Erdinger Weissbier | Erdinger Weissbräu

Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbier
BA SCORE
3.53/5
1,966 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#39,920
Reviews:
797
Ratings:
1,966
pDev:
13.88%
Bros Score:
3.2
 
 
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Serving: Bottle
Best before: Sep-2017


Pours an evenly hazy glowing gold with three fingers and more of creamy beige puff. Takes a while to settle, good retention, barely any lacing. The aroma is spiced bread with some banana behind. The flavor is standard hefeweizen follows the nose. The whole beer is a unified experience. Soft, drinkable, well-balanced, liquid bread substantiveness. Generally a great all-around beer. I prefer others to this one but it is still a great example of a wheat beer. Worth a try.

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So lets try this “true classic of Bavarian wheat beer culture”, as stated on their own website!

They say that it really should be drank from a Weizen glass for proper usage, but hell I can only go on what I have…….a normal glass stein, but its good enough for me.

Also, I must say I do love the logo of the company. Really colourful with the wheat symbol surrounded by striking red and blue colours spelling out the name of Erdinger Weissbier.

On pour there is a good bit of carbonation, noisy bubbles resulting in a pretty big decent sized frothy head. Vibrant and alive!
A very pale golden colour.

Turns a bit hazy looking after a while.

Head reduces in size but retains a little bit

Got a lot in the bottle, a lot of bang for the buck!

Faint smell, of yeast, not much to smell, uninspiring

On taste, got a really refreshing nice big mouthful, creamy and smooth. A nice start

Big nice mouthfuls, but no real distinct tastes, creamy, but not bad

Smooth and crisp enough to saviour, and nice for a weissbier. Nice, I liked it

Wouldn’t say there is a whole lot of taste.

Can’t really feel the alcohol
Tastes of light malt. Light malt, some fruits and of course the wheat

Liked it a lot, nice, very easy to drink, not much taste, but filling, and quite smooth. Overall this isn’t a bad beer, but perhaps a bit boring for the style and not enough strong standout flavours to satisfy the Weissbier fans………

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500ml bottle into a tall weizen glass. Paid £1.75 for a single.

Pours a slightly hazy, thin looking, pale yellow coloured body with plenty of fine streaming carbonation visible. A tall, foamy, three-finger in height, bone-white head reduces quickly to a thin film, leaving behind only token spots of lace.

The simple and uninspiring nose primarily consists of pilsner malts. Traces of malted wheat are faintly perceptible underneath, but to a much lesser extent. Towards the finish, hints of clove and a subtle spiciness become apparent, but the esters and phenols that typify the style are notably absent. Taste follows almost exactly. Crisp, grainy pilsner malts lead above a subtle and slightly tart wheat profile, transitioning to simple and mild clove-like spices near the finish. In the mouth, a light body coupled with plentiful carbonation gives a thin, but smooth and creamy feel. Spices linger momentarily after the swallow in combination with traces of floral hop bitterness to marginally dry the palate to finish clean and crisp.

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Erdinger Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 1,966 ratings
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