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Schneider Tap X Mein Nelson Sauvin

Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Nelson Sauvin.

Top Tastings 2012

ABV: 7.3% Origin: Kelheim, Bayern, Germany Website:

Of all the great European brewing industries, Germany’s seems the most conservative, complacent and insulated from international trends. Many of the country’s vast numbers of brewers still seem to think no further than their immediate distribution […]

Schneider Weisse Original

First published in BEER April 2007 as part of a piece featuring German wheat beers available in UK supermarkets. For more wheat beers see previous post.

ABV: 5.4 per cent Origin: Kelheim, Bayern, Germany Website:

Schneider Weisse Original

Georg Schneider was licensed by the Bavarian royals to brew wheat beer at court in […]

Schneider Aventinus

Originally published in What’s Brewing November 2002

Origin: Kelheim, Bavaria, Germany ABV: 8 per cent Buy from specialist beer shops and mail order, occasionally supermarkets

Schneider Aventinus

The Schneider brewery, founded in 1872, is a relative newcomer by German standards. In 1927 the company acquired its present site, the former ducal brewery at Kelheim, […]