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

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RATINGS: 3017   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   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°


3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tessic (840) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2003
Aroma of caramel and grapes. Cloudy colour and plenty of sediment. Unfortunately the head didn't hang around as long as hoped. On the palate were very grapey flavours almost to a slight wine degree. The finish was smooth with a slight lingering aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4508) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 28, 2003
Nice full head, great color. What a great beer, especially for being a wheat. Not very powerful, or so you think. also, i could be biased, cuz my mom's a schneider and we're related somehow.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
snoot (286) - Anaheim, California, USA - NOV 23, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2003 Deep dark brown color, huge white off white head. Yeasty aroma, dark fruits, almost smells like a dark strong Belgian ale. Sweet on the palate, slightly bitter finish. Well hidden ABV. *Edit* The last three times I've had this, I've re-rated it up. An amazing beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
desurfer (1211) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2003 Cloudy mahogany body, huge rocky head. Aroma of yeast, citrus. Carbonated bite in the flavor, with a yeasty feel and notes of banana and clove. Finish is dry and sweet. Alcohol only noticeable at the end. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeffin7 (612) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - NOV 19, 2003
Big head that fades fast. Aroma of yeasty dough and wheat. Flavor of cola, cider, dough, wheat, and a little dark fruit. The cola like carbination makes it light and very drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewboy (152) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 19, 2003
Now here is a bock wheat (er..weizenstarkbeir) that you expect to be blonde, but is really a brune (in this case, the old saying "does the carpet match the curtains" is definitely false). A delightful spice and light malt aromas flood the tastebuds beautifully. Even a hint of dark chocolate on the palate and seems to rub off in the dark rooted blond brew. Apparently the oldest Bavarian brewery, so should have a few more brews in it's stable. Find a six pack, and share with friends as a treat beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flemdawg (531) - Naples, Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2003
Reddish color, and a fast diminishing head that left a small ring of bubbles. Very wheaty in the aroma with just a hint of maltiness. Smooth mouthfeel. A wheat taste that is balanced by a bitter finish. Not all that special.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 18, 2003
This may be my first beer of this style. Purs a cloudy amber/brown with a thich white head. The smell is of yeast and caramel. The taste is sweet with a nutty aftertaste. A decent brew.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ukoolaid (576) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 11, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2004 This is one of my favorites. Awesome head, malty fruit aroma, and a taste that I can't live without. I could drink this beer everyday of my life and die happy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2003
Gigantic Head out of the bottle. Eggshell Billoughy White. Spicy cinnamony flavoring out of bottle. Cotton Candy smell from bottle. Not bad. Smooth definite cinnamon presense. This is a very good beer. I think you'll like it too. No bitter afterfinish at all.


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