Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier | Erdinger Weissbräu

Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier
BA SCORE
3.64/5
625 Ratings
Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu
Germany
erdinger.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bierman2000 on 07-17-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,531
Reviews:
306
Ratings:
625
pDev:
11.81%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
73
Trade:
0
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Photo of SSGCujo
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hanglow
3.22/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Looks fabulous. Light gold, lighter than most hefeweizen, lovely big creamy head, cloudy.

Aroma is very disappointing, little there. tiny bit of freshly cleaned car, slightly sweet. Not bad, just nothing really.

Taste has a bit more going on but again not much there. taste of coin, tiny bit o fwheaty malt. No hop.

Mouthfeel is good, good carb, touch of acidity.

It's ok but there are many better hefeweizens out there

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Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.66/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Casey_L
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PatrickCT
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Oktoberfest Weissbier. Hmm.
Typical looks for a weissbier. Nice frothy, pillowy head. good retention. Orangish blonde, hazy body.
Stone fruit, with some crisp wheat in the aroma.
It tastes a little sweet with no real fruit to identify, a touch of caramel, some crisp wheat with a bit of spiciness.
Very drinkable with good carbonation. On the lighter side for a wheat beer. Perhaps this is where they get off promoting it as an Oktoberfest.

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Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of matcris
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A quite hazy lemon/golden, with a half finger of off white head that settles quickly. Very mild lacing down the glass. The aroma has almost a herbal/medicinal, or floral quality, and grainy/sunflower seeds. The flavor is biscuits, and sun seeds. The feel is full carbonation, very dry, and medium body. Overall, a 5 for the feel, for me. The most unusual O'fest brew I've tried this year; not necessarily a bad thing. I really enjoyed the dry, well carbonated, and body of this one.

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Photo of OlaB
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy golden color with a big top off creamy white head. Has some nice lacings on the glass, and seems a slittle filtered. The aroma is off wheat,yeast,banana and spices, but a little weak. The taste is sweet with a mild bitterness and some malts in the back, notices some spices in the middle while it finishes off dry and have have a decent lenght in the aftertaste. the flavour is a little watery and bland . High carbonation with a medium body. The mouthfeel is smooth and crisp. Is tasty and drinkable enough, but not very interesting. Would choose something else for the oktoberfest.

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Photo of axxe
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kotzbauerm
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.37/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brolo75
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip

Pours a hazy golden orange with lots of carbonation, no retention, no lacing, head is bright white, doesn't look like an Oktoberfest beer.
Deep golden wheat aroma, spice, banana, yeast, light bubble gum, aromas are subtle.
Flavors of wheat, hay, banana, bubble gum, light spice in the middle, finish is dry with hay, spice and banana lingering in the aftertaste.
Medium bodied with a creamy, smooth, mouthfeel, carbonation adds a frothy feel.

I don't know why its label as an Oktoberfest when it does not fit the style according to color, aroma, and taste. It's still a good beer, I could drink a few of these on a hot summer southern CA day.

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Photo of Treyliff
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into pint

Pours a deep amber color with a one finger off-white head that has good retention. Smells of toasted bread crust, caramel, floral hops with some fruity notes. Taste is thin up front, with some toasted bready malt, along with light notes of caramel. The finish is floral and slightly sweet. Medium-light body with medium carbonation leads to anfosmy mouthfeel an crisp finish. Good drinkability but a bit watery at times

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Photo of Griphon
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nater919
3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Damian74
3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dvesilly
4.46/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TooGood
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZEB89
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cji1065
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jkblr
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

11.2oz bottle bb May 2018 poured into a .5L krug at fridge temp 5.7% ABV. The beer pours wheat beer hazy and golden yellow in color. The head is off white and persistent. The head eventually settles to a ring with minimal lacing. The aroma has some wheat sweetness and a little yeast character, maybe some bubble gum, no banana. Taste is a little sweet at first, trailing into some wheat malt taste. There's not a hint of toasted malt, at all. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, well carbonated, and medium dry. There is no real bitterness only enough to keep the sweetness of the wheat in check. Overall, good, but not an Oktoberfest of any description. I'm not 100% sure I could pick this out blind against their regular Hefe, which has a subdued yeast character anyway. If you enjoy Hefeweizen and not Marzen, buy a 6 pack and fill your mug.

Note: rated to Hefeweizen style

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Photo of BlakeAM
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16oz draft poured into a pint glass has a light straw colored body(?) and floats an aggressive 1.5in whitish head. No lacing. Okay, it's old, but light straw? Not even gold.
Aromas include malt....and a slight banana and a lagering...
Flavor is malty and the carbonation ads a little bite.
Overall is it old, I know, but I expected some color and some more flavor.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.37/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 625 ratings
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