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Urweisse - Erdinger Weissbräu

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86
very good

112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ungespundet on 02-25-2008)
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Benvarine

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

12-07-2013 14:52:26 | More by Benvarine
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jasewaaang

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-06-2013 02:48:30 | More by jasewaaang
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a chalice. $3.79 for 16.9 oz. Best before Aug 2014.

A heavier hefe. Can you have too much clove in the aroma? 3.75

A – Pours a cloudy pale orange with a three-finger off-white dense head. Good carbonation. Decent lacing. 3.75

S – Wheaty, citrusy, banana and big cloves. 4.25

T – Wheat bread, slightly peppery, some citrus, ever so slightly tart, more malty than most hefes. 3.75

MF – A little sharp, medium-dry, medium bodied. 3.5

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 02:52:36 | More by Sludgeman
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Mojoman8561

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-23-2013 13:59:41 | More by Mojoman8561
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-18-2013 23:09:49 | More by Mattyb79
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bamberger603

Germany

4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

A- Great looking straw colored beer with long lasting off white head.
S- Smells distinctly of brewing spices; coriander?
T- Sweet, even for a Weizen; strong, but pleasant, slightly citrusy.
M- A bit harsh and acidic, relatively high carbonation on the tongue.
O- Decent, sessionable beer with a very pleasant taste that breaks the traditional weizen mold.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 21:59:19 | More by bamberger603
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Soto

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

10-19-2013 03:38:44 | More by Soto
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-11-2013 11:41:50 | More by hansavijaticar
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syndelee

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-06-2013 15:38:51 | More by syndelee
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vader06

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.7%

09-30-2013 20:43:28 | More by vader06
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GRPunk

Michigan

3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap at a local Oktoberfest celebration. Served in an Erdinger plastic pint glass.

A- foamy, tan head starts at 1-1/2 fingers, has awesome retention, and leaves great stick. Hazy orange body.

S- lemon, bananas, clove. Mostly lemon.

T- tons of banana, some lemon, lighter cloves. Robust.

M- creamy. Light carbonation.

O- very flavorful, so much so I was wondering if it was an amped-up/imperial version at points. Tons of banana. I would have drank this all afternoon given the chance. Great for the Fest in unusually warm, fall weather. Refreshing.

Serving type: on-tap

09-29-2013 01:22:01 | More by GRPunk
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NeMe

Italy

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-18-2013 00:19:08 | More by NeMe
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fionn13

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-09-2013 09:19:56 | More by fionn13
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Richie71

Ireland

4/5  rDev +4.7%

09-08-2013 18:43:18 | More by Richie71
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-06-2013 00:13:42 | More by BrandonOakes
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scotorum

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bought in a five beer gift pack with an Erdinger weissbier vase.

Poured from the 16.9 oz. bottle into an Innis & Gunn flute.

a: Translucent deep gold, formed an enormous and stubborn white head.

s: Slight fruit note..

t: Belgian yeast fruit flavor. Blindfolded, I would think it was an exceptionally good Belgian wheat beer.

m: Light to medium with good body.

o: Very refreshing, excellent Belgian-like flavor with none of the sourness such can impart. Extremely sessionable! I would definitely buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 04:54:24 | More by scotorum
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ssgunbond

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-28-2013 10:52:30 | More by ssgunbond
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clarknova

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

08-15-2013 14:34:36 | More by clarknova
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John_Squires

New York

3/5  rDev -21.5%

08-10-2013 22:28:44 | More by John_Squires
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joaopmgoncalves

Portugal

3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: A light yellow-y-orange and a bit opaque body with a thick big head.
S: Yeasty and lots of bananas.
T: Lots of wheat, banana and vanilla.
M: Good carbonation, smooth, light-bodied, highly drinkable.
O: Much better than the original Erdinger and actually, but it's not the best Erdinger I've had, that prize goes to Erdinger Dunkel. Possibly, it was the first Hefe I've had. Generally speaking, nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 20:03:30 | More by joaopmgoncalves
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ToriBug13

California

3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Erdinger Urweiser

A- AMAZINGLY THICK HEAD. The first thing I noticed. I poured carefully, and yet the foam is incredible! 2 inched thick and going strong. The retention is unreal- I could have put a penny on the head and it would have held. Light amber color, slightly cloudy.

S- Mmmm Smells so tropical! This is another beer that reminds me of Trix cereal—wheat and bready yeast, along with the fruit on the nose.

T- Definitely German. Banana and yeast are the prominent tastes, along with clove and coriander. My first taste was as fruity as the nose suggested, but as I sipped on this beer I was struck by how well it fit the hefeweisen profile. Very true to style beer. Not my favorite, but very well made.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 16:12:12 | More by ToriBug13
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

07-06-2013 00:59:15 | More by jwat
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felipeprates

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-24-2013 17:20:10 | More by felipeprates
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Beric

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-01-2013 12:49:50 | More by Beric
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Best before 3/2014.

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy orange-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, spice, and yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with banana and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and somewhat medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 05:31:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
Urweisse from Erdinger Weissbräu
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