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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2004   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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The Premium Weissbier at the top of its class. Not only in the context of the Erdinger assortment Erdinger Weissbier with fine yeast applies undisputed as the classical authors, as the white beer absolutely. It is brewed with fine yeast after a delivered prescription and naturally strictly after the Bavarian purity requirement. Today still without the traditional bottle fermentation one does not do here: Three to four weeks it lasts, until the Erdinger Weissbier with fine yeast matured. For the production only finest raw materials are used. Experience of many years and constant quality controls guarantee beyond that the unmistakable taste. A Weissbier for all, those the unforgettable good taste love.


Cinctus' rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cinctus (166) - - NOV 25, 2012
Served in a beautiful, tall Erdinger glass. Golden haze, with a fine head. Tastes of wheat and hay, sweet with mild spices. Would drink again.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skrzypidlak (12) - Białystok, POLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Bih white head, hazy, pale orange/yellow color. Quite watery in taste, refreshing though.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ElDesmadre (1585) - Mikołów, POLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Watery, sweet and bland, balanced in part by a typical weizenesque tartness. Apples, pears and cinnamon bouquet. Forgettable and ultimately disappointing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (521) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
Poured from the tap. Cloudy orangey yellow with minimal white head. Very wheaty, mild citrus. Not much more. Fairly one note.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2219) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2014
12 oz via bottle at Kinfolk Festival in Lyons. Wheat malts, Belgian yeast, herbs, light spice and light banana. Light to medium body, pretty easy to drink and somewhat refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperTiti33 (539) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2014
En fût à L'Autre Œil. Blache paille/dorée. Céréale. Miel. Banane. Douce. Orange. Sucré. Levure. Pain frais. Simple mais bien.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (3843) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"here’s a pretty nice banana and clove forward hefe. lacking a little compared to the best german examples (scneider, weihenstephaner) in flavor and body, but a pretty good, refreshing ale."

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
16erBlech (53) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 24, 2014
0,5l bottle. Refreshing but quite thin and watery taste. Average Weizen............... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
phrederico (1) - - SEP 22, 2014 does not count
Great german weiss. Good colour, taste, flavour, Munich standart hefeweizen. Good for hot days

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyReynolds (891) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Draft at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. Standard hefeweizen. I’ve had this before but guess I haven’t rated it, let’s see what Superspak has to say: " 500 ml bottle into signature weizen glass, best before 3/2013. Pours hazy golden amber color with a nice 2-3 finger fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of orange zest, banana, pepper, clove, apricot, wheat, earth, and yeast spiciness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance. Taste of banana, pear, wheat, pepper, clove, earth, bread, and yeast spiciness. Lingering notes of wheat, pepper, pear, banana, clove, earth, and yeast spices on the finish for a short bit. Flavors are well balanced with decent complexity; a bit on the watery side, but good. High carbonation and light-medium body; with a lightly creamy and very crisp and prickly mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a good Hefeweizen. A bit watery, but the flavors are nicely balanced; and this is extremely easy and refreshing to drink. I did enjoy it."

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bork (197) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 18, 2014
A little bit of body but almost no taste. Spritzy carbonation and a light tartness in the finish. May be the most famous Hefeweizen on the market, but it is far from the best


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