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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Pours a cloudy gold with a huge white head. Nose is of citrus and hops. Very creamy and light on the palate, the taste is light, effervescent, of wheat, some fruitiness, only a suggestion of hops and slightly crisp on the finish. A very gentle mild beer but nicely balanced. Pairs well with light cheeses and matzos.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (1079) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUN 21, 2016
One of those you suddenly realise you haven’t rated. 500ml bottle at Phoebe’s, Jimei, China on 10 June. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of malt with a hint of bubblegum. Sweet finish. Not as good as I remember it from 10 years ago.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cristobal37 (704) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2016 Fruity strawberry and stale malt aroma. Huge carbonation and head. Oily and flavor dominated by grassy malts. Pretty bad weizen. So far Pikantus was the only good beer I?ve had from Erdinger. Won?t be trying their others any time soon. Definitely skip this.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
NikitaDE (28) - Minsk / Schweinfurt, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2016
Looks good, big, 2-minutes lasting foam, golden-brown color, average carbonation. Smell is like fallen leaves in the sour water in the basement of german uncle Axel, unpleasant. Taste is watery and just a little bit banana, dough and grain. Aftertaste is firstly almost no, but after few swallows something..0. As a result - very poor beer...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pongauer (45) - Maassluis, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2016
Not an excellent beer. If you are looking for a good weizenbeer, there are better ones out there

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2721) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - JUN 11, 2016
On tap at a Vietnamese restaurant in Berlin, Germany. Hazy, gold with an an off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of lemon, yeast, light fruit and white bread. Taste of yeast, lemon, white bread and light fruit. Medium/light body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ozzatoadisback (50) - ITALY - JUN 11, 2016
Slightly darker than golden, a bit cloudy, lots of bubbles floating to the top. Healthy and stable white head which shows good retention and some lacing. Aroma has soft malts (white bread), strong banana, bubblegum and a hint of lemon. Taste has a soft malts base, fruity esters (mainly banana), a pleasant and not invading bubblegum feel and a hint of clove. Finish is rather dry for the style with maybe a slight grassy note, brings freshness and helps atttenuating the overall obvioulsy sweet feel. Light body, average crispness, smooth and easy but still quite lively mouthfeel. A good Hefe that feels very easy and refreshing but not too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wolfcarnival (231) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 11, 2016
bottle. i remember first drinking this for a week solid in tilburg with craig the first year we went to incubate. bands didnt start until late so we just spent all day in pubs getting shitfaced then by the evening we were so cunted we made dicks of ourselves at every gig. really fun holiday even tho we had big fights and lost tons of money
anywayz this pours hazy yellow with a foamy lasting head. yeasty bready aroma with lemonpeel. balanced taste of banana bread, orange, and sour tangy finish. sweet and filling and delicious

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skarecrow (38) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 10, 2016
On tap. Slight grainy aroma. Pours with golden color and reasonable head Not much finish and a little watery. Also slightly oxidized and metallic but this is probably due to being on tap. An OK lager but nothing mind blowing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 16, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PintjeFritz (96) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 15, 2016
Three labels on the bottle but without information about the hops, malts or drinktemperature in detail. The website is terrible - only sales.... A cloudy golden beer with a small head, yeast is dominated, no hoppy or malty, honey, finish is very short, the Erdinger Urweise is the better alternative here, (I have a 0.5l bottle with batch L151309 1355 and best-before 06-2016)

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