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

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RATINGS: 2340   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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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Iguanaman (11) - Seneca, Missouri, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Deep rich pour with plenty of sediment. Great rich flavor with little bitterness. Creamy drink with a lot of malt and high ABV makes it one of my favorites.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhilosophyGuy (258) - Wroclaw, 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 (730) - 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!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
indrekr (327) - ESTONIA - MAY 21, 2016
Aroma: wheat, light smoky, bread. Appearance: brown, hazy, white foam, does not last. Taste: medium sweet, light sour, light bitter. Palate: full body, average carb, creamy texture, astringent aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LazyPyro (369) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2016
33cl bottle. Cloudy dark brown colour with a small but lasting light brown head. Aroma of cloves/spices, yeast, alcohol, dark malt and fruits. Taste is quite boozy, yeast, banana, dark ripe fruits like cherry or plum, spicy, caramel. Smooth slick mouthfeel, warming. A little boozy but a very nice eisbock.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SVD (1249) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle at home, dark brown red-ish small head. Aroma is fruity, cherry, dark fruit, smoke. Taste is the same with a pronounced flavour of dark fruit, sweet, spices. nice one

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlf (174) - DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
dark brown to black with medium brownish head, aroma of very ripe fruits, banana, some bubblegum, very strong aroma, hint of clove, little bit alkohol as well, taste of fruits, banana, very nice thick mouthfeel without being too heavy, spicy warmth alkoholic finish, very complex, super nice, hides thre alkohol quite well, clove all over, thick sirupy, some dried fruits in taste

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2018) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle shared at Gremlin. Thanks for sharing Davido! Pour looks almost like a barley wine. Big fruit forward, boozy nose with cherry, apricot and wild blackberry with lots of caramel covered banana. Spicy and peppery on the palate with average carbonation. Raisin and some dark fruit as it warms. Feels lighter as it warms. Warming finish. My first real eisbock. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdolfoCC (112) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - MAY 2, 2016
APARIENCIA: de color marrón intenso, algunos destellos cobrizos a contraluz; corona de espuma color marfil de baja retención, de burbujas compactas y algunas abiertas que desaparece rápido. AROMA: muy licorosa, caramelo, azúcares no procesados, frutos oscuros como hígos, dátiles, se llega a inhalar y exhalar el alcohol. SABOR: complejo, las notas de frutos oscuros muy maduros como dátiles, hígos se combina bien con las notas de caramelo y azúcares sin procesar, además se siente el alcohol algo intenso, pero no llega a ser agresivo; el retrogusto queda un amargor ligero, seco y no astringente, sensación cálida en garganta por el alcohol. SENSACIÓN: cuerpo medio, carbonatación media baja. RESUMEN: Una buena cerveza de acuerdo al estilo.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kauge (1324) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 30, 2016
Bottle at Beer Time in Athens (€ 7.20). BB 03.30.2020. Pours light brown with light beige fizzy head. Disappears rather fast. The nose is malty and hard liqueury, spiced raisins. Tastes heavy malty sweet and brown liqueur but I’m not saying too boozy - the 12% is rather well disguised. Thin fizzy carbonation. Medium body. Really nice and doppelbocky - far from the other two Eisbocks I’ve had. Lovely stuff, would love to have it again some time.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartholos (184) - GERMANY - APR 26, 2016
Bottle. Brown colored with a red hue, hazy and with a fine rocky tan head. Nice wheat aroma with banana and a spices, vanilla and glove. Light caramel notes a slight hint of pepper. Full bodied and thick with medium carbonation and a nice alcoholic warmth. Very smooth mouthfeel. Light sweet taste, dry bitter finish with spicy note. Flavor is complex, spices, banana and caramel, the pepper is growing quite strong till the end. Very well balanced flavor, distinct yet harmonic. Leaves a medium dry finish. Good and intense.


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