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Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Aventinus Barrique (2012)

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Formerly brewed at Schneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Style: Weizen Bock
Kelheim, Germany

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Matured for two years in French Pinot Noir Barrels.

Our brewmaster, Hans-Peter Drexler, and Jerome de Rebetez from Brasserie des Franches Montagnes in Switzerland matured some of the famous Aventinus Eisbock in red wine barrels for many months. Enjoy this rich combination of the complex Aventinus Eisbock aromes and the woody character from the wine barrel.

Aventinus Eisbock Barrique welcomes you with an intense raspberry, cherry and vanilla aroma. A very rich and harmonious taste of chocolate, vanilla and berries will explode in your mouth leaving a lasting and pleasant after-taste reminding you of good red wine. I recommend this beer with chocolate and red fruit dessert or a blue cheese. However, as it is so complex that it can easily be enjoyed on its own.

Only 688 bottles produced.


TimE's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (4886) - Tokyo, - SEP 16, 2012
low carbonation, lots of bread, chocolate, caramel, moderately sour, but a bit all over the place. Lovely sour nose. What is weird is that it is very drinkable with the acidity. Almost like a beer. Really amazing in idocity, but not sure what to think. Extra points for originality. Beer got better as it warmed up.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (1588) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2016
From bottle. Ugly brown murky with a small white head. Aroma has cherries, oak, smooth wheaty, prunes, plums, vanilla, spices. Taste is slightly boozy, light sweet, sour, spicy oaky. Average carbonation and an oily body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (2179) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle thanks to KLM the flying company. Pours murky brown with a tiny off white head. Aroma of sweet red wine, oak, Coca cola, sweet malts and black currants. The taste is tart and slight sweet with notes of cola, black currants and red grapes.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
erling1000 (518) - - MAY 21, 2016
A german, brown, unfiltered eisbock with low head. Aroma is light hops, malt, vineous, oak, complex. Taste is sour. 9.5% ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonas (6673) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2016
Back-log rating. Bottle. Vineous, port, vanilla, Brett and notes as in a Flemish sour. Murky brown, low head. Aventinus fruitiness and berries on the palate, sour notes, tobacco, vanilla, fino sherry. Sparkly mellow and dry leathery body . Dry sherry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerando (30) - Milano, ITALY - FEB 29, 2016
profumi di rose tagliate kiwi al gusto citrica dolce ma di beva pulita e alcoli ben nascosti

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bawelt (491) - Lyon, FRANCE - JAN 31, 2016
Très étonnant surtout quand on connait le produit d’origine ! Très acide, quasiment une Rodenbach. Un nez très vinaigre, fond boisé de fut extrêmement perceptible, de belles notes raisineuses. Une bouche très acide, assez noble, des jolies nous fruitées bien vieilles : pomme, cassis/groseille. On ressent énormément les fûts de chêne, c’est même ce qui domine. Au final, un joli produit, assez étonnant de ce qu’on peut en espérer étant donné le style affiché.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Pours a very cloudy and very dark chestnut brown color with mahogany edges and a three finger, frothy beige head that very slowly settles into a lasting ring. Very good retention with streaks and spots if soapy lace left behind. Earthy, slightly acetic aroma with a strong barrel character that somewhat overpowers the characteristics of the base beers. Prominent charred oak and very vinous with strong dark fruit sweetness followed by some bready yeast, peppery spice and chocolate malt. The red wine barrels really stand out with hints of damp oak, grape, currant, sour cherry, plum and other dark berries. The blend also gives off a slightly distracting and unpleasant acetone/chemical scent, hiding what is most pleasant about Aventinus. Underneath, there is some sweeter dark malt notes along with sourdough bread, banana and zesty clove but I wish that these elements were stronger in the nose. Whoa, this beer is a huge acetone bomb! So much so that it almost completely overwhelms all of the other flavors. Harsh, solvent like and very tough to drink with lots of chemical flavor and vinegar. There’s some decent barrel flavor, mostly dry oak and sweet vinous fruit but the acetic acid is so overpowering, it kills off most of the pleasant flavors. Nothing about the base beers stand out except for some boozy sweetness and alcohol burn. I like that they are experimenting but this beer is pretty much an undrinkable mess.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (3660) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Sample from the bottle shared by Mike at the fest yesterday, thanks for the opportunity! Slightly tart, rich spicy bready wheat with a hint of tartness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (9358) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle from Dranken Geers, Oostakker, Nr Gent, Belgie, consumed at home Friday 15th May 2015 in company of Lynn and Barry. Wow this is really fruity, tart and tangy and very sour and wheaty! I hadn’t a clue what this beer was just picked up as not had it before so was surprised at the level of sourness, really fruity with berries in abundance, great stuff. Shared with Barry, but Lynn really liked this as well. A7 A3 T8 P4 Ov15 3.7

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DonPiano (79) - GERMANY - MAY 6, 2015
A very sour and sparkling Bock. The taste of citrus and grapes are dominating and I almost thougt that I was drinking wine. Not my kind of beer but I understand people that like the taste.


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