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Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier - Erdinger Weissbräu

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BA SCORE
82
good

394 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 12
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bierman2000 on 07-17-2003)
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10%

08-26-2013 21:31:25 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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e30todamax

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-25-2013 20:29:08 | More by e30todamax
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gwiedman1

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-25-2013 19:15:48 | More by gwiedman1
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ISmith87

Arizona

3.51/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

appearance - 3.75 - Nice hazy golden color, I'm assuming from yeast. Really nice half finger white head that sticks around forever and gives a nice lumpy lacing.

Smell - 3.50 - bananas, pears, wheat, sweet corn

Taste - 3.50 - same as smell, good banana and pear flavor, a lot of wheat in there, sweet corn

Mouth feel - 3.50 - light, alcohol completly hidden, almost no aftertaste but what's there is slight wheat, medium to high carbonation

Overall - 3.50 - not too bad, tastes smooth, a nice Oktoberfest

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 20:40:35 | More by ISmith87
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.46/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First Oktoberfest beer I ever swirled the yeast into the glass for. The last Erdinger weissbier I had was a big dud, let's see how this goes...

Pours a golden color with deep haze from the yeast. The head is stoic in its petrification. Loves to hold, tries to lace.

Has some ripe banana notes that compete with malty wheat and toasted grain notes, not unlike many a Marzen. It offers a musty tang with some metallic flair tailing. Clove is very minor, but there's a strange vanilla presence. Mostly bready, versus a hefe with a good yeast character. The breadiness encompasses all that's slightly darker, slightly maltier, and with a toastier and more caramelly backbone. Not awful, but shit, give me something to talk about here!

Slightly smoky flavor with big maltiness that has contributions from both wheat and barley. Toastier than normal and with a burst of sweetness that isn't cut by the needed lemony/orange-y note. Plays with notes of roasted banana and syrup, and that brings to mind pan-juice caramel. Has something along the lines of tutti frutti going for it, but I wouldn't describe it quite as bubble gum. Almost apple-like in its fruitiness, plus the wheaty bread notes--it's like eating a banana and sliced apple sandwich. Note that these bananas are browned and the apple is slightly oxidized. Decent flavor, I suppose. Just a bit musty and grainy.

Pretty smooth without sacrificing richness. The body doesn't hold too much more than medium. Carbonation is tingling, but not crisp. Many a hefe equals this kind of feel, which is not bad.

What can I say, other than 'much better than their last one'? Not what one might look for, but a different take on a fall German beer, for sure.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 05:42:21 | More by thecheapies
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TrojanRB

California

4.03/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle

Pale gold color with a finger of thick white head.

Great smell, some citrus, fruit, and spice, but less banana than you would expect. That's not a bad thing though. Smells lively without being too sweet.

Light wheat taste, along with citrus. Maybe a bit of tart apple. Has some light spice to it. Very smooth, no funky aftertaste, although the citrus does longer on the tip of your tongue.

Great beer, very easy drinking. Perhaps a bit lighter than most Oktoberfest beers. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 20:05:01 | More by TrojanRB
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-15-2013 22:26:03 | More by skaboom420
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Feel_the_Darkness

Virginia

5/5  rDev +38.5%

08-09-2013 00:12:09 | More by Feel_the_Darkness
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Jinxxor

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-25-2013 00:05:01 | More by Jinxxor
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Sinfull

Ukraine

4/5  rDev +10.8%

07-17-2013 09:44:27 | More by Sinfull
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-08-2013 21:53:19 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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BogBoyJD

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-03-2013 22:43:06 | More by BogBoyJD
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-30-2013 17:56:05 | More by mrfrancis
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Luiz0930

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

05-31-2013 07:12:01 | More by Luiz0930
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johntfox

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-21-2013 17:36:47 | More by johntfox
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.8%

05-19-2013 00:51:49 | More by BeerForMuscle
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dalepryor

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-07-2013 22:21:02 | More by dalepryor
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-09-2013 18:08:21 | More by generallee
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magpieken

Australia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-08-2013 15:39:38 | More by magpieken
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elglueckert

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

04-01-2013 02:27:13 | More by elglueckert
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dbossman

Nebraska

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Cloudy, golden yellow hue with a large, sudsy and dense--almost bread like head--great retention; lacing is okay

S: Grainy with subtle banana and clove; some pepper and other spices; some toasted malts; actually quite a bit of malt presence

T: An interesting wheat beer; much more grainy, bready, grassy, musty qualities than the typical fruity/spicy ones

F: Pretty nice, chewy body--especially considering the style

O: An interesting take on the weiss beer--I do like the toasty breadiness and I could drink a few of these in late September but I'd like more complexities

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 03:03:19 | More by dbossman
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jaimenavarrog

Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-28-2013 20:02:40 | More by jaimenavarrog
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sixerofelixir

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-28-2013 01:14:25 | More by sixerofelixir
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Jeffwildcat

Arizona

3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours out a golden with a light haze color. This is one of the only Octoberfest beers that is pleasant and refreshing that does not give you the skunky aftertaste that the "green bottle" Octoberfest beers are known for. Has just a hint of banana and citrus with a light to medium body. A very good weissen beer and certainly much better than most unfiltred wheat beers.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2013 23:31:28 | More by Jeffwildcat
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KarlMcGowan

Ireland

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-26-2013 00:22:55 | More by KarlMcGowan
Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
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