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


on tap

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RATINGS: 566   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
ERDINGER Urweisse – in good old Bavarian tradition
A cause for celebration among weissbier fans!
A particularly strong, spicy aroma, a distinctive yeast flavor and an unmistakable top-fermenting beer profile - these are the characteristics of ERDINGER’s new family member in good old Bavarian tradition. The recipe for Urweisse dates back to the brewery’s founding days over 120 years ago. It owes its distinctive, traditional weissbier flavor to a special malt, a different hop variety and a special yeast.
And as appearance is just as important, Urweisse has been given its own special look - which will especially please all friends of the "good old Bavarian tradition". The label features the historic "Beautiful Tower" of Erding. The Euro bottle and original glass awake memories of days gone by. The new crate is also particularly eye-catching with its historic wooden look and "scorched" lettering.
Best is to simply taste it for yourself! ERDINGER Urweisse is available in Bavaria from January 1, 2008 and from February 1 in Baden-Württemberg. Presentation cartons are available in the ERDINGER Fan Shop from January onward.

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fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2008
Bottle @ home.
Unclear hazy medium orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate yeasty, banana. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (220608)

yespr (47436) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a huge off-white and creamy head. Dry ester aroma, light wheaty too. Medium sweet and fruity estery. Light malty too. Holds a light bitterness into the finish along with a lingering wheaty note.

Ungstrup (38382) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2008
Bottled. An unclear dark golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of wheat and banana. The flavor is sweet malty and wheaty, leading to a dry wheaty finish.

joergen (29202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
Bottle at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, bananas and yeast. Fruity flavour of spices with notes of yeast and bananas. Sweet finish.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2009
Bottled (from beerangel.de). Hazy golden/orange colour with mediumsized white head, nice lace. Aroma is fruits, banana, spices, herbs and some wheat. Flavour is wheat, banana, some spices, sweet malts and some caramelly notes. Very wellbalanced and refreshing.

Travlr (26065) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden color, fluffy white head. Aroma has banana, lemon, light spice. Taste is fruity peppery banana. Decent.

cgarvieuk (25984) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2013
bottle at home ... hazy amber ... small white head ... soft sweet toffee banana... quite rich nose ... soft fizz .. well quite a lot of fizz ... bitter fruits ... soft banana wheat ...

omhper (25717) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2011
Bottled at Piazza Monaco, Munich Airport. Cloudy pale orange, rich creamy head. Fruity banana aroma. Sweetish with medium body and spritzy mouthfeel. Yeast induced banana and clove flavours are prevalent here. muc hmore so than in other Erdinger beers. Soapy finish. Slight notes of boiled vegetables gives a commercial weizen flavour, akin to many Russian weizens. More "real" weizens than ither Erdinger stuff, but still rather industrial.

madmitch76 (25537) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2016
6th August 2016
The great ChrisO pre GBBF gathering. Light haze on this gold beer, thin pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth with decent fine carbonation. Sweetish malts, trace of cream. Light wheaty sweetness. Light floralness. Ripe citrus. Light finish. Standard German fayre.

Papsoe (25056) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of MoritzF. Hazy amber golden with a dense white and lacing head with good retention. Lots of banana and yeast in the nose. Medium body, soft mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Again plenty of banana flavours as well as other exotic fruit. Also distinct cloves and yeast. Ends fairly dry. A very decent Hefe. 201008

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