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RATINGS: 2172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
With its amber-mahogany coloring and streaked with fine top-fermented yeast, this beer has a fine, persistent head that adheres well to the glass. It is pleasantly fruity with a typical top-fermented smell, an aroma of clove and nutmeg apple tantalizes the nose. On the tongue it is fresh, clean, full-bodied, harmonious and well-balanced. It finishes with a light, delicate taste of bitters leaving behind a sour impression.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rings (54) - Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2011
Schneider Weisse is relatively common in the U.S. as they have been exporting since the early 1990’s. Because so many people were introduced to weissbier with one of the blonde versions they often mistakenly refer to Schneider as a "Dunkelweiss," when it is actually an "Original" weissbier. This style is rather common among the smaller, traditional weissbier breweries in Bavaria, all of which are based loosely on Schneider’s version. It pours deep amber or light brown in color, with a bouquet full of expected banana and clove aromas. The initial sip is sweet and full, with a rounded and soft body, containing hints of earthy fruitiness. The finish is relatively clean. The head is creamy, but with larger bubbles than some versions and it does not hold as well as it does when fresh. I find that it takes a few sips of weissbier to truly get the palate adjusted. Once you get the idea, however, it leaves the tongue asking for more. Original is a very consistent brew and holds up relatively well as an import (as opposed to many lighter weissbiers, which can become sour and tangy if incorrectly stored) and would never be a bad choice in my book. I’m happy to give it a very solid score and only a slight lack of complexity relative to some of its micro-cousins prevents this from earning top numbers over the board. Serving type: bottle

bstern34 (1) - - JUL 22, 2017 does not count
This is a delicious beer. Rich and tangy with a smooth pour-.i wish I could get it on tap in the states ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

kluczbork (404) - Wroclaw, POLAND - JUL 22, 2017
Bottle. Aroma- great and intensive combination of overripe bananas, clove and subtle caramel. Amber, hazy, with a medium, but short-lasting head. Taste- classy bananas with clove and subtle sourness at the end. Smooth, medium-bodied, with a high carbonation. It would be a perfect Weizen with better look.

JefVerstraete (3359) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2017
Bottle @ home. Hazy dark amber/brown colour, beige foam. Citrussy, banana, fruity. Light bitter, light tart notes. Very nice and well balanced weizen.

gorthaurz (40) - CROATIA - JUL 19, 2017
Pours a hazy amber, with a large thick head, good lacing, good retention. Aroma of wheat and citruses. Taste of wheat, citruses... sour, bit empty mouthfeel. Medium sourish finish

kaserov (753) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 18, 2017
Color dorado, translúcido, con capa de espuma blanca de cuatro dedos de grosor (muy buena retención). Carbonatación alta. Textura oleosa y ligeramente efervescente. Aroma floral, a plátano, pan, especias, caramelo. En boca hay plátano, naranja, pan, especias, caramelo, levadura presente. Buen balance entre dulzor y acidez con ligero amargor final. Postgusto especiado. Riquísima.

Carlisle (745) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Bottle (1 pint 9 oz). Pours amber with thick off-white head that settles a bit; substantial lacing. Nose of banana and yeast. Caramel with some subtle banana followed by slightly sour fruit notes in the finish.

antsaluga (153) - Kraków, POLAND - JUN 28, 2017
Klasyka. Ciemniejszy niż większość weizenow. Zdecydowanie mętne. Piana średnia. Dość treściwe. Smak to klasyka, nic odkrywczego. Solidne.

Bush_Docta (331) - - JUN 26, 2017
Pours hazy, dark orange, very big head and nice lacing. The aroma is weizen yeast, lots of banana and some spices. The taste is a little sour, a little sweet, bready and spicy. The bitterness is low, pleasant. Drinkable, smooth on the palate, full-bodied, nourishing. A very solid weizen

emincems (95) - - JUN 20, 2017
bottle. hazy copper color with frothy head. aroma is wheat, slightly banana, clove and light fruits. slightly sweet taste, but balanced. well bodied and lively. perfectly drinkable.

DonGregorio (413) - POLAND - JUN 16, 2017
Bottle. Cloudy dark orange beer, large, slowly diminishing, white head. Aroma of spice, clove, wheat, light banana, light citrus. Taste is light sweet, very light tart, biscuit, wheat, clove, spice, with notes of banana and citrus. Light to medium body, average carbonation. Rather thin. Good example of the style.

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