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

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RATINGS: 2348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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!


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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mickash (35) - - APR 20, 2013
Poured flat and muddy brown-but a fantastic aroma-think chocolate raisin bar with bananas and a selection box of other flavours-kept changing so hard to describe. Really nice taste and palate which again kept changing.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighH2O (54) - - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle from a store in Stuttgart, DE. Fabulous pour, dark with a two finger beige head. Plum, sourdough, wheat fruity mix. I little on the sweet side but a great balanced brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
17Beer (188) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 23, 2016
Aroma of wheat and alcohol, yeast and lacquer. Pours a muddy, hazy brown with an off-white, short head that rapidly dissipates. Big flavors of wheat and sourdough with sweet caramel notes and not unpleasant alcohol. Not subtle but pretty balanced. Fizzy mouthfeel and medium to high carbonation. Not my favorite style but its pretty impressive.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
caribou43 (467) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 19, 2016
I bought this bottle at Drink of the World, Lucerne. I drank it in Bonfol. It is the same version than the Aventinus with a stronger degrees of alcohol and in my opinion even better. The taste is perfect, plum, apricot, malt, sugar, caramel, hop, well balanced and like a syrup. The body is brown and red, low-middle carbonation, white and brown foam. I love it and the best it is to drink this beer with a nice meat.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UjoKlobasa (476) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 18, 2016
Bottle. Dark chestnut color, cloudy liquid, tan head, heavy sedimentation. Aroma of banana, orange, generally fruits, alcohol, white wine, cognac. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter. Good one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
toscanoigor (82) - Belo Horizonte, BRAZIL - JUN 17, 2016
Uma cerveja intensa: marrom, turva, com boa formação de espuma. Aroma complexo de trigo, leveduras, figo, chocolate e um toque de cravo. Na boca, é doce, frutada, encorpada, com o álcool realçando o sabor. Final levemente amargo, que persiste, e picante. Uma beleza!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
wiedrzensky (717) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours is cloudy amber to brown with medium persistent beige head. Aroma is fruity, wheat, touch of yeasts, banana, peach, plum, lot of spices. Taste is medium sweet, fruity mouthfeel. Heavy body with massive malty background, alcohol warmth, spicy character, oily to creamy texture, lively carbonation, spicy aftertaste. Beautifully complex beer, awesomely ballanced.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Desmond007 (9) - Roskilde, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2016 does not count
Smell: alcohol, fusel, metallic, dark fruits, prunejuice ( i get more prunes than bananas) celery seeds, spice, sulphur, oceanic, meaty, fatty, some zesty fruits like lemon/lime, roasted nuts, overly ripe fruits (plums, apples), caramel. Taste: alcohol, fusel, malt, malty bitterness, sweet, bitterness stays on tongue, alcoholburn. I think there are too many fusel oils in this beer, giving it a alcoholic "roughness". It’s not a refined beer. Some more hops, both bittering and aroma, would have made it more interesting imo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukka19 (523) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown color, small beige head. Aroma of cloves, spices, banana, raisins, dried fruits, caramel, notes of honey, alcohol. Taste is strong malty, caramely, sweet, berries and dried fruits, banana, spices, wheat, nuts and alcohol. Nice balanced beer.good

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhilosophyGuy (295) - Lodz, POLAND - MAY 25, 2016
Aromat bardzo intensywny, pszeniczny, lekkie banany, goździki, melanoidyny, tostowy, ciemne owoce, trochę perfumy, szlachetny alkohol. W smaku słodziutkie, goździkowo-bananowe, nuty tostowe, lekko karmel, lekki pieprz, likier. Piana niska, szybko się degeneruje, mały lacing. Bardzo przyjemny, rozgrzewający alkohol, świetny balans między poszczególnymi smakami, gęste. Niesamowite!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taboada (747) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 23, 2016
330 mml bottle tasted on the 22/05/2016. Cloudy dark brown color with a beige creamy head. Aroma of bananas, wheat, dark fruits and some caramel. Taste is sweet with caramel, banana, wheat, plums. Aftertaste has some alcohol as well. Next one please!


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