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Brewed by Erdinger Weissbräu
Style: Weizen Bock
Erding, Germany

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RATINGS: 869   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
azzie (297) - - JUN 14, 2014
Unsteady beige head. Cloudy liquid, color of chestnut. Medium carbonation. Full body. Light aroma of melon, medium to heavy sweetness. Medium bitterness, no aftertaste. Drinkable. I like this one very much.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (771) - - DEC 12, 2014
Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are dark fruits and caramel, not very sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
slawek (218) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle. Brown, hazy with huuuuge head. Aroma: Bread, caramel, some fruits and banana. Some solvent. Weak. Taste: Low sweetness, low sourness, low bitterness. Flavor of chocolate, bread High carbonation, full body. Wheaty harshness. Good beer, but expected someting more complex.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABS (552) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle from Vinmonopolet’s BU. Pours hazy brown. Some red and grey. With an insane amount of light brown to grey head. Herbal, banana, yeast, cough drop and some alcohol flavour. Some sweet and bitterness. Quite refreshing. Medium mouth feel with medium to low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (684) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at Erdinger stand Horeca Expo Ghent Belgium 2014.Pour it dark color with medium white head.Taste and aroma of sweet yeasty ,wooden barrel, banana, fruits, spices.Well done very interesting.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monacomelody (25) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2014
Grandioser Bock! Wunderbar spritzig mit nicht allzu malzigem Nachgeschmack - mir gefällts! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1598) - Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2014
An excellent Dunkler Weizenbock, the sweeter malt flavors are nicely tempered by a ripe banana character from the yeast, a bit of spices, and a surprisingly light body. Very underrated beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (874) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2014
DWF; Pours murky dark brown with a moderate frothy, lacing, moderate lasting white head. Aroma is intense malt, dark caramel, sweet fruit and light spice.Taste is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a moderate lasting, sweet finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is avarage.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (777) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2014
500ml bottle Appearance: A cloudy dark amber with a medium very bubbled tanned head. Allthough bubbly the retention is quite good , and it leasves only a few spots of lacing. Aroma: Sweet grains. malts. Toffee. Wheat.,bread. notes , banana Taste : Starts a bit sweet (But not too sweet) with banana and caramel tones and some malts then followed by wheat and bread tones backing the sweetness further down, Finishing off with a light bitterness, a hint of alcohol to round it off. Leaving the bread tones mainly there in the aftertaste. Thin- Medium and light creamy body. average carbonation. Decent, but very predictable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tca21 (51) - Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Appearance: dark brown color with a creamy head. Aroma: smells like roasted malts, wheat and has caramel notes. Taste: has some notes of bananas, wheat, roasted malts and has a sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tinylightsrecs (246) - - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle from Glug Newcastle. Pours dark brown, small but lasting head. Rich wintry fruity flavours. Not overwhelming but subtly warming. Tastes less strong than the ABV suggests, but nice


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