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Brewed by Erdinger Weissbräu
Style: Weizen Bock
Erding, Germany

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RATINGS: 972   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lovers of strong beer need not worry that ERDINGER Weissbier Pikantus 'dark bock beer' is going to be too sweet, as is the case with so many bock beers. Despite the higher alcohol content, the Erding brew masters have succeeded in retaining the special Pikantus taste.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - FEB 9, 2006
Bottled. pours a mahogany color with an ivory head. Malt aroma. Taste is malty with a bit of cinnamon and cookies. Also a bit fruity.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - FEB 9, 2006
Nothing really exceptional here with this, although it is a decent brew. Very bready in the taste and aroma with a clean finish. A bit of molasses and spice on the palate as well but, again, nothing I haven’t had before. Too bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2007 Bottled. A beautiful brown beer with dark orange notes and a large, dense beige head. Nice carbonation too. Sweet, malty, toffe aroma. The flavor is much the same, with bitterness added, and quite long-lasting. Fizzy mouthfeel and full body. I was a bit disappointed over this one, expected more from a beer of this style, but it is definately not a bad beer. (060206)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 29, 2006
Tasted 28/01/2006. 500ml bottle-conditioned ale from Rumble’s, Wellington. Odd murky-brown appearance, reminiscent of muddy water. Collapsing light-tan head that ends up as an oily film. Mild, but complex, nose gives off chocolate, banana cake batter, dough, yoghurt, caramel dairy food, cloves. Sweet and yeasty -like a partially fermented wort. Quite sweet up front, in the mouth, with a chocolatey, winey, warming, alcoholic middle. The finish is woody spices - cloves and cinammon - and lingers for quite some time. Prickly carbonation, light-medium weight, great drinking. Sip this instead of taking desert; 500ml can easily be shared.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Pinnhead (93) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2006
can be compared to a nut brown in terms of depth. a yummy beer, this is. very fizzy and full flavored but not overwhelming.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8555) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2006
Bottle. Beige nice looking high head. Dark read body with a good deal of carbon dioxide. Fruit aroma. Pleasant mix of sweetness and bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2006
[bottle from clockwork] Aroma of raisins, banana. body is a little thin, finish is sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBlockaid (683) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2006
Dark coca cola pour with a mocha head. Well laced. Nose is sweet malts, brown sugar and some licorice. Taste falls in over mild spices like clove and licorice, malts, and caramel-o-sugar. Aftertaste brings up uncomplex, yet well suited dark fruits like raison and plum. Didnt get any chocolate in this like i wanted, but overall, it was rather satisfying. There was even a bit of a smokey atmosphere here and there.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3955) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JAN 8, 2006
A little disspaointing too, but the colour is great, looks like chocolate, the name reminds me something spicy, although I guess is nothing like that the meaning.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamSkillin (376) - High Bridge, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2006
A really nice Weiss bock kind of thing, a little less picant than Schneider-Weiss Aventinus, and a little tastier and more drinkable. Really impressive beer brought to me once again, by Roger F from High Point/Rammstein.


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