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


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RATINGS: 3166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Deep and complex – for big and relaxing moments by the fire.

Dark-ruby colored wheat doppelbock with a creamy fine head. Strong notes of ripe bananas, raisins and plums meet liquorice and roasty aromes. Full-bodied and warming, with a well-balanced and smooth finish. The ideal companion for hearty roast meat, venison and also fruity chocolate desserts, “Kaiserschmarrn” (pancakes), “Elisenlebkuchen” (christmas cookies) or blue cheese.

Oldest wheat doppelbock of Bavaria. Since 1907. 18.5°

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alomtnez (94) - SPAIN - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle. Tan, fizzy, mostly diminishing head. Brownish dark amber colour. Aroma is plum, ripe banana and toasted malt. Taste is ripe banana, roasted malt and liquorize with some acid short aftertaste. A great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorgosh (284) - - MAR 5, 2015
Det är något fascinerande med de som tar i från tårna, satsar så att blodkärlen i pannan spricker och på köpet lyckas med sina bedrifter. En onödigt stark weissbier som bevisar sig vara helt nödvändig är en sådan. Kan sorteras in i samma kategori som spjutkast på 98 meter och höjdhopp 2,45 meter över marknivån.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (1787) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle, gift from Ash. Hazy ruby body with a thin off-white head. Faint lacing. Arome of rum, prune, toffee, brown sugar and banana. Flavour of chocolate covered raisins, banana bread and peppery spice. Full body with a creamy texture. Soft fizz. Wonderful concentration of flavours - sweet and warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nathan30533 (814) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2015
This is a unique brew. Mine was aged for almost 7 years and very, very good. The better with age some say and I believe it. The awesome thing about this beer is sometimes if you have a little whole in the wall spot with a great out of US selection... You may find this one already years old setting on the shelf. Enjoy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Handypaul (292) - - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a medium, beige, quickly disappearing head that leaves very little lacing. aroma of brett, alcohol and faint malt. Light to medium body, lively carbo, flavors of caramel, light liquorice, sweet raisins and bananas, lightly bitter and medium sweet and a finish of medium duration that’s lightly bitter and sticky sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lmastr (32) - Norma, ITALY - MAR 1, 2015
A great beer: dark red brown colour. Fruity taste, with some plum, bananas and roasty nuts, perfect bitterness and a nice refreshing mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bluejacket74 (1464) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2015
500 ml bottle, brewed in 2006. The bottle came wrapped in paper and had a tag on purple cord saying that the Schneider Brewery decided to age 240 cases of Aventinus each year starting in 1999, with each batch being held a minimum of 3 years. Served in a mug, the beer pours dark brown with about a half inch light tan head. Head retention and lacing were both decent enough. I like the aroma, the brew smells like cloves, vanilla, plums, raisins, and some dark bread. I think the taste is similar to the aroma, but with the addition of some caramel, sherry and bubblegum. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s creamy and coating with a moderate amount of carbonation. I liked this brew a lot. Too bad I can’t remember where I bought this aged version at, I know I’ve had this a little while but haven’t seen it around for a while either. I just know I liked it a lot, and will certainly buy this version the next time I see it!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardbeerman (212) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
Pours a hazy dark amber topped by a finger or so of creamy tanned head showing excellent retention and lacing properties. Decent effervescence spotted through the glass. Beautiful beer. The nose is lightly roasty and gives notes of banana, raisins, plums, pumpkim seeds and a touch of hickory. The taste is along the same lines with a distinct fruity bitterness coming through a medium-light body with a nice round sharpness. The finish is woodsy with hickory. Great beer I’m glad I tried out. Cheers!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PiwnyMarek (270) - Łomża, POLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Świetne. Aromat mocny i wyraźny (banan i guma balonowa). W wyglądzie ciemna herbata. W smaku jest bardzie fajnie, choć mi brakuje trochę goryczki. Polecam!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JaKeAFC (645) - ITALY - FEB 20, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2015 50 cl bottle. Dark red-brown color, average offwhite head. Fruity smell. Astonishing aroma of ripe banana and strawberry with an huge wiezen malt backbone. Great aftertaste with bubblegum, almond and whiteboard marker. Taste sweetish, thick creamy texture, sticky alcoholic and aromatic finish. Average carbonation. Really massive, nothing to lose against belgian strong ales. Excellent.

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