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


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RATINGS: 2438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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 1940s, 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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerMountie (117) - Placentia, Newfoundland, - AUG 29, 2006
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with an aroma of fruit. You notice the alcohol in this one but it is not overpowering. A very thick enjoyable beer. I think this would be best enjoyed after a cold winter day. I think I will save my second one for just such a day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kacyper (1311) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 20, 2017
Butelka. Aromat alkoholu, słodowy, toffi, po prostu mocny koźlak. W smaku goryczka alkoholowa, niesamowicie rozgrzewa.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Forteo89 (205) - Gdansk, POLAND - JAN 19, 2017
W zapachu banan, śliwka, dalej pszeniczny słd, trochę karmelu. Jest też alkohol, 12% robi swoje. Gęste, syropowate, słodkie, ciężkie. Dojrzałe banany, figi. Wybitne piwo

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sinfull (1523) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2017
Dark brown color. Aroma of raisins , figs , brown sugar and yeasts. Rich flavor of dark fruits and candy sugar with hint of alcohol. Light alcohol bitterness at the end.Warming finish and aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Derbeth (787) - Krakw, POLAND - JAN 10, 2017
Bottle with expiry date 2021.01.29. Black colour with brown reflexes, head disappears quickly without a trace. Intensive aroma of date, fig, raisin, also some bread, dough and honey. Alcohol is present but does not disturb. Medium sweet, light bitterness, mostly from alcohol. Not too heavy, lively carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
castor010 (199) - Krakw, POLAND - JAN 9, 2017
Aromat - czekolada, pumpernikiel, śliwka, pomarańcza, Piana - uboga, średnia i drobna; szybko opada, W smaku wyczuwalny alkohol "płszlachetny", do tego rozgrzewanie w przełyk. Ponadto śliwki, sok marchewkowo pomarańczowy, krągły karmel; raczej słodko. Ciało pełne. Średnio niskie nasycenie, mogło być niższe. Goryczki brak, choć na końcu język cierpnie od alkoholu. Nadaje się do leżakowania.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
prof222772 (10) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 8, 2017
Big head, lasts long, dark, red color, looks a bit grey. Aroma: dry fruits, grapes, alcohol. Tastes fruity, full body, sweet, soft carbonation, prickling alcohol sensation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
john44 (1419) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Bottles. (1) Bought 2009; BBE Mar 2013; Drank Jan 2010; (2) Bottled 2009; Bought 2010; BBE Jul 2014; Drank Dec 2014 - Dark murky caramel/reddish brown in colour. Very Fruity; bananas, apples, dark fruit, cherries. Very Malty; sweet malts, caramel, toffee, wheat, candy sugar, hints of chocolate. Spicy; cloves, pepper. Yeasty; heavily sedimented. Vinous; port-like. Very smooth; slightly syrupy. Pronounced warming alcohol. Sweet fruity malty throughout. Liked this a lot. Terrific Beer! (2)=(2014-12-08)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SonOfAnarchy (231) - ST HELENA - JAN 6, 2017
Hazy dark ruby body, with a small off-white head. Indistinct aroma of red fruit, burnt sugar, raisins, a hint of alcohol. Taste is rich sweet malt balanced by a significant alcohol presence, though not hot or harsh. Also, theres plenty of dark fruit esters. Very full-bodied, very thick texture, low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeBeermaster (550) - that guy from the internet, POLAND - JAN 6, 2017
Very intense aroma of dried fruit in the kind of plum and grape. Notes of burned sugar and a bit of booze in the background. Dark ruby in the glass with thick tan head. Taste is very complex with notes of dark fruit, some raisin and notes of burned sugar with hints of coffee cherries. Oily texture. Very good winter warmer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ngunity (157) - - DEC 26, 2016
From bottle in Germany. Poured with a large, medium bubbled head with great retention and lacing. Appears near black and opaque with a hint of deep copper in the light. Aroma is reminiscent of a Belgian dubbel lots of sweetness and a little booze. Taste is a masterful balance of dark malt with a little wheat that isn?t too sweet; but the beer itself is malty sweet. Palate is smooth if a little oily and a little gas which isn?t tasted but felt.

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