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


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RATINGS: 2121   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!

goozen's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3118) - Leiden, - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle at Winterbierfestival. Gouda: Dark brown coloured brew with an taste of almonds, liquorice, dark fruits and hints of banana. There is a sticky aftertaste and a warming mouthfeel due the high alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Milter (79) - Nyborg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2015
Dark brown with a small white head. Aroma is malt and liqorice. Taste is sweet with notes of malt and marzipan

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agent_persik (454) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 25, 2015
Dark brown hazy color, big but quickly fading beige head. Aroma of wheat, malt, banana, caramel, dry fruits, spices, alcohol. Sweet lightly dry taste has similar notes. Medium body, fizzy carbonation, warming alcohol burn in finish. Nice strong wheat beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
geophagus (302) - Lubin, POLAND - JAN 25, 2015
(Bottle) Dark brown, untransparent colour. Small, yellowish, fast falling head. Full body, low to medium carbonation, oily texture. Aroma: Light to medium strong alcohol, banana, cloves, red fruits, medium malty, toasty. Taste: Medium sweet, malty, soft alcohol, toastty, light fruityMedium to long, caramel finish. Very complex in aroma and intense in taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Karstenborg (374) - DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Dark brown with a small white head. Aroma is malt and liqorice. Taste is sweet with notes of malt and marzipan

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pacv27 (12) - - JAN 21, 2015
Dark brown in color. Rich malty smell with very smooth and complex taste. Bit of an alcohol burn at the end, but still very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolord (134) - - JAN 17, 2015
Schwarz im Glas, feinporiger schaum, süßlich malzig schokoladig in der Nase, cremig im Antrunk, sehr massig, Röstaromen schokolade, schön süßlich. Wunderbares Dessert bier

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MunBro (575) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 16, 2015
Very, very rich, sugary and boozy (in a good way). Notes of brown sugar, caramel, plumbs, figs, dates, currants, fruitcake, spices, etc.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rammer (186) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Good. Little sweet , wheats and strong. caramel in flavor and aftertaste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
susonagger (12) - spain, - JAN 10, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2015 De color caoba, casi negro. El aroma recuerda a ciruelas maduras con un toque de almendras amargas y de mazapán que muestran las características fuertes de la banana y clavo. Completa y digestiva, ideal después de un gran plato. Va muy bien con Crepes Suzette, profiteroles con salsa de chocolate negro, el tiramisú y el queso parmesano maduro. http://www.estucerveza.com/schneider-av 2,05€

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rodriguez (312) - Quito, ECUADOR - JAN 8, 2015
Hazy dark amber brown, low head retention, hazy. Fruity, prune, caramel, banana, spicy aroma and flavor. Strong alcohol taste but well balanced, medium high body. A complex strong beer for a special moment, not for every day.

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