Erdinger Weissbier | Erdinger Weissbräu

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Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu
Germany
erdinger.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 01-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,935
Reviews:
785
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
14.45%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
490
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.11/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had a bottle of Erdinger's Weiss beer whilst at the Atlantis Hotel on Palm Island outside of Dubai. The beer poured a clear yellow will big head that laced slightly. The smell was slight spice and floral. The taste was a good beer with tone of floral notes. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall a decent beer.

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of Zimbo
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hazy straw yellow to look at with a skinny skinny white head, you'd expect the foam to be much thicker given all the ubiquitous beading. Slightly carbonic to the taste there is a sort of pleasant sweetness which doesn't fully lead to the middle, end or aftertaste. Instaead there's a slightly inflated body and a hollowness on the tongue which tends to dominate. Pleasant but by no means demanding or delicious. A good introduction to weiss beers for the hardcore usual macro feeders.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of wesbrownyeah
3.22/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured one and a half Erdinger Hefe-Weizen beers into a 22 oz Weizen glass. Strange that the names are so mixed but all on the same bottle.

A- Straw yellow look with a short lived fluffy white head that falls quickly to a quarter inch ring and froth. So so for a bottle fermented brew.

S- Getting better with strong hints of lemon grass and musky yeast. Cellar torn musk like shelves linger in the nose with sharp hints of citrus peels gone sour. Spicey peppercorns are noticed.

T-M- Lightly sweetened lemon herb flavors upfront. Slightly dulled and watered down for the style IMO but nevertheless a good combo for drinkablity. Aftermath is a floral mix of malty yeast with a dry feel till the last bite.

O- Very drinkable for the style just lacking the hardcore aspects of the true Hefeweizen brew.

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Photo of mariposafan
3.45/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Fairly large fluffy white head over hazy light orange body. The head doesn't last that long, though.

The aroma is interesting. There's more of the citrus character that I'd expect from a Witbier here and virtually none of the bubblegum/banana that I expected. It's still very pleasant, just unexpected.

The flavor again reminds me more of a Witbier, including a tartness that doesn't do much for me, though without the spices. Again, none of the banana/bubblegum/cloves flavor that I expect from a hefeweizen. Also a little more bitter on the aftertaste that I want from a hefeweizen.

The mouthfeel is just a touch watery but otherwise great. Good carbonation.

Not bad but not in the same league as my favorites.

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Photo of djura
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Nice big white foam,lasting till the end. Yellow-orange color. Lots of bubbles,cloudy.
S-Citrus notes,mostly orange,pleasant aroma.
T/M-Refresing taste. Usual for most Bavarian beers. Carbonated. There is fruits,wheat,but can't say i am crazy about this beer.
O-Average not bad Weissbier.

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Stocean1
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2 finger pillowy head, decent retention with thick lace - cloudy - honey hued

wheat malt, orange peel,light fruit

taste is wheat, orange peel, biscuity, bubble gum and banana notes

slightly bitter, dry, medium body with plenty of carbonation, smooth and refreshing like a good wheat should be

perfect for a lazy hot afternoon at the trailer, there are better wheats but this one is well worth guzzling

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of blastyaker
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured bottle into Erdinger Weissbrau glass. Cloudy yellow color on pour frothy head that remained. Weird looking tornadic cloud forming from head to bottom of glass halfway through as it settled in glass. Fruity undertones not overpowering. Smooth taste not overpowering or too filling, can see it paired with a meal. Liked it but would move on to something new before repeating.

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Erdinger Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
3.46 out of 5 based on 1,935 ratings.
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