398. Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock

398. Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock

I purchased this at Downtown Wine & Spirits. I really enjoyed the Aventinus Wheat-Dopplebock that I had back in April. I let this warm and served it in one of my New Belgium glasses.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Private Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
Alcohol: 12.00%
Serving: Bottle, 11.2 oz.
Style: Eisbock, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (4.0): Pours a hazy brown with a one-finger creamy beige head that thins to a quarter-inch layer.

Smell (5.0): Deep and rich malty and fruity aromas: bananas, dates, caramel and alcohol.

Taste (5.0): Fruity and malty. Flavors of banana, dark fruit, raisins, dates and caramel. The finish is spicy and warming alcohol.

Mouthfeel (5.0): Thick and rich, full-bodied with tingly carbonation.

Drinkability (4.0): Delicious and drinkable, despite the alcohol.

Overall (4.7): This is my first expereince with the Eisbock style. Amazingly rich and flavorful.

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