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

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RATINGS: 3034   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°


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4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
xav_lefridge (32) - Quebec, - FEB 11, 2013
À l’oeil : D’un brun foncé et brouillé, elle laisse une légère mousse sur les abords du verre. Très peu d’effervescence présente. Au nez : Ça sent le blé, le sucre, les fruits séchés et la banane très mure. Assez complexe on va se le dire ! Au goût : Banane, réglisse et caramel s’y mélange à chaque gorgée. L’Aventinus est juste assez sucrée et pétillante, se laissant mourir sur une finale rôtie. Juste wow !


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1491) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Well carbonated murky brown body with a large off white head. Nose is oak, wheat, banana and brown malt. Strong clove note. Blue cheese. Mouthwash, alcohol. Sour cherries. Sweet with a tangy bitter finish. Rather nice. Drinkable for its strength.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
einherjar (15) - CROATIA - AUG 30, 2014
Hazy brown color, light beige head. Aroma is fruit, wheat and malts. Taste is sweet and fruity, wheat, bit of smoke, very balanced. Alcohol well hidden. Maybe because of the yeast at the bottom, every sip of this beer is a bit different making actual experience to the end.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (898) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
light beige head with no lacing. brown colour. aroma is banana in your face, cloves, esters. taste is esters, strawberry, banana, cloves with a dry aftertaste. milkshake? medium body and carbonation.bottle 50cl / bbf may-2014

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brewhemia (29) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
Aroma of raisins and grass. Hazy brown color with white head. Very nice Medium bitter and sour taste. Light palate. I was a little amazed to see the score this beer got though. I think its good but not fantastic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (316) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
Tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours unclear reddish amber with a big, fluffy, off white head. Aroma has baked fruits like banana and apple, a tiny bit of smoke or leather, wheat and caramel malts. Taste is sweet, spicy, banana, caramel, wheat, again this leather thingy. Really smooth taste and body as well. Medium to high carbonation, and a well hidden alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (909) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 18, 2014
Botella de 50 cl de el c. Ingles tomada en julio de de 2001. una gran sorpresa alemana con sabores y aromas intensos y un cuerpo medio casi a fuerte de 8 vol. Para repetir.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerkenstock (41) - - AUG 17, 2014
Drink cool (10-12°C) Eye: beautiful reddish-brown, hazy/dull with a nice big white to beige head that dissipates not too quickly. little carbonation. make sure you get out the yeast from the bottom. Nose: Sweet yeast, (dryed) fruits such as raisins, cherries and prunes. Mouth: wheat, bread, dryed fruits, banana in an oily or butterlike body. Palate: sweet finish. yeast/wheat, banana and fruits remain. Overall: very nice beer. i’ll definitely have this one again

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JeyAre (206) - - AUG 16, 2014
Drak golden matte and hazy cloudy color. Considerable tan head. Rich arome, quite malt and caramel with lots of alcohol nuances. Medium sweet taste. Medium body, quite sticky texture, lively carbonisation and alcohol finish according to the rather high alcohol amount. Overall a good one!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DomD (50) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Poured from bottle. Aromas of banana and caramel. Almost clear dark red with tan head. Medium sweet taste. Full bodied with creamy texture and average carbonation. Overall an a very well balanced strong beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Darkmagus82 (993) - - AUG 9, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 10-11-12- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance – The beer was served as a hazy medium brown color with a thin off white head. The head had a moderate persistence fading to leave a nice level of lacing. Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a brown bread smell with tons of darker fruit notes. For the fruit, raisin, plum, and a lighter cherry flavor are all there. With these aromas is a good hint of booze and a light amount of yeast and banana. Taste – The taste begins heaviest of the darker fruit flavors of raisin and plum with a more subdued brown bread taste mixed within. As the taste advances some light banana flavors as well as a wheat and yeasty flavor coming to the tongue. Toward the end, a pleasant warming alcohol flavor comes to the tongue, leaving a nice sweet warming taste to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and fuller side with a lighter carbonation level. The overall mouthfeel very nicely compliments all the dark fruit and yeasty and light boozy flavors very well. Overall – This is one tasty and very drinkable brew. It is renowned for a reason. Very well done. Tons of great flavor and an overall joy to drink.


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