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

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2001   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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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!


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hockeybeerguy (1474) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Just found my notes on this. I poured this into a weizen glass. The appearance was a nice dark brown to almost black color with a decent one to two finger white foamy head that dissipated within about thirty seconds and ends up leaving a decent amount of foamy lacing. The smell was wheaty yet had a nice allocation of dark chocolate malts and some nice banana coming out to assist in a wonderful aroma. The taste was basically sweet through the chocolate and banana and the wheat ended up backing all of that up in a decent manner. There was no aftertaste and yet there was a slight dry sweet banana finish. On the palate, she sat about a medium in body and wanted to show a decent sessionable quality to it, but for the most part, it really wasn’t. I sipped this and enjoyed it thoroughly that night I had it. Overall, in my opinion, this was a nice beer and a great weizenbock.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (128) - SERBIA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle at Pivopija in Belgrade.Pour it dark amber color with thick small white head.Taste and Aroma of roasted coffee, yeast, fruits and dried fruits.Very nice expirement.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
xXbaptisteXx (29) - - MAY 20, 2014
une mousse marron de taille moyenne. L’arôme de bannane, de pruneau, et clous de girofle. Le goût est très intense au début et s'adouci peut a peut, fruits noir, levure, blé, et un peu d’épices. Une très bonne biere!!!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Buongiorgio00 (718) - - MAY 19, 2014
Una bombardata alcolica con un gusto prevalentemente dolce, di malto, caramello e banana. Tutto sommato abbastanza stomachevole, ma sa farsi apprezzare in caso di bisogno.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlackerMads (1413) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with a large creamy white head. High effervescence and looks very inviting. Over ripe banana galore, raisins, prunes, nutty, warming alcohol, a little dark chocolate and cocoa, light clove like spicy things. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, sweet but overly so. Silky soft and gentle and the alcohol is well concealed, so it drinks pretty easy. Lingering banana in the finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
vadie (624) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 16, 2014
Un violet très sombre avec une mousse marron de taille moyenne. L’arôme de pruneau, banane, et clous de girofle. Le goût est très intense avec du malt, fruits noir, levure, blé, et un peu d’épices. Pas onctueux en bouche, plutôt lourde! Une bonne bière intense.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmacklin (211) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
500 ml bottle. A very hazy dark brown beer with a medium light brown head. Aroma is sweet with notes of roasted malt, raisins, plums, bananas and alcohol. Flavor is sweet with notes of banana, dried fruit, wheat, light yeast and a warming alcohol finish. Excellent, world class beer! Great for winter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barrelbelly (622) - BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2014
Dark brown with very small head. Very caramel and candy sugar taste. Sirupy. A bit too sweet for me

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laidbackbloke (58) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. Startled because of gushing (twice, different bottles). Fortunately, both aroma and taste make up for that. Strong banana and grainy impression in the aroma, pleasant oxidization lurking out, matched perfectly by doughnut hints. Pours dark brown, hazy, with a quickly dissipating head. Booze and banana in taste, leaves some mild burning sensation in the throat. On the whole, apart from opening the bottle, I enjoy every aspect of drinking this gem

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Burgers (242) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Dark brown with tan head. Persistent carbonation. Roasted caramel hops. Full bodied. Initially very sweet. Warming alcohol palate


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