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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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.


Albertsen's rating

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Albertsen (75) - Tromsø, - JAN 6, 2013
Very clear and simple. A mild, sweet taste. Fresh and light. A little boring. Im getting a warm "summer feeling" from this winter beer. This is not what I’m looking for after a day out in the snow.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3024) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle - 500ml. Beautiful, cloudy golden/orange body with a thick white foamy head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with yeasty and orange hints. Its well balanced malty/hoppy taste carries yeasty, citrusy, clove, and banana notes. Ends with a good bittersweet finish. Enjoyable Weizen. However, I was expecting something more punchy from a winter beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (1799) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 2, 2014
bomber shared with me on my deck, hazy orange pour with BIG white head, aroma of orange , lemon, some spice, taste is similar, im digging this stuff

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (923) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Hazy golden color, small white head. Sweet fruit and wheat aroma. Light body with a sweet flavor and a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1274) - Maryland, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Appearance: deep, bright gold with a creamy, fluffy white head. Aroma: powerful nose of yeast, ripe bananas, light citrus, toasted cloves, and yeasty bubblegum. Taste: banana bread (including a bit of toasted nuts), sweet caramel, allspice, clove, light ginger. Finish: zingy tingle in the mouth, lingering yeast and sweet wheat crackers. Notes: Expected a dunkler bock from the bottle and season, but was still happy. On the sweet and spicy side, and a little heftier than the traditional HW. Definitely felt ’special’. Would drink again.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndyW68 (1086) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Enjoyable. Hazy orange pour with white head. Aroma is wheat and stale hay. Taste is banana and grain with good carbonation.carbonation . Had some orange marinated bacon with the last half, and it paired well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2147) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Expectation: love the style, but the low ratings on RateBeer suggest it’ll be alright
Motivation: as much as I aspire to drink only the finest beers available, sometime value has to be taken into account and it certainly is the case here
Hardware: Half litre bottle (best by Aug 2014) into generic Weizen glass
Nose: wheat and a little funky.
sip: banana flavors and caramel/spice
Taste: light to medium sweetness
Misc: slight fizz
Conclusion: about what I expected - not a stellar example of the style, but definitely poundable if need be.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Dark hefe in the true german RHGB fashion. A little carbonated and stale but i had an old bottle. Still enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Padchenko (81) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 26, 2014
500ml bottle, 5.6%. A very tasty wheatbeer. Pours amber with good-sized white foamy head, detect hints of vanilla. A good beer and feels like it’s stronger than the alcohol content suggests

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3399) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2014
I do not remember where this was got: Pours slightly hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is banana and clove... blah blah. Taste is slightly sweet. Very minimal hoppiness. Some minor mineral water feel in the beer. Hey, even though this is a winter beer, it still tasted fine now (says it is best before August, so whatever). Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.


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