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


on tap

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RATINGS: 3190   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2004
A recent addition in Georgia with the higher alcohol laws. Such a nice balance of malt, hops, and clove like spice from the wheat. Well carbonated, which helps bring out the various flavors of this beer. One of my favorites.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2005 A beer that truly grabs you and doesn’t let go, this one is NOT for the casual beer drinker. Don’t let the ’low’ ABV fool you; this one packs a bit of a punch. Should be mandatory for all serious beer drinkers. A biting molasses sweetness is evident from the get go, followed by a mellow alcohol/chocolate mixture that lingers long after the sip is over. Rounds out nicely with a blunt clove finish. Mouthfeel is slick and coating.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
subtle (12) - USA - DEC 12, 2004
One of my all time favorites...apparently I suppose considering it’s the first I’ve chosen to rank here. I had this for the first time at a pub in Austin a few years ago and it was an experience. The most perfect balance of sweetness, carbonation, and alcohol. If anyone knows where to get this on tap in Texas please let me know.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Loddeer (171) - USA - DEC 4, 2004
An excellent offering by Aventus, easily the best bocks I have ever had. The balance of sweetness and dopplebock flavoring was uncanny. Delightful on the palate, grapes and smooth malt taste throughout. Transition also provides an excellent treat, with just the right amount of flavor lingering. I found myself drinking this one way faster then I would have liked to, but I could not resist. This was that damn good! An amazing choice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
meathookjones (245) - Sterling, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2004
I had this on tap at Cogan’s Instant Art Bar in Norfolk, Virginia. This came out a cloudy darker brown color with red highlights and a good-sized light tan head that rose out of the glass. Fantastic aromas rise out of this beer with dark fruits, bready malt and that yeasty wheat smell being at the forefront. There are also slight notes of smoke and chocolate. The taste starts of with slightly sweet fruits and a good amount of carbonation as well. There was a good malt flavor over the middle before a slight bit of hops and wheat come in at the end. This has a full creamy body and good carbonation. Very drinkable as well with 3 or 4 tall glasses easily going down in one sitting. Excellent beer that is highly recommended especially on tap if you can find it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hunsell (400) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2004
Hazy brown, large white head. Very yeasty, typical bubblegumtaste, sweet, getting sweeter towards the end. A bit overcarbonated, but otherwise excellent brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22632) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2004
Hazy brown colour with a white head. Yeasty aroma with notes of wheat and fruit. Very carbonated. Sweet acidic flavour with notes of fruit and chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2004
bottle. dark rich mahogany color with a disappearing head. loved the bready, yeasty flavor but there was too much carbonation for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayden1215 (321) - Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2004
Dark ruby in color with ample head. Aroma is malts and slight fruit. Taste is smooth, with fruit spicyness, cloves, and wheat. Sweet finish with strong alcohol notes. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
footy (345) - scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 23, 2004
Bottle 500 ml. Dark brown with large light tan head. Citrus smell. Well carbonated. Medium bodied. Citrus and malt taste. Well balanced and smooth. Mutiple tastings. One of my favorites.

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