1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Erdinger Schneeweisse - Erdinger Weissbräu

Not Rated.
Erdinger SchneeweisseErdinger Schneeweisse

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

81 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 81
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 07-13-2003)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 81 | Reviews: 37 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of thufflife


3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-19-2014 15:22:44 | More by thufflife
Photo of LJWalker


3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-13-2014 03:05:53 | More by LJWalker
Photo of Limanuljaska


3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-12-2014 14:01:57 | More by Limanuljaska
Photo of Kallenovsky


4/5  rDev +12.7%

07-12-2014 01:06:25 | More by Kallenovsky
Photo of JuicesFlowing


3.73/5  rDev +5.1%

Poured into a fluted pilsner glass.

Look: Very hazy dark wheat color. Thick foamy tan head, good retention. Light lacing.

Aroma: Sweet malts, grains, faint banana.

Taste: Malt sweetness, wheat, grains.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: I like this. It's not a banana bomb, very clean and subtle.

07-06-2014 12:13:48 | More by JuicesFlowing
Photo of jaydoc


3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-24-2014 02:12:39 | More by jaydoc
Photo of Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-31-2014 21:18:22 | More by Latarnik
Photo of BILF


3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-28-2014 07:10:00 | More by BILF
Photo of samEBC


3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-19-2014 19:13:16 | More by samEBC
Photo of michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-17-2014 20:58:07 | More by michaelfcasey
Photo of irongator


4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-08-2014 01:30:04 | More by irongator
Photo of steve99


3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-25-2014 03:22:02 | More by steve99
Photo of jsh420


3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-14-2014 03:40:16 | More by jsh420
Photo of Stum-pub


3/5  rDev -15.5%

03-26-2014 05:32:40 | More by Stum-pub
Photo of emerge077


3.76/5  rDev +5.9%

BBD: 08-2014

Opaque orange body, fluffy head of foam that rises above the rim of the glass in rocky peaks. Long lasting surface coverage that remains unbroken for the duration of the glass. Flecks of lace dot the glass in concentric circles.

Mellow bready wheat aroma, not much in the way of yeast esters.

Smooth feel, taste is also easygoing with mellow wheat and the slightest clove presence. Slight oxidation. Creamy and medium bodied with a light wheaty aftertaste. Not sweet at all. Pretty easy to drink but not much to set it apart really. For a winter warmer I usually go for Aventinus or the Eisbock version.

03-20-2014 23:35:28 | More by emerge077
Photo of BeerFMAndy


4.24/5  rDev +19.4%

500 ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.
5.6% ABV, Best Before End: 08-2014

A - Raw honey golden in color, this hefe pours with a classic cap of tall white foam. The suds slowly collapse into the hazy, well-carbonated beer draping sheets of beautiful lace down the glass for an appearance that begs to be sipped.

S - Like any good hefeweiss, this beer is driven by a yeasty aroma but instead of the nostalgic summer time notes of ripe banana, bubblegum, and spicy clove, this yeast nose offers far more muted, dusty, earthy tones trickling into soft wheat.

T - Grainy pale malts give way to soft, bountiful wheat that's finished by a strong earthy yeast profile that directly mirror's the aroma's earthy, dusty scent with just the slightest hints of fruit and spice but neither harken back to the traditional summer-like hefe characteristics.

M - Creamy and smooth from front to back, Scheeweisse has a wonderfully effervescent carbonation level that gives the dry finish a lively feel!

O - Want a hefeweiss in winter without lamenting that it's winter? Grab yourself a bottle of Erdinger's winter hefeweiss, Schneeweisse, their winter seasonal. This hefe is complete with the same classic appearance and drinkable, creamy mouthfeel but without those overarching banana and clove notes that'll send your mind right back to the days when you could enjoy a refreshing beer outside. This earthier yeasty version of a hefe is a welcome, however brief, departure from the classic summery wheat beers of Germany!

03-09-2014 16:59:30 | More by BeerFMAndy
Photo of dcmchew


4/5  rDev +12.7%

03-05-2014 11:33:57 | More by dcmchew
Photo of russpowell


3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

BBD of 08-14. When I was stationed in Germany, there were a fair amount of brewers who put out Christmas or winter beers. Some times the differences between these & their standard beers were not huge. I wonder if that's what I'm getting here. Same abv as their flagship beer

Pours an effervescent apricot with 4 fingers of pearl colored head. Stays effervescent, alright head retention & lacing

S: Band-aid & not much else

T: Grassyness, slight breadyness & a bit of caramel & white grape up front. More grassiness, faint wheat tartness, pears & a bit of caramel & green banana as this warms. Finishes dry, fruity, with a kiss of taffy, & more green banana

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation

Drinks easy, but nothing special here

01-31-2014 04:56:50 | More by russpowell
Photo of TheSSG


4.13/5  rDev +16.3%

Pours a huge, dense, white head with that typically hefeweizen persistence. Hazy, straw-raw sienna color. Soft, yeasty aroma with a little spice. Starts with a sweet, spicy flavor with a twinge of metallic. Then a touch of bitterness, then comes that really nice hefe wheat and yeast into the finish.

This is very nice, as I'd expect from Erdinger. Not overly spicy, so it's a really pleasant divergence on their hefeweizens. Apparently there are no spices added to this, it's just the length of time they age it. Fascinating.

01-25-2014 23:52:32 | More by TheSSG
Photo of alcjudge

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-25-2014 22:11:51 | More by alcjudge
Photo of zsalk


4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-25-2014 22:11:44 | More by zsalk
Photo of tronester


3.45/5  rDev -2.8%

Pours a hazy golden/amber with a medium creamy off-white head. Smells of spicy phenolics. Taste begins with some bananna, then some husky grain, then a big metallic flavor, finishing with a smooth fruity finish. Mouthfeel is good. Overall a pretty good beer, though the metallic flavor is a bit much.

01-23-2014 01:13:12 | More by tronester
Photo of Mark_Eck


3/5  rDev -15.5%

01-21-2014 12:19:18 | More by Mark_Eck
Photo of superdoopersauce


3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-20-2014 22:08:18 | More by superdoopersauce
Photo of ryan1788a5


3.8/5  rDev +7%

500ml bottle poured into a seized glass. Best before date of 8/2014 means this is about as fresh as it gets for imported German beer.

A: Pours a cloudy amber/orange color with darker tawny hues. Huge rocky head retains its massive size throughout. Lots of clumpy lacing.

S: Bready and wheaty with hints of walnut and toasty crust. Green bananas. Pineapple and lively tropical fruit esters. Good dose of clove and pepper spiciness becomes dominant. Yeasty throughout. Hint of alcohol.

T: Toasted crust, walnut, bready. Baked banana bread. Green bananas. Yeast is a constant flavor. Spiciness dominates mid to late. Peppery and clovey. Fleeting hop oils bring a dash of hop spice. Quick jab of alcohol. Yeasty and doughy finish with a slight lingering alcohol prick.

M: Round and creamy with some of that frothy wheat feel. Firm. Aggressive prickling carbonation.

O: A larger, more muscular hefeweizen brewed for the winter months. It sacrifices some of the nuances of the style in favor of a more forceful approach.

01-19-2014 16:02:54 | More by ryan1788a5
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Erdinger Schneeweisse from Erdinger Weissbräu
81 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.