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Brewed by Schneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Style: Eisbock
Kelheim, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2520   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aventinus, the Wheat Doppelbock of Bavaria, has always been known to be the most intense and complex wheat beer in the world. This was the case for the past sixty years, but not anymore...
Up until the 1940’s, Aventinus was shipped all over Bavaria in containers lacking temperature control. Consequently, the precious drink partially froze during transportation. Unaware that the brew was concentrated by the separation of water from the liquid. People were baffled by this unique version of Aventinus. By chance, the first Aventinus Eisbock was created.
Well aware of this story, Hans Peter Drexler, brewmaster of the Schneider brewery, decided to recreate this classic "mistake" in a modern controlled facility. Thus, the Aventinus Eisbock is reborn sixty years later ... Prost!

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3.4
Drago7 (303) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 11, 2017
Z: Banan, goździk, palony chleb, biszkopt, estry w stronę śliwki, przechodzące w wiśnie i intensywny alkohol. Bardziej w nalewkę niż ordynarny spiryt. S: Pełne, ciastko zbożowe, dalej chlebowo, słodko, śliwka finisz lekko podwędzany, likierowy. Finisz zostaje na dość długo.

3.9
Maracuja05 (1206) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 11, 2017
01-04-17 // sampled at CRAFT Frankfurt 2017. Dark murky brown beer with beige lacing. Intense aroma of dired fruits and alcohol. Taste is heavy bodied, very sweet, dried fruits, plum, raisins, banana, alcohol.

3.5
Phagelund (170) - DENMARK - APR 9, 2017
Brown colour with white foam. Aroma of dried fruit, a bit sour. The taste is also a lot of dried fruit and sweet

3.9
Nevalainen (745) - FINLAND - APR 8, 2017
Hazy brown color with thick, stable off-white head. Aroma of roast and caramel. Taste is very sweet, but still not too much. Warming alcohol finish. It’s much better after standing 10 minutes, so it’s warmer. Very nice.

4
ironcontra (210) - POLAND - APR 3, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2017 dark caramel goodness with a bit of bite in the aftertaste. like a german brune.

4.5
djcampbell (147) - Moravany, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 2, 2017
Vynikající pivo s masivní chutí, skvělou silou i aromatem. Na to, že je to třicítka, mi vždy sedl parádně.

3.8
mezr (126) - California, USA - APR 2, 2017
Poured from a bottle into a snifter. A cloudy brown with no head, just a thin tan film. Aroma is caramel, roasted malts, dark fruit and a hint of smoke. Strong, sweet flavor with cloves. Thick in the mouth, full body, lively carbonation. Long finish in which the alcohol comes through.

4
trappiste178 (9) - - APR 1, 2017 does not count
Überraschend süß im Geschmack. Sehr vielfältige Nuancen von Bananen und Dörrobst sowie Schokolade und Karamell. Langanhaltender Abgang feiner Noten.

4.2
Bitek (688) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 31, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2017 Banan, suszone owoce, karmel. Słodkie, pełne, gładkie. Goryczka niska, wysycenie średnie do wysokiego. Super.

3.9
elbernays (1478) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 30, 2017
Bottle from Saveur biere. Pours murky Brown with tan head. Nose is ripe banana, raisin, dried prune, rum, vanilla. Flavour is a short caramel, dark fruit, dried fruit sweetness with a drying alcohol finish. Warms the cockles.


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