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Erdinger Weissbier - Erdinger Weissbräu

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BA SCORE
79
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1,420 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,420
Reviews: 719
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 9
Gots: 97 | 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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WeissGary


3/5  rDev -14%

05-08-2012 21:54:25 | More by WeissGary
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MouthfulOfchris

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

05-07-2012 14:55:40 | More by MouthfulOfchris
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Kromes

Georgia

3.15/5  rDev -9.7%

A: A hazy straw color with what a first starts as a thick white head and turns into a thin white head. Doesn't have the staying power of other hefes.

S: Yeasty with wheat malt and citrus notes.

T: Mostly has a bready malt flavor with a touch of citrus and a tiny bit of spice. The finish is much too sweet.

M: Light with a good bit of carbonation.

O: An Average Hefeweizen. Right in the middle I'd say.

05-05-2012 19:35:23 | More by Kromes
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

2.6/5  rDev -25.5%

Pint glass. Spirals of yeast suspension swirl in a rather clear golden beer. The fluffy head that came from the pour has fallen quickly. 3.5

Lemon rind and muted spices in the nose. Not very active aroma-wise. Breath of hops, wheat malts, and citrus. 3.0

Attenuated flavor. Some clove and coriander, but hardly any fruity esters. Lemony twang that doesn't stay in the finish. The finish actually comes with unexpected bitterness. Herbal hops are more noticeable than any bready malt flavors. Disappointing. 2.5

Watery body. Too thin. Bad feel. Over-carbonated. Ouch. 2.0

I found a German that I definitely dislike. Aside from that, it really is a poor example of the style. They shouldn't tout on the back label that they're 'the World's No. 1 Hefe-Weizen' because they are far from it. 2.5

05-04-2012 00:20:55 | More by thecheapies
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Beermazter310

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

05-03-2012 17:22:00 | More by Beermazter310
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StoicBeast

California

3/5  rDev -14%

05-03-2012 15:03:04 | More by StoicBeast
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Irrationalist

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-28-2012 23:03:20 | More by Irrationalist
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Douberd

Netherlands

3.03/5  rDev -13.2%

Bottle of 500 ml, at home.
Head of three fingers, soapy, but with very good retention. Pale honey coloured, hazy.
Aroma is fruity with some banana traces and quite malty.
Taste is sweet with some sour aftertaste, sort of citrus.
Average thickness on the body and very carbonated.
Good but not that great.

04-27-2012 16:04:47 | More by Douberd
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Ale

Italy

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-26-2012 18:06:35 | More by Ale
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

04-22-2012 14:48:25 | More by rale
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500MLperWeek


3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-22-2012 03:52:04 | More by 500MLperWeek
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HomrQT

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev +21.2%

A little more expensive than I would normally spend for a single beer, but this is one that I enjoy when I come across it. Goes down very smooth, and it sure is a pretty beer when poured. One of the better German beers I've had, which with all the outstanding German beers out there, I'm proud to say this one holds its own. The head has a long life span while drinking. I'd certainly recommend at least a one time try.

04-20-2012 12:09:52 | More by HomrQT
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syrupjoe

Minnesota

3.58/5  rDev +2.6%

12oz bottle into pint glass. Pours a very slightly cloudy faded gold color with two finger foamy white head.

Nose: Lemon, banana, honey, bread, slight pepper.

Taste: Citrus, acidity, banana, sweet wheat. Lingering sweetness and slight acidity in the aftertaste.

Moderate carbonation with a sweet but clean finish. A light but good hefe. Would drink again.

04-19-2012 03:39:15 | More by syrupjoe
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ale207

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-17-2012 00:40:19 | More by ale207
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.6%

04-14-2012 01:58:43 | More by BugTownPub
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Tiriansdoor


3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

04-12-2012 04:49:54 | More by Tiriansdoor
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

04-12-2012 01:19:06 | More by Texasfan549
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Screwball

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +14.6%

04-10-2012 03:36:14 | More by Screwball
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-09-2012 18:53:51 | More by Buggies
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bh123

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

04-06-2012 01:36:52 | More by bh123
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Jakep2021

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

04-04-2012 16:26:59 | More by Jakep2021
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pchalk


4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

04-03-2012 14:41:41 | More by pchalk
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traumaqueen


3/5  rDev -14%

04-03-2012 06:37:34 | More by traumaqueen
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WildMaverick1200

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev +6%

Grabbed this along with the Dunkel variant a few days ago.

Nice yellow color, very hazy, and seems even hazier as you let it sit for a while. Persistent foam rings.

Spicy, malty smell. Nice but subtle.

Taste is mainly acid, reminding me of raisins and a bit like a salad, and that specific hoppy aftertaste which reminds me of a Radeberger pilsner.

It has a light body...perhaps a bit too light. Carbonation a bit on the low side once you get through that foam.

Don't be fooled though, this beer is a bit stronger than it will feel or taste. And the 500 ml bottle size only makes this situation worse. It seems to pair well with chicken sandwiches and cold cuts of meat.

I like it and recommend it. But I have to say I like the Dunkel a bit more.

04-01-2012 03:07:47 | More by WildMaverick1200
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jnjander

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

03-31-2012 19:42:30 | More by jnjander
Erdinger Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
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