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

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RATINGS: 2101   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!


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
graziano85 (321) - Budapest, - FEB 5, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2014 Brown beer, with, incredibly, a nice head.Very fruity aroma, taste is also very fruity, plum. Medium carbonation, and you can feel the alcohol very well, too much actually. A very good beer, but I have to say that 33cl are more than enough :) Edit: 26/01/2014, Bottle more than 1 year old. Brown hazy colour, almost coffee, with little head, but lacing. Very intense smell, very rich, with lots of fruity notes, better than one year ago. Taste is less intense than the aroma, with the alcohol overwhelming the other notes, imho. Very good, but somehow hard to finish.


4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Toomio (257) - Joensuu, FINLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Sahtimainen, promilleja on. Likainen salmiakkiolut. Talvinen tökkäsy. Roskia kuravedessä.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (1422) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2014
Uklar mørk brun med lavt beige skum. Alkohol, tannkrem, brunt sukker, tørket aprikos og rosinlukt. Søt kandissukker og mye alkoholsmak. Mye alkoholvarme i ettersmaken. lite kullsyre

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MatthijsE (123) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle @ home. A murky dark brown color with a dense little head that leaves some lacing. The intense aroma displays strong ripe banana - you do not have to get close to smell that - spiciness featuring cloves, vanilla, wheaty maltiness and dark fruitiness. Taste is heavily sweet and spicy. It is rich in cloves and ripe dark fruits, slightly less banana-oriented than the aroma. Very potent, long taste; full-bodied, sticky, smooth and flat palate. Some alcohol in the long finish, not disturbingly, though. Delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Studentofbrrs (95) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Fantastic powerful fruity aroma, a little citrus in it. A murky brown appearance with a thin white head. Initial molasses flavour with a hint of citrus. Has a smooth finish that ends with a tiny bite from the alcohol. Very easy to drink

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikkos (226) - FINLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Dark reddish pour with a huge head. Aroma is sweet ripe fruits, banana, plums, brown sugar, yeast, some alcohol. Promising. Taste is sweet ripe fruits, bananas, malts, yeast, mild warming alcohol. Fullish body, some bitterness in the finish. This is really good, definitely warms you up on a cold winter day :D ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mariuszek (88) - Gdynia, POLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Wonderful rich aroma of dark fruits, caramel, spices. Similar notes in taste, rather sweet, full-bodied, a bit of alcohol in aftertaste. Wow!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RaliGitano (2) - Beograd, SERBIA - DEC 24, 2014 does not count
Smells like banana bread, tastes like candy. Aging this would make it great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukasmh (250) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy dark brown amber with a beautiful creamy two finger off-white head. Aroma of malt, ripe dark fruits, blommer in madeira (plums), slight burnt sugar, ripe banana and some yeast and toast. Slight clove and wheat. Taste is quite sweet. Wheat, yeast, malt, banana, plums, burnt caramel, cloves, brown sugar, toasty finish. Full creamy body, low carbonation, warming alcohol in finish. Really nice winter warmer! Love the glass.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2001) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 21, 2014
bottle at the dub! shared with pals, dark brow pour with potent alcohol aroma some raisen, good stuf overall..

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (1736) - Nunavut, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Strong fusel fruity aroma with a hint of caramel. Nice murky swamp-water body but the head dissipates almost immediately. Flavour is strong wood notes, thick and chewy on the mouth with hints of molasses and sugar. Very sweet and oily. Heavy and rich, rather intense, but quite cloying. Unbalanced and overpowering.


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