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Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel - Erdinger Weissbräu

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very good

1,067 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,067
Reviews: 568
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.07%
Wants: 32
Gots: 90 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-15-2001)
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

vencad, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Sept 2014. Acquired a while back from a supermarket.

Poured into an Erdinger weissbier glass (yes!). Bottle conditioned. A deep reddish-brown hue with plenty of fine sediment and intense carbonation; appears opaque in the glass. Produces a huge head of creamy light-brown foam that lasts for quite a while before settling as a patchy surface layer. Aroma of toasted grain with hints of caramel malt, wheat, earthiness, fruity yeast esters and subtle stewed leaves. OKish but lacking in character.

Tastes of toasted caramel malt with a dry finish. Notes of caramel, wheat, mild grain, earthiness, vague fruity yeast esters and stewed leaves. Faintly sweet, followed by a mild, yeasty character upon swallowing. No bitterness to speak of. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with prickly carbonation and a somewhat insubstantial body for the style. Lightly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of dry yeast, caramel and faint wheat.

Drinkable but nothing special - about par for Erdinger. Looks alright, while the aroma and flavour are decidedly lacklustre. Caramel and light wheat notes with some yeastiness - muddled and indistinct. So-so body. Goes down without complaint but a pretty forgettable dunkel - no need to hunt it down.

jazzyjeff13, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of DrunkenMonk
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

DrunkenMonk, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of David121
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Very nice color with a thick light brown head

Very mild smell of grain

The taste is roasted caramel malt and is very mild, not too sweet at all.

The mouth-feel is very pleasant with medium carbonation

Overall this is a great mild beer for someone not looking to adventure outside the box. This beer is sweet with not a lot of carbonation. Don't let its dark haziness fool you into thinking this will be too rich. This is a very easy beer to drink and it gets extra points because of its cheap price.

David121, Sep 16, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +2.4%

Saskadan, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

JMScowcroft, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

GregaR, Sep 15, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -1.3%

fr0wn3r, Sep 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Bieniek30, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Hellpop65, Sep 15, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +0.3%

Doublechar0517, Sep 14, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -1.9%

Schweitzer21, Sep 14, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -0.8%

Flavio_Gama, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

dmberger, Sep 12, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +9.9%

LAWCG, Sep 12, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -5.1%

Howycwap, Sep 10, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +19.5%

cdcapistran, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

KRella, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Beervana, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Sathanas, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

MattWatson37, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of Furlinator
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%

Pours opaque dark brown with cola edges. The huge 2 inch shimmering khaki head fades to a cap on top and leaves thick strands of lace.

The smell is of grain, wheat bread and dirt.

The taste is of roasted caramel malt and whole wheat bread with an underlying fruit sweetness.

The texture is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Roasted malt and wheat flavors dominate with a definite hint of fruity sweetness. Refreshing and easy drinking. I enjoyed this one.

Furlinator, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

LutherBrau, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

arkitekt2, Sep 01, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +12%

steverx8, Aug 31, 2014
Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel from Erdinger Weissbräu
85 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.