Filed under: Schneider & Sohn, Weizen Bock (mug, stein, weizen) | Tags: American ingenuity, banana, banana bread, beautiful, Belgian style, bitter, caramel, Cinnamon, clove, craft, dark, deep, excellent, fruitiness, hazy, hops, lemon, maple syrup, nearly opaque, nice, orange, persistent head, quick bread, strong, sweet, sweetness, thick, vanilla, walnut, wheat
Purchased at: OakTree BuyRite, South Plainfield, NJ (Thanks, Jason and Matt)
Price: $3.99 (!)
Size: 16.9 fl oz
Estimated Calories: 300 C
RateBeer Rating: 96
Aural: quiet opening, visible carbonation, heady pour
Aroma 10 out of 10
Malt Aroma: banana bread, vanilla, walnut
Hops Aroma: cinnamon, orange
Other Aroma: banana
Notes: One of the clearest banana aromas I’ve ever encountered.
Appearance 4 out of 5
Clarity: hazy, nearly opaque.
Head Retention: persistent
Notes: beautiful, deep, hazy, thick, and dark with depth.
Flavor 10 out of 10
Malt Flavor: wheat, quick bread, maple syrup, walnut, caramel
Hops Flavor: cinnamon, clove, orange, lemon
Notes: Very much the taste profile of banana bread – nicely done. Very hoppy for something that has the impression of sweetness.
Palate 4 out of 5
Sensation: drying warming
Notes: A very bitter, fruity finish. Very nice.
General Impression: 19 out of 20
Personal Taste: loved
Notes: Reminds me of Chouffe’s Dobblen IPA. A very nice mix of hops, sweetness, fruitiness, Belgian style, American ingenuity, and craft.
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