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


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RATINGS: 3229   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°

Fatehunter's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1642) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Into a weizen glass. Two finger of tan head on a deep brown body. Smells like bread, hay and a little licorice. Great balance of the bitter and sweet. Slightly more sweet with a touch of sour at the end. Bubbly texture, moderate carbonation, slightly sticky. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
puredelusion (127) - Lviv, UKRAINE - JUN 29, 2015
0,5 bottle. Pours murky brown color with medium off-white, mostly diminishing head. Lively carbonation, medium body, hazy liquid. Aroma of bananas, vanilla, clove. Flavor is medium sweat, light bitter, spicy and alcoholic. Finish is medium long and astringent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillemsUrenkel (885) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUN 27, 2015
0,5 l bottle. Real brown and unclear in the glass, smaller head. Clove and yeast on the nose, not a lot. Taste starts with way more volume. Dark wheaty, yeast, banana, dry. Fruity with an alcoholic bitterness. Later some vanilla hints. A good one but not straight to the roof top.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RIVERA_HOU (9) - Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2015 does not count
Wheat texture. Sweet and spicy. Bock taste. Slight fruit background perhaps dates or raisins. Paired well with banh-mi style chicken sandwich.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
guigf (6) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUN 23, 2015 does not count
Cerveja de cor castanho claro, meio acobreada e turva. Aroma com forte presença de caramelo/toffe e alcool muito forte. Alto acidez no sabor e médio amargor. Cerveja de textura muito adstringente e aquecimento alto, devido aos seus 8,2% de graduação alcoolica.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dmoncki (42) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 23, 2015
Clásico. Rico aroma tostado, espaciado... Sabor complejo, lleno de matices, pasas, frutas, especias, chocolate.. Absolutamente suave en la boca. Esconde perfectamente el alochol

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cousin_Larry (587) - - JUN 23, 2015
Had a sample at World of Beer Fest in Milwaukee. Pours dark reddish brown with small head. Taste is very sweet, but is not annoyingly sweet. Perfect dessert beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimsal27 (286) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2015
bottle to glass. malty not much hop presence. found this enjoyable but not my favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bolian (40) - - JUN 21, 2015
2008 version. Dark brown with lose foam. Fine carbonation and much alcohol. Dates, raisins, caramel, biscuit, plum, dried fruit coupled with yeast aromas - banana and cloves.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nevalainen (242) - FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Dark cloudy amber in color with high off-white head. Aroma of malt,yeast and banana. Taste is strong sweet with thick texture. You can taste alcohol, but it’s not too much. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1179) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle to weizen glass Wheat, bread, lemon, banana. Caramel coloured with a frothy off white head. Lots of effervescence and little lacing. Taste is sweet grape and yeast.

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