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Brewed by Erdinger Weissbräu
Style: German Hefeweizen
Erding, Germany
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.4   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Erdinger Champ is the ideal lifestyle wheat beer: it’s brewed in such a way that it can be drunk straight from the bottle, but without compromising Erdinger’s legendary flavor and high quality standards. The 0.33-liter longneck bottle with its unique opening mechanism emphasizes the lifestyle character of the new beer. In addition to its twist-open cap, the innovative bottle also features an integrated opener on the bottom for extra convenience. Simply place one Erdinger Champ on top of another to twist open the bottom bottle. As you can see, it’s always best to order two bottles and enjoy Erdinger Champ in company! With its fine yeast, Erdinger Champ has the character of a classic Bavarian wheat beer. The yeast gives the beer is natural, slightly cloudy appearance. Erdinger Champ - pure wheat beer enjoyment straight from the bottle.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (13700) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 9, 2005
Bottled
Hazy orange, good off-white head, livelycarbonation. Metallic cardboard and wheat aroma, not very strong. Quite carbonated mouthfeel. Crisp, almost witbier-like orangy flavor. Light to medium-bodied. Average refreshing weizen which lacks normal sweetish banana notes.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
PetetheMeat (621) - Hove, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2005
Pale golden. Unclear. White short head. Almost no aroma. Very mild flavour. Yeast. A hint of citrus. A hoppy note in the finish. Watery palate. WHAT A SHAME.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madquacker (1069) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - MAR 2, 2005
A good not too sweet wheat beer. Good quality and very simple. Modest moderate finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorqui (2127) - Brescia, ITALY - FEB 13, 2005
Color much veiled and pale. Ordinary but pleasant scent, decidedly fizzy. Fresh taste, much pungent with wine cellar aroma. Not memorable but altogether a good weiss.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ALLOVATE (2549) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 28, 2005
Tasted from the bottle (I’m not a fan of twist tops!). Poured a typical hazy straw-gold, with a dense white head, that flattened out with minimal lacing. An aroma of candy sugar was quite pronounced, with nothing else. Biting carbonation reminded me of awful draught Maize lagers. Sweet throughout, very straightforward, and quite bland. Lacks all the credible wheat beer esters and phenols. Obviously made to win a new generation of young impressionables. The brewers at Erdinger Weissbrau should know better.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2004
Bottled. Pale yellow to orange colour. Big frothy head, which diminishes rather quickly. Slightly fruity aroma, something like apricot. Fruity taste, but otherwise rather flat. Sweetish. Ending in a slightly watery finish. Overall, it tastes a bit like a very watered-down fruit punch.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2004
Hazy golden color, weak wheaty aroma, light sweet taste, light body, light dry finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (13271) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 16, 2004
Hazy tan colour, with a weak head. Fine but plentiful carbonation. Clean aroma for a wheat - slightly wheaty, slightly malty. I’d call it American in style as there is no hint of phenol nor ester. Finish is mainly watery. Another half-assed weissbier from Erdinger. I’m so glad I was able to follow this up with my last bottle of Zentrumsbier Weizen, China’s best kept beer secret.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2004
Hazy golden color with a white head. The taste is??? Do I detect a light bitterness? Very thin and very boring.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1396) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2004
Pineapple aroma, cloudy yellow colour, suds lacing, banana flavour and fizzy finish.


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