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

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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Albertsen (76) - 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
tricksta_p (3914) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle from Biernavigatie. Aroma is wheat, citrussy fruits, yeast, spicy notes, clove, bread. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter. Body is medium. Bit above average Hefeweizen, not as much banana as citrussy fruits, more bitter than the usual Hefe. Good one.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (1157) - - DEC 30, 2016
Bottle: pours deep golden (srm 10), haze, with unstable foamy off-white head!? Aroma: almost no banana like esters, almost no clove like phenols, some soapy undertones!?. Flavor is practically the same: weak banana like esters, some clove-like phenols, some spicy notes, typical for rye?, balanced with bread like components. Body is medium, texture soft, carbonation is medium to high.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nephirem (332) - CROATIA - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle, 0.5l. Pours hazy golden body with slight reddish hue. Huge and creamy white head. Lovely visible carbonation. Excellent head retention and nice lacing. Pleasantly sweet nose - herbal, wheat, yeast, a bit caramel. Thin to medium body, softly carbonated. Watery texture, but smooth on the tongue. Mildly sweet taste, nicely balanced. Aroma of yeast, wheat, herbs, spices, caramel. Slightly sugary. Usual banana notes, but not so distinct. Lacks the fullness, feels a bit bland. Finish is dry and sweet. Overall, quite pleasant. A bit different then your usual hefe. Nice one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (3170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours hazy amber. Nose is wheat, sweet malts, ripe banana, spices. Tastes wheat, crisp, malts, light spices. Quite basic.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wendigo (265) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 24, 2016
0.5l bottle. Malty and yeasty aroma. Hazy golden color, white head. Malty taste, light sour, medium bitter. Light body, watery texture, average carbonation and bitter-sour finish. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GreenCat (64) - SLOVENIA - DEC 23, 2016
0.5 bottle. Pours hazy orange with white medium lasting thick head. Aroma of banana, little clove, vanilla, coriander, peppery. Flavor is bready and slightly sour. Taste is light sweet, light bitter and slightly sour. Body is quite light almost watery, average carbonation and low bitterness. Once it warms up it gets soapy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (4224) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - DEC 22, 2016
Poured into a weizen glass, the appearance was a muddled burnt dark orange color with a two finger white foamy head that dissipated pretty quick. But there’s no lacing. The aroma had some of the normal qualities of a hefeweizen (some clove, banana esters, sweet wheat) and then some red delicious apples. The flavor brought the hefeweizen qualities inward sweetly and letting the clove slide further to the background. Some sharp phenols hit slyly. But normal hefeweizen aftertaste touching the finish crisply. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a great sessionability about it. Carbonation feels good, some prickliness. Overall, "if it fits, it ships," thanks Erdinger for sending across the pond. I could drink this again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (5178) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2016
(Erdinger Schneeweisse Winterbier) Bottle 500 ml at home, served into a big weizen glass. ABV 5.6% Deep orange colour on the body, huge and thick white head on top, excellent retention. Intense aroma of bubblegum and banana, less clove. Taste of wheat, banana, light clove, light bubblegum. Medium body, good carbonation. Pretty good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fkoolen (1081) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2016
50cl bottle at home. Hazy golden colour, foamy offwhite head. Creamy banana, light yeasty spice: that’s about it...Medium body, medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (1397) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2016
Levendig oranje geel bier met veel stevig schuim. Smaak is friszuur en fruitig met iets van abrikoos en ananas maar dit komt niet echt naar voren. Jammer, maar al met al wel beter dan de standaard Weizen.


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