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


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RATINGS: 2032   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!

hman43's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (336) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2013
The aroma is that of banana, caramel that almost smells like BBQ. Is is a cloudy brown with a weak head that disappeared quickly. It has a good combination of malts with a banana taste that comes with it. There is a hint of raisin as well.

   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 acompańar una buena comida

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sk75 (7) - 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 (775) - 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 (680) - 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 (18) - 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 (1609) - 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 (166) - 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 (1229) - 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 (767) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DevilionGrakin (2) - POLAND - AUG 29, 2014 does not count
Zaznaczam z poczatku- piłem wersję bez "weizen" na etykiecie. Aromat- pierwsze co się rzuca to dojżałe banany. Później dochodzą aromaty śliwkowe, trochę przypominające suszone śliwki lub rodzynki, dodatkowo likierowy alkohol; Kolor- mętny, ciemny bursztyn; Pinana- praktycznie zerowa, po bokach utrzymująca się otoczka; Smak- kwaśno-alkoholowy, lekko czekoladowy (ale może to być tylko skojażenie z czekoladkami likierowymi), goryczka głównie alkoholowa (rozgrzewająca) aczkolwiek przyjemna. Ocena ogólna- robi wrażenie, jednak dla osób nie lubiących bananów odradzam (pierwsze co się wyczuwa), dodatkowo na dnie naczynia widać osady z drożdży (?). Przyjemne na chłodne wierczory zamiast słoskiego wina.

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