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Erdinger Weissbier | Erdinger Weissbräu

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Erdinger Weissbräu

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stirgy on 01-03-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a good hefe from Germany, because crisp and clean. I had many great German beers out there, Edringer hold its own.

Looks: hazy brown and yellow & super bubbly straw color with a 2" deep white head, cleared nicely. Hea retention or lacing is not there , but great effervescence

Smell: fruit and slight yeast scent

Taste: slight lemon , orange notes and great earthy taste up front. Finishes fruits and very refreshing

Mouthful: Great carbonation and some syrups. The balances is there in this beer

Overall : This beer goes down vereasy. This beer holds it own agianst any hefe beers. Little or no aftertaste. It is very refreshing and perfect for a summer time.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The beer pours a nice dark gold hue with a foamy white head. The beer is quite cloudy due to the wheat. Smells hoppy, spicy, mild with notes of wheat. The beer tastes mellow with a hint of clove and a smooth caramel finish. Nice beer, would drink again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a fluted pilsner glass.

Look: Semi-cloudy dark golden color. Foamy white head, good foamy lacing.

Aroma: Malts, wheat, faint caramel and banana.

Taste: The taste starts out with malty, subdued caramel sweetness. Banana bread body.

Mouthfeel: Bright, carbonated.

Overall: A delicious beer, lots of banana and caramel.

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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: The body is highly crystalline, which is not what is expected in a wheat beer, which is supposed to be a bit cloudy. Yet, the carbonation looks fine plus a generous head that has quite a retention but no lacing is present.
S: The smell is very bread-y, malt-y. I'm always thrown to somewhere else when I dive my nose into wheat beers.
T: The taste is bready as well but with some undertones of banana and clove.
M: The carbonation is too high right now, the behavior in mouth could be a lot better and also a bit more bitter.
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Poured form a 500 ml bottle into a snifter.

Straw pale color. Hazy as usual. Over the top head with excellent retention. Decent lacing on the sides. A good amount of very tiny bubbles. Super translucent.

Aroma is of yeast, banana and cloves. A little bit of spicy notes. Good amount of wheat. Typical hefe aroma. Strength is good.

Flavor is again full of clove phenols and very slight banana esters. Wheat sweetness is very much apparent. Slight warmth and creamy touch of yeast. Finish is semi sweet.

Mouth feel is light medium. High carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. No astringency.

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Erdinger Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 1,979 ratings
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