Erdinger Weissbier | Erdinger Weissbräu

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu
Germany
erdinger.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stirgy on 01-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,631
Reviews:
799
Ratings:
1,981
pDev:
13.88%
Bros Score:
3.2
 
 
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Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jtee
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 500ml bottle served straight from the fridge at 10 degrees Celsius into a weizen glass. Best before date: 04/2018

Look: The beer pours a cloudy gold with 6cm of dense, creamy, white head that dissipates into a solid cap after 3+ minutes. Decent lacing and good overall head.

Smell: Moderate strength with decent balance. Very fruity with clove-like phenols and estery banana. Toasty and wheaty malts.

Taste: Moderate strength and balancing towards sweet. Follows the aroma seamlessly. Banana and cloves with wheat and toast. Faint bubblegum. The finish is quite short, faint, and balancing towards sweet.

Feel: Medium-full body with moderate carbonation. Very creamy and smooth with no apparent alcohol warmth.

Overall: As far as wheat beers go, I think this is a good one. I'm surprised though how little I have to say about it.

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Photo of Kashkns
3.82/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TooGood
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billab914
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smi69
3.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fedebadra
4.82/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.24/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a weizen glass. The appearance was a nice hazy/cloudy off white to a glossed over golden yellow color with a thick three finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. The lacing formed thick rings at first and eventually slid into the body. The smell had a wonderful blend of clove and coriander over top of a nice bready/yeastiness with a nice under current of sweet banana esters. The taste had a decent blend of sweet to spicy and yet had a nice sweet earthy banana aftertaste. The wheat seemed subdued but I didn’t mind so much. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a pretty good sessionable aspect to it. The carbonation was right on par for the style and for me as it left just enough out for it have a good refreshing quality. Overall, this was a wonderful hefeweizen that should be a frontrunner for the style.

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Photo of Shafaegalo
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beaulabauve
2.86/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Macamah
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blackop555
3.74/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy gold. Foamy, tall white head that fades slowly to a light cap and light lacing.

Smells wheat, grassy, malt and light yeast spice.

Tastes wheat, touch sweet, citrus, lemon and light grassy. Followed by orange peel and yeast spice. Finish is semi dry with wheat and yeast linger. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of DeaconWhite82
4.02/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The only wheat beers I will buy are German . If you want a good wheat beer for the summer heat, make it German. American style wheat are not as good

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Photo of NastyNorseman
3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Malty, yeasty aroma for this hazy, gold offering. Great white head and a frothiness that shines through it's entirety. Mouth feel is where this brew shines. The flavors are muted, but decent, warm bread, grass, and a sweetness in the finished. Medium-bodied and enjoyable.

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Photo of JeffGuilly
3.9/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of smcolw
3.61/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy with dirty gold color. Modest head and nearly no spots for lace.

More my metal aroma than the typical hefeweizen clove/banana.

The flavor is more true to form with decent yeast and wheat elements. The taste is a bit sweet with a banana finish. Good body but with an equally high carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. Not spectacular but a good example of the style.

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Photo of schavuytje
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

One of the better German Höveizen; Light yellow with cloudy whiting through it and a dense packet of plaque foam, fresh fruity fragrance like banana, fresh pineapple and a little sweet of vanilla, also in taste especially the fresh fruity afterwards a bitter edge and a sweet sweetie

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Photo of jhart96
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SABERG
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16 oz. can into a tall pilsner glass.
A - A touch of haze, golden straw color, excellent carbonation feeds an everlasting white cap
S - Hints of lemongrass, warm bread rising, floral notes include fresh cut grass.
T - A bit single dimensional, muted flavors shadow the aromatics.
M - Here the offering is at its best, pillowy soft, excellent carbonation leads to a dry finish.
O - A fine summer offering, pushed up a bit in the flavor category and this would be a winner.

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Photo of BigGold
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had at FoodLoop, Europa Park, Germany, poured from 0,33l bottle, label stamped "01-2018," into small mug. This is perfectly drinkable, but surprisingly muted.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.49/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbehlar
4.27/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brewer101
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyable but not as good as some other German weissbiers.

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Erdinger Weissbier from Erdinger Weissbräu
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 1,981 ratings
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