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Erdinger Weissbier Kristallklar - Erdinger Weissbräu

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208 Ratings
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.13%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
US import name "Erdinger Weissbier Crystal Clear"

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 05-11-2002)
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

03-16-2014 03:04:59 | More by Fettpopps
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-10-2014 10:54:07 | More by ChuckS
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3.61/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A - Pale yellow colouring, similar to a lager.

S - Grass like sweet fragrance.

T - Sweet, decent amount of wheat coming through on it.

M - Fizzy, maybe a little harsh on the tongue.

O - A decent beer in the Erdinger range but not one of the best. Drinkable, enjoyable but I find it somewhat uninteresting.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2014 19:57:06 | More by fallenshadow
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3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Best by March 2014

Pours a golden straw color with a slight haze to it, good sized white head, fades at a moderate pace with hardly any lacing.

Smell has a sweet malt aroma, slightly grassy notes.

Taste starts out with a sweet malt flavor with hints of banana fruitiness, a decent grassy like bitterness follows, carbonation is on the high side but helps lend a dry finish necessary for this beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2014 23:57:08 | More by deltatauhobbit
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El Salvador

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-02-2014 19:53:38 | More by marcoarizona
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.26/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

500ml Bottle from Tesco (£2.19):
Clear amber to gold colour with a thumb sized head that is full of fairly large, rough looking bubbles that settle to a thing lacing on the top of the beer that starts to turn patchy.

Light with some wheat and faint grassy hops, almost coming across as a pale lager in places as apposed to a wheat beer. This soon passes with some citrus and light banana followed by some background malts and bread.

Wheat, malts and banana start things off, with the latter coming through stronger than it did in the nose. There is some cloves, a light citrus taste and touches of bread too, plus some background fruits.

Lively with a fairly good balance and a medium body with a very slightly sticky mouthfeel. The beer was quite an easy one to drink although it did come across as a little bland in places.

Quite a strange beer initially and started almost like a pale lager with light malts and very faint grassy hops before the kristalweizen in it started to shine through. Not a bad effort overall but there are certainly better, and more readily available, Erdinger beers out there to be had.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 14:20:08 | More by flyingpig
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-05-2014 05:18:06 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-01-2014 00:01:19 | More by Mojoman8561
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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

12-30-2013 14:26:00 | More by SimonTHGolfer
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United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-27-2013 15:20:33 | More by EmperorBevis
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-26-2013 02:46:23 | More by scott2269
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -16.2%

12-21-2013 15:47:23 | More by curewhatalesu
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

12-15-2013 20:31:48 | More by bsjapost
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

12-14-2013 02:21:43 | More by jasewaaang
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-07-2013 15:44:14 | More by BillRoth
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-07-2013 02:37:27 | More by Benvarine
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

12-01-2013 05:17:23 | More by SoonerNY
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-29-2013 16:29:38 | More by MacStinson
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District of Columbia

3.55/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a chalice. Best by date of 4/2014. Purchased for $3.79/16.9 oz.

Not impressed with this kristall. 3.5

A – Pours a crystal clear pale golden with a one-finger dense white head that dissipated fairly quickly to a lasting thin layer. - 3.5

S – Wheat with faint citrus, banana and phenolics (but no cloves). – 3.5

T – Crackers and toast with good bitterness. – 3.5

MF – Medium light body with a dry finish. - 4

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2013 03:41:36 | More by Sludgeman
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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

10-07-2013 21:23:09 | More by Whiskeydeez
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

10-06-2013 15:36:56 | More by syndelee
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Newfoundland (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

10-01-2013 20:51:47 | More by cam477
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-25-2013 02:54:08 | More by ChrisKayler
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3.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From an Erdinger five bottle gift set which came with the glass I used to drink this. Not 100% sure this is the same beer others have reviewed here, the silver-colored label reads "Weizen/Kristall" all in large script lettering on two lines, while the small middle strip label is blue and reads "Prickelnd Frischer/Weissbiergenuss." The beer itself was a darker gold than other reviews have noted.

Poured into an Erdinger Weissbier glass from the 16.9 oz. bottle.

a: Deep clear gold with a tall white head which dissipated slowly to thin surface foam and spotty lacing.

t: Wheat malt well balanced. Went well with oven baked chicken dinner.

m: Medium, more body than most weissbiers, perhaps from Crystal malting if that's what "Kristall" refers to rather than simply the clarity.

o: Exceptional and enjoyable to the end.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 03:25:03 | More by scotorum
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-04-2013 05:26:00 | More by BrandonOakes
Erdinger Weissbier Kristallklar from Erdinger Weissbräu
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