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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   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.


4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vr6pilot (4) - , GERMANY - OCT 18, 2008 does not count
Quite memorable to me, it counts among my absolute favourite beers. Lovely orangey, slgihtly richer than typical hefe colour and typical thick foamy hefe head. Properly described by others, I find its smoothness and slightly lighter flavouring makes it one of the most drinkable hefes on the globe. 3 cheers for Erdinger!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LwaIPA (30) - Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
single bottle bought as a gift from beers of Europe outstanding wheat beer. big spice, bubble gum and herbs. taste was similar clean and fresh would love to try again

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3130) - Radom, POLAND - JUN 13, 2012
barnyard, leather, cooked vegetables, soy sauce, smoke, banana, bread, golden, sparkling, white foam, rocky head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish,

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Powertrip (999) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 20, 2012
Single bottle purchased from a Netto Discount Markt in Altenberg, Germany on 12/18/2012. Colour: Dark orange, clouded, medium creamy head. Nose: Lots of butterscotch/caramel malt, hint of banana, marshmallow, cream cheese. Very nice. Taste: medium-light sweet, light bitter, medium-light sour. The nose hinted that this one would be quite sweet but it ends up being rather civil. The marshmallow and caramel do appear. A great wood-fired roast is present. Great creamy mouth feel. Hopped light in my opinion but it by no means leaves it empty. A very pleasant drink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JonMoore (1846) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2005
Cloudy orange colour, very lively, huge white head. Aroma is sweet, sugary, banana & wheat. Taste is lightly spicey, not over the top in the bubblegum/banana/cloves stakes, all are restrained. Nice mouthfeel. A superior weisse, deserving of a much higher average score, for those who are bothered by such things

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (3601) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. What a great beer. Fruity, easy to drink but still with a full body and some aroma of very tasty malt. Huge one.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mankeli (5) - FINLAND - NOV 29, 2013 does not count
Nice and balanced aroma. Flavour is beautiful and round. Little bit of sweetness and fruits. Well balanced.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Half liter bottle from Beer Run, 12/11/13. Funny name! Pours a hazy dark orange color with a large foamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of soft wheat, toast, caramel, a bit of fruitiness. The taste is caramel, wheat, mild spice, mild herbal notes, very faint fruits and an even fainter bit of smoke. Medium bodied, low carbonation, dry, good balance. Exceptional beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ralphdot (982) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2011
5.6% Cloudy yellow with a nice head, I could not really detect any difference from the classic Erdinger Weissbier but I didn’t have one to compare, it was still very good though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeracoon (438) - - NOV 15, 2012
Impressively huge white head. Cloudy golden colour. Fruity wheat aroma. Great taste and a wheaty palate with banana notes. Erdinger never disappoints!


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