Erdinger Weissbier Pikantus | Erdinger Weissbräu

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BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
503 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu
Germany
erdinger.de

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bierman9 on 01-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,648
Reviews:
278
Ratings:
503
pDev:
10.34%
Bros Score:
3.95
 
 
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37
Gots:
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Ratings: 503 |  Reviews: 278
Photo of qrazvan
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours very cloudy and thick, almost impossible to see through.
Smells nice, spicy. The taste is complex, the pepper flavour striking at first, then mixing with a more fruity feeling and caramel.
The alcohol content makes its presence felt.
Recommended cold.
In point of view, a very good dark bock beer.

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Photo of gallan1
4.6/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Extremely drinkable wheat Beer

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Photo of videofrog
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hanyuu
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of abarquerov
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of desint
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of toscanoigor
3.29/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PorterPro125
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type: 500 mL Bottle

A- Pours a dark, hazy amber (when held up to a light source). Topped by a fluffy off-white 1 finger head that dissipates into a thin layer fairly quickly. Patchy lacing.

S- Caramel, dark fruit (prune, raisin), as well as the banana and clove flavour that is typical in most wheat brews.

T- Caramel, dark fruit, banana, and a crisp, non-assertive hop bite to finish. Well balanced taste from start to finish. No indication of the relatively high ABV.

M- Medium-Heavy body and crisp moderately high carbonation. The carbonation definitely plays a big part in making this very drinkable.

O- An excellent weizenbock that offers an extremely well balanced flavour and aroma, all the while being very drinkable. Refreshing .

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

Photo of OlaB
4.31/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: dark brown color, cloudy , light head that disolves quickly

S: malty and fruity is what i will describe. sweet malts and caramel, dark fruits like plums,raisins and dates, banana ripes and spices

T&F: delicious malty sweetness,and fruity, The fruity flavours is in the begining with much of the aromas in the taste, dark fruits, the malts takes over in the middle, sweet caramel malts that are greatly balanced, some nice hop notes in the finishing and the aftertaste. this beer was very well rounded,the high alcohol content is very well hidden that is not very noticable in the flavour.

O: this beer was a true pleasure to drink, a great example of its style. This is a beer that i sure will grab again if i get the chance. Delicious

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Photo of Michael_Lopez
3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of EOC
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Derek
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmat10
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YvesB
3.27/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Alexrdvz
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mtn
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I've had this before, but either I changed or it changed or the memory is failing.
I should have enjoyed this refreshing dark wheat treat, but the carbonation was too much for my tongue.
It managed to go with cheese mostly appetizers.
And I have no complaints.
But I think I've had enough for several more years.

I'm going to start noting when a beer is listed in one of my three books comprising my classical beer education.
Reviewed in Roger Protz' "300 More Beers To Try Before You Die", a sequel to his CAMRA classic.
It also is listed on the "1001."

In his 1999 edition, Michael Jackson gave this a 2.5 stars (out of 4) and thought it "very smooth"; indicating something has changed or it was my bottle.

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Photo of AndrewC
4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SassaDog
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gefinley
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Erdinger Weissbier Pikantus from Erdinger Weissbräu
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 503 ratings