, fruitcake, plums and sherry. Taste is rich and sweet and a little boozy. Great after dinner drink. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gattinko (113) - Trnava, - JUL 9, 2016
Výborne spravene pivko, vyvážená chuť, nie príliš cítiť tie grády čo to má, pri pití cítim obrovsky pôžitok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiamiBarman (59) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Dark copper color, pillowy off-white head. Very slightly hazy but not overly noticeable. Not exactly an explosive aroma. You get some breadiness, dried fruit, and holiday fruitcake aromas, but they’re not really screaming at you. On the palate, it’s a totally different story. A quite explosive combination of figs, raisins, dates with a very warming and vinuous effect on the aftertaste that tells you the story of this 12% abv Eisbock. Not for the faint of heart! As the beer opened up, i got some whiffs of barbecue smoke to go along with the other sweet notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GoddamnNoise (54) - Pontevedra, SPAIN - JUL 3, 2016
Aroma: alcohol is present. Yeast, fruits, spices. Some weird aromas not very pleasant i couldn’t identify. Appearance: very deep amber-brown color, cloudy, very thin white-beige head with very little retention. Lots of sediments in the bottle, it’s hard to keep them away from your glass. Taste: medium sweetness, medium sourness, medium bitterness. Palate: creamy texture, medium-to-full body, average carbonation, long bitter and little sour and pungent finish. Overall: not very nice appearance or aroma but very interesting mouthfeel. Surprising mix of flavors (roasted malts, caramel, frutis, spices), the warming effect of the high alcohol level is present and long. Very long bitterness and spiciness, almost pungent at finish. Not much of my favourite type of beer, but very complex ans surprising beer. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighH2O (65) - - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle from a store in Stuttgart, DE. Fabulous pour, dark with a two finger beige head. Plum, sourdough, wheat fruity mix. I little on the sweet side but a great balanced brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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