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


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RATINGS: 2033   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!

Aaron68's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aaron68 (572) - Oslo, - NOV 19, 2012
Bottle @ Laundromat Cafe,Oslo,Norway November 17,2012 Dark brown color.Aroma is malt,alcohol,wheat,and fruit. Taste is malt, alcohol and raisins.Medium to little carbonation.Tasty,but dangerously strong beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - SEP 16, 2014
Cervesa molt dolça on es nota la graduació alcohòlica, s’ha de prendre amb calma i si pot ser amb algun acompanyament. Cerveza muy dulce donde se nota la graduación alcohólica, se tiene que tomar con calma y si puede ser con algún acompañamiento.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oviedo (2) - SPAIN - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
Cerveza color caramelo, con gran aroma, poco gas y fácil de beber en paladar es refrescante y dulzona, ideal para acompañar una buena comida

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sk75 (9) - Ballyshannon, IRELAND - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
A great beer! Pours a dark brown colour with a small head that vanishes quickly because of the 12%, which may dominate for some people It has a full mouth feel and the prominent flavour is dark chocolate.It is a well balanced beer which adds to it’s greatness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bygers (777) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a hazy dark brown color and aroma of caramel, raisins and prunes. Taste of sweetness, prune, alcohol, brown sugar and a light sourness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (687) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
Aroma is dark fruits, brown sugar, wild yeast and sweet wheat. Taste is a light sweet grain body, sweet fruits and a rich sweetness. A fairly substantial alcohol kick at finish. Appearance is a murky brown with a thin pearl head that retains poorly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rotaman14 (41) - Falkensee, Brandenburg, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2014
dark, almost black colour. aroma is dark fruit, some faint notion of banana. taste is slightly chocholate-y, some bananas again, dark fruit. you can taste the alcohol. good, but nothing special.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
bpreo (1614) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 3, 2014
This must be only the 2nd or 3rd Eisbock I have had, but they are constantly one of my favorite styles. The flavor is extremely complicated. It’s wheaty and super strong. It’s hard to go wrong with a 12% alcohol beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ippopotamo36 (168) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 3, 2014
0,33 bottle purchased and consumed in Serbia. Dark brown hazy color close to coffee from filter machines, some sediment, off-white tick foamy head. Aroma of dark fruit jam, figs molasses, caramel. Mouth: extremely sweet and complex. Notes of dry fruit, candy cranberries, dried Italian figs, raisins. Very good contemplative beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1232) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
2013 limited edition boxed 500 ml bottle. Muddy murky dark brown, short lived tan foam. Aroma is portish, dark fruit and caramel. Taste is boozy ripe dark fruits, firm sweet toasted caramel malt, some chocolate and spice. Softer carbonation, fuller bodied, moderately hopped. Potent, complex, overrated and: DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Martin243 (770) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at home in a sampling glass Hazy brown with a white head. Caramel and dry fruit aroma. Dry fruit flavour with blackcurrant. Juicy mouthfeel prominent alcohol. Long finish. Properly delicious.

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