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


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RATINGS: 2236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smcolw (601) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Cloudy, light brown color. Large spots for lace. Moderate head. Smells of banana, clove and semisweet chocolate. Lots of wheat on the tongue. Some sweet bread flavor as well. Strong banana in the swallow. A slightly sweet aftertaste. Good body with a high carbonation level. Very smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (561) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 14, 2015
Cloudy amber liquid with yellowish head. Aroma: nitro solvent, alcohol, caramel, banana. Taste: heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, banana, burnt caramel, bread, cherry compote. Palate: medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (816) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours brown with small beige head. Aroma is full of nitro solvent, malty, sweet notes, caramel, alcohol, banana, wheat, fruity. Taste is heavy sweet, burnt caramel, slight roast, bread, banana, fruity, alchohol. Medium to full body. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ametras (861) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 13, 2015
[2013] 500ml bottle. Murky mahogany with a thin foamy beige head. Flavors are bread, plums, banana, raisins, caramel and chocolate with spicy and port notes. Alcohol is well hidden. Full body, soft carbonation, liquorous texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1250) - - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby color. Aroma and taste are largely dark fruits and some booze.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
llucmaduell (64) - barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 6, 2015
The best German beer I’ve tried. Body, mouth and evolution in the glass. With graduation powerful but very well treated. With very little carbonation. A bottle of 0,33l, better than a 0.5. One of the things I show that I’m facing a beer honest, coherent, well worked .... just opening it; Remove the plate beers universe opens to a fantastic world of wonderful sensations.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Senka (951) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 27, 2015
From Austria, Stiegl factory pub. BBE 2019 Pours mahogany hazy with nice white head. Aroma of plums, chocolate, cloves. Full bodied, thick creamy-sticky brew with medium carbonation. Very complex. Perfectly balanced. My first Eisbock. Second bottle will be put on hold.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pistacho (54) - SPAIN - JUN 23, 2015
On tap at Madriz Hop Republic. Soft weizen nose with some sweet fruity hints, elegant. Weizen flavor, tasty, soft and sweet, good acidity. Is like a silky version of the weizen bock but at 12%!!. Will have another...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (539) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 22, 2015
Eisbock apresentou líquido turvo,licoroso,coloração acobreada,creme bege inicial alto e volumoso,mas que não se mantem;aroma é o seu ponto forte,aparecendo banana,cravo,passas,ameixa,caramelo;álcool já notado;sabor frutado,adocicado e alcoólico,encorpado,boa carbonatação,retrogosto seco e final "quente"provocado pelo excesso de álcool,o que prejudicou sua "drinkability".Cerveja com personalidade para se tomar lenta e calmamente.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (445) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle from Drinks of the World. Pours hazy brown with a medium head. Boozy nose, but in a rather exciting way. Some wheat too. Sweet taste, still boozy, but I don’t mind, since it fits with the rest of the beer: Lots of fruits, heavy but not too much, fizzy carbonization.

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