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


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RATINGS: 2038   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (872) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Tap. Amber pour. Banana, chocolate, malt. Sweet feel. Medium body. Very nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (602) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2014
330 mL bottle from World of Beer. The pour is a dark dark brown/light black with a thin tan head that fades down quickly leaving no lace. There is a little bit of a soda-like dissipating nature of the head. The aroma is a little malty with a touch of yeast. There is a resounding sweetness on the back end, but it's relatively good. The flavor is a little different. I'm getting a lot of Belgian notes in it, which is a little strange. The yeast and malt are just surprising for an eisbock. The mouth feel is nicely done with a good carbonation to it and just solid. The aftertaste is a little lingeringly bitter, almost like a black licorice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (472) - CROATIA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle, pours nice amber with a beige head, sweet malt aroma with some fruit notes, taste is also sweet with chocolate, malt, and fruit, dry very slight bitter finish, very good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Changed (360) - Ithaca, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Pours the same as Aventinus, tiny white head. Aroma is sweet, boozy, dark fruits. Well carbonated, sticky mouthfeel, long lasting after-taste. Flavor is banana, ripe dark fruit, malt, alcohol burn at the end. One and done on this bad boy. A cold-weather beer for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
4theluvofbeer (92) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
Dark brown pour with a creamy white head. Aroma is caramel, raisins and bananas. Pretty complex flavor with a nice alcohol finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2859) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle at home, Oulu. Originally rated 25022012. Colour is dark brown with almost no head. Aromas and flavours: Grain, some fruits, alcohol and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimonTja (269) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2014
Deep smell of banana, butterscotch, clove, raisins, plums and trappist inputs with added rum feel to it. A bit boozy. Taste is more intense on the dark fruits, raisin, butterscotch, dates and rum. Very intense and quite well masked, wouldn’t want another one though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zoret (84) - Badalona, SPAIN - JUL 11, 2014
Aromes de alcohol i platan, també pera, dissolvent i nou rancia. En boca es nota massa l’alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wolfcarnival (82) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 11, 2014
Drunk a few times. Had one last night while playing darksouls. gonna try a bunch of heavy duty beers while playing it cuz it seems like the perfect combo. takes the edge of my ragequits at least. so this pours a cloudy muddy orange with medium head tan head. aroma is amazing. banoffee pie, dried fruits, some orange. taste is similar. malty sweetness balanced with a big warming hit of booze and a slightly sour aftertaste. big body holds the alcohol well. its quite fizzy and feels great to drink. when i first had it i thought it was too strong, but now its one of my absolute favs. smooth and completely delicious

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fkoolen (311) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2014
Dark brown, beige head. Aroma and taste are full of fruits like banana, figs, raisins and plums, roasted but sweet malts, vanilla, clove, wine tones and a bourbon-boozy burn: quite complex, yet relatively easy drinkable. Lingering sweet aftertaste. Full body, (too) lively carbonation, soft mouthfeel. Great beer.

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