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Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier | Erdinger Weissbräu

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3.64/5
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632 Ratings
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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:
#34,942
Reviews:
309
Ratings:
632
pDev:
11.81%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
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19
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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of colts9016
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

About 44 degrees. A fairly stiff poor gave a one finger foamy creamy head with good retention. The color of the beer is a pale yellow. The beer is slightly hazy with some yeast floaties. The beer does present with a good amount of carbonation.

Nose: Wheat, banana, cloves, yeast, biscuit, light toasted malt, perfume, and floral.

Taste: Wheat, lightly toasted malt, biscuity banana, spicy floral, earthy, some perfume, and yeasty.

Mouthfeel is light body, high carbonation, slightly astringent, with a medium finish.

I was expecting an octoberfest beer not a heffe. The beer is atypical heffe, nothing special about that makes it stand out.

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Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A 500ml bottle with a BB of July 2018. Purchased recently from Morrisons. A belated brew for Oktoberfest.

A: Poured into a tulip pint glass. Bottle conditioned. A hazy golden-amber colour with fine suspended sediment and plentiful carbonation. Yields a large head of creamy white foam with excellent retention; this slowly reduces to a persistent surface layer. Slight lacing.

S: Aroma of mildly fruity yeast esters with hints of faint banana, a twinge of spice, grainy malt, subtle wheat and earthiness in the background. Underwhelming.

T: Tastes of fruity yeast esters with notes of mild banana, vague spice, grainy malt, faint wheat, subtle earthiness and a touch of solvent in the background. Quite dry, with little bitterness to speak of.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with prickly carbonation and good body. Satisfyingly chewy. Aftertaste of mildly fruity yeast, earthiness and subtle grainy malt.

O: OK but a bit characterless for a weissbier. Looks great, while the aroma and flavour are underpowered and flaccid. The rich estery notes typical of weissbiers are decidedly muted. Nice body; smooth and creamy. Goes down readily enough but doesn't make an impression. No need to hunt it down.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.47/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the really out of date bottle, it pours a very lightly hazy amber with a modest head, soon dissipating to nothing. Sweetish bread in the nose. The mouth gets the same. Pleasant.

Will relook with the second out-of-date bottle.

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Photo of Oleg85
3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not bad as kristallweizen

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Photo of Frankgabriel2383
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

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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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

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Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 632 ratings
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