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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.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
saxo (14447) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2006
Bottle. Small head that fades qucikly. Hazy orange color. This reminds me more of champagne (which I dont really like) and not of beer. Way too high carbonation. Too acidic.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (14423) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2007
Hazy yellow with white head. Very pilsner like with a little wheat notes. Watery body with a easy sweet malty taste. Easy drinkable but rather disappointing coming from Erdinger!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (14007) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2005
Bottle. Cloudy golden colour. Small unstable head. Yeasty flavour, hint of pineapple. A bit flavourlfess, but OK, I guess.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (13636) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (13185) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rasmus40 (12814) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2011
Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is weak, wheaty and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet. Boring. Doesn’t really feel like a hefeweizen. 240409

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (12521) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle at Erdinger Sportsbar, Munich Airport. Hazy golden/orange beer with a decent offwhite head. Bready aroma, dough, wheat, fruity notes, caramel and cream. Citrus flavor, caramel, wheat, floral notes, spicy, some cream. A bit thin bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12109) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2006
(Bottle) Pours a lightly cloudy maize body with a large creamy white head. Aroma of mustiness, light citrus, and banana. Flavor of wheat and banana.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Koelschtrinker (12038) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 26, 2011
Laffes und eintöniges Weizen, geringe Hefigkeit, kaum andere Aromen. Kurzum: Unnötig. /8/5/6/7/6/6

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (11960) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2006
Bottle. Yellow colour with a white head. Fruity aroma with hint of wheat. So is the flavour. Short finish.


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