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


on tap

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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
With a slightly darker color and slightly higher alcohol content than the classic ERDINGER Weissbier 'with fine yeast', the 'winter brew' offers a really pleasant change at the coldest time of the year, a time when we like to treat ourselves to something special. Available between November and February.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (13637) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 19, 2011
Hefiger, etwas schaler Geruch. Leicht hefiger, dann aber direkt säuerlicher Geschmack, beides wirkt aber überaus harmlos. Im Mittelteil schließt sich ein bitteres Aroma an, meine Güte, bleibt das Bier so lasch? Antwort: Ja. Wobei sich das Bier im Nachgeschmack dann doch noch etwas steigern kann, es ist hier herb und wenigstens ansprechend hefig. Das Motto des Bieres könnte lauten: "Hauptsache ein Winterbier!". Test vom 7.2.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 9,9,9,9,12,9 - 9,15

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
esp0r (2390) - NORWAY - JUN 4, 2011
Bottle. Brown orange hazy, medium white head. Head is a bit too small for a hefeweizen. Aroma of banana, citrus and german wheat yeast. Taste is light malted with a thin feel and a watery sweetness. Also some citrus aciss. Finish is not very hoppy. I’ll let it pass as a hefe but not one of the best i’ve tried

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RuneStumo (2442) - Haugesund, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2011
01.06.2011.0,5l Bottle. Golden yellow colour with white head. Aroma is wheaty with moderate bitterness. There is not too much flavour. A little booring weizen this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2011
[500ml bottle, Cornelius Beer&Wine, Edinburgh] Totally opaque golden brown. Extremely carbonated, with a peaky white head. Yeasty, wheaty aromas with some spices. Some sweet malt in the taste, but also the standard weissbier components. Interesting – not really a winter beer per se, but more festive than the straight up Erdinger [13122007]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4131) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2011
50cl. Pours a cloudy peachy-orange colour with steady bubbles and a beautful head. The nose has oats and fresh cut grass but ends with a persistent vanilla cream note. The taste has porridge notes with bananas and vanilla ice-cream on the end. The palate has a big structure and a really creamy structure but is somehow still refreshing. Overall, it is a lovely complex beer which could actually be sessioned.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blairgus (3467) - California, USA - APR 16, 2011
16 April 2011, bottle. looks great for a weissen; bright orange, hazy w/ a thick, foamy head. nose isn’t as standard. big banana and coriander aromas are replaced with a creamy kind of sweet malt and a faint carbon dioxide odour. med/thin body and moderately fizzy. have to say i’m disappointed w the body. i was looking for a bigger, creamier heavy body. most of the weisbier characteristics have really gone by the wayside with this. it tastes like a slightly coppery, faintly wheaty, malty german ale. not too impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lord_totenkopf (314) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 27, 2011
Dark golden colour with average head. The aroma is the usual wheatbeer’s with a bit stronger malt and bread notes. Taste is intense with hoppy aftertaste. Not a very special one, I expected it to be full-bodied and less fizzy but it’s an enjoyable one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SirLimpsalot (2902) - SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2011
Trevlig vetedoft, smaken är ganska tunn och intetsägande. Egentligen inte så mycket mer att skriva om den.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (6201) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle. Hazy orange/light brown with a large white head. Aroma of citrus, wheat and some light banana. The same in the taste, also some spices and yeast. Drinkable but on the thin side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyit (3620) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2011
Hazy orange of color with a cloudy white head. An aroma of wheat, sweet, bubblegum and weak banana. A flavor of wheat, sweets, bubblegum, banana and exotic fruits.

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