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

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RATINGS: 3255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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°


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2004
Dark ruby red colour with lively head. Aroma is powerfull with a clear malty sweetness, some caramel and figs. Flavor has a nice sweetness with again caramel and figs, just hints of the alcohol in the finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
verymerrymonk (413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2004
Cloudy, brown body with a fluffy, tan head. Aroma is sweet with a small bit of alcohol. Taste is combination of chocolate, fruit, and and spice. The texture is what makes this beer even more phenomenal. So many layers, this is awesomely satisfying.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
stephen louis (164) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 20, 2004
Well,lets pour this one...nice colour,like a dark cloudy tea,nice off white head that clings to the sides of the glass on tilting to the mouth. The aroma is malty yet fruity. The taste is excellent...a real good beer,complex without being too busy.fruity,plum like on first entering the mouth,goes slightly spicey as the carbonation kicks in and then finishes malty. Lots of body and creamy. I could not drink more then a couple of these at a sitting as they are quite strong,and would soon be unable to tell it from any other good beer.(well I could easily drink a dozen if I was going for the buzz and often I do!!!)..but it is a nice treat and I will buy this one again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2004
Bottle - nice malty, wheaty aroma with no bitterness at all. Very nice appearance - medium brown, but with an almost purple hue when held to the light. An almost creamy white head covering. The first flavor that hits me is alcohol ... unexpected. Of course there is malt and wheat and then, very late a hint of sourness and bitterness. A sharply fizzy mouthfeel. A nice one!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14488) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2004
UPDATED: APR 13, 2006 Draught: Dark brown, muddy colour, nice white head. Very alcoholic flavour, but also fruity and wheaty. Very good Weizenbock. Bottle: Nice banana aroma. Appearance like above. Very malty banana flavour, very peppery.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Baroque1977 (25) - Southeastern, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 17, 2004
Splendid. Only the Germans can construct such perfection. Pure in texture and flavor... well balanced in all aspects. If you can find this, buy it and enjoy its perfection.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 15, 2004
Had this at Yiayia’s in Lincoln. Brown with a white head. Aroma was of yeast, dark fruits, fig, cloves, and roastiness. This is a very malty beverage. It featured sweet dark fruits such as fig, as well as a strong yeast character. Just the slightest bit of chocolate and a chewy caramel taste to further add to the flavor. Very full bodied with a dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5594) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2011 Ah the world famous Aventinus. A fine beer and on the short list of German beers I will seek out. +++ Sampled from a 16.9 oz brown bottle the beer poured a cloudy dark brown color with a large tan head. The aroma was sour malt and a bit of fruit and wheat. The flavor was malty, had some wheat flavor and a bit of molasses. Sweet malt lingered on the finish. Very pleasant.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The Etruscan (583) - Tuscany, ITALY - OCT 11, 2004
Beige thin fully lasting head. Brown color. Aroma is malty with caramel, coffee and dark fruits notes. Flavor is malty with raisins and roasty tones, ending in a sweet caramelly finish. Full bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 8, 2004
Dark amber color with a medium, fugaceous white head. Strong aroma of banana and herbs. Assertive flavor of banana accompanied by herbs and spices, a very mild chocolate flavor, the finish is sweet. Full body, creamy and slightly oily texture, lively carbonation. Wow, what a classic, it’s been a while since I had the pleasure to drink this beer and it’s still as good as I remembered it to be.


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