Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier | Erdinger Weissbräu

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82
good
602 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
602
Reviews:
297
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.22%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
65
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.45/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy and golden with a very wide white foam head. Smell is right for the style, banana, cloves, wheat, yeast, the works. Almost no hops. Taste is balanced and right for the style again, low bitterness, refreshing and a little bit spicy. Took me a while to diferenciate this from the traditional hefe, but as it gained temperature more spices appeared and flavor changed. Nice beer.

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Photo of CiderGoggles
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ColSanders123
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gautch726
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale yellow with a nice, thick foam head. Taste has a pleasant spiciness with little bitter aftertaste. Easy to drink, yet forgettable once finished. Not a bad beer overall.

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Photo of Rickus
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dazka
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wieshefe17
2.81/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MaximalC
3.36/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a murky straw color with a moderate head of white foam. Aroma smells of bread with some caramel and grassy, noble hops.

The taste is lemony and slightly chalky, with hints of bubblegum--like no Oktoberfest I've ever had. There's also a spiciness akin to white pepper and/or allspice that doesn't quite fit. Medium body and high carbonation make for a lively, velvety mouthfeel.

Overall, this is a hefeweizen, which isn't exactly what the label would lead one to believe. As far as hefeweizen's go, this one is less than sophisticated.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mojo
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thatsmyspot
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baklo
3.17/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of butters_mcgee
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jet-Feds_13
3.15/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jflynt
3.99/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadGuyRising_54
2.49/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Not what I was expecting from the description. Taste isn't terrible, but more of summer beer than Octoberfest

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Photo of vinicole
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy yellow. Thick frothy head.
Grain and yeast aroma.
Fruit and spice taste. Some wheat bread.
Medium body and very smooth.
I quite enjoyed this one.

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Photo of fuzzcherry
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zymurgist12
3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Let me start by saying I am not a hefeweizen fan at all, but I have to say I was caught off guard by how decent this Erdinger wheat version of an Oktoberfest was. With their track record I was willing to give it a shot and was pleasantly surprised with the result.

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Photo of CreedeSon
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerOps
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gemini6
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
3.6 out of 5 based on 602 ratings.
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