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

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RATINGS: 3153   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°


Oakrock's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Oakrock (118) - Helsinki, - MAR 3, 2013
UPDATED: APR 30, 2013 Danke herr Schneider for a such a nice product. There are simply no weaknesses in this beer - one piece less sugar and it would be a full FIVE. Very full bodied and creamy. Full of wonderful tastes - all in balance. Licorice, chocolate, fruits - all in very nice balance with slight smoke flavor extra. Delicious! One important issue is that taste of alcohol is not hitting through. Best weizen bock for time being.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nathan30533 (768) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2015
This is a unique brew. Mine was aged for almost 7 years and very, very good. The better with age some say and I believe it. The awesome thing about this beer is sometimes if you have a little whole in the wall spot with a great out of US selection... You may find this one already years old setting on the shelf. Enjoy.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Handypaul (282) - - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a medium, beige, quickly disappearing head that leaves very little lacing. aroma of brett, alcohol and faint malt. Light to medium body, lively carbo, flavors of caramel, light liquorice, sweet raisins and bananas, lightly bitter and medium sweet and a finish of medium duration that’s lightly bitter and sticky sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lmastr (23) - Norma, ITALY - MAR 1, 2015
A great beer: dark red brown colour. Fruity taste, with some plum, bananas and roasty nuts, perfect bitterness and a nice refreshing mouthfeel.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bluejacket74 (1452) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2015
500 ml bottle, brewed in 2006. The bottle came wrapped in paper and had a tag on purple cord saying that the Schneider Brewery decided to age 240 cases of Aventinus each year starting in 1999, with each batch being held a minimum of 3 years. Served in a mug, the beer pours dark brown with about a half inch light tan head. Head retention and lacing were both decent enough. I like the aroma, the brew smells like cloves, vanilla, plums, raisins, and some dark bread. I think the taste is similar to the aroma, but with the addition of some caramel, sherry and bubblegum. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s creamy and coating with a moderate amount of carbonation. I liked this brew a lot. Too bad I can’t remember where I bought this aged version at, I know I’ve had this a little while but haven’t seen it around for a while either. I just know I liked it a lot, and will certainly buy this version the next time I see it!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardbeerman (197) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
Pours a hazy dark amber topped by a finger or so of creamy tanned head showing excellent retention and lacing properties. Decent effervescence spotted through the glass. Beautiful beer. The nose is lightly roasty and gives notes of banana, raisins, plums, pumpkim seeds and a touch of hickory. The taste is along the same lines with a distinct fruity bitterness coming through a medium-light body with a nice round sharpness. The finish is woodsy with hickory. Great beer I’m glad I tried out. Cheers!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PiwnyMarek (240) - Łomża, POLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Świetne. Aromat mocny i wyraźny (banan i guma balonowa). W wyglądzie ciemna herbata. W smaku jest bardzie fajnie, choć mi brakuje trochę goryczki. Polecam!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JaKeAFC (638) - ITALY - FEB 20, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2015 50 cl bottle. Dark red-brown color, average offwhite head. Fruity smell. Astonishing aroma of ripe banana and strawberry with an huge wiezen malt backbone. Great aftertaste with bubblegum, almond and whiteboard marker. Taste sweetish, thick creamy texture, sticky alcoholic and aromatic finish. Average carbonation. Really massive, nothing to lose against belgian strong ales. Excellent.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
branko (30) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 19, 2015
Banana and dryied fruit aroma. Apperance: dark brown color. Taste of dark fruits and banana. Overall: very tasty, great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2025) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
This is crazy good. Pours a deep burgundy/brown. Aromas are sweet banana and dark dried fruit. Sweet smooth and malty. No alcohol. Just dried fruit and banana flavors. Awesome.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (892) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2015
Aroma is apple, plum, yeast, light clove and sweet grain. Taste is very sweet malts, dark fruits, yeast and earthiness. Appearance is a murky orange with a thin pearl head that retains fairly poorly.


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