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Erdinger Champ - Erdinger Weissbräu

Erdinger ChampErdinger Champ

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60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 16.94%


Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 09-19-2002)
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Reviews by Sachsenfreude:
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Sachsenfreude

Germany

3/5  rDev -2.3%

01-14-2012 03:45:57 | More by Sachsenfreude
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.46/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Erdinger Champ has a thin, off-white, fizzy head, a hazy, yellow-orange appearance, which hazes up even more when the bottom of the bottle is swished and poured in, lots of bubble streams and clinging bubbles, and pretty much no lacing left behind. The aroma is sweet and bready. The flavor is of sweetness, yeasty bread, a hint of banana, a hint of coriander, and some tap water. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Erdinger Champ finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and delicious.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 20:27:42 | More by RonaldTheriot
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marcoarizona

El Salvador

3.5/5  rDev +14%

02-02-2014 19:53:05 | More by marcoarizona
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leitmotif

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +14%

01-19-2014 18:35:33 | More by leitmotif
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dcmchew

Romania

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

11-01-2013 20:13:08 | More by dcmchew
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Tomedi01

Dominican Republic

4.5/5  rDev +46.6%

10-20-2013 16:01:13 | More by Tomedi01
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Soto

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

10-19-2013 03:39:32 | More by Soto
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3/5  rDev -2.3%

09-22-2013 09:52:42 | More by Ciocanelu
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ssanchezm

El Salvador

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

08-21-2013 03:01:54 | More by ssanchezm
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FLima

Brazil

2.94/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Slightly hazy golden color with a thick head with medium retention relatively to the style.
Lighter aroma for the style, more spicy yeast than banana
Wheaty and biscuit flavor with hints or lemon, banana and spicy yeast.
Light to medium body with a low to medium carbonation.
This actually came short of my expectations; it is not up to par to other Erdinger beers. But you have to consider it is a different proposal, maybe to attract regular drinkers of mass beers to craft beer world. And this deserves some credit. So rating it more against mass beers than its style.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 04:01:59 | More by FLima
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ronin926

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -26.7%

06-22-2013 19:01:02 | More by ronin926
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Miha

Slovenia

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

06-01-2013 23:20:48 | More by Miha
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Luiz0930

California

2/5  rDev -34.9%

05-31-2013 07:10:18 | More by Luiz0930
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metter98

New York

3.06/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is slightly hazy pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured into a weizen glass with a half finger high bright white head that died down, consistently leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat and hints of banana-like yeast are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the yeast is a little more prominent but tastes more like yeast instead of bananas.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink but isn't as flavorful and refreshing compared to some of the other top beers in the style.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 13:20:01 | More by metter98
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Iztok

Slovenia

3/5  rDev -2.3%

02-14-2013 23:53:01 | More by Iztok
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

3.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle served in a Weizen glass.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy orange color forming a big thin bubbled white head. A filtered Weissbier, for sure. Medium retention and some small spotty lacings left in the glass

S: Strong sweet grains upfront and quite fruity too. Traditional banana aroma mixed with some spices, mainly cloves. Wheat and bready in the middle followed by earthy yeasts

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Sweet grains, wheat, notes of banana and cloves. Strong notes of wheat , quite bready. Very low bitterness as expected. Nice earthy yeasts in the end. In overall, a very smooth and bready beer

M: Medium and creamy body. Good carbonation and a very bready aftertaste

O: Very drinkable as it should. A popular Weissbier. Not bad

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 10:20:16 | More by eduardolinhalis
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Beerman1977

Austria

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-28-2012 23:42:53 | More by Beerman1977
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -2.3%

11-11-2012 01:07:53 | More by cfalovo97
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.4/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a weizen.

A: Light, hay colored hue. Pours a slight, white, bubbly head. Disappears quickly. No lacing.

S: Light grainy nose, and a little sweet orange citrus. Very bready, although light. Nicely done.

T: Light white bread, with a bit of blunt citrus.

M: Light body, with a bit of a steely finish.

D: Light and easy drinking. High(er) alcohol content is not apparent in the character.

Atmosphere is decent. Not much to look at, but a well-done grainy citrus nose. Flavor is light bread with a blunt citrus flavor and a steely finish. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 02:06:11 | More by bmwats
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estevaom

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

04-09-2012 14:15:02 | More by estevaom
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle offered up by a friend. From notes.

A - Poured cloudy golden. No head. No lace and no retention with strong carbonation.

S - Fine yeast, very light.

T - Lemon, light yeast, light wheat. Very little spice. Nice with lot's of wheat and lemon.

M - Strong carbonation, medium creamy body and a crisp finish.

O/D - Solid. Quite basic but very drinkable and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 00:02:57 | More by tbeckett
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phaedrusovchaos

Romania

3/5  rDev -2.3%

01-16-2012 12:07:08 | More by phaedrusovchaos
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carloskleber

Brazil

3/5  rDev -2.3%

01-14-2012 01:54:45 | More by carloskleber
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +30.3%

12-16-2011 01:11:28 | More by Gregwa
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dgilks

Australia

2.53/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Clear pale golden colour with a tiny, smooth white head. Poor head retention.

Light metallic malt aroma with a hint of yeast. No real weissbier aroma.

Light malt with a touch of wheat. Some faint banana and citrus. Nothing amazing.

Medium-light body with moderately-high carbonation. Good.

A weak, insipid weissbier that lacks everything and offers up very little. Thirst-quenching but that's about it.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2011 07:57:38 | More by dgilks
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Erdinger Champ from Erdinger Weissbräu
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