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


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RATINGS: 2025   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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlainG (1200) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 1, 2014
Une bičre brune trouble ayant une mousse beige qui tient un temps en place avant de diminuer en un mince voile qui reste lŕ. Un nez de bon caramel chaud, de raisins secs, d’herbes et d’herbes , rassemblés par un alcool assez convaincant. Le goűt est trčs agréable. trčs prčs des arômes, une touche fruitée agrémente bien le palais. On y trouve des bannes en purée, qu’on auraient préalablement flambées. Belle et douce texture veloutée et crémeuse. (1107-120614)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (768) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle pours murky brown with off tannish white head. Toffee, banana, soy sauce, molasses, alcohol. Medium, lightly crisp body. A little sticky. Medium sweet. Light bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kathouse (1000) - Nevada, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Clear ruby from the bottle. Aroma of red fruits, brown sugar, and raisins. Body has a thick feel. Some alcohol marries with the molasses and caramel sweetness. There is a rum like flavor to the finish which lasts quite a while. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (275) - HUNGARY - JUN 24, 2014
Olajos testtel csordogál a pohárba borszerű lenyomatot hagyva a pohár falán. Habja nem sok van, illata annál inkább: a masszív alkohol elrejtőzésére természetesen esély sincs, azonban a túlérett trópusi gyümölcsök jegyeit is magában hordozza, valamint egy különleges aromát is, melyet leginkább egy cukrozott paradicsomlé keltette illathoz tudnék hasonlítani, és amellyel korábban a Verboden Vrucht kóstolása során már találkoztam. Íze legalább ennyire gazdag és változatos, intenzív sör, melyben az alkoholos alapot egy erőteljes gyümölcságy fedi, már-már likőrszerű benyomást keltve. Nem egy mindennapi darab ez sem.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (926) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle from Lazy Dog. Pours an opaque dark brown with thin tan head. Aroma is slightly boozy with malts and dark fruits. Taste of raisins, yeast, bread malts and a slight alcohol burn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
78samh (141) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 23, 2014
12 oz bottle pours dark brown, little head. Aroma is sweet and spicy. Heavy malt taste with hints of spice, raisins and banana. Boozy finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lele (107) - Padova, ITALY - JUN 21, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2014 Aroma pungente, tra alcolico, maltato, affumicato e tostato allo stesso tempo. Lo spesso si puň dire del gusto, dove si percepisce un corpo decisamente strutturato. Da non perdere!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (649) - New York, USA - JUN 21, 2014
The pour is smooth, thick and builds a tall tan head. The head quickly settles down to thin wispy layer that is slick and leaves no lacing behind. Its body is thick, cloudy, brownish in color and contains some small bits of yeast sediment floating in it. The nose is big deep and fruity. Wheat malt notes are surrounded by over ripe banana peel and raisons soaked in rum. Its flavor like its aroma is big and deep as well. Concentrated sweet malty flavor is full warming alcohol, mild clove and fruity yeast showing raison, banana peel, prune and bubble gum like flavor notes. The texture was slick and smooth with slightly syrupy, but not overly so, mouth feel. Carbonation is light in this big full bodied beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pyobon (912) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 19, 2014
(Bottle) This isn’t a pretty looking beer - it’s murky deep brown with the slightest off-white head. Nice aroma, mainly banana esters but with other notes giving complexity - certainly hints of spice and alcohol. Fantastic palate - thick, rich and velvety. Fantastic taste - rich and complex. Raisins and bananas, alcohol, spice, with some bite in the finish that I think is mainly alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5370) - Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle at home, another one that I had never rated. Pours a very deep and dark brown with violet highlights and a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have banana, cloves, dark fruit, raisins, mild smoke, slightly nutty. caramel, brown sugar, very well balanced, crisp and drinkable at 12% because the alcohol is well hidden. Not too bad for something I had looked at for some time but not had.

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