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Erdinger Weissbier - Erdinger Weissbräu

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,415 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 1,415
Reviews: 719
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 9
Gots: 94 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 01-03-2002)
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-23-2012 18:15:40 | More by cbnz
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WeissBoy

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-23-2012 04:54:49 | More by WeissBoy
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output01x

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured from a 330 mL. capped bottle (Best Before End 05-2012) into a weizen glass.

A moderate pour yields a fluffy off-white head that takes up nearly half the glass. After a few minutes, the head slowly fades to about a 1-finger coating that lasts to the last drop. The body is a cloudy straw gold with carbonation bubbles streaming upward from nearly every conceivable portion of liquid. Some thick lacing can be seen sticking sporadically to the glass in soapy clumps.

Wheat is definitely the primary component of this nose with just a touch of citrus in the background. Notes of lemon peel and orange rind are present with just a bit of green banana. The lack of banana in the nose is a little off-putting.

Like the nose, the initial taste is primarily wheat with just a touch of citrus peel. Almost no banana can be found and certainly no bubblegum. As the beer is swallowed, a banana cream flavor comes out a bit and is soon met by more grainy wheat flavors. The oily citrus flavors cling to the crevaces of the mouth and last the entirety of each sip. A wheat, chalky green banana flavor persists as a light aftertaste between sips.

The body is light and easy-drinking with a good amount of meatiness that gives this beer a smooth mouthfeel. The carbonation is good and fizzy (as would be expected) and creates a nice foamy but satisfying swallow.

03-20-2012 19:44:13 | More by output01x
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hawkon


3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-19-2012 12:01:29 | More by hawkon
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killianf


4/5  rDev +14.6%

03-18-2012 16:18:23 | More by killianf
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leokbelo

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-14-2012 01:42:00 | More by leokbelo
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ClayH

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-09-2012 20:03:16 | More by ClayH
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Metal4Breakfast

Florida

3/5  rDev -14%

03-07-2012 12:30:37 | More by Metal4Breakfast
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.93/5  rDev +12.6%

A: Orangey straw. Nice big white head.

S: Caramel – very unexpected. Grainy too. Has a bit of sherbet and smells almost like a Tripel.

T: Grainy and cardboard like. Nice amount of bitterness and a bit of laquer/nail varnish from the alcohol – nice. Has some citrus, sherbet powder and orange squash to fight the papery graininess. There's some pleasant liquorice in there too. Rhubarb and citrus in the aftertaste.

O: Nice.

03-07-2012 12:18:11 | More by Hoppsbabo
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Mick-e-d


4/5  rDev +14.6%

03-05-2012 22:17:30 | More by Mick-e-d
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RodneyFarva

Spain

3.13/5  rDev -10.3%

500ml bottle poured into weizen glass. best by 12/12.

a: hazy orange color with a three finger white head. dissipates to a half finger within a minute.

s: lots of light orange aromas and lemon. very pleasant; not too many spices going on. bit of a wheaty note as well but the citrus dominates.

t: a solid wheaty note to the beer, not too much banana/clove at all, which i would expect, and not very much of the orange/lemon aroma in the flavor. strong carbonation but a bit watery in flavor.

o: a competent hefeweizen. frankly, though, i can think of a half dozen other german breweries that make a widely available hefeweizen, all of which i would pick up before this.

03-05-2012 19:40:17 | More by RodneyFarva
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bump8628

Oklahoma

3.08/5  rDev -11.7%

Hazy, dirty, apricot blonde. Almost nothing in the way of the banana/clove yeast profile requisite for the style. Easy drinking, mild bitterness, with a thick wheatiness and hit of grass on the finish. Probably the worst of the hefeweizens produced by the big German breweries. It's a style that's hard to do well, and Erdinger has yet to figure it out, but at least they date their bottles.

03-02-2012 20:23:18 | More by bump8628
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DM1293

California

3.38/5  rDev -3.2%

Taste - Interesting. A very light banana crosses my palate but
otherwise unlike most other hefeweissens. Reminds me more of an American wheat.

Overall - Not bad. It wasn't what I was expecting though, and if I were to go off of hefeweissens I've had, I'd call it a pale imitation. On its own merits, I could see myself drinking it again.

02-26-2012 02:37:12 | More by DM1293
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djcira

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-19-2012 17:27:28 | More by djcira
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +14.6%

02-18-2012 22:40:47 | More by sgttibbs
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nlriehl87

Illinois

4/5  rDev +14.6%

02-17-2012 22:53:27 | More by nlriehl87
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sd123

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -14%

02-17-2012 03:49:59 | More by sd123
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vencad

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-13-2012 06:29:58 | More by vencad
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warrior02a

New York

4/5  rDev +14.6%

02-11-2012 09:52:35 | More by warrior02a
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allstar255

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-11-2012 05:19:22 | More by allstar255
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3/5  rDev -14%

02-10-2012 17:10:31 | More by tfsimpkins
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jeffthepony

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-08-2012 16:03:36 | More by jeffthepony
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kurgan3

Poland

4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

02-08-2012 07:26:40 | More by kurgan3
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Acho

Spain

3.38/5  rDev -3.2%

Served into the Erdinger glass that commemorates its 125th anniversary (quite a cool weissglass).
A nice clear translucent yellow with topped with an incredible head that stays around for a little while.
The smell is quite a turn down, can't get nothing but what seems to be some faint fruity odor.
The tatse is just OK for what it is, a nice carbonation makes it quite drinkable.
Overall an under the mean Weissbier, nothing to do with the Erdinger Dunkelweiss an outstanding brew.

02-07-2012 20:31:55 | More by Acho
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3/5  rDev -14%

02-06-2012 15:17:51 | More by Kahlerbock
Erdinger Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
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