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

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RATINGS: 3016   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°


pgreensoup's rating

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pgreensoup (14) - - APR 7, 2013
Absolutely amazing. We got our bottle(s) from an importer in Singapore. Pours a thick creamy head. Cloudy chestnut color. Slight bananas on the nose, even more clove. Goes down smooth.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
frederickllave (10) - - JUL 28, 2014
La mejor cerveza que e tomado en mi vida. Hermosa,buen olor,sabor perfecto. Lo mejor de lo mejor

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
461er (8) - Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Hazy brown color. Taste of ripe banana and nice sweetness. Very complex and well-balanced. Excellent beer, will definetly getting more.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kraddel (2796) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle @ Barely Legal Tasting Room , as ’Tap 6 ’. Pours very dark, chocolate brown . OK white foam . Scent is dark fruits, germans yeast ( butter ) Too much carbo Taste is german yeast ( bit of tht typical funk ) , leaves in the autumn , chocolate tones , dark malts, creamy , sugary , ... I raally do not get the fuzz about German beer I guess ...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franksv6 (73) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2014 Dark amber colored beer, lots of carbonation, good white head. Citrus and fruity taste. Tasty bitter aftertaste. Good summer beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zwiebel88 (82) - GERMANY - JUL 26, 2014
Braundunkel mit starkem Schaum. In der Nase extreme Bananenoten, Hefe, Karamell, Bubblegum und dunkle Früchte. Am Gaumen Süße, Banane, dunkle Früchte, Karamell, Alkohol, Gewürze und leichte BItterkeit. Sehr vollmundig und cremig. Sehr gutes Bier, hatte mir aber noch etwas mehr Power erhofft.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (160) - BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2014
A German masterpiece from one of the country’s leading Weissbier breweries, the archetypical Weizenbock to me. Light beige, firm and stable head, colour a deep reddish brown, warm and appealing. Sweetish perfume of bananas, figues, Belgian chocolates, cloves, raisins, ginger, vanilla, brown rhum, marzipan, honey and chocolate. Taste deep, full and creamy with spicy yeasty notes, refined and Belgian chocolate-like, with the soft and mellow maltiness of a Doppelbock and the effect of cloves and bananas of a Weizen combined to perfection, finishing liqueurish but well-balanced. One of the best German brews I had so far - and I had many.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (617) - New York, USA - JUL 24, 2014
It produces a thick and tall head which is light tan in color and settles out quickly. This makes for just a little slick lacing on the glass. The body has a rich mahogany color and hazy flat look. The aroma is fruity and yeasty. There are some big banana and bready yeast like notes with mild clove and sweet booze. There is only a faint trace of hops. The flavor has a sweet and fruity, medium to full bodied character with all the wonderful notes picked up in the nose. Red banana, bready yeast, some caramel and light clove mingle with a touch of sweet booze and very mild hop bitterness. The feel is smooth and lightly carbonated. It drinks well and never gets too sweet or cloying despite its sweet overall character.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AndyHix (12) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 22, 2014
500ml bottle and Schneider restaurant Munich I tried this one off the back of its high rating on ratebeer and it didn’t disappoint. Such a deep and complex taste of caramel, wheat, and a fruit. Dark brown in colour. Top notch

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aumax1 (228) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
bouteille de 500ml de brune vieillie 10 mois. arome de banane floral et de caramel tres complexe et intéressante. au gout c’est moins intense on retrouve des notes fruité et de cassonade.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Has a nice brownish amber color, cloudy, with a nice tan head. Smells sweet with banana tones vinilla some bread scents too. A big strong taste with a mix of wheat followed by an unexpected citrus at the middle backed up with chocalate malts at end. Like any dopplebock, packs an alcohol wallop at 8%. Slow and steady as you go and you’ll be just fine. A good fireplace beer after a hardy day of work. Drink well my friends


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