RateBeer
overall
99
100
style
Brewed by Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn
Style: Eisbock
Kelheim, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2034   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2006
Very dark brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma was roasted malt, dark fruits, clove and banana. Quite sweet but with lots of plums, molasses, apple, banana, chocolate and smoke. A slight touch of alcohol in the finish. A very nice beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2007
33 cL bottle (#061887). Pours hazy brown with a bit of sediment at the bottom of the glass. Very little head, but it was off-white to light brown and crispy when poured. Carbonation keeps working in the glass. Strong dried fruit aroma with dark portwine like notes. Thick mouthfeel. Dark roasted malt, strong raisin flavour into strong sweetness with a solid alcohol base beneath. Slight clove spiced from the middle towards the finish. Long lasting alcohol lifted finish with dried fruits and roasted malt. Very nice, complex flavoured but still very clean and accessible palate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2003
The aroma is sweet of raisins, fruit, plums, and very faint hints of wheat. The color is a clear brown and it has a beutiful light brown head - and is served in a very beutiful glass. The flavor is very sweet with notes of raisins, wheat, plums, and other fruits - a little too sweet for me. It ends on slightly wheaty note with the alcohol hitting you right in the end - but then it gives you warmth in the cold of winter. It has a good palate.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2005 (Bottle 33 cl) Bottle # 060899. Dark brown getting darker the closer you get to the bottom of the bottle. Tall, light brown head that fades pretty fast. This beer not only has a sediment, it has huge lumps of yeast whick takes a long time to settle. A nose like port wine or perhaps even cognac? Extremely powerful and full-bodied with an extremely tense and complex aroma, where everything seems to be concentrated. Very sweet and thick fluid - almost has a hard time getting out of the bottle! A truly world classic like for instance "Samiclaus". Excellent! But one bottle is plenty.... 290405

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2004
Brown colour with a white head that disappears almost immediately. Intensive sweet aroma with notes of fruit, caramel and alcohol. Good sweet flavour with notes of dried fruit, nuts and alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 16, 2008
Bottled (from Alko, Vaasa). Deep murky reddish brown colour, mediumsized off-white fluffy head. Aroma is fruits, banana, alcohol, raisins and some mild spiced notes .Flavour is wheat, banana, alcohol, some fruits and also raisins. Mild yeastyness too. Really nice and wellbalanced.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (19381) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2002
Eisweizebock? Weird. Anyway... Chestnut brown and hazy. Banana and cloves in the nose. Extremely estery. Big maltyness, I can’t stop myself loving this beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16719) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2006
Bottle. Hazy amber colour with a longlasting off-white head. Sweet malty yeasty wheat aroma. Sweet wheaty malty warming flavor, with hints of bananas and cloves. Sweet malty clove aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
15th January 2010
Cloudy dark brown beer. No head. Light dry palate, turns softer quickly. Dark toffee, unsweet and a little spirity and spicy. Banana, well buried. Soft spritzy minerals before the dry finish which has a spirity warmth. Decent but not sure it deserves it’s reputation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14599) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2013
2013-03-14, purchased in 2010 but with bottle number 2006/07286; 7-3-8-4-15=37
American export label, no ABV info

Dark brown color, the head is short lived. Caramel and wheat aroma, with impression of Parmigiano Reggiano. Full bodied, with good caramel flavor, sweet but lean, light oxidisation, some wheat, hint of nuts, moderate bitterness and just a tiny alochol perception.
Balanced and better than the fresh bottles; I don’t know if it’s 3 or 7 years old, but some aging improved the beer.

2011-01-11, bottle from Maruhn, Darmstadt, bb 30.10.15, 12% ABV, 7-3-6-2-11=29
Dark amber to mahogany color, with dark ruby reflex; the head is short lived. Mild aroma of caramel and bubblegum, light banana and alcohol. The mouthfeel is fizzy, there is caramel flavor, just some residual sweetness, light banana and wheat flavor too, and unfortunately a light sourness, a sign of infection, quite rare in Germany. Difficult to appreciate.

2004-07-30, bottle, 11% ABV, 6-3-8-3-14=34
Muddy dark amber color. Malty, sweet, strong; too high alcohol punch. Some liquorice, candies, caramel, Weizen character… Too much extreme.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 204


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50