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


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RATINGS: 2234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (693) - 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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
stoutjunkie (50) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Pours thick muddy brown, as with regular wheat beer it has a lot of yeast sediment, swirled this and added t glass. Aromas and taste of deep, dark fruits. A fair bit of alcohol burn to this but is to be expected, Soft, sweet slightly dry finish. Nice beer!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alomtnez (212) - SPAIN - OCT 2, 2015
Small beige head with low retention. Celan reddish brown colour. Aroma is dark dried fruits, prune, spicy and caramel. Taste is complex, sweet, spicy (clove), prune, fruity and alcohol. Medium sticky palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou (1446) - - SEP 30, 2015
Bottle shared. Wow this is mindblowing, so deep and complex, tons of raisin, toffee and tart, thick mouthfeel, warming boozy notes. Outstanding, to be sipped and enjoyed slowly.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackafholmes (748) - - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle from grove , huddesfield. Deep copper with off white head. Aroma is plummy and rich on the nose. Taste is sweet and rich, a dull alcohol zest. Alcohol hum and tingly carbonation and medium body. First eisbock. Good stuff.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
evitzius (18) - - SEP 23, 2015
.......pite 24.09.2015. Nie Muj styl. Bardzie wino lub winiak. Wyra?nie czu? alkochol

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gonzin (86) - ARGENTINA - SEP 19, 2015
Adquirida en botella de 330 ml. en Whole Foods, LES, New York. Estupenda weisse que a pesar de su alto contenido alcoholico es muy fácil de tomar. Su aspecto entre marrón y rojizo, su espuma casi beige, su aroma complejo completan un combo irresistible. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (499) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle from Willows Market in Menlo Park, CA. Nice maltiness with a clean finish. The apple juice concentrate of beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBunker (954) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is of caramel, dark fruit, wheat, and alcohol. Taste is of dark fruit, caramel, sugar, and wheat. Has a very sweet taste to it. Lingering taste of dark fruit and grass. The alcohol is there, and it provides a nice warming effect. The mouthfeel is almost syrupy, and very sticky. Body is medium, and very carbonated. Its not bad at all, its just not really my thing. Don’t think I would drink it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mister_Li (242) - GERMANY - SEP 15, 2015
Trübes dunkelbraun mit wenig Schaum. Fruchtig, reife Pflaumen, Banane, malzig, stark, langer Abgang.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cimbasso (402) - - SEP 15, 2015
Hazy, deep, reddish brown with a healthy beige head. Aromas of toffee and butterscotch. Very rich taste, with flavours of toffee, wheat beer, ripe banana, marzipan and wood. High alcohol which gives this this beer a strong backbone, without overwhelming the balance of the taste. Really delicious and highly drinkable.

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