Erdinger Weissbier Kristallklar | Erdinger Weissbräu

Erdinger Weissbier KristallklarErdinger Weissbier Kristallklar
BA SCORE
42.2%
Liked This Beer
3.6 w/ 296 ratings
Erdinger Weissbier KristallklarErdinger Weissbier Kristallklar
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu
Germany
erdinger.de

Style: Kristalweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
US import name "Erdinger Weissbier Crystal Clear"

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 05-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,290
Reviews:
134
Ratings:
296
Liked:
125
Avg:
3.6/5
pDev:
13.61%
Alströms:
3.89
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
41
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 296 |  Reviews: 134
Photo of OlaB
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Pous a clear golden color with a big top of creamy white head that disloves slowly, sticky nice lacings on the glass.

A: Aroma is off wheat,grass,banana with some slight notes of citrus and spices.

T: some malty and bready notes in the back with some fruity sweetness and hint off spices in the front, slightly dry finish. Aftertaste is quite weak. Very little that resembles a weissbier in this one.

M: Medium body with medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean but a little to watery.

O: Is decent and easy enough to drink, but not very interesting in any aspects.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VictoriaTyagunova
3.7/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rocketcat
1.33/5  rDev -63.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I have to say that Erdinger Kristall is the worst beer that I've tasted so far. Taste and feel are awful (very sappy), very far from my own zone. Maybe this is good for someone else, but not for me (I mostly dring lager-type beers).
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FINNISH: Täytyy sanoa että Erdinger Kristall on huonoin olut mitä olen maistanut tähän mennessä. Maku ja suutuntuma ovat hirveitä (todella imelä) ja kaukana omasta alueestani. Sopii ehkä jollekin toiselle, mutta en näe tätä sopivana lager-tyyppisistä oluista pitävälle.

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Photo of SGR1220
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Avatar113
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Derek
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Antyk
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of calcnerd
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerinabottle
4.78/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dertyd
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SebTBL
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of anon
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Light copper hue with some greenish tinge. Nice head on this one, standing two fingers tall, great retention. Light lace. Smells of crackers, bread dough, straw and butterscotch. A little subdued.

Taste starts with malts cracker, bread, straw, grain and grass, giving way to sweet flavours of bubblegum, butterscotch, light caramel and some banana. Light bodied, clean finish. A decent take on the style.

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Photo of thatmanphil
3.07/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Kris450
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BaileyMitch
3.87/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of PorterPro125
4.35/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: 500 mL Bottle poured into an Erdinger Weissebier glass

A- Pours a "Kristal" clear gold colour (a little richer than a typical light lager). Fluffy white head with good retention. Thick patches of lacing.

S- Mainly bready with a hint of bubblegum. No typical Banana flavour found in a Weissebier (I expect that has something to do with the filtering process. A clean, crisp flavour that is a nice change of pace from the typical Wheat Beer.

T- Like the aroma, the flavour is very clean and crisp: Mainly a wheat/bready note, a hint of bubblegum, and an earthy/floral hops.

M- Light Body and steady, smooth moderate carbonation. Wet finish. Extremely refreshing.

O- The first Kristalweizen I've had the Privilege to try and I have to say that I was deeply impressed. Clean and crisp flavours comparable to the Czech Pilseners with the added Body/flavour of Wheat malt.

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4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmat10
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sandon
5/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of gefinley
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Honeybourne
3.01/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spike
4.04/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Erdinger Weissbier Kristallklar from Erdinger Weissbräu
Beer rating: 42.2% out of 100 with 296 ratings
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