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


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RATINGS: 3231   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (38530) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2006 Rich juicy aroma with lots of fruit, apples, bananas, plums. very sweet. Mahagony color, Nice head. Unbelivable finish. Sweet malts. An excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (34856) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours slight hazy light brown with an off-white head. Wheaty, fruity and mild grainy aroma. Clove like flavour embedded in a solid wheat flavour, light caramel malt and a lingering almost dried fruity note. Ends with a lingering caramel malt and wheaty blend, mild note of spice inbetween. I like the way the wheat is downplayed - but it is still a wheat beer more than anything else.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (30239) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2003
The aroma is a sweet wheat aroma with good malt notes. The color is an unclear dark brown and it has the best head I've ever seen in the fantastic beutiful glass. The flavor is sweet, strong, with a powerful wheat note, and lesser alcohol notes. It starts out as a light beer - even though its so strong, but the palate and alcohol stregth hits You in the end. The best wheat beer I've ever had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Dark brown and hazy with a gigantic head. Three malts with 60% being wheat. Dry slightly sweetish with a very potent body. Nice indeed. 011199

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23360) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2005
Bottled. Dark brown in colour, beige foamy head. Fruity citric aroma with some malty hints. Fruity malty flavour with hints of alcohol. Sticky palate. Long aftertaste of alcohol and fruit. Also some weak hints of "gingerbread". Very different beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (20923) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2002
Gold brown colour. Pours thick. Big aroma of toffee and banana. Full bodied, rather sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (17889) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
24th December 2007
Very dark wheat beer. Sweet and dry. A trace of toffee malt and fruit. Lots of banana and bubblegum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (17016) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2008 dark brown, malty dark fruit nose with a lovely malty flavour with a liquorish finish ....
Tk2 bottle at home ... Dark copper brown ... big short lived foamy head ... yeasty bready deep fruit nose ... slightly sweet bready roast malts and dark vine fruits... a hint of bubble gum banana ... reasonably spiced

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (16395) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2011 2011-01-01, bottle, bb 03.12.04, ~8 years old, 6-3-6-3-13=31
Brown color; poor head retention. Mild aroma, caramel, oxidised. Fizzy texture, lean mouthfeel, with caramel flavor and some oxidisation; low bitterness and some alcohol feeling. Simple.

2009-03-17, draught at Ølbaren, Copenhagen, 9-5-8-4-17=43
Cloudy brown color; huge, thick head. Impressive aroma, with strong banana esters, but also spices (cloves), and clearly perfumy, soapy; later, bubblegum. Good body strength, caramel flavor, some residual sweetness (always less than I would like), nice mix of esters, delicate (banana, bubblegum and light cloves); the alcohol can be perceived, but it’s very low. Excellent.

2008-11-30, bottle, 4 years old, 7-4-7-3-14=35
Dark brown color; the big head reduces quickly, after some time it’s a still surface. It has a strong aroma of oxidized caramel, light vegetables and alcohol. Caramel flavor, lighty oxidized and nutty; the body is thinner than in a fresh bottle, and the bitterness almost gone. Interesting experience, but not the best beer for ageing.

2005-12-03, draught, 8-5-8-4-17=42
Cloudy dark amber color, big creamy head. Nice aroma, banana, malt. Medium body structure (but more than the bottles I tried recently), malty, fruity (banana), light herbs. Excellent!

2003-06-30, bottle, 8-5-9-4-17=43
Hazy amber color. Nice malt aroma and impressive body, malty, oily, wrapping, perfectly balanced. Powerful and very good!

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